Indie night raises more than £500 for St Albans charity

The Common People indie night DJs Colin Toms (left) and Ed the Saint presented a cheque for £570 to

The Common People indie night DJs Colin Toms (left) and Ed the Saint presented a cheque for £570 to Melanie from Centre 33 in St Albans. Picture: Jon Prayer - Credit: Archant

An indie night in St Albans raised £570 for a homelessness charity.

The Common People event was held in June at The Pioneer Club to raise money for Centre 33 St Albans.

DJs Colin Toms and Ed the Saint presented the cheque to the charity last week.

The Common People event was held in June at The Pioneer Club to raise money for Centre 33 St Albans.

DJs Colin Toms and Ed the Saint, who are also co-organisers, presented the cheque to the charity last week.

Organiser Jon Prayer said: "I am on their roster of volunteers. We look at local places that need money rather than the bigger charities.

"Centre 33 is small, it's local and that's what we were looking for."

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The charity is based in Spicer Street, and is entirely run by volunteers.

Around 450 people attended the indie night, and the tickets were completely sold out. The next one is on Saturday, October 19 and will raise money for Earthworks.

For tickets go to http://www.wegottickets.com/event/477888