Christmas Carol Concert organised by Harborough business will help raise funds for Leicester Children’s Hospital Appeal

A leading Market Harborough estate agent is backing Leicester Children’s Hospital Appeal.

Friday, 29th November 2019, 4:34 pm
Updated Friday, 29th November 2019, 4:35 pm
The Christmas Carol Concert will be held from 7pm-9pm on Wednesday December 11 at The Church of St James The Greater in Leicester.

Andrew Granger is acting as organisers aim to raise £7.5m to create a state-of-the-art children's hospital based at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

The highly-ambitious venture has already generated an impressive £4.1m.

And its next fundraiser is about to prompt a little Christmas cheer.

You are invited to attend a Christmas Carol Concert from 7pm-9pm on Wednesday December 11 at The Church of St James The Greater in Leicester.

The event features Kibworth Ladies Choir, Highs and Lows Leicester Children’s Diabetes Choir, 3M Quartet and more.

Property expert Andrew Granger is supporting the concert by donating £500 to cover the cost of the drink included with each ticket sold.

Mr Granger, who has an office in High Street, Harborough, said: “We were only too happy to donate towards this event.

“Christmas is a very poignant time of year.

“This is a lovely opportunity to get in the festive spirit whilst raising money for such a good cause at the same time.”

He added: “Leicester Children’s Hospital Appeal has done remarkably well with the amount of money it has raised so far.

“We hope people continue to support their plans for the children’s hospital.”

Leicester Hospitals Charity’s Head of Fundraising, Gareth Aston, thanked Granger’s for their donation.

Gareth said: “We’re delighted to be kicking off the Christmas period with our first ever Carol Concert in aid of our Leicester Children’s Hospital Appeal.

“It’ll be a terrific event supporting a fantastic cause.

“We are so grateful to have the support of Andrew Granger & Co who’ve kindly donated some festive cheer for all who attend.”

Tickets for the event can be purchased by visiting dothemproud.com or by calling 0116 258 8709.

They can also be bought by visiting the Charity Hub, Balmoral Building, Leicester Royal Infirmary or the Charity Office, Belgrave House, Leicester General Hospital.