Students in Norwich dine in the dark to raise money for two charities

city College students organised a dining in the dark event. Left to right Jamie Harris-Shaw, Thomas

city College students organised a dining in the dark event. Left to right Jamie Harris-Shaw, Thomas Webb, Connor Hawkins, Aiden Read, Beth Harwood. Photo: Nelson's Journey - Credit: Nelson's Journey

Students at Norwich's City College hosted a Dining in the Dark experience, to raise money local child bereavement charity Nelson's Journey and Norfolk & Norwich Association for the Blind.

The students wanted to show that senses can be heightened when you have poor or no sight.

Or that when you are bereaved, things around you change and experiences can feel different.

One of the organisers Aiden Read, 19, from Lingwood had a personal reason for supporting Nelson's Journey. He said: 'The reason why we chose to support Nelson's Journey is because they have helped me so much.

'Five years ago my cousin took his own life and I didn't know what to do, if it wasn't for the charity then I wouldn't be the strong person I am today.'


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A total of £69.00 was raised from an accompanying raffle and was split between the two charities.

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