Teen who died from meningitis to be remembered at Welwyn Garden City concert

09:33 24 April 2014

Sarah Robotham

Sarah Robotham

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Musicians will pay tribute and raise money in memory of a teenager who died aged just 19.

The Doctors TonicThe Doctors Tonic

Sarah Robotham succumbed to meningitis hours after she was diagnosed on December 20 last year.

The Welwyn resident would have turned 20 on New Year’s Eve.

Good friend Will Newing has organised a gig at Welwyn Garden City’s The Doctors Tonic pub on Friday, that will raise cash for charity Meningitis Now.

The Doctors Tonic’s Green Room hosts the Summer of Sarah – in memory of Sarah Robotham show

It starts at 8pm and tickets are £10.

To see Will’s moving tribute to his friend, pick up a copy of this week’s Welwyn Hatfield Times, on sale now.

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