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Telford guitarist raises more than £1,600 for NHS with live Facebook show

By Lisa O'Brien | Telford | Telford entertainment | Published: | Last Updated:

A father-of-two from Telford raised more than £1,600 for the NHS by performing a live music show over social media.

Jonny Kendrick playing guitar from his kitchen in Telford

Jonny Kendrick picked up his guitar and performed a live set from his kitchen in Hadley on Thursday evening.

The 36-year-old business consultant, who used to perform at pubs and clubs around Shropshire, raised the cash for NHS Charities Together.

The show was streamed over Facebook.

WATCH Jonny's show here:

Jonny, who has played guitar since the age of 10, said: "A couple of weeks ago on a Saturday night I was playing my guitar in the kitchen.

"My wife Katie put it on Instagram live without me knowing and people were messaging saying I should do something to raise a bit of money.

"I wanted to raise money for a worthwhile cause and chose NHS Charities Together.

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"I'm a massive Oasis fan so there was some of that, there was some Killers, a bit by The Cure and Kasabian.

"It was nice to give people a nice evening they could enjoy.

"It's been mind blowing at how much it's raised."

People can still pledge donations by visiting justgiving.com and searching for Jonny Kendrick.

Lisa O'Brien

By Lisa O'Brien
Senior Reporter - @lisaobrien_Star

Senior reporter based at Shropshire Star's head office in Ketley. Covering the Telford area.

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