Karen Woo Foundation backed by 80s stars

A Halloween fancy dress concert with one of the biggest bands of the 1980s is being held to help some of the poorest people on Earth.

The Karen Woo Foundation, set up to further the work of the Stevenage doctor killed by Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan in 2010, is hosting a concert featuring million album sellers, The Christians.

The event at Christchurch on Fournier Street, London on October 28 will help the grant-giving charity to support others like Karen, dedicated to caring for the health of children and their parents in Afghan villages where access to healthcare has been devastated by war.

Karen’s brother Andrew, chairman of the foundation, said: “Please come along and bring your friends for an enjoyable evening while raising funds to support children and general healthcare projects in Afghanistan.”

There will be an auction and raffle with what Andrew promises are lots of amazing prizes, and the best (optional) Halloween horror outfit will be chosen by The Christians.

There will also be music from salsa band Grupo Lokito and singer-songwriter Justine Frances and Elias.

Tickets are �20 plus booking fee from www.karenwoofoundation.org or �25 on the night.

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