Comedian saves the day to open Clifton’s dementia event

Mick Miller

Mick Miller


COMEDIAN Mick Miller is set to open Clifton Hospital’s Dementia Carer’s Day.

Often referred to as “The bald guy with the long hair”, Mick will open the special awareness day at the hospital in Lytham which run from 10am to 3pm on Thursday, May 19, and is open to anyone, including the public, who needs advice and guidance about dementia.

There will be stalls from a variety of dementia-related services and staff from Clifton Hospital will be on hand to advise on a one-to-one basis.

BBC Radio Lancashire will be broadcasting live from 9.30am to 12pm and there will be entertainment including 1940’s singer Beverley Alexander,  Blackpool and the Fylde College will be offering 1940’s hair styles and there will be a vintage car on site. Coffee and cake is also being served.

Also on offer will be a raffle in aid of the Trust’s Blue Skies Hospitals Fund’s Peace of Mind Appeal to enhance care for patients living with dementia. Prizes include tickets to Lytham and Summer Days Festival, a day’s hire of a St Anne’s beach hut and a chauffeur driven ride in a classic car to Lytham Hall for afternoon tea.

Bobby Ball was due to open the event but has had to cancel due to unforeseen filming commitments but will be visiting the hospital and meeting patients on another date during the week. Bobby has kindly arranged for  Mick to be his replacement.

Updates of event details can be found at @BlackpoolHosp, and

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