X Factor and Dancing on Ice star Jake Quickenden to perform at Sparkle walk in Chesterfield

Ashgate Hospicecare has announced X Factor and Dancing on Ice star Jake Quickenden will be this year's celebrity guest at the Markovitz Sparkle Night Walk.

Wednesday, 23rd May 2018, 12:10 pm
Updated Wednesday, 23rd May 2018, 12:11 pm
Jake Quickenden, X-Factor star and winner of Dancing on Ice 2018, will be the celebrity guest at the 2018 Markovitz Sparkle Night Walk. The event is held in aid of Ashgate Hospicecare and is Chesterfields biggest fundraising event. It will take place on July 7.
Jake Quickenden, X-Factor star and winner of Dancing on Ice 2018, will be the celebrity guest at the 2018 Markovitz Sparkle Night Walk. The event is held in aid of Ashgate Hospicecare and is Chesterfields biggest fundraising event. It will take place on July 7.

The singer and reality TV personality will be performing on stage at the event, which starts and finishes at the Proact Stadium, on July 7.

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Jake, 29, said: “It’s such a privilege to support Ashgate Hospicecare. I lost both my dad and brother to cancer and can say that it makes such a difference to the lives of families to know that the people they love most in the world are being well looked after throughout such a horrible illness.”

While Jack Wood, events manager at Ashgate Hospicecare, said: “We’re incredibly excited to have Jake Quickenden on board.”

Sign up for the event at www.sparklenightwalk.org.uk.