The legendary Begfest Guitar Raffle goes from strength to strength.
Raffle tickets are a very modest £1 each – or multiples thereof.
Please ask your friendly Begfester for a pocketful, or you can buy some in advance via the contact form or buy shedloads on the day
2018 Raffle Prize
Begfest 2018 is delighted to present this years raffle prize
-THE BEGFEST ANIMAL VI –
A Harley Benton HB-35 K Vintage Series guitar
Lovingly finished in a high gloss black, custom prepared for your Begfest listening pleasure by our resident luthier, Mr Andy Francis. Click on the images below for a full sized photo !
For the technically minded: Harley Benton HB-35 BK Vintage Series, semi-hollow body electric guitar with f-holes, maple body with arched top & mahogany sustain-block, canadian maple set-neck, blackwood fretboard, fretboard radius 350mm, dot inlays, creme body & neck bindings, 22 frets, 628mm scale, 43mm nut width, double action trussrod, 2 x vintage style covered humbucker pickups, controls: 2 x volume, 2 x tone, 3-way toggle pickup selector switch, chrome hardware, tune-o-matic bridge, diecast tuners, Harley Benton 010-046 strings,
finish: high-gloss black.
So now you know and you have completely lost any excuse you may have been making to your wife / husband / partner to avoid spending the housekeeping money on shedloads of raffle tickets available on the day, or in advance from this website via the ‘Contax’ page – Simples
2017 prize update:
Here we see the Begfest guitar raffle prize – yet again hand crafted by the ever generous Mr Andy Francis, presented by Begfests’ Jane T. to our lucky winner……..
2016 prize update:
The Beast of Begfest V 2016 Raffle Guitar was won initially by Carolyn Philp who selflessly donated the prize to Rhiannon, who donated it to Lynne, who, having won one at Begfest before, selflessly donated it to an immediate on-site auction won by Mr John Welch for a staggeringly generous figure. Well done one and all and many thanks for your generosity in supporting our causes.
2015 prize update:
The Beast of Begfest III went on to perform sterling service in Northamptonshire – Raising another 1200 pounds for Thomas’ Fund after being very generously redonated for re-raffling by its lucky winner. Just goes to show Begfesters are jolly nice people. Well done sir !
2014 prize update:
The late Alan Cunningham demonstrates SON OF BEAST OF BEGFEST II in 2014.
The Son Of Beast of Begfest II now resides in Penzance with its new owner, Lyn. She hopes to train it in time for the 2016 Western Counties Wurzel Impersonator Agility Competition. If it fails to win, the Beast will be customised by Kirsty Alsopp and entered in the Helston Womens Institute Slipknot Bonnet contest
2013 prize update:
BEAST OF BEGFEST I
BEGFEST Raffle guitars are assembled and donated by very generous individuals like Andy Francis…….
Please separate those bits of silver from the lint in your pockets………and buy tickets generously