Singing for children in Gambia

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A CHARITY concert performed by the Lea Graham Quartet will take place at Offham Church, near Lewes on Sunday, September 30 at 3pm.

The Lea Graham Quartet features Susan Fleet, David Farmer, Belinda Sharp and Chris Simms and once again they will be raising funds for the Agi Awa Bah Nursery in Gambia. This is the seventh concert in as many years they have given for this particular charity.

Music will include John Barry’s Born Free, The Wings of Sleep by Ivor Novello, Skye Boat Song, Over the Rainbow’from The Wizard of Oz, solos from Les Miserables, Gilbert & Sullivan excerpts, unaccompanied folk songs, John Rutter’s Look to the Day, Danny Boy’, Howard Woodall’s Vicar of Dibley theme, The Lord is my Shepherd as well as a number of well-known sacred pieces to make full use of the church acoustics.

Susan said: “The Lea Graham Quartet members have been friends for more than 30 years and greatly enjoy performing together in support of charity. They also sing with the larger ensemble, The Fleet Singers, and have performed in many prestigious venues including Kensington Palace, The Guildhall, Tower of London, The Festival Hall and Southwark Cathedral.

“Organiser of numerous fund raising events, Tony Shephard, from Lewes, has been raising money for the school in Gambia for many years. The proceeds of this concert will help fund the expansion of another classroom for the Gambian nursery.”

Tickets for the concert priced at £6 are available on the door and include a complimentary glass of wine.