Student raises funds for Botswana World Challenge trip by playing Disney songs in Buckingham

Millie Rees performing in Buckingham last weekend
Millie Rees performing in Buckingham last weekend

New Year shoppers in Buckingham enjoyed a treat for the ears as Paulerspury resident Millie Rees entertained them by playing tunes on her clarinet.

Millie, 17, a pupil at Sponne School in Towcester, was busking to raise funds to travel to Botswana in Africa for a World Challenge trip in July 2020.

Millie was playing tunes from 'The Big Book of Disney Songs and said: "I tend to perform for an hour or so on Saturday mornings and have done so for a while now.

“I do the parkrun in Buckingham and then come and perform after that.

"I make about £40 each time which all helps.”

Millie says her favourite Disney number to perform is Can You Feel The Love Tonight from The Lion King.

She said: "I am a big fan of Disney movies and children passing by recognise the tunes which is nice.

"When I go to Botswana I am going to be involved in a community building project for a school.

"I am hoping to do a bit of trekking, go on safari and get some inspiration for my product design work."