INJURED TROOPS PARTY AT THE BRIT AWARDS 2015
TEN of the 200 tickets donated to Tickets For Troops by BPI for the BRIT Awards 2015 with Mastercard were offered to injured service personnel.
Military patients from the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Facility at Headley Court were given tickets to the prestigious awards ceremony and after show party through military charity Tickets For Troops.
This year troops watched first class performances from Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Take That, Madonna and Paloma Faith.
Gunner Christopher Cottrell, 24, of the Royal Artillery from West Wittering, Sussex attended from Headley Court and was formerly serving with the Royal Artillery on Thorny Island .
Gunner Cottrell said: “I would like to give a huge thank you to Tickets For Troops for making it possible for the Headley Court patients including myself, to attend such an exciting event. Seeing so many star performers was really special.”
Senior Aircraftman Michael Williams 27, from Aylesbury in Bucks, currently serving at RAF Marham.said: “I was not going to miss such a high-profile event and was delighted to have been able to attend the BRIT AWARDS thanks to the tremendous support we receive from Tickets to Troops. Being at such an enjoyable event is the perfect end to a hard day’s rehab at Headley Court!”
Norfolk based music fan, Sergeant Stephanie Wright of BSW, RAF Marham said “I would like to thank the donors. The tickets available bring friends closer and most definitely boost morale”.
The BRIT Awards team were extremely proud to be able to support our nation’s brave service men and women and will be looking to visit DMRC Headley Court later in the year.
PHOTO: Patients from the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Facility at Headley Court had a top night at The BRIT Awards 2015 with Mastercard. From left: Able Seaman Uluiviti, Able Seaman Emma Archibald, Corporal Kristoffer Purser, Sergeant Stephanie Wright, Gunner Christopher Cottrell, Senior Aircraftman Michael Williams. In front: Corporal Ashley Lewis