24hr Music Marathon this weekend (1,2 December) at Marlborough College to raise funds for the Bobby Cox fund
A 24hr non-stop Music Marathon is being held this weekend (2 / 3 December) at Marlborough College across a range of venues there in memory of Bobby Cox and in support of the Bobby Cox fund which in turn supports the Brain Tumour Charity and the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.
Bobby tragically died just over three years ago in July 2014 to a brain tumour when he was just five years old. He had been diagnosed only a couple of weeks previously with an aggressive form of brain tumour known as a Medulloblastoma, and despite an operation and excellent care at the John Radcliffe Children’s’ hospital, Bobby was unable to fight against the rapid spread of his cancer
His parents, Paul and Harriet both work at the College and they set up the fund in Bobby's name which has already raised over £150,000 for these two very significant organisations. That in itself is a pretty amazing achievement but it doesn't end there, and this week Marlborough College is hosting a non-stop 24hr Music Marathon, involving some 300 performers across the whole period to raise more.
Click here for the programme of events, or here to find out more about the Music Marathon from the Marlborough College website.
To donate, click here to reach the JustGiving page.