A CHOIR has raised more than £1,900 for charity.

Allegro will perform a fundraising concert on Saturday, July 12 at St Clement’s Church, Leigh, from 7.30pm.

The evening will be the fourth in a season of concerts in May, June and July raising funds for Help for Heroes and East Anglia Children's Hospices.

Concerts at St Barnabas, St Augustine’s and Benfleet Methodist have already raised over £1,900 and with the concert at St Clement’s the group hopes to reach their target of £2,500 in total for the season.

Allegro was established in November 2013 by a group of friends. All the members are experienced singers, but this is the first time they have all sung together.

Choir member Rob Gray said: “The theme of the concert will be Night and Day, a celebration of music from dawn to dusk, with music from traditional choral arrangements to popular modern composer Eric Whitacre, from hit musicals and Gilbert and Sullivan to an eight-part arrangement of Cole Porter’s The Way You Look Tonight.”

Tickets cost £10.

To reserve tickets phone the Allegro box office on 01268 751303.