The Write Release raise £2,338.99 for the Martin Fisher Foundation at their fundraising benefit at Amsterdam Bar & Kitchen on Thursday, July 25.
THE fantastic total included a special top-up donation of £1,000 from Glencairn Consulting Ltd.
This money will go towards The Martin Fisher Foundation’s aims to raise HIV awareness, increase access to HIV testing, and reduce HIV stigma.
The Write Release aims to promote creativity by providing safe and supportive environments for writers and performers to network and showcase their work.
Aiden Bex from The Right Release said: “Huge thanks to all the wonderful local businesses who donated raffle prizes. The raffle alone raised £1080 in ticket sales – thanks to such an incredible mix of over 40 prizes. Such amazing generosity from the local community for which we are so very grateful.
“Despite the insane heat, all of the performers gave it their very best and it was a really fun and entertaining evening.”
Hosted by Stella Pint (Ali-H Comedy), there were performances from Qukulele, Mark Oh, Laura Darrall, Jen Ives, Honk Improv, Aiden Bex, and Harlequeens.
Four individuals, Amber Dewstow, Nick Lane, Emma Clowsley, and Hazel Rogers performed on the ‘open mic’. Each brilliant in their own right with different styles and beautifully written material.
Two talented photographers Carley Dale Photography and Richard Gunn Photography covered the event. Their photos are amazing….all 375 of them.
Here is the official video of the event, created by Carley Dale Photography.
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