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Swinging Vegas - Our annual charity fundraising....

Nov 14th 03....Nov 19th 04....Nov 11th 05....Nov 17th 06....Nov 16th 07....Nov 22nd 08....Oct 24th 09....Nov 20th 10....Nov 12th 11....Nov 24th 12....Nov 23rd 13....Nov 29th 14....Nov 14th 15....Nov 19th 16....Nov 25th 17....Nov 17th 18

Previous Dates, Totals & Articles

'Swinging Vegas 1' - November 14th 2003

You helped raised £1200 for our charities
Meningitis Research Foundation and The Gloucestershire Deaf Childrens Society

'Swinging Vegas 2' - November 19th 2004

You helped raised over £2500 for our charities
Meningitis Research Foundation and The Levana Hanson Trust

'Swinging Vegas 3' - November 11th 2005

You helped raised over £2893.30 for our charities
Meningitis Research Foundation and The Levana Hanson Trust
Click here for a newspaper article 

'Swinging Vegas 4' - November 17th 2006

You raised over £3601.00 for our charities
Meningitis Research Foundation, The Levana Hanson Trust and C.L.I.C
Click here for photo 

'Swinging Vegas 5' - November 16th 2007

You raised over £4314.53 for our charities
Meningitis Research Foundation, C.L.I.C, The Levana Hanson Trust, & C.H.E.C.T
Click here for a newspaper article 

'Swinging Vegas 6' - November 22nd 2008

You raised over £7217.00 for our charities
Meningitis Research Foundation, The Levana Hanson Trust, C.L.I.C & C.H.E.C.T
Roman taxi dancer at the jazz cafe - PRESS ARTICLE 
Swinging vegas raises over 6k - PRESS ARTICLE 
Picture Gallery Swinging Vegas 2008 

'Swinging Vegas 7' - October 24th 2009

You raised over £5127.00 for our charities
Meningitis Research Foundation, The Levana Hanson Trust, C.L.I.C & C.H.E.C.T

'Swinging Vegas 8' - November 20th 2010

You raised over £6202.50 for our charities
Meningitis Research Foundation, The Levana Hanson Trust, C.L.I.C,
C.H.E.C.T and 'Talking To Minds'

'Swinging Vegas 9' - November 12th 2011

You raised over £5217.24 for our charities
Meningitis Research Foundation, The Levana Hanson Trust, C.L.I.C, Jamie Cooper and C.H.E.C.T
Cabaret Performances Here 

'Swinging Vegas 10' - November 24th 2012

You raised over £4592.05 for our charities
Meningitis Research Foundation, The Levana Hanson Trust, Meningitis Trust
Cabaret Performances Here 

'Swinging Vegas 11' - November 23rd 2013

You raised £3750.27 for our charities
Meningitis Research Foundation, The Levana Hanson Trust & C.L.I.C
Cabaret Performances Here 

'Swinging Vegas 12' - November 29th 2014

You raised £3502.67 for our charities
Meningitis Research Foundation, The Levana Hanson Trust & Sarcoma UK
Cabaret Performances here 

'Swinging Vegas 13' - November 14th 2015

You raised £5740.22 for our charities
Archie's Chance To Dance, Meningitis Research Foundation, The Levana Hanson Trust & Sarcoma UK
Archie's Story 

'Swinging Vegas 14' - November 19th 2016

You raised £5856.06 for our charities
Archie's Chance To Dance, Meningitis Research Foundation, The Levana Hanson Trust & Sarcoma UK

'Swinging Vegas 15' - November 25th 2017

You raised £6225,16 for our charities
Meningitis Research Foundation, The Levana Hanson Trust, The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation & Sarcoma UK

'Swinging Vegas 16' - November 17th 2018

You helped us raise another incredible amount of  £5751.48 for our two charities

Meningitis Research Foundation &  The Levana Hanson Trust.

This was our final Swinging Vegas - 'Vegas Swings' will be born in 2019

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Running Total for all our charity work = £73,693.48

Thanks also for these lovely comments

Thanks Gary and Sara. We had a ball as always and thanks for your kind hospitality and to all who came to dance, clap and holler at Laura B and her Band. See you soon. Paul x

What an amazing night, everyone looks fantastic and love all the style of clothes you all wear , totally emotional on three occasions , the video , cannot believe how far James and levana have come , both fantastic and tottally grounded young adults

Thanks to you Gary and Sara for all the time and effort you put in orxganising, arranging the practice sessions, going over the routine and thanks especially for the chance to be involved in such a special night

What a fantastic night! This was our first visit to a Gloucester dance and we had a ball. Thank you for providing such great entertainment and music. Very much looking forward to returning to see Laura B & The Moonlighters in January Fabulous evening!...Angie & Gerald Bowen, Carmarthenshire, Wales

First time at Swinging Vegas, but one for the annual calendar 'must do' list. xx....Mike and Jo Sailsman Birmingham

I would like to add my thanks to Gary and Sara for putting together such a fabulous evening for such a worthwhile cause. It is great to be a part of such a special evening. Thank you so much. Xxx...Hazel Squire London

Well worth the long trip, even the tear inducing film's! Thank you for a fab night Gary Boon, Sara Boon, Jess Dunn & everyone involved. You do fantastic work for charity defo see you next year !!! ...Mike Riggs, Swansea, Team Wales.

