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Damian Lewis Out-and-About in Portugal

Summer Vacation 2022

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | July 22, 2022

Picture with Borda do Cais Restaurant Owner

There were sightings of Damian and family vacationing in Italy with his brother Gareth Lewis  earlier this month and now it seems Damian has made the trek over to Portugal, no doubt to meet up with his nephew Tom Yaxley in Madrid who is on his penultimate day of the Ride4Hugo biking campaign in support of Damian’s nephew and Tom’s brother Hugo, as well as Helen McCrory. More information about that here.

Damian stopped in to dine at the restaurant Borda do Cais located in Ferragudo, Portugal on Thursday, July 21, 2022. The restaurant specializes in fresh fish and shellfish, complete with a wine cellar. More information about the restaurant here.

Categories Charity Helen Personal and Family Life Philanthropy Print Media Tributes

Thousands Raised in Memory of ‘Inspiring’ Brother and His Aunt, Helen McCrory

Riding all the Way from London to Madrid  for Hugo and Helen

by Lily Ford | Evening Standard | July 21, 2022

An Army officer has raised thousands of pounds for charity by cycling 2,100 kilometres from London to Madrid in memory of his “inspiring” brother and his aunt, actress Helen McCrory. Tom Yaxley, 32, is the brother of Hugo Yaxley and nephew of Damian, as well as McCrory, who died from cancer in April 2021 aged 52.

Mr. Yaxley has embarked on the cycle across Europe for Ride4Hugo, a series of fundraising events organised by friends and family which have earned more than £115,000 for four charities. Through tough gruelling climbs, injury, pain, heat, traffic and SHEEP! Nothing stopped him.

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View photos of the bike challenge in our Gallery here

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Damian Lewis Completes 50km Bike Ride For Ride4Hugo

Riding To Raise Money in Memory of Hugo and Helen

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | June 5, 2022

Today Damian, family and friends participated in a ride campaign to raise money and awareness for four charities that played a big part in Hugo (nephew) and Helen’s lives. In 2021 Ride4Hugo raised over £97,000 and they are back for 2022 with three big challenges to continue raising money for Sir HvH Arts Foundation (The McCrory Award), Place2Be, Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance (DSAA) and Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance.

Please donate here to add to their collection pot! View more photos of the event in our gallery here.

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Ride4Hugo Bike Challenge

Using 2 Wheels to Keep the Memory of Hugo Yaxley & Aunty Helen Alive

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | June 2, 2022

Hugo Yaxley is the nephew of Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory and the Ride4Hugo bicycle event was organized in memory of Hugo and Helen.  The Ride Campaign aims to raise money and awareness for four charities that played a big part in Hugo and Helen’s lives. In 2021 Ride4Hugo raised over £97,000 and they are back for 2022 with three big challenges to continue raising money for Sir HvH Arts Foundation, Place2Be, Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance (DSAA) and Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance.

Please donate here to add to their collection pot! Visit their Instagram story here.

Challenges:

On May 1, 2022, two of Hugo’s school friends, Harry Dayus and James Gilroy ran the Birmingham Half-Marathon.

Then on June 5, 2022 – the last day of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend – friends and family of Hugo and Helen will be doing a bike ride (48 or 101km) through the beauty Wiltshire countryside. According to HvH Arts Foundation Instagram account, Damian will be there in support of the event.

Finally, in July 2022, Hugo’s brother and Helen’s nephew, Tom, will be riding over 2,100km and climbing over 22,000m from The National Theatre in London to the Plaza Mayor in Madrid.

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Categories Gallery Personal and Family Life Summertime

Damian Enjoys Summer Outing in Cornwall

Polzeath Beach

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | August 24, 2021

Damian spent some quality time with his family on Monday, August 23, 2021 for a mass family pilgrimage to Cone Zone in Polzeath, Cornwall for what would have been his late nephew Hugo’s 21st birthday. Looks like he enjoyed an ice cream on a hot summer day at Polzeath Beach before joining in on a game of rugby. Although it is a sad day, it gave the family a chance to reflect on the quality times together and the incredible life Hugo had.

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Primary Source: Distinct Today
Secondary Source: Ride4Hugo Instagram