Charity show at Portishead care home

PUBLISHED: 10:00 06 March 2019

Norewood Lodge Care Home hosted a performance by Ukebox.

Norewood Lodge Care Home hosted a performance by Ukebox.


An afternoon of ‘toe-tapping’ tunes was enjoyed by people at a Portishead care home to raise money for a worthy cause.

Norewood Lodge Care Home hosted a charity concert by Ukebox last month to raise much-needed cash for Festival Medical Services.

The Clevedon-based band had people singing along at the care home as they rolled back the years and performed a long list of popular songs from decades gone by.

A care home spokesman said it was a memorable occasion for its residents.

They added: “The band performed a variety of toe-tapping music including The Everly Brothers tunes.

“Everyone joined in with singing and we all had a great afternoon.

“It was even more special as one of the band members, Shelia Shute, was given a banjolele by one of Norewood Lodge’s residents, Doreen Want, several years ago and Shelia has been playing the instrument ever since.”

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