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Issue 113 November 2017
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Charity Gig for Lord Mayor’s Appeal Bradford with Issimo and The Tom Mckenzie Band

 7.30pm will be the Indie, Folk band 'The Tom McKenzie Band'. Their music and songs lend themselves to a listening audience.

Then from 9.30pm the mood will change as Issimo take to the stage with their amazing sounds and moves. Look forward to Latin, Raggae, Ska, Funk and Disco tracks.

All funds raised will be donated to the Bradford Lord Mayor's Appeal which this year is supporting the Down Syndrome Training and Support Service Ltd and The Wishing Well Appeal (which will be a pot of money to be shared across a number of charities in the distict)

Abbi Uttley of Issimo said

We get asked to support charity events all the time and the same charities seem to get a lot of publicity and fundraising.

Down Syndrome Training and Support is a small valuable charity working with parents of Down Syndrome.

Our Down Syndrome fans are always to the first on the dance floor at our gigs, with a passion for music and life that is uplifting and inspiring, and I have seen some of the best young ballet dancers at Haycliffe School with Down syndrome.

With the right education and support for parents of children with the condition Children with Down Syndrome can blossom into happy, caring and positive adults that achieve so much.

That’s why we are proud to support the charity and hope many people turn out to the fundraiser, to spread awareness about the help that is on offer.”

Tickets cost just £12 each for a great night of music, song and dance. Not to be missed.

A supper of vegetarian chilli or non-veggie curry is also available for an additional cost of £6 per head. Payable in advance.

Charity Gig for Lord Mayor’s Appeal Bradford with Issimo and The Tom Mckenzie Band

Saturday, November 11 at 7 PM - 11 PM

Bradford Grammar School

Founder of the charity, Dr Wendy Uttley talked with Andrew Sugden about the work, aims, hopes and history of the group.


The Down Syndrome Training and Support Service, Bradford, is a registered charity providing support and training for all parents and professionals working and caring for people with Down syndrome.


SOME THOUGHTS ABOUT DOWNS SYNDROME

Children and adults with Down’s syndrome are all unique individuals with their own personalities, family backgrounds and preferences that make them who they are.