Book Online

Columnists

Liz Wade

Columnists

All the latest news for Virgin Media's V Festival 2014.

All Columnists

News

‘Lukefest’ raises £1,100

Thursday, 04 September 2014

SOUNDS: Music festival raised more than £1,000 for St Luke's Hospice. Photo by Martin Dalton

SOUNDS: Music festival raised more than £1,000 for St Luke's Hospice. Photo by Martin Dalton


A MUSIC festival in Basildon raised more than £1,000 for St Luke's Hospice.
'LukeFest', held at the Castlemayne pub, The Knares, on August 24, raised £1,100 for the charity, based on Nethermayne.
Organised by hospice catering assistant Mark Watson, 46, it ran from 1pm until 11pm and featured performances by acts including Black Rabbit, Petra Viva, Park Like, Sons of the South and Ethereal Fire. Tickets cost £5.
It was the second annual staging of the festival, which last year raised £800.
Mark had aimed to raise £1,000 and said if he hit his target he would stage the event again next year.
He said last month: “My idea and aim is, together with my friends in music, to hold this festival every year so that it becomes a regular event in the hospice fundraising calendar – hopefully growing each year as it becomes more established.”
Speaking after the event's success, he said: “It smashed last year's total. I will definitely be doing it again.”

All content © of Yellow Advertiser unless stated otherwise.



Comments on this news item:

Be the first to comment using the form below.

Add your comment:

Submit your comment below :
Your Name (required) :
Your Email*(required) :
Your Location (required) :
Security question (required) : 9 + 2 =

Your Comment (required) :
Maximum Number of characters for this text box is 400.

You have 400 characters remaining for your description...

I agree to the terms and conditions and comment rules (required) :
The Yellow Advertiser may edit your comments and not all comments may be published.
Your comments may be published on any Tindle Newspaper Ltd. media.
*Your email address will not be displayed.


Enter the code as it is shown below (required):

Adverts



Main Links

Local Newspapers

Advertise with us

Online Pictures

Online Pictures

Poll

Should Scotland vote for independence from the UK?

Yes
No


Poll History


RSS

Deliver the news to your desktop

Mobile

Browse our site on the go

Digital or
Printed

Subscribe to our newspaper

Archives

Search though the archives

Photos

Buy photos online

Social Bookmarks

Add news to your social networking page