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Aerials go Underground for Cornerstone

Posted: 2nd November 2016

Aerials go Underground for Cornerstone

An Aberdeen nightspot will play host to a night of skill and athleticism this week as a group of local performers put on a show for Scottish social care charity, Cornerstone. The Aerials Underground event at the Underground club on Bridge Street will feature performances by Studio 202 and PoleOrama who will be showcasing aerial acrobatics in pole, aerial hoop, silks and hammock. Special guest band, Gypsy Roots, will also be performing at the unique event on Friday, November 4. 

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Kerri Bellingham, instructor at Studio 202 and Cornerstone Recruitment Coordinator, organised the event and said it was the perfect opportunity to witness amazing feats of skill and physicality while raising money for a very worthy cause.

She said: “Aerials Underground is the first event of its kind to raise money for Cornerstone and is something we have been planning for a number of months and we are extremely grateful to the Underground club for offering the use of their venue for free to host the event. A group of us from Studio 202 are already signed up to take part in the Cornerstone Chopper Challenge later in November, and the combined proceeds from both events will go to the Quality of Life programme – a really worthwhile cause that will benefit so many people.”

Cornerstone’s Quality of Life programme aims to transform the lives of people with disabilities and other support needs by providing access to essential specialised equipment, services and activities that might otherwise be unavailable.

Fundraising Events Coordinator, Louise Mackay, said: “We are delighted that Kerri and her colleagues decided to organise this fantastic event in support of Cornerstone and we hope that as many people as possible buy a ticket for what promises to be a fantastic evening. The money raised will help Cornerstone provide specialist support and services to adults, young people and children across the North-east with learning disabilities, physical disabilities or other complex support needs.”

Tickets, costing £8 – or £5.50 for concessions – can be purchased in advanced using PayPal by sending the correct fee to kerri_bellingham@hotmail.com along with your full name and email address for your ticket and receipt. Tickets can also be purchased from Studio202 on Market Street during opening times and from the Cornerstone office at Centurion Court in Aberdeen. However, due to licensing restrictions, the event is only open to people aged 18 and above.

Cornerstone provides care and support services for adults, young people and children across Scotland who live with  disabilities and other support needs. Since 1980, Cornerstone has grown to support more than 2,200 people each year, delivering services within 18 local authority areas across Scotland. More information on Cornerstone can be found by visiting www.cornerstone.org.uk

 

 

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