Lowestoft girl helps launch Peter Pan Week 2012 with the help of TV presenter Kirsten O’Brien

A LOWESTOFT youngster celebrated the magic of Peter Pan with a little help from a television favourite.

Great Ormond Street Hospital patient Darci Boyne, aged five from Lowestoft, joined forces with CBBC SMART presenter Kirsten O'Brien to launch the London Hospital children's charity appeal.

Peter Pan Week 2012, which runs in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital, runs all next week from Monday, February 27 to Friday, March 2.

Throughout the week the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity is urging teachers to transform their classrooms into Neverland and get pupils involved in exciting Peter Pan-themed activities, such as dressing up as their favourite characters from the story.

The charity hopes to raise �62,235 from the week to fund parent and family accommodation at Great Ormond Street Hospital which enables a parent to sleep next to their child or stay nearby.

Darci, who is pictured on the right, with Kirsten O'Brien and fellow GOSH patient Olivia Court, aged five from Leicestershire on the left, was part of the Peter Pan Day - held in the Children's Hospital School at Great Ormond Street in London - celebrations last week that launched the latest appeal.

And with hundreds of schools across the country being urged to join in for a Peter Pan Week dress up day, to sign up visit www.peterpanweek.co.uk

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