Concert for Ukraine To Be Held on Northfields Avenue

Fundraiser poster brings home reality of life in war-stricken country

Poster for event has been attracting attention

A poster publicising a fundraising event in Northfields has attracted much comment from local people. It shows a black and white photo of a shelled street in Ukraine with the headline ‘IMAGINE IF THIS WAS NORTHFIELDS AVENUE’.

The poster is publicising a Ukraine fundraising dance to be held on 21 May at St Peter and Paul Parish Centre in Leyborne Avenue. W13 (adjacent to Northfields Avenue). It features the band A Wing and a Prayer and friends who in a similar event in March raised nearly £4500 for starving families in Afghanistan.

A number of shops in Northfields Avenue are already displaying the poster and the world’s largest poster contractor, JC Decaux are considering putting it on one of their Northfields Avenue sites.

The poster itself was created by one of the members of ‘A Wing and a Prayer’.

For more information contact Alan Bignell on 07973 503323 or email

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May 5, 2022