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Extreme Cellists visit Daleside

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Extreme Cello are a trio of cellists who take on a new challenge each year, all in aid of charity. 

This summer, their challenge is called 'Pier Pressure' - they will be travelling the length of the UK coastline, visiting and playing on every single pier, in just two weeks! They're fundraising for both CHICKS and Alzheimer's Society. 

Beginning on Wednesday 20 July on the west coast of Scotland, the trio will cover the country in a clockwise direction, travelling approximately 2500 miles, finishing in Blackpool on Thursday 4 August. If you live near a pier, make sure you pop along to give them some support on the day! 

The cellists came to visit our Daleside retreat in Derbyshire last week, where they had a tour and played for the children on break. The children even had the chance to try out some cello playing themselves! Here are just a few photos from the visit: 

For more information about Extreme Cello, and to see the schedule for Pier Pressure, visit their website here. 

Donate & support the challenge! 

 

 

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