Finalist revealed for Charity Challenge

Last year's winner Kingsley Judd
Last year's winner Kingsley Judd
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The 14 acts have now been chosen for the Lancashire Evening Post Furness Charity Challenge final at the Lancaster Grand Theatre on January 19 when they will take to the stage to win a share of more than £3,000 in cash prizes for their chosen charities.

Videos of all of the finalists can be seen at

The finalists will compete for prizes of £1,000 for first place, £750 for second place, and £500 for third place, with £100 for each of the other finalists so that all of the charities represented on stage will benefit.

The Charity Challenge final starts at 7pm.

Tickets are £5 each or £15 for a family ticket of four and available through Lancaster Grand Theatre box office tel 01524 64695 or by visiting

A huge range of charities is represented by LEP finalists including Ryan Cregan from Blackpool (Big One Productions), Ben and Ruby Long from Preston (St Catherine’s Hospice), Melissa Gardner from Lancaster (Lancaster Twins Appeal), Danielle Holmes from Clitheroe (Geneses Breast Cancer Prevention Centre), Andrew Farringdon from Preston (The Foxton Centre), Rebecca Duckworth from Preston (St Catherine’s Hospice), Cara Hughes from Morecambe (Stanley’s Youth and Community Centre),

Sarah Wane, Marketing Support Manager for the Furness, says: “We have some fantastic charities represented by some fantastic performers and it left the judges with an incredibly tough job to select the finalists.

“The Furness Charity Challenge aims to make everyone aware of the need to support charities now, more than ever, and the final will be a fantastic night of fun and entertainment. “

Furness Building Society prides itself on supporting local charities and has more than 20 charity and affinity accounts linked to good causes.