African school choir performance in Portishead

PUBLISHED: 13:38 26 September 2019

Singing Children of Africa. Picture: Leigh Pittaway

Singing Children of Africa. Picture: Leigh Pittaway

Leigh Pittaway

A Portishead trader is putting on a concert by children’s community choir Generation Vibe and a choir from Jolaurabi School in Kenya, to raise money for a charity that supports the African school.

Tanya Marriott, who runs SoleLution in Portishead High Street, has organised the concert, which will take place in the Gordano School theatre at 6.30pm on Monday.

Tanya and her family have been supporting students of Jolaurabi School since the retailer first visited the school in January 2018 to deliver as-new shoes that had been donated through her shops.

The choir visited Portishead for the first time in 2018, spending the day at Portishead schools and then singing and dancing their way into the public's hearts at a sell out concert at Somerset Hall in the evening, which has raised thousands of pounds.

Tickets for next week's show, priced £5-10, are available at or SoleLution.

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