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Free concert to raise money for the Alzheimer's Society
A free Christmas concert is being staged in a Staffordshire village to raise awareness and funds for dementia. Talented pupils from a local primary school will be staging the extra special carol concert at St Leonard's Church in Wigginton, near Tamworth, on December 6 to get everyone in the festive spirit. The Christmas concert, which is being presented by Tamworth Dementia Action Alliance, is aimed at raising money for the Alzheimer's Society. The free event will feature St Leonard's C of E Primary School pupils singing traditional Christmas songs through the ages and festive sing-a-long favourites. The event also provides an opportunity for people to find out more about local dementia support services. People are invited to attend the concert at St Leonard's Church from 6pm to browse Christmas stalls and learn about dementia services, with the hour-long concert starting at 7pm. There will also be free refreshments although donations will be welcomed in aid of the Alzheimer's Society.

Tamwortth Dementia Action Alliance
Free carol concert to be staged in aid of the Alzheimer's Society

Chairman of Tamworth Dementia Action Alliance, John Edwards, said: "This Christmas carol concert is guaranteed to be a real festive treat. St Leonard's School pupils have been practising hard to put together a memorable concert with the chance for a great sing-a-long. Tamworth is committed to being a place where people living with dementia feel understood, supported and able to access the services they need, Members of the Alliance are working hard to ensure people living with dementia, and their carers, are treated with respect and understanding. Any donations taken on the night will be gratefully received by the Alzheimer's Society. I look forward to enjoying a real festive celebration." More information about the concert is available by emailing or by contacting Lee on 01827 59646.

St Leonard's Church
St Leonard's Church in Wigginton

Tamworth Dementia Action Alliance is a growing partnership of businesses, groups and organisations, working together to raise awareness and improve services for people living with dementia and their carers. More information is available from the Tamworth Dementia Action Alliance website, or by visiting dementia services at Tamworth Borough Council.
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Why? Children's Choir To Perform In Aid Of Alzheimer's Society
When: 6 December 2018
Phone: 01827 59646
Where: St Leonards Church, Main Road, Wigginton, Tamworth B79 9DN
Cost: Free
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