To celebrate the arrival of the Aviva Women’s Tour to Aldeburgh, come and meet the Matrix Fitness team at a special event on Wednesday 20 May.

Thorpeness Country Club is hosting a special ‘Evening with’ event on Wednesday 20 May, featuring Helen Wyman, Stefan Wyman and Lucy Martin.

Helen Wyman is a two-time European and nine-time British cyclo-cross champion and will be participating in the second Aviva Women's Tour.

Stefan Wyman is Sports Director and Manager for the Matrix Fitness Women’s Cycling Team. Previously a rider himself, Stefan entered the world of Team Management in 2004 joining Team FBUK.

Lucy Martin represented Great Britain in cycling at the 2012 Summer Olympics, the 14th Commonwealth Games and the under 23 National Road Championships.

All three have inspiring stories to tell and this will be your opportunity to spend an evening in the company of three of some truly talented British sports stars. And of course, you can ask your own questions too.

Not only that, but there will also be an auction, with some unique opportunities including:
•    A nights stay at the Brudenel Hotel in Aldeburgh
•    Two places in the Hospitality area at the Finish Line on Wednesday 17th June
•    Two places in the race convoy on Wednesday 17th June, ride in the vehicles ahead of the cyclists
•    Two Places to the National Cycling Centre in Manchester, home of British Cycling which includes: a tour and behind the scenes look at what has created the success of Britain’s Olympians, meeting Great Britain athletes, an introduction to the nuances of track cycling by a multiple World Champion and a track session on the velodrome with Great Britain’s coaches and riding with a GB athlete.

To be in with a chance of winning one of these items and to meet three talented and inspirational British sports stars, book your tickets by calling: 01728 452176.

Sarah Shinnie, Active Communities Officer at Suffolk Coastal District Council, said: “We’ve had a fantastic response so far to the Aviva Women’s Tour and we’re all gearing up for the tour’s arrival in the district. This event is a great opportunity for people to meet some of the stars who help to make the Aviva Women’s Tour such a special race and I hope that it will be an enjoyable evening for everyone involved.”

Grahame Tinnion, Managing Director at TA Hotel Collection Ltd, said: “With strong community partnerships in Suffolk, TA Hotel Collection is passionate and proud of the wonderful part of the world in which we live and work. We always seek to play an active part in our community and are delighted to support and provide the venue for ‘An Evening with the Matrix Fitness Women’s Cycling Team.”

“Supper for the event will be done by Bespoke Events, our outside catering company, part of the TA Hotel Collection. Bespoke Events are East Anglia’s most talked-about event caterers and are renowned for their amazing award-winning food and service. Thorpeness Country Club, is situated on the beachside and it’s stunning sea views will impress our guests on the night and we are all very much looking forward to the evening.”

Tickets cost £15 per person and the event, which includes a light supper, gets underway at 7.15pm.
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