See jazz legend Kenny Ball in Romford’s The Brickyard - all in the name of charity

PUBLISHED: 17:36 09 July 2012

Musician Kenny Ball will play in Brickyard for St Francis Hospice

Musician Kenny Ball will play in Brickyard for St Francis Hospice


Legendary jazz musician Kenny Ball will be performing at a charity music night in aid of St Francis Hospice and you could get tickets now.

The Brickyard Bar & Grill in South Street, Romford, has organised an evening of music next Thursday (July 19) to raise money for patient care at the Havering-atte-Bower based charity.

Kenny’s son Keith Ball, who will also be playing on the night, said: “It will be a fabulous night of jazz, blues, soul and swing music for a good cause.”

Jamie Restarick, general manager at the Brickyard said: “St Francis Hospice needs our help as only a third of their annual running costs are covered by the government so we can support them by putting on a really special night of music, and provide some fabulous food prepared by our renowned chef, James Norden.”

Tickets are £40 and include a three course meal and entertainment and all proceeds will go to the hospice.

Doors will open at 7.30pm and Rae Marnie, a jazz blues vocalist will perform during dinner and will be followed by other musicians from around 8.45pm.

There will also be an auction of music memorabilia.

Lynda Head, hospice community fundraising manager, said: “St Francis Hospice is delighted that the Brickyard Bar & Grill has organised this evening of music, which is hoped will be the start of a fundraising partnership with the business. The money raised will enable our expert teams to continue providing care and support to local people affected by life-limiting illness.”

For tickets please contact The Brickyard Bar & Grill on 01708 743167.

You can follow The Brickyard on facebook at Brickyard Bar Grill or Twitter @brickyard_essex

To learn more about St Francis Hospice and how you can support the charity please visit or call 01708 753319.

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