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Flappers and gangsters danced the night away at a 1920s-themed fundraiser in Taunton to raise hundreds of pounds for local hospice charities.
Hand kisses, air pushes and all that jazz took centre stage at The Great Gatsby Gala at The Lawns Social Club on September 21.
The charity dance held by local jive dance group Riviera LeRoc raised around £1,400 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) and St Margaret’s Hospice.
Starting on 16 September, Metro Bank’s team were given £50 and 50 days to turn this money into as much as possible. The team ‘got nifty with their fifty’ and bought prizes for a Quiz Night they hosted.
Through this one event, the team raised a whopping £1,442.50!
The Royal Oak, located on the High Street in Nailsea, has raised £861 at its Family Fun Day for local charity, Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).
Held in August, the Family Fun Day was a huge success and saw locals enjoying a barbeque, bouncy castle, reptile show, music, outside bar, tombola, face painting, stalls and a sweet shop.
Weston super Mare Friends’ Group, who raise awareness and funds for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW), organised a concert with music performed by The Lions Brass 4 Youth and The Weston Ukulele Players on Friday 4 October at the Victoria Methodist Church. The brass band is made up of young children - some as young as 12 – and one of the highlights of the evening were the young players who played solo pieces. Weston Ukulele Players has chosen CHSW as their charity of the year.
On Saturday 9 November local volunteers will be holding a Craft Fayre to raise vital funds for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).
This event is being organised by the local Midsomer Norton CHSW Friends’ Group and will be held at Camerton Hall from 10am until 1pm. There will be lots of handmade crafts and gifts on offer on the day and all proceeds will be donated to CHSW.
This event follows a very successful fashion show which was organised in conjunction with M&Co in September raising over £1,000 for the charity.
Support Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) this year by taking part in Bristol’s biggest festive fun run, Santas on the Run.
Ukulele players brought the sounds of Hawaii to Paignton seafront and raised money for their local children’s hospice.
The Riviera Ukulele Band formed part of a three-day line-up of live music at The Hyde Dendy Big Weekend last month.
The event, organised by the seafront pub-restaurant and led by local musician Phil Bowden, featured a number of live musical acts, with the ukulele band taking the stage on the Sunday afternoon.
Young dancers from Exeter, Honiton and Crediton took inspiration from the Silver Screen to put on a blockbuster performance in support of Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).
Students from the June Bealey School of Dance in Exeter spent many weeks rehearsing for their Movie Night show at Woodbury Village Hall on September 21.
On September 29, a team of swimmers who work at Children's Hospice South West (CHSW) in various capacities, braved the elements and swam a distance of 2km or 4km around the beautiful Lake Wimbleball in Exmoor as part of the annual Exmoor Open Water Swim.