Royal Garden Hotel gives SMART gift to local charity

Royal Garden Hotel gives SMART gift to local charity

St Mary Abbotts Rehabilitation and Training (SMART) recently received a £18,000 donation from the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington after employees fundraised for 18 months. The donation is to go towards the continuous running of the projects on offer at SMART from floristry, gardening, stop smoking services and IT. Since...

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BWW Mind to premiere film in Victoria to promote mental health

BWW Mind to premiere film in Victoria to promote mental health

BWW (Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster) Mind have planned an exclusive film screening at the Curzon Victoria, which will premiere its new mental health film on October 10th, World Mental Health Day. The charity BWW Mind has provided services and support to people living in a number of London boroughs for...

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The winners from last week’s Octavia Awards

The winners from last week’s Octavia Awards

London community organisation Octavia celebrated the invaluable work of all of its wonderful volunteers at an awards evening at Lambeth Palace yesterday (Thursday 28 June). The event shined a light on the work of the many and varied contributions that Octavia volunteers make to the lives of people living in central...

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Volunteers to be celebrated at Octavia awards ceremony at Lambeth Palace

Volunteers to be celebrated at Octavia awards ceremony at Lambeth Palace

Octavia will be celebrating the work of their volunteers with an awards ceremony at Lambeth Palace on Thursday 28th June. Volunteers work with people living in the boroughs of Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea, offering support and company. Awards will be distributed by the actress Tasmin Greig, and fall into...

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Actress to host screening of film inspired by her Parkinson’s diagnosis at Everyman Baker Street

Actress to host screening of film inspired by her Parkinson’s diagnosis at Everyman Baker Street

A special screening of an inspiring film written by and starring an actress who has Parkinson’s is being screened at The Everyman Cinema, Baker Street, on Sunday 24 June at 11am in aid of the charity Parkinson’s UK.  ‘Kinetics: Parkour and Parkinson’s’ is based on the experiences of Sue Wylie, 57, who was diagnosed with...

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Royal Academy of Music student to host classical concert at the iconic St John’s Smiths Square in London for Parkinson’s UK

Royal Academy of Music student to host classical concert at the iconic St John’s Smiths Square in London for Parkinson’s UK

Henry Kennedy, conductor of The Tonerl Symphony Orchestra, will be holding a very special concert at St John’s Smith Square for Parkinson’s UK. ‘Vienna in the Square’ will take place on 15th June at 7:30pm with The Tonerl Symphony Orchestra featuring some of London’s finest young musicians, coming together for a unique...

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World-renowned opera singers gather in support of cancer research

World-renowned opera singers gather in support of cancer research

Some of the country’s finest opera singers will be gathering at the intimate setting of Spencer House on Thursday 22nd May to celebrate and support The Institute of Cancer Research, London. Featuring opera singers Ann Murray, Louise Kemeny, Toby Spence and Matthew Rose, the event will be raising money for...

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London woman steps closer to a cure for Parkinson’s at Kensington Gardens

London woman steps closer to a cure for Parkinson’s at Kensington Gardens

Sophie Zovighian from Kensington will be stepping closer to a cure for Parkinson’s by taking part in the Walk for Parkinson’s fundraising event at Kensington Gardens on Sunday 29 April. The 29-year-old decided to get involved in the charity Parkinson’s UK’s annual walk in memory of her dad who had...

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Royal Trinity Hospice announces free events for Dying Matters awareness wee

Royal Trinity Hospice announces free events for Dying Matters awareness wee

Royal Trinity Hospice has announced its programme of free events for Dying Matters week, the annual national awareness campaign which aims to open up the national conversation talking about dying, death and bereavement. The hospice, which provides free end of life care to people across central and south west London,...

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Walkers in London asked to unite against Parkinson’s

Walkers in London asked to unite against Parkinson’s

London residents are being asked to unite with thousands of people across the UK and Walk for Parkinson’s at Kensington Gardens on Sunday 29 April. The event will raise vital funds for the charity Parkinson’s UK, and is one of many walks taking place all over the UK throughout 2018....

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