THE fundraising target of £10,000 from a week of live music in Southampton in aid of the victims of war in Ukraine has been reached.

A collective of some of the city's most well-loved musicians drew Southampton Plays For Ukraine to a close with a spectacular set at The 1865.

The AllStars were joined on stage by the mayor of Southampton Cllr Alex Houghton for a singalong finale rendition of Hey Jude by The Beatles.

It was the culmination of a fantastic week of free live music fundraising anywhere and everywhere in and around the city.

Iconic 80s act Tokyo Joe reformed for a special one-off gig for the cause.

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Organiser Martin Perry, who himself performed several times and turned troubadour for a £1,000 workplace gig, said he was proud of the city's musical community.

A few events are still to be added to the JustGiving fundraiser total.

Once counted, the funds will be added to Southampton Polish Club's efforts to support the people of war-torn Ukraine.

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