Teenager puts on music festival for food bank

Willow Mayes organised a charity music festival to raise money and food for Bedford Food Bank PNL-151214-143121001
Willow Mayes organised a charity music festival to raise money and food for Bedford Food Bank PNL-151214-143121001

A music festival organised by a teenager has raised £1,000 for the Bedford Food Bank.

Willow Mayes, 14, put the charity event, Foodstock 2015, on at Esquires music venue, which featured 20 bands and musicians across two stages.

Willow Mayes organised a charity music festival to raise money and food for Bedford Food Bank PNL-151214-143132001

Willow Mayes organised a charity music festival to raise money and food for Bedford Food Bank PNL-151214-143132001

On the night, assisted by a group of young people, Willow also collected enough donated food to make 485 meals.

There was also a raffle with prizes donated by local buisnesses, including an electric guitar.

For more details about the event, on Saturday, December 5, go to http://tinyurl.com/willowfoodbank