Flute player raises £150 busking in Sidmouth as part of 2018 charity mission

Nicola hopes to raise 500 over 2018 by busking.

Nicola hopes to raise 500 over 2018 by busking. - Credit: Archant

A flute player who has vowed to net money for different causes throughout 2018 raised more than £150 busking in Sidmouth.

Nicola Mirams, who lives in Leicester, set herself the challenge to help 12 causes around the country.

The 28-year-old began her fundraising mission in Sidmouth’s Market Place on December 30.

She spent 90 minutes playing for passers-by who helped her raise £157.27 for Sidmouth Lifeboat.

Nicola and family have been visiting the town since she was born, so she knew the important work Sidmouth’s independent lifeboat does. She originally aimed to raise £50 for the cause, but exceeded this target two times over. She said: “I just wanted to do something meaningful to do with music. I have busked before, but instead of doing it for just myself I thought I would do it for charity.”


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Nicola has so far planned performances up until March in Leicester, Cambridgeshire and Northumberland.

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