Search

Beckton’s Harry the Head rocks

07:00 01 September 2012

Harry the Head at the Hard Rock Cafe

Harry the Head at the Hard Rock Cafe

Archant

A giant mascot from a children’s hospice learnt about rock and roll after dining at the iconic Hard Rock Cafe.

The mascot, called Harry the Head, is fronting Richard House Children’s Hospice’s Rainbow of Nations series. Its aim to raise awareness of the hospice across the various communities it serves as well as celebrating the diverse nature of the capital.

Each week Richard House is focussing on a different continent and recently it was the turn of North America. Harry the Head, was treated to lunch at the Hard Rock Cafe before heading down to the Vault where he learnt about America’s rock and roll history.

Lucy Wedderburn, Operations Manager at the Hard Rock Cafe, said: “It was totally awesome to see Harry the Head down here having lunch and enjoying our delicious American fare.

“Afterwards Harry checked out our museum, where he rocked out on Gene Simmons guitar before chilling on Jimi Hendrix’s bench.”

Niall Couper, director of communications at Richard House, said: “Richard House Children’s Hospice already deals with a wide range of cultures and we are very keen to reach out to London’s diverse communities.

“Hopefully our Rainbow of Nations season will help, particularly at a time when the capital will be experiencing an influx of visitors from all across the globe.”

The season is part of the hospice’s Harry’s Million campaign, which aims to raise £1m to help pay for nurses and play and care workers.

0 comments

Latest Newham News Stories

09:00
The scheme is part of the £3.7billion regeneration programme for Canning Town and Custom House.

Plans to transform Custom House through a multi-million-pound redevelopment scheme have been given the green light.

Newham Council
Yesterday, 19:57
Bradley Quaresma was 'always smiling'

Family and friends have been paying tribute to a man that was found dead in a Stratford park yesterday.

Yesterday, 17:14
Police outside West Ham Lane Recreation Ground

A third person has been arrested following the death of a 20-year-old man in West Ham Lane Recreation Ground yesterday afternoon.

Yesterday, 16:02
Allied Healthcare will not re-tender for home care services in Newham after the CQC found it had failed to improve its services in May. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA images

A home care provider has neglected to improve its services after failing a health watchdog’s inspection twice in seven months.

Care Quality Commission

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Which book character do you share cleaning habits with?

Whether you have more in common with put-upon Cinderella, emotionally turbulent Jane Eyre, or easily distracted Mole, you’re sure to appreciate four sessions of free cleaning. Enter our quiz for your chance to win. All entrants can get £10 off their first clean when making a repeat booking.

Read more
£15k prize bundle

Imagine having the opportunity to win an incredible £15,000 bundle of some of the most amazing prizes available. Well, for one lucky contest entrant that dream could soon become a reality because we at MyOffers are offering an incredible free prize bundle that will make even the most hardened person wild with excitement.

Read more

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now