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In July 2008 Sounds from South Cliff, a free musical concert, was planned for the
Italian Gardens, but as it was raining heavily it was moved to the Prince of Wales' Gardens.This was an ideal alternative venue as the shelter provided protection from the rain for musicians and spectators alike. Despite the weather the event was highly successful and enjoyed by everyone involved.

In June 2008 the Friends organised an Ugly Bug Ball fancy dress event in the Shuttleworth Gardens for children and families. All entrants to the Fancy dress competition, which was judged by the Lifeboat Princess, were given a small prize. To encourage and involvechildren local Schools, playgroups and families were told about the event and asked to bring along a picnic. Other entertainment included a children'sentertainer with a puppet show, a tombola , a bug hunt, badge making and games 
 The Friends' Fun Day in June 2007 was the first event and included a variety
of activities to make it attractive to all age groups. As well as the usual tombola, raffle, bottle stall and refreshments, childrenwere catered for with a quiz, a bug hunt and a treasure map. Other entertainment included a plant container demonstration, a gardeners' question time, a traditional Jazz band, Hawaiian Dancing, theatre performances and a Flute choir.The day finished with a historical walk around the Gardens which many people enjoyed.