Brave Megan, who had just undergone surgery, cut the ribbon with the chart topping musicians at the children’s hospital on Sunday April 29.
The hip-hop duo, Jordan ‘Rizzle’ Stephens and Harley ‘Sylvester’ Alexander-Sule, both 20, put their support behind the project, which was led by the Rockinghorse charity.
Megan said: “It was great to see and meet Rizzle Kicks after my operation. They cheered the whole ward up and left us all feeling much brighter.”
The project cost £8,250 and included refurbishing three rooms with sofas and chairs, DVD players, table football, game consoles, and a pool table, allowing distraction from hospital life and space to help kids feel more at home.
Jordan and Harley spent time with some of the young people, played table football and signed autographs before moving on to meet and have their photos taken with children stating on the wards.
Jordan said: “It’s important to have a space to be away from medical procedures, especially if you’re young and in hospital. It was really cool to meet some of the children here today - they were all lovely.”
The refurbishment was possible thanks to donations from The Starbucks Realising Potential Programme, Amanda Munday and Stella Buckingham.