A charity fashion show in September is aiming to raise thousands of pounds for St Barnabas Hospice.
The evening show will feature the centre’s retailers showing off their latest styles and will be hosted by BBC Radio Lincolnshire’s Carla Greene.
New Look, Next, Roman, Topshop,Topman and Yours will be walking their latest collections down the catwalk, with staff modelling their autumn arrivals and winter ranges. As well as the centre’s retailers, Talking Heads is involved, styling the models’ hair for the event and sharing their top tips and views on the hottest looks for Autumn with the audience during the night.
“It’s going to be a great night,” says Dean Cross, General Manager of the Waterside Shopping Centre, who came up with the idea. “We’ve got a great mix of retailers involved and the models will look stunning thanks to Talking Heads. We are also working on having some musical entertainment during the night as well. We hope it’s going to be a really enjoyable night and will raise lots of money for St Barnabas, our charity of the year.
“We’ve been involved in Lincoln Fashion Week but have never put on our fashion show before, so it’s really exciting! As home to Lincoln’s best fashion retailers, the show is bound to be amazing, and we’ll be showing off the latest autumn and winter looks for ladies, gents and children too. We really hope people get behind the event and come along as all of the profits will be donated to St Barnabas.”
St Barnabas was established as a charitable trust in 1979. Since then more than 80,000 Lincolnshire people have received free, high-quality, compassionate end-of-life care and support.
Today, St Barnabas, which requires £5.5 million a year to provide its services, runs 26 fundraising shops across Lincolnshire, employs 330 staff and has 1,100 volunteers who support patients and their families.
“We deliver free, high-quality, compassionate end-of-life care and support to more than 9,000 adults with a life-limiting or terminal illness, and their family and carers. We aim to enable them to live as fully as they are able for however many days, weeks or months they have left,” says [name], [position] at St Barnabas. “We have enjoyed an excellent relationship with the Waterside Shopping Centre. As their charity of the year, we have had amazing access to the centre and been able to get in front of thousands of people. We’ve never done anything as large as this event with them though. I think it will be a great night and extremely popular. I’d encourage people to get their tickets early to avoid disappointment.”
For more information about the Waterside Shopping Centre’s fashion show and to buy tickets please visit: eventbrite