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)
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07831 349398.
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.