Dunmow Wind Band and singing group to perform in charity concert this Saturday

PUBLISHED: 08:56 12 March 2019 | UPDATED: 09:01 12 March 2019

Jake Whiteside died in 2017, aged 16. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Jake Whiteside died in 2017, aged 16. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

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Two Dunmow bands will perform in a charity concert this Saturday, in memory of a Notley High School pupil.

Dunmow Wind Band performing at last year's concert in aid of ClIC SARGENT. Picture: CONTRIBUTEDDunmow Wind Band performing at last year's concert in aid of ClIC SARGENT. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

The evening, featuring Dunmow Wind Band and Great Dunmow Community Big Voices, will raise money for CLIC Sargent, which supports young cancer patients and their families.

Jake Whiteside was 16 when he died in 2017, after being diagnosed with cancer. Jake was also the grandson of Ian Whiteside, a Dunmow Wind Band member.

CLIC Sargent’s Alex Drury said: “We are delighted that the Dunmow Wind Band, together with their guest performers are hosting this event again. Last year’s event was a sell-out, with a brilliant evening had by all. The funds raised will ensure we continue to support young people with cancer.”

The concert will take place at The Church, in Bridge End Lane, Great Notley.

Jake Whiteside died in 2017, aged 16. Picture: CONTRIBUTEDJake Whiteside died in 2017, aged 16. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Tickets available at: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/dunmow-wind-band or email whitesidedi@btinternet.com.

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