The one-time lead singer with Slade entertained an audience of 260 at The Mere Golf Resort and Spa with tales from his music career.
Fellow guest speaker Martin Murray, from St Helens, told how he turned his back on a life of crime to become a successful boxer and family man.
The event was organised by Pat and Paula Loftus, from High Legh, who have raised around £65,000 for St Ann’s from their Christmas lunches.
St Ann's Hospice is almost 50 years old and does incredible work caring for those with life-limiting illnesses. We'd like to thank everyone for their generous support, especially the north west business community. Pat, Retired vice chair of Deloitte
Guests included footballers stars Paul Dickov, Dennis Tueart, Brian Horton and Kevin Moran, ex-cricketer Neil Fairbrother, Rugby League’s Paul Sculthorpe and Emmerdale actor Chris Bisson.