It was a fab event as usual Gary & Sara Boon. All the hard work you guys put in really shows x x...Simone, Lindy Club, Hampshire.

Swinging Vegas is an annual landmark in our dance calendar. Only 364ish days left to get ready for the next one! Thanks again for letting us and the Muskrats perform Gary & Sara and thanks for booking Si Cranston... Bic Graham, Lindy Club, Hampshire

Thanks for another fantastic evening - great music, all the cabaret performers were fabulous and lots of lovely social dancing. Congratulations for putting it all together. x..Jane dawson, Cheltenham

We came along on Saturday (you don't know me, I don't get out much, but I think you know my wife Rachel although she doesn't get out much any more either!) and had a terrific time, and wanted to contribute a bit towards the charities you support. I'm lucky enough to have four children who haven't had to go through the trauma that some children do, and all four of them have donated some pocket money too. We have £50 to send you, Thanks again for a great night. Gary and Rachel

Loved the band, the music, the kids cabarets, your group cabarets, the atmosphere, but most of all the awareness and bravery ,of both yours, Andy and Tor's boys and the other children, especially the little girl who lost her legs but is so full of cheerfullness and positive thinking. It certainly made me think...and shed a few tears...Kaz From Devon XX

Thanks for a fantastic evening, it was magic, it also made jenny and i think how lucky we are, and how brave some people must be every day of their lives to carry on Thanks once again for one of the best events we have ever been to. - Des & jenny.

Thank you for a great evening on Saturday, and all the hard work that went into it! I hope you managed to raise lots of money - Kelly

Thanks for a BRILLIANT night on Saturday - hope you raised lots and lots of lovely dosh for the charities - Suzie Brown

Once again a great night, well done to all of you, such a lot of hard work you must feel very proud. great raffle too, we won the lovely Christmas cake and were thrilled to bits, also won the titanic book, Rich was still up reading it at 2am this morning. (men)

we are looking forward to swinging vegas2009 already -Sue & Richard

Really enjoyed Swinging Vegas. Great band, brilliant cabarets and good venue. I live in my own little world sometimes, but your films of the causes and charities you were raising money for touched me. They are very brave children. So well done to everyone involved - Ian

Wow what a night!!!! the best yet, how do you do it? The fabulous thing is that Vegas is all about a charity event which everyone is keen to support and as a bonus you get the chance to attend the best dance of the year too. We all owe you so much and greatly admire your dedication and hard work. I am sure we are not alone in feeling a bit down the next day as the event is a highlight to the year and because you enjoy it so much it is all over far too quickly. We could have danced all night (as in the song) and probably all the next day too. We consider we are very lucky and privileged to know such a great couple as you two. With many thanks again. Booners Sixers - Sue and Ian Howells

What a great night - great fun, incredibly well organised and real feeling of why you do what you do for these special children. We thoroughly enjoyed selling raffle tickets - we got to meet loads of people and all were really generous. You created a wonderful atmosphere - well done to you both. Barbara and Richard (FOD!)

What a wonderful evening!! Sian and I had a great time. It was a pleasure and a privilege to have been involved - Pat & Sian

Well, what can I say, what a superb night. One of the best yet. Well organised with the whole night going smoothly. Everyone we spoke to said what a great night they had. You both must still be on a high this morning, because that was one good 'do', also hope that you have raised alot of money for the various charities - Stu & Jess Dunn

Sincere thanks for a wonderful evening! The cabaret was fantastic! You all work so hard for such a good cause and I would never miss this event. It's also a place where I catch up with friends I haven't seen for a while, which gives me a lift. Take care - Elaine

Dear Gary and Sara thank you for putting on such a cracking evening of dance and music !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Wonderful people Wonderful music and dance Wonderful scene and a fantastic charity. You both are a credit to the world of dance and good will !!!!!!! Once again many thanks.luv, hugs and kisses, Peter and Susan Hall.

What a wonderful evening! I had a blast and judging by the atmosphere in the room, so did everyone else. I have some idea of how much work you guys put into an event like Vegas and it must be terrific to see it all work out so well. Congrats to everyone involved, including all the cabaret artistes, I hope you raised a mint! I now wish you all a very well-deserved rest! Much love - Jean