Sweet treats from the Dolly Mixtures

The Dolly Mixtures are Ann Huxtable, Pat Clarke and Sue Doncaster.

The Dolly Mixtures are Ann Huxtable, Pat Clarke and Sue Doncaster. - Credit: Archant

Accordion playing pensioners hit the right notes for cancer charity.

ACCORDION playing pensioners The Dolly Mixtures have donated £250 to the Breast Cancer Campaign.

The musical trio boasts a combined age of 220 years – but that hasn’t slowed a busy winter performing at venues in Barnstaple, Bideford and beyond.

Ann Huxtable, Pat Clarke and Sue Doncaster all took up the instrument in retirement and have only been playing together since 2012.

Ann said: “We are always impressed by the kind generosity of our audiences that have included Roundswell Diabetic Club; Northam Woman’s Fellowship; Springfield Day Centre; Marlborough Court; Landkey Village Hall; St John’s Ambulance Barnstaple; and Bideford Blind Club to name but a few.”


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Any groups or venues that would like the group to play for them can Ann on 01237 479352.

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