A COMBINATION of beautiful music in elegant surroundings set the scene as acclaimed harpist Camilla Pay played at a fundraising event in aid of a Redditch nursing charity.

Camilla performed a recital at The Royal Crescent Hotel, Bath, which raised £1,000 for Redditch-based Cavell Nurses’ Trust, which provides vital support to all UK nurses, midwives, healthcare assistants, student nurses and retired nurses who are experiencing difficult times.

After studying music at King’s College, Canterbury, Camilla became one of the country’s leading harpists, playing alongside some of the biggest stars in popular music, including Beyoncé and Michael Buble.

Leonard Pearcey, of joint sponsors The Leonard Pearcey Partnership, said: “The event was a great success, thanks to the generosity of people who attended the recital and Camilla who gave a wonderful performance.”

Cavell Nurses’ Trust chief executive Kate Tompkins added: “We are delighted the event went so well and we are very appreciative of the support of the Leonard Pearcey Partnership, the Royal Crescent Hotel and Camilla in giving so freely of their time, resources and talents.”