26 Oct 2021 Awareness raising
Leukaemia UK announced as one of five charities for star-studded event Shall We Dance? with Dame Arlene Phillips and Anton Du Beke
Leukaemia UK is delighted to have been announced as one of five charities that a new star-studded dance event, Shall We Dance?, will fundraise for when it takes place next year.
Dame Arlene Phillips and Anton Du Beke, former Strictly Come Dancing judge and dancer, will be taking part in the event as part of the judging panel, alongside former Strictly Come Dancing contestant Lisa Riley.
The big dance event will be held at Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse on June 22nd 2022. The evening is set to be an ‘unforgettable evening of music, dining and dancing’, with many celebrity guests already confirmed to be taking part.
Chris Corbin OBE, Chair of Leukaemia UK, said:
“Leukaemia UK are delighted to have been selected as a charity for next year’s Shall We Dance? event. We are very grateful to organisers Catherine Tyldesley, Liz Taylor and the Lynn Taylor Corporation for thinking of Leukaemia UK. Your support will help us to continue to advance research into kinder and more effective treatments, stopping leukaemia from devastating more lives and helping those who receive a diagnosis to continue to lead a fulfilled life.”
You can read more about the Shall We Dance? announcement in The Mirror article.
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