Press release posted 23 November 2023

On Tuesday 12 December 2023, the resplendent Manchester Cathedral will be the backdrop for a special Christmas Concert that promises to be a highlight of the festive season.

Hosted by broadcaster, Michelle Eagleton, the annual Christie Christmas Concert is a heart-warming fundraising event and known for its magical ambiance. A selection of music will be performed by the Next Generation Youth Theatre from Mossley, as well as The Hayes Sisters – featuring The Christie NHS Foundation Trust staff member Angela Hayes – plus other Christie staff, Larysa Duniec, Victoria Donohue and Dawn Harrop.

Renowned Manchester professional female singer, Jo Farrow, will lead the ensemble in what promises to be another truly memorable festive experience for attendees of all ages.

The evening will also feature guest speaker Natalie Yates-Bolton, a senior lecturer in nursing in the School of Health and Society at the University of Salford, who has had a long history of cancer. Natalie is a supporter of The Christie Charity and, more recently, its Sarah Harding Breast Cancer Appeal, to raise money for research to identify young women who are most at risk from breast cancer.

“Our Christmas Concert is always a very special part of the festive calendar for so many people,” commented Nichola Doran, Community Development Manager at The Christie Charity. “We’re so thankful to the wonderful singers and musicians and everyone else involved in putting this fundraising event together to raise money for The Christie Charity and to celebrate Christmas.”

Doors open at 6.30pm. The concert will start at 7.15pm and finishes at 9.15pm.

Tickets are £12/£8 and available our Christie Christmas Concert webpage.

All proceeds will go to The Christie Charity contributing to its crucial work in advancing cancer research and patient care.

To support the work of The Christie Charity, please go to Donate today or ring 0161 446 3988.

The Christie Charity supports the work of The Christie NHS Foundation Trust providing enhanced services over and above what the NHS funds. This includes money for care and treatment, research, education, and extra patient services. Gifts from the public make a huge difference to the care and treatment that The Christie is able to provide to patients and their families.

Last updated: November 2023