On Saturday 31st May we held a charity fundraiser in aid of Spinal Research. I organised it along with my best friend Freda, the help also of Michelle from event department at Spinal Research and we were very lucky to have the input of our friend, Victor Trocki. Victor is one of the best PR men in the UK and has worked alongside celebrities, royalty etc. We wanted to organise a night of entertainment, music and fun to raise as much money as we possibly can for our cause. It was held at Yager Courthouse Bar, St Pauls in Central London and we had the amazing singers Olivia O’Connell who is only 14 years old and is up and coming talent, Carla Thomas performed an acoustic set which was spellbinding and Kyla who sang some popular tracks that got everyone singing along to. We had David dj’ing at the beginning of the evening and to finish the evening and getting everybody dancing and on their feet was DJ ITAL. A great night was had by all and we even had the famous worldwide Harry Potter lookalike Luke Williams doing some magic tricks around the audience. Very funny indeed. The ticket price was £60 each and that included a glass of champagne and an array of delicious hot and cold canapes. A harpist was playing on arrival thanks to Lucy. So beautiful. Auction and raffle prizes were up for grabs and we had a beautiful Marilyn Monroe picture donated by Joanne Lawrence at Glamour Art Interiors, Photoshoot by uber-talented Michelle George, L’Occitane and Christian Dior goodies, a weekend in a boutique hotel in Dublin, bespoke items for the home from Alan at www.vintageplayingcards.co.uk, Hair cut and colour by the Blow Bar, Islington, tickets to Miss England Rocks, Meal at Harrys Bar even a voiceover on the film The Rapture yet to be released donated by the superb filmaker William Steel. Such a funny, entertaining evening and on behalf of Freda and myself we would like to thank everyone who attended and all the performers who gave up their valuable time for us and all who donated prizes.
Lastly a big THANK YOU to Victor Trocki for compering on the night and helping us put together a really great night. It was very hard work but was worth it in the end as we raised over £5,000 for Spinal Research who fund vital research into a cure for spinal cord injury.LET’S MAKE SPINAL CORD INJURY CURABLE
Cure Girl Lolly