Search
  • Joyce Hudson

Singing to Support Ryan and Derian House Hospice


Mike received surprise telephone call from Radio 1 a week ago asking us to sing to support Ryan Walmsley who has run every day throughout 2018 to raise money for Derian House Hospice. We were very happy to help and all arrived at Witton Park, Blackburn, by 8.15 on this very cold but dry morning.

More than 30 choir members were able to be there for what was to be a surprise for Ryan with Rado 1, his family, the Mayor of Blackburn, representatives from Derian House, a group of cheer leaders and ourselves, ready to celebrate his success and effort throughout the year.

We sang 3 Christmas songs which were broadcast on live radio, which was a great honour for us and we hope helped to make Ryan's day a memorable one.

Prior to writing this blog, I believe he has now raised in excess of £3000. Well done Ryan - what a wonderful young man.


31 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

2020 - A Year to Forget

Well, here we are in December and no nearer returning to choir. We kept in touch for 4 months with weekly newsletters, but then I think we all ran out of things to say about the miserable situation w

Choir Rehearsals on hold

On 16th March the committee issued notification that rehearsals would cease for the foreseeable future due to Coronavirus. It was sad to have to do this but for the safety of our members and in line

New Members

In the first few months of the year we welcomed three new lady members - Susan Walsh, Susan Hinde and Christine Davies and they joined us at a time when we were rehearsing for a concert in aid of Eas

© 2017 Walk This Way Choir.