British girl group Stooshe cheered up sick children at a hospice in London this week (beg28Jan13) by performing an impromptu gig.

The BRIT Award-nominated band made a surprise appearance at the Shooting Star Chase facility in Hampton, west London on Tuesday (29Jan13).

They met children living with life-limiting illnesses and toured the facility, and they also performed an a cappella set, including their chart hit Black Heart.

Bandmember Courtney Rumbold said, "Meeting the children and teenagers has been amazing. They are so full of life. We are so happy to be here and chill with them. We weren't expecting to sing, and it was more nerve-racking singing to the crowd today than it is on stage."

The singers helped launch a multi-million dollar fundraising drive for the facility.