Inspiration for Laughter

Last night one of Inspiration for Life’s trustees, Chris Sexton, who’s also the Director of the University’s Corporate Information & Communication Services, did something amazing, something that would terrify most of us.

She stood up in front of hundreds of people in Sheffield City Hall, and made them laugh.  Made them cry with laughter, got them whooping and cheering.


Chris, and the other performers on the night, did it all for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, one of our partner charities, and the fantastic work they do in clinical research to find causes and cures, and in support for cancer patients.   Just over a week ago, 17 Inspiration for Life supporters ran 10k in Endcliffe Park for the same cause – and I bet everyone of them would pick running up That Hill repeatedly in torrential rain in preference to doing stand-up comedy in front of a paying audience!

And best of all, our Chris won!

Overall the event had raised £20k as of last night, and you can still sponsor Chris here:



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