A FUNDRAISING event which took place at the Palace Theatre, Redditch has raised more than £3,600.

Local events company, ‘Valkyrie Events’ organised a show to aid the British Red Cross with their support efforts in Ukraine.

The show, called ‘Hand in Hand with Ukraine’, took place on Sunday, May 1 included a variety of performances such as singers, circus acts, and a fire performer.

Liz Sifford and Ryan Nelson, directors of Valkyrie Events said: “We would like to extend a huge thank you to all of those who helped out with the event including performers, backstage helpers, technicians, theatre staff and volunteers, local companies for prize donations, Rubicon Leisure and The Palace Theatre for the use of the building, and of course – the audience who supported us on the evening!”

The show was hosted by Mitch Miller – one of Rita Ora’s top eight performers on The Voice UK.