Celebrities return to Newcastle for charity concert

Newcastle to host charity concert in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust
Celebrities return to Newcastle for charity concert I Love Newcastle
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The popular concert will include a range of celebrity performances alongside carols and readings to celebrate Christmas. Previous performers have included Auf Wiedershen Pet’s Tim Healy, Emmerdale’s Charlie Hardwick and Chelsea Halfpenny, Britain’s Got Talent winner Jai McDowall, XFactor finalist Amelia Lily, Blue Peter’s Helen Skelton, comedian and poet Kate Fox, BBC Radio Newcastle’s Charlie Charlton and Lindisfarne’s Billy Mitchell. The line up for this year’s show will be revealed later on in the year.

The concert will again be produced by Ray Laidlaw who, as well as being one of the founding members of the North East band Lindisfarne, also produces the bi-annual Sunday for Sammy concert and a number of other productions. Ray Laidlaw said: “Without giving too much away we already have a number of well-known faces interested in performing at this year’s event. We have been well supported over the past two years and this year’s concert promises to be even better. Christmas at the Cathedral is becoming one of the most popular Christmas events in Newcastle.”

“Christmas at the Cathedral is becoming one of the most popular Christmas events in Newcastle.”

Celebrities return to Newcastle for charity concert I Love Newcastle

Newcastle law firm, Clarke Mairs has sponsored the event since its inception. Partner Tim Clarke, said: “We are delighted to be able to support Christmas at the Cathedral and the Teenage Cancer Trust again this year. It is a fantastic night that always brings so many people together in support of a very worthwhile cause. We hope our involvement with the Trust will grow each year to help raise money for both cancer units at the Freeman and RVI which help young people across the region”

Newcastle law firm, Clarke Mairs has sponsored the event since its inception. Partner Tim Clarke, said: “We are delighted to be able to support Christmas at the Cathedral and the Teenage Cancer Trust again this year. It is a fantastic night that always brings so many people together in support of a very worthwhile cause. We hope our involvement with the Trust will grow each year to help raise money for both cancer units at the Freeman and RVI which help young people across the region.”

Celebrities return to Newcastle for charity concert I Love Newcastle

Teenage Cancer Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to improving the quality of life and chances of survival for the seven young people aged between 13 and 24 diagnosed with cancer every day. The charity build specialist units within NHS hospitals bringing young people together to be treated by teenage cancer experts in a place designed just for them. There are two of these specialists units right here in the north east.

Jonathan Wallis, the chairman of the Teenage Cancer Trust North East Board and a partner at George F White, said: “Both Teenage Cancer Trust and the North East Fundraising Board are looking to develop long term relationships with local businesses and we are delighted that Clarke Mairs wishes to be our overall sponsor for the third year running.”

Other companies wishing to get involved by way of sponsorship or buying VIP tickets can email jonathanwallis@georgefwhite.co.uk

TICKETS
tickets cost £13 and are available through Newcastle City Hall and can be purchased via www.newcastlecityhall.org or by calling 0191 2778030.

WHERE & WHEN
St Nicholas Cathedral, Newcastle
The event starts at 7pm, 17th December 2014

CONTACT
@teenageCancerNE

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