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Macmillan Cancer Support Charity Event…. A Night in Review

September 7, 2013

As announced earlier in the week, last night saw Limahl perform live at the Park Plaza, Charnock Richard.  The event was a charity fundraiser in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

One half of team KajaFax was able to attend the event and as promised, we have a full report 🙂

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After meeting Limahl over lunch, we were lucky enough to be invited to his hotel suite for a chat, which was an unexpected treat for us – Limahl was a genial host and made us really welcome.  After discussing the venue, his imminent performance, and also his plans for 2014, Limahl was called for a photo session with the press in attendance, and as a continuation of our ‘behind the scenes’ tour, we went down to the foyer to be met by photographers, journalists, hotel management and staff,  and of course Kajafans.

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He finally took to the stage just before 9pm, and treated us to a great half hour set of chat and chart hits…

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Too Shy

Only for Love

Hang on Now

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With both live music and music from the resident DJ before and after his set, this really was a great evening.  Limahl was superb – both vocally and ‘after-show’ as he signed autographs and posed for photographs with fans.

The final part of the night before the DJ took us into the early hours was of course the raffle, drawn by the organisers and Limahl.

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Here’s what happened….

A huge debt of gratitude is owed to everybody involved with the event – not only Louise and her team at Ravat & Ray Dental Care, but also to the Park Plaza and Best Western for hosting the event free of charge, as well as the artists who gave their time and performed for free.

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A thank you is also due to those local businesses that offered their support by the donation of prizes for the raffle.

Remember, you can still donate via text message:

 Text It Donation Macmillan Evening

We will add more media to this post as we can – all being well, we will have newspaper reports to follow.

Thanks for visiting KajaFax – the number 1 Kajagoogoo resource on the web!

2013 KajaFax

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9 Comments leave one →
  1. Pink permalink
    September 7, 2013 4:40 pm

    Wow, Limahl looks great! I would really love to see him perform together with the other Goo boys though.

  2. Louise permalink
    September 7, 2013 8:04 pm

    Thanks so much for the report! And thanks to Limahl, bless his beautiful heart (and body for that matter).

    • September 7, 2013 8:23 pm

      I’m glad that you liked reading it. It was a fabulous evening 🙂 I hope that it raised lots of cash for Macmillan 🙂

  3. Scott Ward permalink
    September 7, 2013 11:23 pm

    I wish I could get info sooner on Limahl/Kajagoogoo concerts 😦

    • September 8, 2013 8:53 am

      Hi Scott,

      We do upload individual posts on many Limahl events if they are in the UK, if the event is a major event, or if the show is a solo one and not part of a multi-group line-up. All other events that he is involved in get listed in the ‘Live’ page of the site.

      My advice would be to check the ‘Live’ page every week – click on ‘Discography and Live’ on our banner header to get there. 🙂

  4. Joanne Bailey permalink
    September 18, 2013 9:37 pm

    Oh wow the event sounds fantastic. Nice write up Steve, and great pic of you and Madison with Limahl 😀

    • September 19, 2013 7:28 am

      Thanks Joanne 🙂 It was a great night and living so close to the venue myself, not to be missed.

      • Joanne Bailey permalink
        September 21, 2013 12:16 pm

        Cool 🙂

  5. Diana Jennifer permalink
    June 6, 2014 1:02 am

    Many thanks Steve and Madison for this excellent report also for the brilliant pics!
    Limahl has a kind and good heart; God bless him and you all!

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