CREATIVE students from Cardiff and Vale College are set to perform at a gala for the deputy town mayor's charity.

They will provide the entertainment at a special fundraising event for Tools With a Mission on March 24 at the Paget Rooms in Victoria Road, Penarth.

The gala event will raise money for Tools With A Mission, a charity that takes unwanted tools, refurbishes them and distributes them among developing nations.

The fundraiser is being organised by deputy town mayor, Cllr Tracey Alexander as Tools With a Mission is her official charity for the year.

Former CAVC student Luke Andrews will perform solo at the beginning of the evening, before being joined by student band The Foundation.

John Lewis and the Angela Morris Parry Ensemble will also perform.

Amanda Coombes, studying a foundation degree in photography, will operate a photo booth for all guests to have photos that they can buy to raise further funds for Tools With a Mission.

Cllr Alexander said: "I am thrilled to be working with Cardiff and Vale College to raise money for Tools With A Mission.

"The students are so talented and helpful - their commitment to supporting us is commendable."

Cardiff and Vale College employment and progression officer Alyson Llewellyn, who helped organise the students’ support, said: "I am extremely proud of our students for being so keen to take part in this worthwhile cause.

"Not only will they be raising funds for a charity that does so much good work around the world, they will also gain invaluable experience that will help them prepare for the world of work."

The Tools With a Mission gala event will take place from 7.30pm.

Tickets are £20, two for £36 or tables of four to six for £15 per person and can be purchased from Tracey Alexander via 07916 709305, Foxy's Deli, The Spa in Brockhill Way or Griffin Books in Windsor Road.

Tickets can also be bought by emailing or calling 02920 250 250.