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Busking event helps people with mental health issues


12:00pm 17th July 2017

Music talent from around Aylesbury got together yesterday, to help people with mental health problems.

Buckinghamshire Mind held a benefit gig, Busk for Bucks Mind, yesterday (Sunday 16th July) at Shoot Aylesbury, to raise funds for its vital mental health services.

The event, sponsored by Esri UK Ltd, featured a host of incredible musical talent, both acoustic and electric, including:

  • Callow Saints
  • The Other Dramas
  • Second Rate Angels
  • Circa Never
  • Judah Gayle
  • Nighjar
  • Harry Quinn
  • Suzy B
  • JP and Betty
  • Róisín Johnston
  • Dan Thomas
  • The Recovered
  • Jim Marvin.

Funds were raised through ticket sales and donations given by the many generous supporters who attended the event.

Kaya Mallinder, Event Organiser, Buckinghamshire Mind, said:

"Busk for Bucks Mind was hugely successful, particularly in terms of raising awareness of mental health and Buckinghamshire Mind.

"We hope everyone had a really good time. Buckinghamshire Mind would like to thank all the people who came along to support us and enjoy the superb music."

They also gave special thanks to sponsors, Esri UK Ltd, all the talented musicians who performed at the event, Shoot Aylesbury for the venue, Moonlite Productions for providing highly professional sound engineering, technical support and equipment, James Iyengar from Moonlite Productions for compering, photographer Oliver Smith, and their wonderful volunteers for helping the event to run smoothly.

To find out more about Buckinghamshire Mind, visit: www.bucksmind.org.uk

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