A song that was written for and inspired by brave toddler Anya Bentham will be played live in Chester this weekend (November 2 and 3).

For You (Song For Anya) was penned by up-and-coming performer Emma Wells in a bid to raise money for the two-year-old’s campaign.

The musician, who lives in Helsby with her husband Simon and three sons, hopes the track will also help to spread awareness of aggressive childhood cancer neuroblastoma, which Anya has been bravely battling since October last year.

Emma, 30, was named Caffe Nero’s Artist of the Month for October and has spent the past six weeks touring coffee shops up and down the country.

On Sunday, she will perform at the Foregate Street shop and is hoping that Anya, who is originally from Connah’s Quay, but now lives in Waverton, Chester, will be able to come and hear her sing the song live.

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Emma told the Chronicle : “The single has taken off really well. I won’t be able to find out the total sales until the beginning of December but its great to see how many people are sharing and commenting on it.

“I’m really hoping Anya will be able to come.I have been singing an acoustic version of the song on tour - trying to plug it as much as possible, but Sunday will be the first time everyone who helped create the song has come together to perform it.”

Emma’s tour has seen her perform at Caffe Nero branches as far as Leeds, Cardiff and Bath.

She added: “I’ve loved every minute on tour – its great to be able to get my music further afield and to help raise awareness of Anya and neuroblastoma.”

Anya’s mum, Naomi Stanley, said: “Emma has done fantastically well with the song. We feel humbled that Anya’s fight has inspired Emma.

“We hope that this song will be downloaded and listened to far and wide so we can continue to raise awareness for Anya’s Appeal and also for neuroblastoma.”

For You (Song For Anya) is available on iTunes for 79p and all proceeds will go directly to the appeal.