Raising money by moonlight.

This year’s ‘Movie by Moonlight’ – held in Royal Victoria Park – has brought in a record amount of money for the Forever Friends Appeal – the fundraising charity for Bath’s Royal United Hospital.

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The Appeal raises funds for all areas of the hospital – including the major fundraising RUH Cancer Care Campaign.

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Hundreds of people sat down to watch Baz Luhrmann’s Oscar-winning musical Moulin Rouge and gave generously in donations.

Katie Burfitt – who is development Officer for the Forever Friends Appeal – told Bath Newseum: ‘I can confirm the grand total exceeds £8,000 this year (over £6,000 of this is donations from buckets, with £2,000 corporate sponsorship and other donations from food stalls on the night.

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The team is delighted as it’s an increase on last year’s fundraising total for this event and we’re so grateful to everyone that came along.’