Category Archives: Awareness

Charity of the Year for Chair of Bath & NE Somerset Council

We’re extremely pleased that the MND Association have been nominated as one of the charities the Chair of Bath and North East Somerset Council will be supporting for 2019. The Events that the Chair organises start in March with a Music evening and continues with the Elegance in the Afternoon Fashion Show in April. Both events are being held at the Guildhall in Bath.

Music Evening
Saturday 16th MARCH 2019
7.30pm Until Midnight

Charity Evening – Music for all Tastes of Music
Featuring several local bands and musicians

Hosted by the Chair of Bath & North East Somerset Council
Councillor Karen Walker
Compere: Bob Crampton (Former ITV Presenter)

NOW £10 Ticket price and are available from the Bath Box Office:
https://bathboxoffice.org.uk/whatson/charity-music-evening-bath-2019/

The Music Evening will be supporting the Chairman’s charities of the year – MND Association, Dorothy House Hospice Care and Forces Online

Elegance in the Afternoon Fashion Show
Saturday 13th April 2019
2.30pm – 5.30pm in the Banqueting Room

Hosted by the Chair of Bath & North East Somerset Council
Councillor Karen Walker
Compere: Imogen Sellers, BBC Points West

A fashion show featuring outfits and new trends for Summer 2019 from local retailers.
Join us for a drinks reception followed by delicious afternoon tea and fizz in the beautiful Banqueting Room at the Guildhall, Bath.

Ticket price £30.00pp and are available from Morgan Brinkhurst Consultancy:
Tel: 07973 683874 or Email: events@morganbrinkhurstconsultancy.co.uk

The fashion show will be supporting the Chairman’s charities of the year – MND Association, Dorothy House Hospice Care and Forces Online


Upcoming Support Group Meetings

Each month there are support meetings across the region where people with MND, their carers, friends and family can get together.  The meetings are informal and are good place to share advice and experience.

There are currently three Support Group meetings in the area – Bristol, Bath, and Weston-super-Mare. The dates, times and venues are listed on our events page.

Please contact Neil Drinkwater for more info and to let him know if you are thinking of coming. He can also arrange transport too. Email Neil: neil.drinkwater@mndassociation.org or call 07831 349398.

Westerly Winds Staple Hill: Christmas Concert

Christmas ConcertCome along to St Mary’s church in Fishponds, BS16 2JB on Sunday 9th December at 7pm for an evening of song and music to get you in the festive mood.

Tickets cost £5 per adult and entry for children is free. All proceeds will go to the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) to support the valuable work they do.

Refreshments will be available in the interval for a small donation.

Tickets are available from band members or they can be reserved using the following email address: westerlywindssh2018@gmail.com

The performers on the evening will be:

Westerly Winds: Are a very friendly local windband that enjoy performing a wide variety of music under the leadership of Andy Loveridge. The band is a member of the Avon Wind Band Association (AWBA) and always welcomes new players.

Emma Spillane: Is a classically trained musician, having taken up the piano and violin from an early age. Vocally she has performed with several auditioned choirs over the years, including the Bristol Schools Choir and the University of Kent Chamber Choir in a wide variety of prestigious venues across the UK and Europe. She now trains with Claire Delaney, creator and Producer of House of Broadway, and is enjoying expanding her solo repertoire with mostly classical and musical theatre numbers. Emma also enjoys performing locally with Business Choir.

Avon Harmony Chorus: Are a group of diverse women from Bristol’s original all female barbershop chorus. They enjoy singing barbershop and A Cappella from genres from contemporary to vintage music.

For more information visit the Facebook event page.