Young Musicians Sounding Grand For Charity


A junior outdoor music festival has raised over £1000 for local charities.

The Stockport Music Service’s first ever Festival on the Field at the Music Service premises in Offerton, which £1,100 for St Ann’s Hospice and Beechwood Cancer Care Centre.


Heather Barlow, Deputy Head of Stockport Music Service, said: “We wanted to give our young people the chance to perform in a less formal environment, whilst having fun and raising money.  The event was a great success and we will be doing it again next year.”


The event, which was held over three days included performances from hundreds of local children, along with a host of non-musical entertainment including ‘Beat the Goalie’ and ‘Wellie Wanging’ competitions.
Eamonn O’Neal, chief executive of St Ann’s Hospice, said: “It is fantastic that so many young people donned their wellies to put on a brilliant weekend of entertainment and fun in aid of local charities like St Ann’s.
“Donations like this one are vital so that we can keep providing care to local people, so a huge thank you to everyone involved from all of us here at the hospice. We really appreciate all of your support.”