04:00PM, Tuesday 24 January 2017
Photo by Pauline Clark
Pinder Hall was packed on Saturday night at the annual Winter Ineluctability concert hosted by The Fabulous Shirtlifters.
Cookham’s own jazz band played a sold-out concert performing a wide range of styles from blues, to skiffle to classic jazz at the hall in Lower Road.
More than 160 guests attended and the event raised more than £2,000 for charity, with a bar run by Cookham Bridge Rotary Club.
During the evening cheques for £750 were presented to Elizabeth House, Cookham and to the Thames Hospice.
Richard Kellaway, a Royal Borough councillor and the clarinet and saxophone player in the
band, said: “These concerts have been running for over 20 years and over £35,000 has been donated to local charities.”
Visit www.cookham.com/cookhamnow/clubssocieties/shirtlifters for more information about the group.
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