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Knipfest raises £25,500 in memory of Grantham woman

Organisers of this year's Knipfest, held last month, have announced the grand total raised at the charity event was £25,500.

Held at the Kesteven Rugby Club, the 10th Knipfest was attended by more than 1,100 people and featured seven bands, including Crazy Ape, Hummingbird, Naturally Sourced, Abba's Angels, Liquid Brass, Side 2 Side and a Foo Fighters tribute band.

Organiser Phil Noon said: "We would like to thank everyone who helped to make Knipfest 2019 such a success and promise more of the same for next year."

Knipfest 2019 was as popular as ever. (12959359)
Knipfest 2019 was as popular as ever. (12959359)

Cancer Research will receive £12,750, St Barnabas Hospice £6,375.00 and Dove Hospice in Harby £6,375.

Knipfest is in memory of Grantham woman Julie Copley, who lost her battle with breast cancer in 2010 aged 41.

Next year's Knipfest is on July 4.


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