Burnham-On-Sea's Victoria Hotel holds fundraiser for charity
acoustic music night in Burnham-On-Sea raised hundreds of pounds
for a town charity on Saturday (May 27th).
Victoria Hotel was packed with supporters of 'In Charley's Memory'
at the start of a series of fundraising events by the new owners.
hotel has even introduced a new beer, called Charley's Choice, to
raise further funds.
Shaun McCann told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We're pleased to have
adopted this local charity and will be running a lot of events to
help them over the coming year."
pint sold of Charley's Choice will raise 10p for the charity and
we also have a fun run planned, a tug of war, and a talent contest."
mother, Jo, thanked the hotel: "We are so grateful for the
support of the Victoria - these events will help raise awareness
about the work we do around mental health and also raise funds at
the same time."
event featured music from The Enchanting Lady Garden (pictured
top), The Quintessential Tim Dean, Kev Boley and Friends, and
Burnham's own Nathaniel Topping. A final tally for how much was
raised will be known later in the week.
Charley's Memory was set up after Charley took his own life, aged
18, in September 2014. The charity now supports and helps hundreds
of young people affected by mental health.