Dunmow concert raises £1,700 for Kids Inspire and Diabetes UK

PUBLISHED: 10:34 13 November 2019 | UPDATED: 10:35 13 November 2019

The charity concert, on October 12, was packed. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

The charity concert, on October 12, was packed. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

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A concert featuring the Great Dunmow Town Band and the Great Dunmow Community Big Voices raised £1,700 for charity on October 12.

The last night of the proms-style evening raised funds for Kids Inspire and Diabetes UK, the charities chosen by the mayor of Great Dunmow, Councillor Emma Marcus.

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The concert took place at Foakes Hall, in Dunmow.

Violinist Ellie Tardo and soprano Carol-Anne O'Callaghan joined the bands for the night.

Andy King, who founded both the band and the choir, said: "It was a fun evening with lots of flag waving and singing."

The Great Dunmow Town Band and the Great Dunmow Community Big Voices will perform together again in a charity concert for Uttlesford Community Travel, on December 7, at Foakes Hall, in Dunmow. It will take place at 5.30pm and tickets are available from: www.ticketsource.co.uk/the-great-dunmow-town-band.


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