A local choir will be performing in Droitwich Spa this summer in aid of St Richard’s Hospice.

The Rock Choir Worcestershire and Tewkesbury will be performing a 2 day concert involving 260 of its members.

The shows – which will take place on Saturday 30 June and Sunday 1 July – will feature a wide variety of pop music accompanied by a live band.

Helen Jones, Choir Leader said : “Our aim is to raise as much money as we can for St Richard’s.  We chose the charity as it has supported both choir members and their families and we have been touched and humbled by the truly amazing work it does.  Singing is incredibly uplifting and we are all looking forward to raising the roof at these special concerts.”

To book, please visit the events page at www.strichards.org.uk.

Tickets cost £12 for a standard ticket and £10 for a concessionary ticket via Eventbrite – booking fee applies. 

Charlie Homer, Community Fundraiser at St Richard’s Hospice said : “Events such as these are a wonderful way of combining a fun occasion with raising funds for our work.  We are delighted that the choir has chosen to support us in this way and look forward to a weekend of singing, songs and success!”

Both shows start at 7.30pm and will take place at Droitwich Spa High School, Ombersley Way, Worcestershire, WR9 0AA.

The Rock Choir will also be performing at Carols in the Car Park at St Richard’s Hospice on Thursday 20 December at 7.00pm.

Nationally, Rock Choir is a pioneering unique contemporary choir with more than 20,000 members.  is a fun, relaxed, community choir which offers its members the opportunity to find their voices through singing.

To contact The Rock Choir Worcestershire and Tewkesbury please call Helen Jones on 07968 836978.

St Richard’s Hospice provides free specialist palliative and end of life care for patients living with life-limiting illnesses and supports their loved ones. Each year the hospice team supports more than 3,300 patients, family members and bereaved people in Worcestershire.

The hospice strives to provide the best medical, practical, emotional and social support they can to help people live life to the fullest, as independently as they can, for as long as they can. They care for people with a range of illnesses including heart failure, Parkinson’s, and motor neurone disease as well as cancer. 

St Richard’s is an independent charity and relies on donations for three quarters of its annual £8.8m income with the remainder from the NHS.

St Richard’s has launched the Build 2020 Appeal which aims to raise the final £1.4m needed to build a bigger hospice, enabling more patients and families to be cared for in Worcestershire.  The total cost for expanding and redeveloping the existing building in Wildwood Drive, Worcester, is £5.3m.

For more information about St Richard’s Hospice visit  www.strichards.org.uk

 

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