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Surrey charities celebrate at Farnham Castle

PUBLISHED: 15:05 20 December 2010 | UPDATED: 18:16 20 February 2013

Dick Jewkes and Elaine Tisdall, Richard Stilgoe; Elizabeth Kennedy and Paul Mitchell

Dick Jewkes and Elaine Tisdall, Richard Stilgoe; Elizabeth Kennedy and Paul Mitchell

A glamorous fundraising event saw guests attend the historic Farnham Castle to celebrate the work of two local charities, Surrey Community Development Trust and the Surrey Care Trust.

A glamorous fundraising event saw guests attend the historic Farnham Castle to celebrate the work of two local charities, Surrey Community Development Trust and the Surrey Care Trust.


I have seen first hand how their work really does change lives," said songwriter and musician Richard Stilgoe, who as patron of both charities hosted the event.


"Fundraising over the last few years has been difficult for everyone and to hold a sell-out event like this is such a boost for these two important charities. I would like to thank everyone who supported this tremendous event.


The event, which included dinner, dancing and a charity raffle and auction, had been sold out for over two months.


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