£3,000 needed to help Carrbrook Whit Friday band contest continue to strike a tune

CARRBROOK Whit Friday Band Committee is busy fundraising to help it strike up a tune.

The committee is looking for raise £3,000 to stage the annual band contest that has been a feature of village life for more than 30 years. This time it is on Friday, May 25.

A quiz night has been organised for Saturday, April 21 at the Stamford Arms, beginning at 7.30pm. Entries are £2 per person.

The committee has other fundraisers in the pipeline, but dates have yet to be finalised.

Kathryn Heyes, chair of the Committee, said: “Here in Carrbrook we have to raise over £3,000 to stage the highlight of the village calendar.

“It’s always a fantastic day that is enjoyed by all who attend. Please help in any way you can, every penny helps.”

Andrea Mason, vice chair and also fundraising and volunteer co-ordinator, added there is an annual struggle for volunteers.

Anybody interested can call Andrea Mason on 07837 346785 or email: andreamason76@gmail.com

You can also find out more and donate on their Just Giving page.

 

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