Teenager's one-woman charity gig

A music night is taking place in Seaton Delaval to raise money for the children's cancer ward at Newcastle's RVI.

Friday, 18th March 2016, 8:05 am

Singer/songwriter Meredith Cadman is performing in her own one-woman show at Seaton Delaval Community Centre on Sunday.

The 15-year-old comes from a family of musicians and performers and has been performing herself for three years.

Meredith’s dad Vinny Cadman won New Faces in 1986, and her mum Tracey Cadman was a West End performer before becoming a singing teacher.

The teenager has organised the event herself, with the aim of playing to 120 people.

A previous event that she held in 2014 raised £400 for the cause, and she is hoping to smash that target.

Meredith said: “I support every charity there is, but the children’s cancer ward has touched a soft spot with me and I just want to do something to help.

“I would like to be known for my music, but I want to do that by helping people as well.

“It’s so horrific what young people have to go through battling cancer that I just wanted to do something to support them. I just want to help others.”

Meredith’s one-woman show takes place at 7pm, with doors opening at 6.30pm.

Tickets for the event are £5 each, and are available on the night.