The Rotary Club of Leicester held Music in the Park, a charity concert, on Saturday 11th June to help raise funds for three charities.
Established approximately twenty years ago, Music in the Park is an annual concert providing a fabulous evening of music and fireworks in front of the wonderful Wistow Hall.
This year\’s concert saw approximately 1,000 people enjoying a fabulous summer evening with music from Hathern Band and The Old Boy Network – A 5-piece live band performing classic tracks from the 60s and 70s.
The evening finished with a spectacular firework display set to the Dr Who theme.
The concert raised approximately £10,000 for three charities, LOROS (hospice), Rainbows Hospice, and the Ectodermal Dysplasia Society.
Scott Gallacher, President of the Rotary Club of Leicester, said:
\”We are incredibly grateful that the people of Leicestershire turned out in force to help raise funds for three fantastic charities.\”
LOROS Hospice is a local charity, and every year they care for over 2,500 people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
Rainbows Hospice cares for hundreds of families every year who have a child or young person with a serious or terminal illness.
The Ectodermal Dysplasia Society is a charity dedicated to improving the health and well-being of people whose lives are affected by Ectodermal Dysplasia (ED).
The Rotary Club of Leicester is one of the oldest and largest Rotary Clubs in the United Kingdom. Members are committed to making a difference locally and across the world.