A cover of the Band Aid song Do They Know It's Christmas has raised over £1500 in just a few days for Uttlesford Foodbank. Organiser Jonathan Scripps of Journey Through Performance put a call out for participants on social media. Singers from amateur dramatic groups recorded the song separately and sent their contribution to be edited together. The video was filmed on Jonathan's mobile phone around Saffron Walden including at Bridge End Garden and at the market on Saturday, December 19, abiding by the then Tier 2 social distancing rules with social distancing in place. He said his new filming and editing skills were partly as the result of this year's Covid restrictions, and having friends who are good in these fields who were able to offer support and pointers. The finished item was uploaded on Christmas Eve and promoted online. They asked celebrities who were online if they could support or promote the cause. Those taking part were Lucy Chappell, Keira Gibson, Rachel Crane, Lucy Glover, Bryony Kay, Helen Howell, Jonathan Scripps, Caroline Mackrill, Imogen C, Chloe Chapman, Matt Grady and Chilli the dog.

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