Cello Concert Fundraiser with Orlando Jopling

On the 30th May 2018, RA-C together with Orlando Jopling, Artistic Director at Roman River Music and internationally acclaimed cellist, organised a Cello Concert fundraiser at St. Botolph’s church in aid of our work.

Orlando performed the first three Bach suites to an audience of over 200 people, the music was sublime and Orlando’s performance was remarkable.

Included in the ticket, RA-C’s pop-up café had prepared light meals, giving people a chance to sample Syrian inspired salads, as well as the much-loved Baklava dessert. As it was the month of Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting, the Pop-up Café also prepared apricot juice, a traditional and very popular drink that millions of households in the Middle East enjoy during the holy month.

We would like to thank everyone who came and made it a special night, we managed to raise just over £3000.00, which will cover rent costs for RA-C’s office for 9 months! This office is absolutely essential for our work, please do drop by and visit us when you are next in town.