Exmouth charity concert raises funds for school music activities

PUBLISHED: 08:00 06 December 2018

A concert was held at the Exmouth Community College by the Rotary Club of Exmouth and District. Picture: Rotary Club of Exmouth and District

A concert was held at the Exmouth Community College by the Rotary Club of Exmouth and District. Picture: Rotary Club of Exmouth and District

Archant

An evening of music at Exmouth Community College has raised vital funds for the school’s music department.

The Rotary Club of Exmouth Raleigh held their 14th annual charity concert featuring students from the college and town primary schools.

The audience was treated to an evening of ‘tremendous talent’ from the pupils with performances from the junior and senior choirs, and the college’s folk group. There were also some solos.

The evening also included a taster scene from Exmouth Community College’s music and drama department’s production Les Miserables being performed through this month.

The event raised more than of £1,000, which will be used for extra-curricular activities by the music department.

A donation to the rotary club president’s main charity – the Exeter Leukemia Fund – was also made.

A spokesperson for the club said: “(It was) a great evening of much pride and pleasure to both audience and students alike.”

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 14:43

Money spent by shoppers in a Budleigh Salterton shop has been donated to a day care centre for elderly residents.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:24

Acting headteacher Nicky Taylor-Bashford was singled out for praise by Ofsted’s inspectors.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:19

A number of vans were broken into in Exmouth over the weekend according to Police.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:49

East Devon has one of the highest rates of excess winter deaths in the South West, official figures show.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:42

Exmouth Community Food Larder has issued an urgent statement after misleading reports on social media.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:09

Both of Exmouth’s rotary clubs are coming together to bring Santa to the streets of Exmouth next week.

Read more
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Civic leaders have launched a bid to take ‘practical actions’ to help reduce Exmouth’s single-use plastics.

Read more
Friday, December 7, 2018

School children swapped the classroom for the council chamber as they played councillor for the day.

Read more
Friday, December 7, 2018

East Devon MP Sir Hugo Swire made the remarks about the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal earlier this week in the House of Commons.

Read more
Friday, December 7, 2018

Sports equipment used at the 2016 Olympics was auctioned off for charity after a heart-felt appeal by an Exmouth schoolgirl.

Read more

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 9°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Exmouth Journal twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy


Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications