A second-hand furniture charity store held coffee morning fundraising event to raise money for a children’s dance club.

Epping Forest ReUse, raised £264 for Art in Motion (AIM) Academy of Dance, who provide lessons for disabled and able-bodied students alike in Waltham Abbey.

Epping Forest MP Dame Eleanor Laing also attended the charity event held at the Epping Forest ReUse centre on Bower Hill, Epping on Wednesday, July 31.

AIM Academy of Dance, director Holly Tant, posted on Facebook saying: “Thank you for a wonderful day Epping Forest Re-USE we had a wonderful time keeping you all entertained.

“Also thank you so much to Dame Eleanor Lang who came to support our girls and a fabulous cause. My girls were wonderful as always.

“Such a proud teacher yet again, so amazing to share with so many wonderful people what we have to offer and why we are different from the rest! Keep shining my stars.”