Sound Radio Wales’ 9 hour Northern Soul Marathon raises £226 for St Kentigern Hospice


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Sound Radio Wales’ 9 hour Northern Soul Marathon raises £226 for St Kentigern Hospice

Sound Radio Wales with a host of legendary Northern Soul DJ’s from the area helped raise £226 with your text donations.

On Sunday 27th January 2019 nine legendary Northern Soul DJs from North Wales with hosts Gary Carr and Steve Astley came together for a Northern Soul All Dayer for charity, 9 hours of non stop Northern Soul music.

Mark Speakman, Rob Lloyd Jones, Mike Roberts, Jonny Roberts, Harry Pritchard, John Roberts, Chico, Nigel Watkinson and Steve Buckley all gave up there Sunday broadcast the charity fundraiser using only 100% vinyl from start to finish.

The whole all-dater event was broadcast live on Sound Radio Wales broadcast from their studio at the Community Resource Centre in Kinmel Bay from 11am until 8pm, listeners also had the option to watch live on the website and see the turntables spin into action.

Listeners contributed to the show with requests of their favourite Northern Soul tracks and with donations via JustGiving.  All monies raised during the all dayer have been donated to St Kentigern for the fantastic work they do in the community.  An extra £100 was donated by Nigel Watkinson and the Seaside Sunday Soul afternoon sessions after the broadcast.

Sound Radio director Gary Carr said “It was a fabulous day and a great way to bring 9 legendary Northern Soul DJs from the North Wales together for a great cause, a huge thank you goes to them and to the listeners who donated during the broadcast”.

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You can listen again to the 9 hour Northern Soul All Dayer – HERE

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