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Wisbech woman orgnaising 60s and 70s night in West Walton

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A Wisbech woman who has raised thousands of pounds for a variety of charities over the years with dances has her next event planned.

Sue Whitby is organising a Sixties and Seventies dance at Marshland High School, West Walton, on Saturday, November 30.

Dancing will be to Mel Stevens and the Classics. Tickets are £11 each and can be obtained by phoning Sue on 01945 464665 or 07814 304397.

Sue Whitby with a poster for her event (21556909)
Sue Whitby with a poster for her event (21556909)

She began staging her annual charity dances in 1990 and says: “Over the years many thousands of pounds have been raised.

“I don’t have a total for them all, but since 2005 just over £12,500 has been raised.”

This year’s event is in aid of the Angles Theatre, in Alexandra Road, Wisbech, where Sue has been a volunteer for some time now, selling programmes, taking tickets, etc.

The doors open at 7.30pm on November 30, and dancing will be from 8pm until midnight.

Sue adds: “There won’t be a bar, but you can bring along your own booze.

“There will be a raffle during the evening and I would be grateful for any raffle prize donations before the event.”

Please contact Sue if you are able to help with a raffle prize.

n Mel Stevens and the Classics comprise Mel Stevens - vocals, guitar, boogie woogie piano; Rob Manson - bass guitar, harmony vocals; and Jason Keyte - drums, harmony vocals.

They have supported the likes of Gene Pitney, The Drifters, The Searchers, The Tremeloes, The Troggs, Mud, Freddy and The Dreamers, Gerry and The Pacemakers, Alvin Stardust, Herman’s Hermits and Showaddywaddy.

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