Hello Andrea, you are the person who set the Adur Sea of Lights rolling in 2013. What was your inspiration and why did you set about doing this epic task? Is it right you had just had a baby the year you started this project?
Hello, yes that is right, I had a little newborn and a child just starting in reception. Looking back it was a lot to put on myself and I probably shouldn't have done it, especially as my baby was in and out of the hospital a lot for the first year of his life. It was very stressful. Sometimes though, I feel you have to challenge yourself. I am not sorry I did.
I decided to start the parade because I had been a small part of a grassroots movement in the village called Lancing Regeneration and I felt it was time for me to stand up and do something to show the local councils and others that the people of Lancing were as deserving of good events as Shoreham or Worthing.