Actor Warwick Davis among the stars in Peterborough as glamour bingo raises £20,000 plus for charities

A charity evening brought more than a touch of glamour to Peterborough attracting 260 guests and raising more than £20,000.

Friday, 12th October 2018, 4:10 pm
Updated Saturday, 13th October 2018, 7:34 am
The celebrities from left, Barry Fry, Warwick Davis, Leah McFall and Kev Lawrence.

Blingo - a Glamour Bingo Charity Ball -was held at the Holiday Inn West Hotel and was supported by a variety of celebrities.

Stars included actor Warwick Davis, former runner-up of The Voice, Leah McFall plus Peterborough United’s director of football, Barry Fry.

Organised by Princebuild, of Peterborough, and the NSPCC Peterborough Business Support Group, it raised funds for NSPCC, Macmillan Cancer Support and LPUK.

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Some of the guests studying their numbers at Blingo.

Matthew Pudney, managing director of Princebuild, said: “Our idea was to raise a good amount for charity and create an exciting atmosphere by sending some guests home with big cash prizes and we achieved just that.”

“Tables for the event sold within days of going on sale and the celebrities who joined us on the night brought a wonderful mix of star quality to the room.”

Four games of big cash prize bingo were played during the evening with each one being called by a different celebrity.

After dinner entertainment was provided by singer songwriter Leah McFall, who performed three songs including her latest release Somber and her finalist song from The Voice, Loving You.

Warwick Davis and Leah McFall.

Other entertainment during the evening included a close-up magician, photo booth, prize draw raffle and a live auction with some fantastic prizes on offer.