The prestigious Legends of Industry Awards annual event honoured and celebrated those who have achieved outstanding success in their chosen fields of business and industry whilst raising crucial funds for Variety, the Children’s Charity, to support sick, disabled and disadvantaged children and young people.

The evening consisted of an award ceremony, fantastic entertainment from top soul band “Glad it’s Night and her Pips”, The children’s Signing Choir who did an amazing sign sing to Whitney Houston’s classic “The Greatest Love of all “, and vocalist Reece James

Partnership Sponsors Cerberus Group, along with sponsors A2E Industries, Reward Finance, Grant Thornton, Close Brothers, invoice Leonard Curtis Business solutions helped to ensure that it was a spectacular night of entertainment.

The 2018 Award winners included

Dame Kelly Holmes ,Professor Phil Redmond CBE, Mark Adlestone OBE DL, Jmmy Tarbuck OBE, Wayne Sleep OBE, Bryan Robson OBE, Christopher Biggins, Andrew Geddes, Kate Adie CBE, The First response Team BTP Manchester Arena Bombing

Lyn Staunton, Development Director of Variety North West Region, commented:

“We are always humbled by the outstanding achievements of each recipient of our Legends of Industry Awards, who have all excelled themselves in their chosen fields. We are delighted to have such wonderful support and interest from the business and corporate world”.

All funds raised will go to help local children and young adults and their families here in the Northwest.

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