Plans for our virtual concert on Monday, June 8 are coming together nicely, and we can report three more celebrity musicians have joined the line up …We are delighted to announce that Captain Gary Chilton, Colin Roy and Major Craig Hallatt have volunteered their services in support of our 2020 Purple Poppy Appeal launch.
Captain Gary Chilton is a serving soldier who shot to fame with the group The Soldiers. Their album was an overnight success and topped the music charts for several weeks. Colin Roy is a singer, songwriter and actor. He’s had leading roles in West End theatre and has toured the UK, Europe, America, Asia and Australia with numerous successful productions. Major Craig Hallatt is a military musician and an extraordinary composer. His enigmatic Elegy to the War Horse was produced as part of an extended play CD, and was gifted to War Horse Memorial.
Our celebrities will perform alongside Britain’s Got Talent favourite Colin Thackery; soprano Christina Johnston, actress Jenny Seagrove – who will make the appeal on behalf of our chosen charities and TV presenter and Strictly winner Chris Hollins who is our compere for the event.
Our concert is free to animal lovers everywhere and begins at 8pm YouTube. Stay tuned for log in details, which we will share soon.