On Thursday 19 May the Baytree Centre opened its doors to friends, family and other special guests to celebrate 20 years of our life-changing work. The evening kicked off with a ‘surprise’ performance from the Baytree choir while guests enjoyed a variety of savoury canapés from
around the world.

ambassadors.JPGHelping to serve the canapés were Baytree Volunteers, Baytree Ambassadors (made up of girls who attend after-school activities and pictured in green), adult students and Baytree staff who were all also on hand to tell guests more about the Centre and its work.

 

 

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We were delighted that Lorraine Pascale (pictured left), from the BBC series ‘Baking Made Easy’, was also able to attend; later tweeting @BaytreeCentre with her thanks for the invitation and appreciation of the Centre’s hard-work.

Following a performance from Baytree’s streetdance group, The Funketts, and a song from our Into School girls, guests were invited to enjoy sweet canapés and drinks while the raffle was drawn.

The evening was a huge success with everyone from staff to volunteers to guests having a great time. We are very grateful to Gareth Edward-Jones and the women of Baytree for donating their time and expertise to make the wonderful canapés and to all our students and volunteers who helped make the evening a great success.