'Rising star' returns to Exmouth to support RNLI

Profile image for RNLI_Exmouth

By RNLI_Exmouth | Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 09:55

Exmouth-born Rebecca Newman will be singing at the Exmouth Pavilion on 18 November as part of her 'Coast to Coast' UK tour. Rebecca will be returning to the very same stage she performed her first ever solo at the age of 14, this time headlining her own show.

The tour will feature some of the Yorkshire-based performer's latest work and raise awareness for the charity that saves lives at sea. During recent visits to her home town, local shoppers at the Magnolia Centre have been treated to bursts of her voice whilst promoting her tour. The former Exmouth Community College student's family have been helping publicise the concert around town, including her 80 year-old grandmother. Rebecca says:

'Not only do I hope my tour raises money for the charity, but I also want to create awareness about their fantastic work. The crew are volunteers and bravely put their lives on the line to rescue people who get into difficulties around our coastlines. I'm very excited about the tour and single launch. I've worked hard to ensure that the right people are involved and that my debut single reflects the outstanding work of the RNLI.'

Money raised from both the Exmouth and Exeter concerts will be contributing towards a new launch and recovery system for the Shannon class lifeboat arriving at Exmouth RNLI towards the end of 2013. Speaking fondly of her childhood in Exmouth, Rebecca says:

'I spent many happy summer days on Exmouth and Shelly beaches when I was growing up, so I always knew what the RNLI stood for and how it was run by volunteers.  When I moved to London with work at 21, I was surprised to find out how many people did not know the crew were volunteers or that the charity relied on the public donations to support its work. I hope to do my bit to bring awareness of the RNLI to a new audience and help inspire some fundraisers, lifeguards and crew of the future.' 

Audiences can expect to be thrilled by Rebecca's magical voice, performing masterpieces from opera, the musicals and pop. The tour will feature a selection of songs from Rebecca's three main albums, including 'Time to Say Goodbye', 'I Dreamed a Dream' and 'Fields of Gold'. Rebecca will also be joined on stage, by special guest, tenor Lance Vernon and the local Budleigh Salterton Male Voice Choir. 

Rebecca is recording her debut single with acclaimed producer, James Fitzpatrick and will be accompanied by The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. This is Rebecca's first single release which is a classical Italian version of 'My Heart Will Go On', (Il Mio Cuore Va) from the hit film 'Titanic'. 

For more information about Rebecca's 'Coast to Coast' tour, please visit www.rebeccanewman.net.

      

Comments

       
max 4000 characters
        
   

Latest Stories in Exmouth

       
      

Local Vouchers

       
  • Fairy & Pixie Photo Experience

    Beautiful You Photo Makeover Experiences

    Your little one will love this experience!
    With a large choice of dresses and outfits they'll be so excited!
    We have 17 Vouchers to give at this special price of £10 including a 7x5 print so hurry!

    Terms: Only one voucher per family!
    a refundable £20 deposit is required to reserve your booking.

    Contact: 01271440954

    Valid until: Sunday, August 31 2014

     
  • £50 off Botox & Dermal Fillers at Beresford Clinic

    Beresford Clinic

    £50 OFF Botox and Dermal Fillers at Beresford Clinic
    01626 777027

    Terms: £50 OFF Botox and Dermal Fillers at Beresford Clinic
    01626 777027

    Contact: 01626244661

    Valid until: Sunday, August 31 2014

     
  • Up to £450 off Neff appliances when you buy a System Six Kitchen

    System Six Kitchens

    We are delighted to announce an exciting new Cashback offer on Neff appliances. Available until 31st Oct 2014 System Six Kitchens Customers will be able to receive either £150, £300 or £450 Cashback.

    Terms: For Terms and Conditions please visit https://www.systemsixkitchens.co.uk/news/view/?rid=100254

    Contact: 01392349730

    Valid until: Friday, October 31 2014

     
   

Local Jobs

       
   

Search for...

       
        
Min price is bigger than Max price
        
Min price is bigger than Max price
        
Min rent is bigger than Max rent