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Stourbridge fundraiser will help needy youngsters in Nigeria
4:03pm Wednesday 22nd August 2012 in Black Country News
A FUNDRAISING event to help end child cruelty in Nigeria is being held in Stourbridge this Bank Holiday weekend.
Musicians, artists and ‘free-thinkers’ from Greenfield Arts & Creative Therapy are holding the event in the ballroom at the Talbot Hotel, Stourbridge High Street, on Saturday August 25 to help raise money for UK charity Stepping Stones Nigeria.
The event, running from noon until late, will feature live music, karaoke, puppet theatre, story-telling and art displays by the Stourbridge based group.
There will also be a raffle and a host of art, craft, health and nutrition-related workshops running throughout the day.
A representative from Stepping Stones is also expected to attend to talk about projects the charity is currently working on.
The group decided to support the organisation after its work was brought to light in a Channel 4 Dispatches documentary - Witch Children.
Susan Crawford, director of Greenfield Arts & Creative Therapy, said: “The overall aim, in addition to raising funds for Stepping Stones, is to increase community cohesion and to have a fun event suitable for people of all ages.”
Work by Greenfield group members can often be seen in Stourbridge Library which is presently hosting a display dedicated to Stepping Stones.
To find out more about the charity visit www.steppingstonesnigeria.org and for more details about the fundraising event email email@example.com