A fundraiser at Proud Cabaret in Kemptown at the end of July organised and hosted by entertainer Mysterry raised £1063.53 for the Sussex Beacon.
The show entitled Across the Pond was attended by the Mayor of Brighton and Hove, Cllr Linda Hyde and her Consort, was directed and choreographed by West End director Carole Todd, compered by Mysterry and the company included Maisie Trollette, Laura Nixon, Miss Jason, Paul Hazel, Marianne Robinson, the Brighton Academy Dancers, Laura-Leigh Parter, Megan Jupp, Paddy Joe Martin, Jordan Lamarca with Josh Mills on keyboards.
Total raised included £386.53 from a raffle with the rest coming from tickets sales.
Raffle prizes donated included:
♦ A hamper from Chris Sarsen of Co-op Funeral Care
♦ A Pet Portrait by Jennifer Morris
♦ A luxury stay at the award-winning Swan House, in Hastings donated by Brendan McDonagh
♦ Vouchers for Streamline Taxis
♦ The Beacon provided fragrances, a wine hamper and a painting.
Special thanks to Collin Day for hosting the front of house, to the ushers Chris Farley and Steve Connor and the sharp shooting Nick Ford Photography for official photographs of the evening.
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