On Friday 6th October, we enjoyed an evening of musical entertainment headlined by electric string quartet, Escala. The event was sponsored by Lycetts Financial Services, in aid of OS Jack Roberts ‘Going the Distance’ series of challenges which aims to raise funds and awareness of Parkinson’s UK.
Jack left the school in 2013 and spent 2017 completing fundraising challenges in aid of Parkinson’s UK. Jack’s challenges have included the Three Peaks Challenge and The Wainwright Challenge which involved walking 700km in 25 days while summiting 214 Lake District peaks – the equivalent of ascending and descending Mount Everest five times! In August he set off on the Rickshaw Run, travelling 3,000km along the west coast of India in a 7HP Tuck Tuck.
eScala’s performance was supported by a selection of Sedbergh School’s most talented former pupils; Marianne Yacoub, Charity Schofield, Hannah Page and Will Player, whom presented us with songs new and old, songs we knew well and songs never performed in public before.
To support Jack’s fundraising efforts, please follow this link >> https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Jack-Roberts12
To preview our photo album of the evening, please follow this link >> http://bit.ly/2y986iG