A CONCERT is set to take place in Wivenhoe on Friday as part of a church fundraising project.

St Mary’s Church, Wivenhoe, will be hosting Martin Newell and the Hosepipe Band on Friday, June 24, at 7.30pm in St Mary’s Church.

Mr Newell is a well-known name in Wivenhoe, and will be reciting poetry as well as performing as part of the Hosepipe Band.

Priced at £8, tickets – which also buy a glass of wine – are available at the Wivenhoe Bookshop or via the internet on www.ticketsource.co.uk/whats-on/wivenhoe.