The Anglers’ Conservation Association (ACA) is celebrating the success of its first fundraising dinner, held at the Fishmongers’ Hall in
115 guests, including restaurant critic and TV star Giles Coren, angler John Bailey and Sir Edward Dashwood attended the event, which looks set to become a regular part of the ACA’s annual calendar of events. Tom Fort, a regular contributor to Trout & Salmon magazine, spoke eloquently after dinner about the condition of our nation’s fish stocks.
Donated items included: a week’s fishing on the
The timing of the event was particularly apt as the ACA was that very day celebrating the suspension of sales of cypermethrin sheep dip across the
Mark Lloyd, ACA Executive Director, said:
“Organising an event like this involves a lot of work, but we were delighted that everyone had such a great time and that we managed to raise vital funds for our work fighting pollution. The ACA is extremely grateful to everyone who generously donated and bid for items at the auction, to Neil Freeman who was a brilliant auctioneer and to the Fishmongers’ Company for supporting the event and allowing us to use its magnificent hall.”