Early in November 2006, a charity lingerie fashion show was held in memory of Martyn.
Mrs Siti Sweeny or Lacy Connections, Gammon Walk, Barnstaple, Devon, spent four months rehearsing routines with 10 young ladies, to ensure that Martyn would have been proud – and they did a fantastic job.
Over 300 people attended and there was a tribute song for Martyn played by Andrew Henderson (guitar) and Claire Elvins (vocals), who beautifully played ‘Time of Your Life’ by Green Day.
I gave a presentation on the work of CRY and the reasons behind my involvement.
Then there was the amazing fashion show, of all the latest fashions in the lingerie department. Everyone enjoyed themselves tremendously, whilst raising awareness and money for CRY.
Lots of Martyn’s friends attended, and also many friends of the family. It was brilliant because we made so many people aware of the CRY and the work they do.
It was a real team effort and all of my friends helped on the evening, and I think some of them wanted to be in it!!
We had four sponsors for the evening covering costs, so that all the money raised on the night could go to CRY. The sponsors were N J Luckett Ltd; Cowling Commercial Ltd; Passmore Wright and Company; and Cowling Levick.
Each of the models donated their £20 fee back to CRY, which was a lovely and kind gesture. In all, the event raised £2024.50 for the Martyn Luckett Memorial Fund.