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Surrey Life Shooting Star CHASE Carol Concert 2013

PUBLISHED: 12:13 20 December 2013 | UPDATED: 12:13 20 December 2013

Surrey Life Shooting Star CHASE Carol Concert

Surrey Life Shooting Star CHASE Carol Concert

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Hundreds of people braved the winter weather for the seventh Surrey Life Shooting Star CHASE Carol Concert in the spectacular setting of St Mary’s University College Chapel in Twickenham.

Despite high winds and localised flooding, the church was packed out as the congregation were treated to a range of readings and musical performances from the likes of Teddington Choral Society, the Shooting Star CHASE Scratch Choir and The Singers Soirée.

Afterwards, everyone convened for a post-concert party with wine and canapés and the ever-popular annual raffle.

Surrey Life editor Caroline Harrap said: “It was a fantastic evening, which left everyone feeling very festive, and I would like to say a huge thank you to everyone for braving the weather to come along.”

Over £4,000 was raised for Shooting Star CHASE, which has children’s hospices in Hampton and Guildford.

* Photos to follow later on today

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THANK YOUS:

Revd. Gareth Wardell

St George’s College, Weybridge

Geoffrey Bowyer, Organist

Les Caves de Pyrenne for donating the wine

Arts of Seasons for reception decorations

Tante Marie Culinary Academy for donating the canapés

Our Volunteer Helpers

RAFFLE PRIZE DONATIONS:

The Wardrobe Insider

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Rose Theatre, Kingston

Clay Spa

Kempton Park Racecourse

Arthurs on the Green, Twickenham

Painshill Park Trust Ltd

Sarah May Jewellery, Richmond

Surrey Life

Tesco Extra, Isleworth

Benefit Cosmetics, London

Hampton Court Palace

Windsor Castle

* Photos to follow later on today

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