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Nugent held its fourth annual dance competition and gala fundraiser, Strictly Nugent 2019, at the iconic Anfield Stadium, Liverpool last month.  


The event was a resounding success with the 12 dancers and their professional partners receiving standing ovations from the 200 guests with three couples getting perfect 10’s from the judges.


The Judges’ trophy went to Klare Rufo who danced the American Smooth with James Wilson.  Klare is the lead for the Archdiocese of Liverpool Primary School Improvement Trust.

Vicky Komrower, Dancing the tango with Anton Du Cooke was the Audience winner, Vicky a first-time dancer, is a consultant in acute medicine at Liverpool Royal Hospital.


Normandie Wragg Nugent’s CEO said:  ‘It was an amazing night, celebrating dance whilst supporting our children’s services, we are so grateful to all our guests for their support and the dancers who worked so hard.  The support we receive helps us go the extra mile for those in our care to help them reach their full potential’.


The event was sponsored for the fourth year running by Lynbrook IT and print technology providers, Director Ian Morgan said: ‘Every year we are overwhelmed by the hard work the dancers put in and are very proud to be part of this excellent evening to support such an important charity’.


The funds raised will help to support Nugent’s children’s services, Clumber Care, St Catherine’s Secure Centre, Nugent House School and Nugent House Residential.

Strictly Nugent rides high at Anfield

It was an amazing night, celebrating dance whilst supporting our children’s services