Fundraising Winter Concert

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Belsize Community Library

Antrim Road

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NW3 4XN

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Join Dan Sandman and Angharad Andersen-Bloomfield for a Chirstmas concert to raise funds for the library. Dan will be playing some new guitar solos and reading from his first poetry booklet 30 Love Poems; whilst Angharad will be performing her film compositions and singing. She will also be playing Rachmaninoff's Prelude in C Sharp Minor and Chopin's Nocturne in C Sharp Minor. Expect special guest Dmitri van Zwanenberg on violin, Italian food and wine. Admission £5.

It will be a family-friendly cultural Saturday evening of live entertainment, with an Italian theme and a few surprises along the way.

Please come on Saturday December 15th 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm and show your support for our library, and please bring some extra cash along to donate this most worthy of good causes.

Local donations and fundraising events are central to keeping a community library open. Many libraries are struggling to pay for essential services and facilities, without support from the local council authority or central government.

It costs thousands of pounds to make rent payments, and to upkeep a library building. Cleaning, heating, internet service, new books, staff costs, replacement furniture: all cost money and every small donation helps.

So far, we have raised over one-thousand pounds for the library from donations taken from the Belsize Open Mic, which now runs every second and fourth Thursday of the month. This is a landmark achievement, but more funds need to be raised if the library is to continue to pay for building costs and improve its facilities.

Many volunteers give their time to staff Belsize Community Library; these unsung heroes work to create an inspirational and safe environment for all members of the community to enjoy.

At their best, libraries provide an inclusive learning space where people of all ages, and from all social backgrounds, can read, study, discover local events, surf the internet for free, and much more besides.

Our fundraiser winter concert is the culmination of lots of hard work from several parties and volunteers: two library managers from Belsize Community Library, staff from children’s charity The Winch, members of the Friends of Belsize Library, my fellow musicians Angharad and Dmitri, and of course Dan's mother Carole.

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