Huddersfield University Students host fundraiser concert for children's hospice

Acoustic music event held at Topspot Snooker in Huddersfield

Three students l-r Abigail Moore, Shelly Kiely, Jessica Grundon have raised cash for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

An Acoustic music event in aid of the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice has been hailed an overwhelming success.

The fundraiser dubbed ‘A Night to Remember’ was organised by three University of Huddersfield students and held on Saturday at Topspot Snooker Club.

The night’s entertainment brought a touch of nostalgia to the venue which hasn’t seen live music for around two decades.

Acts included half of the Rock Funk band The Phoenix Effect, Tom Abbott, Ben Riley, and Jaclynne-Marie Smith with Oliver Jones and Sam Liddle.

In total four acoustic performances took place with artists coming from as far away as Rochdale to take part, and the acts went down a storm.

Mary Barton who attended the event said: “It was absolutely brilliant.

“Fantastic hosts, staff and music. Brilliant atmosphere – should be more well-known! Had an amazing night.”

Two guests were also lucky winners of Summer Jam Music Festival camping tickets, donated by Dirty Boy Inc.

The event raised £380.15 in aid of Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice which is based in Brackenhall.

Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice cares for children with life-limited conditions and their families in Calderdale, Kirklees and surrounding area.

 
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