Tuesday, 29 May 2007

Concert for Cutty Sark in Greenwich This Summer

Cutty Sark fundraisers will stage a star-studded benefit concert this summer after last week's blaze caused up to £10 million-worth of damage. The bash will be staged to raise funds for restoration work due to restart in the next few days - and organisers hope to coax huge stars into performing. Organiser Stephen Archer is keeping tight-lipped on the line-up, but said he would love local resident Jools Holland and Mick Jagger to sing shanties at the gig.

Donors wishing to help should log on to: www.cuttysark.org.uk, or call 0208 858 2698. The visitors pavilion next to the ship has reopened with a video story of the fire.

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