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Strictly Nugent returns to Liverpool’s Town Hall

Strictly Nugent returns to Liverpool’s Town Hall.

Liverpool based Charity Nugent, launches it second Strictly Nugent fundraising event, following the success of last year’s inaugural event.

On October 21st 14 amateurs will dance with their professional teachers to compete for the coveted Judges Championsand Audience Champions trophies.

Last year’s Strictly Nugent raised over £20,000 pounds for Nugent’s children’s services, this year organisers hopes to raise £30,000 for people living in poverty.

The dancers taking part this year are a mix of business people, teachers, fitness instructors, a nurse and Nugent staff.

One of the dancers, Frances Malloy, CEO of Health at Work, said, “I’m excited and nervous to be taking part, my dance partner, Ben is amazing, it’s a huge challenge but for a great cause.”

Normandie Wragg – Nugent CEO, and judge, said of last year’s Strictly Nugent:

“The dancing was exceptional, full of style and pazzaz and professionalism, the costumes, hair and makeup where amazing, the atmosphere was electric! It was spectacular!”

Strictly Nugent 2017’s main sponsor is Lynbrook. Ian Hayman from Lynbrook said:

“We had such a good night last year, helping raise money for such an important charity, we didn’t hesitate to be part of this year’s Strictly Nugent, being a sponsor and supporting Nugent is a privilege.”

You can sponsor all of our dancers and help us reach our target and support people living in poverty

Strictly Nugent will be streamed live through Nugent’s Facebook page, search for wearenugent.

The MC’s for the night are Paul Corcoran, CEO of Agent Marketing and Nugent’s Caritas Manager Marie Reynolds.

The Judging panel are: Liverpool’s Lord Mayor, Malcolm Kennedy, BBC Radio Merseyside presenter Jenny-LeeSummers, CEO of MDI (Merseyside Dance Initiative) Karen Gallagher and Nugent CEO and Chair of Mersey Swing CIC, Normandie Wragg.

This year’s Dancers are:

Strictly Nugent Main Sponsors: Lynbrook

Established nearly 40 years, Lynbrook has become one of the most respected print technology providers within the public sector, which can be attributed to strong values of personalisation and exceptional service delivery.

Lynbrook’s knowledgeable, accredited and friendly staff pride themselves on delivering managed print services to charities and public sector organisations resulting in significant cost savings using Print Management Software.

Specialised Design

Anthony Strode, Company Director is not only taking part in this year’s Strictly Nugent, but also has come on board as a main sponsor. He has been a supporter of Nugent for a while and has just opened Specialised Designs, which is part of Sefton Specialised Roofing and provide bespoke garden pods.

Trophy Sponsors: Sefton Specialised Roofing

Drinks Sponsor: All About Family

Each Dancers training is provided by a professional dancer from the following dance Schools:

Ceroc Addiction - Liverpool, Merseyside Dance Initiative, Jive Teddy, Dance Passion, Twilight Diamonds Dance Club

And finally, thanks to the following for providing amazing support:

Helen Wynn from Carrington's Catering and Chris and Nick from Image play

Nugent offers a diverse range of support to adults and children in Merseyside through our schools, care homes, community and social work services and social enterprise. We work at the heart of some of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged communities. We strive also to generate interest, awareness and an understanding of the issues they face and the impact of this on our wider communities.

We support on average 6,000 people each year. We are a major employer in the area, employing 650 staff and supporting 350 volunteers and we advocate on issues of justice and fairness.

The origins of Nugent date back to the 1800’s and the pioneering work of Father James Nugent (1822-1905) in relation to child welfare, relief from poverty and social reform. His work continues through Nugent and we are the social welfare arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Liverpool.


For further details on Nugent Care please contact:

Mike James, Marketing and Communications Manager

Phone 0151 261 2034/0758 119 4648 --

To donate to Nugent, text NUGE02 plus the amount, £1. £5. £10, to 70070.

EG. NUGE02 £10 to 70070

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