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War Child’s fundraising platform The Right To Dance has signed up 35 venues across the UK for its ‘Dance for Good’ initiative, in support of the charity.
As part of the initiative, venues including fabric (pictured), Patterns, The Love Inn, Corsica Studios, The Cause, WIRE, Ramsgate Music Hall, Cobalt Studios and The Mill will donate a part of their profits on Saturday, April 29, to the charity, to mark International Dance Day.
As part of the campaign, the charity has collaborated with Everpress to produce a limited-edition T-shirt, which has been designed with an illustration by visual artist Muhammad Fatchurofi. All proceeds from sales of the T-shirt will go towards War Child, and Everpress will donate an extra £1 for each T-shirt sold.
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It marks 30 years of work by War Child, having been set up in 1993, which helps to support children living in conflict zones – including in Afghanistan, Yemen and Ukraine – through providing protection, education and food relief.
The Right to Dance was launched by War Child in November 2021, as a movement to fundraise within the dance music community. You can support the initiative by signing up to its membership subscription. It offers event and music access, as well as offers with its brand partners from the likes of Gorillas, Audio-Technica, East London Liquor and more.
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Since launching, it has partnered with a number of key events around the country to put on events, and has hosted the likes of Jossy Mitsu, Bicep, Daniel Avery, Manuka Honey and Anunaku AKA TSVI.
Find out more about The Right to Dance and become a member at its official website.
See the full list of participating venues below.
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Written by: Tim Hopkins