Launching The Mall Fund’s ‘Busker of the Year’ competition last week was none other than Executive Director of Capital & Regional, Mark Bourgeois. Keen drummer Mark launched the competition in The Mall Wood Green alongside James Cogavin from Lunson Mitchenall.

The real-life band mates took the opportunity to perform an impromptu set in the shopping centre which is trialling the competition before it is rolled out across the portfolio.

The contest offers musicians the chance to perform in the centre, with acts judged by the monies raised and the customer feedback they receive. The most popular act will win a day’s recording at London’s prestigious Cowshed Studio.