Free panto tickets for poorly children is a fairytale ending
28 November 2016
Youngsters who are regular visitors to Southend Hospital have 50 reasons to be cheerful thanks to the Towngate Theatre, Basildon. They have kindly donated 50 theatre tickets for this year’s pantomime, Sleeping Beauty, to the Paediatric Outpatients department at Southend Hospital.
Paediatric Outpatients Deputy Manager, Deborah Warren, said:
"The tickets will be distributed to some of our young patients and
their families that have spent a lot of time in the unit throughout
the year. It will be a wonderful experience for them, the
event really will brighten up their lives."
Elise Fleetwood, Events & Corporate Relations Manager at
Southend Hospital Charity, added: "Our well deserving patients will
also get the chance to meet Santa! We are so grateful to the
Towngate Theatre for this very generous donation, a wonderful
The performance takes place at 5pm on Friday 2 December.
On this date, every seat in the entire Towngate Theatre has been
dedicated to local children's charities.