Festival-goers rock up and rock out at Sue Ryder hospice

Busk til Dusk took place at St John's Hospice in Moggerhanger on Saturday. Credit: Ken Lynch

Busk til Dusk took place at St John's Hospice in Moggerhanger on Saturday. Credit: Ken Lynch - Credit: Archant

It was a carnival atmosphere at St John’s Hospice in Moggerhanger on Saturday as the Busk Till Dusk music festival kicked into gear.

Busk til Dusk took place at St John's Hospice in Moggerhanger on Saturday. Credit: Ken Lynch

Busk til Dusk took place at St John's Hospice in Moggerhanger on Saturday. Credit: Ken Lynch - Credit: Archant

The Sue Ryder hospice – which needs to raise £3,800 each day to just stay open – pulled out all the stops with 20 acts performing across four stages.

A hospice spokesman said: “It’s been an amazing weekend at St John’s Hospice.

Busk til Dusk took place at St John's Hospice in Moggerhanger on Saturday. Credit: Ken Lynch

Busk til Dusk took place at St John's Hospice in Moggerhanger on Saturday. Credit: Ken Lynch - Credit: Archant

“The entertainment, stalls, and kind words of support have kept us all going.

“A big thank you to the volunteers who have worked tirelessly and given up their time to make this a success.

Busk til Dusk took place at St John's Hospice in Moggerhanger on Saturday. Credit: Ken Lynch

Busk til Dusk took place at St John's Hospice in Moggerhanger on Saturday. Credit: Ken Lynch - Credit: Archant


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“Bedfordshire has really got behind their local hospice.

“We just need time to recover now so see you all next year.”

Busk til Dusk took place at St John's Hospice in Moggerhanger on Saturday. Credit: Ken Lynch

Busk til Dusk took place at St John's Hospice in Moggerhanger on Saturday. Credit: Ken Lynch - Credit: Archant

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The 15-bed hospice opened in May 1980 and has been providing the community with palliative care and support ever since.

St John’s cares for people aged 18 and over who are living with conditions such as cancer, heart failure and lung disease.

Busk til Dusk took place at St John's Hospice in Moggerhanger on Saturday. Credit: Ken Lynch

Busk til Dusk took place at St John's Hospice in Moggerhanger on Saturday. Credit: Ken Lynch - Credit: Archant

For more information on the hospice ring 01767 642410.

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