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Local musicians help raise funds for Peter Tatchell Foundation

Besi Besemar May 26, 2019

Fundraiser for the Peter Tatchell Foundation raises £1,012.14.

Mr Tatchell was the special guest speaker at the fundraising night on April 26 at the Unitarian Church, New Road, Brighton at A Night Of 21st Century Folk Music.

Live music was provided by Naomi Bedford and Paul Simmonds – Brighton based BBC Radio Folk Award nominees¬†singing Appalachian songs of English and Scottish origin, Lisa Knapp – English folk singer and BBC Radio Folk Award winner, Robb Johnson – English¬†political folk¬†singer-songwriter, folk, blues and indie singer-songwriters¬†Sarah Clarke Kent, Sue Tyhurst, Michele Allardyce and Brighton based folk group Bird in the Belly whose debut album The Crowing was heralded as ‘Folk Album of the Year’ in the Daily Express.

Pictured with Peter from left to right is Sarah Clarke Kent, Sue Tyhurst and Michele Allardyce.