18th November 2011
For immediate release.
Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus are delighted to announce another special guest star for their “Pull A Cracker” Christmas show at the Brighton Dome on 11th Dec will be screen legend June Brown, perhaps best known as the iconic Dot in Eastenders.
June Brown said “I’m really looking forward to joining the Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus for their Christmas show. I can’t think of a better way to kickstart the festive season while raising money for such worthy charities as the Chorus and the Sussex Beacon.”
The Chorus are also honoured to have award winning comedian Zoe Lyons compering the show. Zoe Lyons said “I am totally delighted to be part of the Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus show at the Dome, particularly as it is helping to raise funds for Sussex Beacon who provide such vital services for men and women living with HIV/AIDS. As well as continuing to provide excellent out patient facilities there is an urgent need to raise money to keep the inpatient ward open. By coming to “Pull a Cracker” on Dec 11th, the audience will not only be getting right into the Yule time swing but also contributing towards another great cause this Christmas.”
Other special guests are cabaret artiste Lorraine Bowen and talented vocalist Jodie Spencer. The Chorus will be delighting the crowds with their own brand of pop, disco, fun and festive favourites including classics like I Will Survive, O Holy Night and arguably the campest version of The 12 Days Of Christmas ever performed!
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Pull A Cracker with Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus is at 8pm on Sunday 11th December at the Brighton Dome Concert Hall. Tickets £7.50 – £10 – £12.50 – £15
For more information, and to buy tickets online, please visit the Chorus website at www.brightongmc.org or call the Dome Box Office 01273 709709
Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus is a registered charity no. 1137437
Embracing the Christmas notions of giving and sharing, Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus has previously announced it will be working with the Sussex Beacon Urgent Appeal to help them raise the £150,000 needed to keep their Inpatient Unit open. All profits will be split 50:50 between these two charities.
For more info on the Sussex Beacon and their £150,000 urgent appeal please visit www.sussexbeacon.org.uk