9th Dec, 2016

Good Life star Felicity Kendall leads the way for charity auction

Shaun Reynolds 12th May, 2016 Updated: 21st Oct, 2016

BEST KNOWN for her role in the hit TV programme The Good Life, Solihull-born actress Felicity Kendall has put her craft skills on show in aid of Coram, the UK’s first children’s charity.

Joining the popular actress is current Dr Who Peter Capaldi, musician Annie Lennox and Gogglebox favourites Chris Steed and Stephen Webb.

The mini works of art are being auctioned on ebay with all proceeds from the ‘Cards for Keeps’ campaign being donated to Coram.

With the auction ending tomorrow (May 13) Paula Gorry, UK business development manager for Stampin’ Up – who run Card for Keeps – said: “Stampin’ Up has a long and proud reputation for supporting philanthropic causes and this is the second time we’ve run the Cards for Keeps campaign.

“With the kind help of some fabulous celebrities and artists, we hope to raise as much money as possible to support the important work that Coram does.”

Dr Carol Homden CBE, Coram CEO said: “We’re extremely grateful to Stampin’ Up UK for coming up with such a wonderful initiative.

“Coram has been transforming the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children for over 275 years and the arts have always been at our heart.

“Cards for Keeps offers people a chance to own a unique piece of artwork whilst supporting a truly valuable cause.”

The auction will remain live until 3.30pm on Friday (May 13).