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Gemfest is very exhausting to organise to say the least. And after the event in 2016, just as we were holding the post event raffle and tying up loose ends, I was beginning to relax and wind down, then I received a phone call. “Hi, is that Gemma?” “Yes…..” in[…]Read More »
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GEMFEST is an indoor music and performance festival, held annually on Easter Sunday raising money for charity. The event started as a surprise 30th birthday party for Gemma Wensley organised by her friends and family. Gemma has an inoperable Brainstem Tumour. In 2010 the condition was deemed terminal and she[…]Read More »
GEMFEST 2015 took place on 5th April this year and was a huge success. Total amount raised was £4533.82 A brief rundown of how things went! The Day The day was FREE ENTRY and was jam-packed full of things to do for all the family. Doors opened at 11am. The Main[…]Read More »
Gemfest is an indoor festival of two halves. During the day it is a family event, with free entry but some small charges for some of the activities. Last years day time events included acoustic performances in the cafe bar from the talented students from singing school Vocal Arts, providing[…]Read More »
I am Gemma, when I was 23 I started getting headaches. Not normal headaches, more of a sensation behind my forehead and eyes. Like a feeling of pressure that could not be relieved with pain relief. After seeing a GP I was referred to Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, and[…]Read More »