Norwich arts venues join forces to support Manchester victims

People leave tributes in Albert Square outside Manchester Town Hall after the Manchester concert att

People leave tributes in Albert Square outside Manchester Town Hall after the Manchester concert attack. Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire - Credit: PA

Performance venues across Norwich are coming together to support those affected by the Manchester terrorist attack.

Logo for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund. Photo supplied by Norwich Theatre Royal.

Logo for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund. Photo supplied by Norwich Theatre Royal. - Credit: Archant

Starting from Wednesday, May 24, bucket collections will be held at shows and events across the city, with every penny raised going to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund.

The fund will offer support to the victims, their families and dependants.

Participating venues include the Maddermarket Theatre, Norfolk and Norwich Festival, Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich Cathedral, Norwich Playhouse, Norwich Puppet Theatre, Norwich Theatre Royal, Norwich University Of The Arts, OPEN, The Garage, The Halls, The University of East Anglia, Sainsbury Centre For Visual Arts and Writers' Centre Norwich.

MORE: Muslim community in West Norfolk show solidarity with victims of Manchester attackStephen Crocker, Chief Executive of Norwich Theatre Royal, said: 'Manchester was my home until very recently and my time there was spent supporting and thriving culture of going out to see live performance.


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'However, my own feelings aside, it is also the freedom to do this wholesome and fulfilling act that has been so savagely attacked. It is so heartening to see so many performance venues to respond in solidarity.'

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