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School Big Band raises big funds for children’s ward

School Big Band Raises Big Funds for Children’s Ward

A group of young musicians have helped raise hundreds of pounds for a children’s ward at a hospital, thanks to their compassionate act.

The talented musicians of Brentwood School's Big Band and Choir assembled in the foyer of Broomfield Hospital, part of Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust, recently.

They performed a range of music and songs, raising the roof and the spirits of all who watched. The musical performance was well-received by patients, their relatives, and hospital staff, who sang along and made generous donations, with the event already raising over £500.

Vyomesh Bhatt, one of the organisers and a Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at Broomfield Hospital, said: “My son has been playing in the Big Band for a couple of years. As a huge fan of the band, I thought why not harness their popularity and talent for a noble cause.

“Both my kids have used the children’s services at Broomfield at different times with very positive experiences and I wanted to return something for their experiences, hence this event.”

The funds will be used to buy toys, books, and equipment aimed at providing children in the ward with distractions from their treatments, enhancing their overall experience, and creating a more welcoming environment.

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