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Joy Division concert raises £21,000 for Epilepsy Society

Poster for 40th anniversary concert, showing Ian Curtis looking intense and singing at the mic. Set on black background.

We are thrilled to announce that the streaming of “So This Is Permanent”, a concert to celebrate the life of Joy Division’s front man, Ian Curtis, raised an amazing £21,000 for the Epilepsy Society.

Iconic Joy Division concert streamed free to raise money for Epilepsy Society

Poster for 40th anniversary concert, showing Ian Curtis looking intense and singing at the mic. Set on black background.

Monday, 18 May, is the first day of National Epilepsy Week and, poignantly, it also marks the 40th anniversary of the death of post-punk band Joy Division’s front man Ian Curtis.

Peter Hook dedicates song to mum who lost son to SUDEP

Julie Sims hugging Peter Hook

Peter Hook dedicated the last song of his set "Love Will Tear Us Apart" to Julie Sims at PennFest, who admits it was a very emotional moment.

Joy Division fan Julie wins tickets to Penn Fest

Julie Sims smiling and hugging her son Joey

Julie Sims, who has always been a fan of Joy Division, wins VIP tickets to Penn Fest.

Peter Hook to perform anniversary concerts in celebration of Joy Division and donate to Epilepsy Society

Peter Hook playing his bass at the Royal Albert Hall

Peter Hook has recently announced two anniversary concerts with his band, The Light, to perform Joy Division material. He will be making a donation to Epilepsy Society from the concerts.

Hooky says goodbye to Joy Division to raise money for us

Joy Division bassist, Peter Hook, held an auction on Saturday to sell his memorabilia to raise money for us. Nicola Swanborough, our Communications Manager, was at the auction.

Peter Hook to sell Joy Division and New Order memorabilia to raise money for Epilepsy Society

Peter Hook playing his bass

Legendary bassist Peter Hook is raising money for Epilepsy Society by auctioning all of his guitars and memorabilia from his Joy Division and New Order days.

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