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Four charities to benefit from Bishop's Stortford High School Showcase

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Staff and students at Bishop’s Stortford High School are staging their variety performance, Showcase, on Thursday and Friday evenings (Dec 13 and 14).

The event is a fundraiser for four community initiatives this Christmas. Ticket sales will benefit:

  • Bishop’s Stortford Winter Night Shelter at Holy Trinity Church in South Street, which opened at the end of November;
  • Bishop's Stortford Food Bank based at South Street’s Methodist Church; and
  • Retune, an initiative partnering creativity with mental wellbeing pioneered by the Independent’s music writer, Tom Ryder, at The Horn and the Half Moon in North Street.

A raffle will be held in aid of the Welbeloved Club, the monthly Sunday lunch project for lonely pensioners, which is hosting a Christmas celebration this weekend. Independent readers have donated food, drink and gifts for the festive bash.

Teacher and organiser Simon Etheridge, who will be performing, said: “We wish to raise money for all sectors of our community through the show.”

Tickets cost £5 from the school and performances start at 7.30pm. For more details see http://www.tbshs.org

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