Haslemere Fringe Festival session raises £1,400 for the Ukraine Support Appeal

Monday 14th March 2022 7:00 am
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Saturday’s Haslemere Fringe Session raised £1,400 for the Ukraine Support Appeal
Saturday’s Haslemere Fringe Session raised £1,400 for the Ukraine Support Appeal (Haslemere Fringe Festival )

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THE HASLEMERE Fringe Festival team has raised money to help people in Ukraine.

The fringe committee took the decision to donate the proceeds of Saturday night’s Fringe Session gig to a charity supporting people in Ukraine.

The newly-formed Fringe Sessions promote local emerging and original talent on the first Saturday of each month.

Saturday’s event attracted more than 120 people and raised £1,400 for the Ukraine Support Appeal.

Taking place at the Shottermill Club, near Lion Green, the upbeat evening included performances by multiple live bands followed by a DJ set until 1am.

The March line-up was opened by Big Red Sky, an eight-piece band aged between nine and 17, followed by local favourite Eloise Carter, young female-fronted group Creature of Habit, an acoustic set from Yellowlees, and alternative rock band Risking Nostalgia.

The evening was rounded off by a set from DJ Louis Vass.

All the performers and the Shottermill Club donated their fees which – combined with the £5 per person entrance tickets and generous private donations – culminated in the significant contribution to the Ukraine Support Appeal.

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