Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital seeing ‘Stars’ as Headline Act for Discovery Ball Announced
Guests attending this February's Discovery Ball, in support of
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital Charity, are set to see
'Stars' with an exclusive headline performance from Manchester
singing legend Mick Hucknall.
This will be the Simply Red singer's only Manchester performance
this year and Mick Hucknall will be joined at the ANS sponsored
event, being held at the Hilton Hotel in Manchester on Saturday
8th February, by an array of famous mancunians.
Broadcasting legends Richard and Judy will be hosting the star
studded event. Before Mick, one of the finest male vocalists in Britain, takes to the
stage guests will enjoy performances from comedian Dave Spikey and
another surprise Manchester act.
The glittering fundraising event will see guests enjoying a
luxury dinner, a spectacular auction with some money can't buy
prizes and even more music from legendary Hacienda DJ Dave
The Charity are hoping to raise £120,000 on the night of the
event to support the expansion of the hospital's world-class
children's clinical research facility. The facility treats children
not only from Manchester, but also across the world and conducts
leading research into childhood illnesses including many life
Headline star Mick Hucknall commented:
"I am really looking forward to coming back to Manchester to
perform at the Discovery Ball. As a proud mancunian I was
more than happy to get involved and lend my support to Royal
Manchester Children's Hospital Charity. The event is
supporting a very special project which will make a difference to
the lives of children across the North West and beyond. "
Manchester-based Infrastructure and Managed Services specialists
ANS are the event's headline sponsor. Passionate about engaging
their staff in their varied CSR programme, which includes
fundraising, environmental initiatives and voluntary work as well
as sponsorship, ANS also fosters young talent through their Cloud
Academy - a yearlong IT apprenticeship programme that offers both
structured training and real hands-on experience.
A long-time supporter of the hospital Scott Fletcher, CEO of
"It's a pleasure to have the opportunity to be part of such a
special event. The Discovery Ball supports Royal Manchester
Children's Hospital and it is hugely valuable for raising money and
creating awareness. For us, getting involved in this event isn't
about 'giving back' - it's about just being a part of our own
community and taking any opportunity we can to offer support to
those around us."
Only a few tickets remain at the star-studded event. Tickets
start at £150+VAT with limited tables of up to 10 available. For
enquiries or for further information please contact Dara on 0161
831 0250 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital Charity is raising money to
ensure continued excellence in treatment, care and research at the
hospital - improving the lives of thousands of children each year
across the North West and beyond.
The support of the Charity means that the hospital can provide
additional resources that make life easier for patients and their
families who use the hospital.
The charity has three main areas of work:
- to support research projects to improve our understanding of
- to help to create an environment that's more
- to provide state-of-the-art equipment for diagnosis and
For more information about Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
Charity please visit www.rmchcharity.org.uk
For further information please contact Rosie Fleig
07827 866286 or e-mail email@example.com
- The Charity provides resources to make a difficult time a
little bit easier for children and their families who use Royal
Manchester Children's Hospital.
- Royal Manchester Children's Hospital treats over 200,000
patients every year. They come from all over the North West
of England and from other parts of the country for some highly
- Royal Manchester Children's Hospital Charity is part of the
Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Charity. Registered charity number 1049274.