Clatterbridge Cancer Centre Charity

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Kathryn performed in the historic Eaton Chapel on the Duke of Westminster’s Eaton Estate for the Clatterbridge Cancer Charity in a unique carol concert on the 19th December 2017.  
Kathryn Rudge, Johnny Vegas, Clatterbridge Cancer Charity

“Supporters and fundraisers enjoyed a festive evening featuring the renowned Sing Me Merseyside Choir, led by Billy Hui, with a spine tingling solo performance from the critically acclaimed mezzo-soprano Kathryn Rudge – a BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist.

Speakers included Sarah Callander Beckett, High Sheriff of Cheshire, Kath Tierney, a patient of The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, and comedian and actor Johnny Vegas, the newest patron of The New Cancer Hospital Appeal who deliver a captivating version of How the Grinch stole Christmas during the service.

February saw the launch of the £15 million appeal to help build Liverpool’s first specialist cancer hospital The hospital will provide in-patient and out-patient care for people from Merseyside, Cheshire and the surrounding areas and is part of a £162 million project to transform cancer care. There will also be improvements to the Wirral site. 

Andrew Cannell, chief executive of The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust, said: “It was fantastic to see so many of our patients and supporters gathered together to enjoy this festive celebration. It was a lovely way to round off a momentous 2017 for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity.

“I would like to thank all the performers and readers for contributing to a truly wonderful event and also express my gratitude to His Grace, the Duke of Westminster for his kindness in providing the splendid and historic surroundings of Eaton Chapel which helped create such a magical atmosphere.”

If you would like to help The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity, or have a fundraising idea, please contact 0151 556 5566.”  

Liverpool Echo 

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With Gerry Marsden

 

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