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Paul Heaton gig raises more than £6,000 for Wythenshawe charity


This week’s benefit gig featuring  Beautiful South’s Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott has raised more than £6,000 for the Wythenshawe Community Initiative.

Heaton and Abbott performed an acoustic set at the gig at Hotel Football, Old Trafford on Tuesday night, supported by up and coming Stoke-based band, the Gurus.

The cash raised will help with the work of the Woodhouse Park-based Wythenshawe Community Initiative in providing a support for children and families in the area. The group also received a £4,000 donation last week. Continue reading “Paul Heaton gig raises more than £6,000 for Wythenshawe charity”

Beautiful South’s Paul Heaton perform for Wythenshawe community group

Paul-HeatonBeautiful South’s Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott are in Manchester tomorrow night (Tuesday) performing an acoustic set with all proceeds going to the Woodhouse Park Family Centre.

Heaton and Abbot will be joined by Johnny Lexus and Stoke-based band, the Gurus for the gig at the Hotel Football, Old Trafford.

The centre houses the Wythenshawe Community Initiative which provides services and support for local children, young people and families in the town.

The Beautiful South were one of the most popular bands in the country from 1988 to 2007, scoring eight top 10 albums and hits such as Song For Whoever, A Little Time and Don’t Marry Her,

Frontman Heaton, was also in the popular eighties band, The Housemartins.