Break a Leg & Friends Fundraisers

Acoustic Music Fundraisers for Local Charities

14 Apr 2022



12 May 2022



16 Jun 2022



15 Sep 2022
Lost Kind Words
Bob King
Fundraising for Mums In Need


Jig For a Kiss
Sage Singers
Fundraising for Sage Sheffield

On the Back Porch
Pitsmoor Ladies Ukelele Chorale
Fundraising for SAYiT

Kate Green Band
Julie Pehl
Fundraising partner to be announced

Restarted 15 February 2022

Since May 2019 we’ve been running this monthly acoustic music gig, raising money for good causes in our city. We started out at the White Lion in Heeley, a great music-makers pub, but we restarted in February 2022 at The Lescar in Hunters Bar, From April will be at the Nether Edge Bowling Club, a proper community venue. Generally on the second Thursday of each month.

It’s been an absolute joy. Great audiences, lovely musicians playing their hearts out, inspiring local fundraising partners.
Each month we ask two excellent local musical groups or solo performers to join us. It’s a concert format with each guest playing for 30-40 minutes and Break a Leg! play a short ‘resident band’ set at the start of each half.

The loyal volunteers of our Motley Crew ensure that we have professional quality light and sound set up and act as hosts, helping the charity partners to make the most of the opportunity. Crew members include:
  Rebecca Hammond (Key Grip)
  Roger Thurston (Best Boy)
Judy Stewart (fundraiser)
  Andy Kershaw (Master Interlocuter and Charity Hunter)
Karen Hisom (Mistress of Ceremonies)
  And many others.

So please come along. There’s a small admission charge (all going to the charity partner) and there will be opportunities to donate to a great local cause, so bring money and a generous heart.

Fundraising Partners (so far)
Clean Air in Sheffield
DeHood Boxing Club and Community Gym
Mums in Need
Kickback Recovery

The Promised Land
SAYiT


Disability Snooker
Water Aid Sheffield
Hartley St Community Garden
Mums United Sheffield

Edale Mountain Rescue
Sage Sheffield

Performers (so far)
Sharpish
Ar Foued
Michelle Laverick
Dogwood Rose
Fretworks
Jig for a Kiss
Dronny Bottom Buskers

Kootch
Lost Kind Words
Bob King


Death and the Dancer
Julie and Tim Cole
Pitsmoor Ladies Ukelele Chorale
Julie Pehl
Lonan
On the Back Porch

Judy Clifford
Cage of Crows
Sue MacFarlane

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