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Freemasons carol concert raises money and collects food donations for charity

PUBLISHED: 13:23 13 December 2017 | UPDATED: 13:23 13 December 2017

Helen Baldry from St Martins Housing Trust which was one of the charities which benefited from a fundraising concert by Drayton-based Bishop Herbert Lodge of Freemasons. Picture: RICHARD PRYOR

Helen Baldry from St Martins Housing Trust which was one of the charities which benefited from a fundraising concert by Drayton-based Bishop Herbert Lodge of Freemasons. Picture: RICHARD PRYOR

RICHARD PRYOR

Generous carol singers helped raise money and donated food for bereaved children and the homeless.

Simon Wright (middle)  from Nelson�s Journey with Bishop Herbert Lodge of Freemasons charity steward Phil Rees (left) and lodge worshipful master Daniel London after a Freemasons concert raised charity funds. Picture: RICHARD PRYORSimon Wright (middle) from Nelson�s Journey with Bishop Herbert Lodge of Freemasons charity steward Phil Rees (left) and lodge worshipful master Daniel London after a Freemasons concert raised charity funds. Picture: RICHARD PRYOR

Drayton-based Bishop Herbert Lodge of Freemasons held the festive concert which raised £540 Nelson’s Journey - supported by an auction of a Norwich City signed shirt.

Charity representatives with Drayton-based Bishop Herbert Lodge of Freemasons which raised charity funds through a concert. Lodge worshipful master Daniel London is pictured third from the left. Picture: RICHARD PRYORCharity representatives with Drayton-based Bishop Herbert Lodge of Freemasons which raised charity funds through a concert. Lodge worshipful master Daniel London is pictured third from the left. Picture: RICHARD PRYOR

Nelson’s Journey, based in Norfolk, supports children and young people up to their 18th birthday who have experienced the death of a significant person in their life.

Cakes and donated food items from the concert were also given to St Matins Housing Trust which helps Norwich’s homeless population.

The annual festive event at Drayton Village Hall featured music from Norwich City Concert Band and the Fine City Chorus.

Before the carols, presentations were made to Drayton Village Hall, Priscilla Bacon Norfolk Hospice Care and St Margaret’s Church Busy Bee Club who all received £300.

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