Folk fundraiser

Visitors to last year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival helped raise more than £7,800 for Hope House Children’s Hospices, bringing the total up to £70,791 since the partnership between the two organizations began.

The money will be used to fund music therapy sessions at the hospice. Festival Director Sandra Surtees said, “Music therapy can make such a difference to children and we feel that fundraising for this service is the perfect fit for us. We cannot thank our supporters enough!”

Tickets to this year’s event are now on sale, with the festival taking place from Friday 28 to 31 August at the West Midland showground. For more information or to book tickets visit shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk.

Caption – Hope House’s Shrewsbury shop Assistant Manager Samantha Robbins and volunteer Lucy Wall at Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2019.

Share:

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
On Key

Related Posts

Exciting project for Dawley

Work is under way on an exciting project to provide Dawley with a much-needed new facility. The Great Dawley Community Network Hub is set to

Spinning the decks for charity

Shropshire DJ duo the 90s Revival will be bringing back their weekly lockdown live sets to raise money for charity. The 90s music livestreams will

Music charity clicked with firm’s MD

Four charities, including one which provides music therapy to children, are set to benefit from a share of £10,000 thanks to a Bridgnorth business.  Website design agency Clickingmad will split the

Commemorating kindness

Volunteers and Town Councillors planted a tree in Broseley’s Memorial Garden in recognition of those who helped the community during coronavirus lockdown. The tree selected

Broseley’s citizens of 2020

Winner of the Broseley Citizen of the year award is Julia Sockett.  Julia was nominated for her contributions to the town and its community throughout