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Blooming Great Tea Party at The National Library of Wales to raise money for Marie Curie


A Blooming Great Tea Party on 24 June 2016, will help raise vital funds for Marie Curie, the charity which provides care and support for people living with a terminal illness and their families.

The event, between 4.00p.m and 6.00p.m. at Caffi Pen Dinas, The National Library of Wales has been organised by Côr y Gen – the Library’s staff choir.
Côr y Gen will host an afternoon of entertainment serving 'Cream Tea' to raise money for this campaign.
Tickets sell at £5.00 and are available from the Promotions Unit with a percentage of the proceeds donated to Marie Curie.
Every donation made from a Blooming Great Tea Party will help Marie Curie Nurses care for more people living with a terminal illness across the UK.

Organiser Rhiain Williams said : 
“We were inspired to host a Blooming Great Tea Party in order to support this great cause and to welcome people to Caffi Pen Dinas at The National Library of Wales to enjoy a cream tea and to be entertained by the Library’s staff choir: Côr y Gen.  We’re proud to be supporting Marie Curie, the charity for people living with a terminal illness and their families.”

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Notes to Editors

Blooming Great Tea Party is Marie Curie’s summer fundraising campaign which encourages everyone to get together with friends and family to hold a tea party between 20-29 June. Tea parties across the UK have raised over £4.5 million since the campaign started in 2008.  
Visit for further information, top tips and to register a tea party or call 0800 716 146. Follow updates on social media using #BloomingGreat

Marie Curie – care and support through terminal illness
Marie Curie is the UK’s leading charity for people with any terminal illness. The charity helps people living with a terminal illness and their families make the most of the time they have together by delivering expert hands-on care, emotional support, research and guidance.
Marie Curie employs more than 2,700 nurses, doctors and other healthcare professionals, and with its nine hospices around the UK, is the largest provider of hospice beds outside the NHS.

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