Concert in Ely will raise funds for Wood Green, The Animals Charity
PUBLISHED: 12:31 17 August 2015 | UPDATED: 12:31 17 August 2015
Ely musicians and members of the Green Party have organised a concert to raise funds for Wood Green, The Animals Charity.
East Cambridgeshire businesses supporting concert for Wood Green, The Animals Charity
Will Law, centre, with Lorry Spry and Caroline Haines of Ely Cinema.
Will Law at Topping and Company Booksellers with Romy, left, and Flo.
Will Law with Clare Ashmeade at The Queen's Shoes, Ely.
Louise Mortimer, of Roly's Fudge Pantry, with Will Law.
Jurassic Bark is among the East Cambridgeshire businesses supporting the concert.
Will Law with Gary Blunsten of Brands of Ely, which is supporting the raffle.
The gig will take place on Friday, August 28, at Bar 62 in Newnham Street. Doors open at 7pm with the first act on stage at 7.30pm.
The line-up includes local musicians Vidmante Puidokaite, Crooked Caeser, The Sideshow and Just William and the Outlaws.
Businesses donating prizes:
• The Prince Albert, Silver Street
• James Menswear, High Street
• The Queen’s Shoes, Fore Hill
• ADeC/Ely Cinema, The Maltings
• Ely Cathedral
• Topping and Company Booksellers, High Street
• Jurassic Bark Pet Store, Saxon Business Park, Littleport
• The Eel Catcher’s Daughter, High Street
• Roly’s Fudge Pantry, Fore Hill
• Brands of Ely Pet & Garden Centre, Market Street
• Ely Cathedral Gift Shop, High Street
• Anglia Wine Merchants, High Street
• Samovar Tea House, Forehill
• Ely Lighting & Gifts, High Street
A host of independent retailers have also pledged their support by donating raffle prizes. They include a meal for two at The Prince Albert, a £25 gift voucher for James Menswear and an Ely Cathedral tower tour.
All profits will be donated to Wood Green, The Animals Charity to contribute towards their work caring for animals.
Mr Law, the organiser of the event and a Green Party member, said: “The Green Party has strong policies on promoting good animal welfare and on investing in our local High Street.
“Wood Green, The Animals Charity was therefore a natural choice and it seemed fitting to ask Ely businesses for their support too. We are overwhelmed by their generosity.”
It is hoped the concert will raise £250.
Tickets, at £3 each, can be purchased from Bar 62 or from AdeC at www.adec.org.uk or 01363 616991. Raffle tickets will be available at the concert, with winners announced towards the end of the evening.
For further details, contact Will on 07776 231259 or 01353 861740, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org