Category Archives: Charity Events & Fundraising

Holly King’s Video Diary for The Kilimanjaro Fundraising Trip

Congratulations Team Kilimanjaro! OUR SINCERE THANKS TO: Holly King, Laura Hutcheson, Ed Vokes, Amber Chaze, Allesandra Pasian, John Pasian, Sarah Hercock, Ben Rice, Jennifer Walklate, Josh Howell Our amazing team has raised an incredible £28,000! We are all so proud of this amazing team who battled hyperthermia, freak snowstorms and winds of 80 miles an […]

Our Intrepid Brave Trekkers Are Back Safe And Sound

Hi, The amazing team who battled hyperthermia, 2 freak snowstorms and winds of 80 miles an hour on Kilimanjaro are back at the Hotel. Holly said she will never take a shower for granted again!! As I am writing this I know they are celebrating the amazing journey.  Most of us who have climbed Kilimanjaro […]


Well done, to the Kilimanjaro Team on such a huge achievement. We are so proud of Holly King for raising over 5,000 so far, please keep those donations flowing for the John King Brain Tumour Foundation. We are a registered charity supporting the Atkinson Morley Wing of St George’s Hospital to treat brain diseases and disorders. […]

Kilimanjaro Team – Another Update

Hi to every one, I have just had the latest update from our Kilimanjaro Team. A hasty phone call from Holly saying was I sitting down, then the phone went dead!  You can imagine how worried I was. She called back and relayed the story of the previous night. They set off and after 5.5 […]

Kilimanjaro Team Update

Hi everyone I wanted to keep you updated on Holly and the teams progresses up the mountain. Day one was 30 degrees, so hot! Day Two halfway along the 6-hour trek a freak snowstorm hit the group.  They had no choice but to keep going and Holly said it was by far the hardest thing […]

The Kilimanjaro Team Arrive In Moshi

Looking refreshed and ready for the long trek ahead the KilimanjaroTeam arrive safely in Moshi They are taking on the challenge of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to support The John King Brain Tumour Foundation charity. Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa, standing at 4,900 metres (16,100 feet) from its base, over 5.895 […]

Charity Skydive Event

Skydivers jump to it to raise £10,000 for the neurosurgical department at St. George’s Hospital, Atkinson Morley Wing. A team of 9 made a leap of faith as aerial dare-devils in the first skydive in aid of the John King Brain Tumour Foundation. The group took the plunge from 12,000 ft above the Kent countryside […]

New Chairs for McKissock Garden

We are so happy to say the new chairs have arrived for the McKissock Garden and are now installed for all to enjoy. The famous Brain Surgeon Henry Marsh CBE commissioned the gardens to help with patient recovery however following Henry’s retirement in 2015 the garden was in serious need of some TLC. With the agreement […]