Ian's 50th Birthday

Please buy Ian a drink to celebrate his 50th Birthday!

If you are reading this you will have met my husband, Ian.

Ian has touched so many people's hearts in his life, he is one of life's good guys. He is always there to help someone if he can. Whether he is approached by an individual, group, small business or a local charity he uses his many talents to create magical videos and music to promote their events.

He played a huge part in raising over £31k for charity as part of the Real Full Monty Stafford Team last year. He spent 6 months editing hours of video and writing music to produce a documentary about the process, which was shown at the Gatehouse Theatre. This raised even more money for the charities involved and he gave his time willingly. He also won the hearts of the town when he made his speech before the documentary screening.

He has helped so many small businesses and charities this year with his video and music skills and rarely charges what his work is truly worth. 

Why am I telling you this? 

Well, it's his 50th Birthday on the 19th January, and he hates a fuss (if he knew I was doing this he would kill me - not literally thankfully!).

Of course whether he wants a fuss or not, this year it isn't going to be possible.

Since he can't have a get together with friends and family for his 50th I would love you to show him how much you care about him by buying him a drink to celebrate, but instead of buying him a drink give him a few quid towards a new home studio. 

Ian has a home music studio where he creates the music to use on his videos for the Real Full Monty shows, local charities and businesses. He also creates beautiful music for his own wellbeing, which he releases for people to listen to and enjoy.

Unfortunately a few weeks ago his studio died. We knew it was coming, it was getting old and unreliable. But as technology moves on, it simply couldn't cope anymore. Ian is devastated. He's lost his outlet, his ability to be creative and without this equipment he can't escape into his world of music. More importantly he can't help the people in the community to promote their businesses and charities.

I can't tell you how much he would appreciate it, and of course I would too. I would love to be able to just buy him a new studio for his birthday but it just isn't possible at the moment so any amount you can give will get him a step nearer to having the equipment he so desperately needs.

Thank you so much for taking the time to read to the end, hopefully we will be able to celebrate with you all in person soon and give you a big hug of gratitude. 

Take care and stay safe,
Kate xx

(Ian's very grateful wife ;))




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Kate Beddow 
Stafford, West Midlands, United Kingdom
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