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ExtraCare's annual Christmas concert at Birmingham Symphony Hall

Hundreds of ExtraCare residents, staff, volunteers and friends will be attending a Christmas concert at Birmingham Symphony Hall this year (see press opportunity below).

Among performers at this year’s show will be the assembled ExtraCare choirs, comprised of residents from many of the Charity’s retirement villages and smaller housing schemes across the country, as well as former X Factor winner Sam Bailey.

If you are interested in attending this year’s show, please contact ExtraCare’s Activities Team on 02476 506011 to book tickets. The show is on Wednesday 25th November and begins at 1.30pm.

The annual concert regularly attracts over 1,000 guests from ExtraCare’s 31 retirement villages and schemes, including Bournville Gardens, which opened earlier this month. Future residents of Earlsdon Park Village, due to open in Coventry in Summer 2016, are also looking forward to attending.

Press are invited to attend as follows:

 

When: 12pm, Wednesday 25th November, 2015

Where: Birmingham Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2EA

Opportunity: A chance to speak to ExtraCare residents, staff, volunteers and friends, as well as performers.

Press contacts:
Richard Tower, Communications Manager
Mobile: 0772 055 3658
T: 02476 506011
richard.tower@extracare.org.uk

Lucy Clark, Communications Officer
Mobile: 0789 105 3062
T: 02476 507926
lucy.clark@extracare.org.uk

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About The ExtraCare Charitable Trust: The ExtraCare Charitable Trust enables older people to enjoy a healthier, active and more independent lifestyle in a network of inspirational communities. Founded in 1988, ExtraCare is a registered charity based in Coventry. It operates 3,831 homes within 14 retirement villages and 17 smaller housing developments across the Midlands and the North. Each Housing Scheme or Village has 5 to 18 social, health and leisure facilities that are accessible to over 4,400 residents and up to 5,000 older people living in surrounding communities.

For more information, please visit: www.extracare.org.uk

ExtraCare's five-year strategy (2011-2016) includes a £200m development programme to complete at least five Villages in Birmingham with the City Council, as follows:

  1. New Oscott Village, Erdington (opened 2010)
  2. Pannel Croft Village, Newtown (opened 2012)
  3. Hagley Road Village, Edgbaston (opened 2013)
  4. Bournville Gardens, Bournville (opened 2015)
  5. Longbridge Village, Longbridge (opens 2017)

For further information, please contact

Richard Tower, Communications Manager
Mobile: 0772 055 3658
T: 02476 506011
richard.tower@extracare.org.uk

Lucy Henson, Communications Officer
Mobile: 0789 105 3062
T: 02476 507926
lucy.henson@extracare.org.uk