Category Archives: Charity Events & Fundraising

Sky Dive At Headcorn Aerodrome

Headcorn Aerodrome, Shenley Road, Headcorn, Kent TN27 9HX Sunday 1st September 2019 Take the plunge of a lifetime with our Skydive at Headcorn Aerodrome and raise money for the John King Brain Tumour Foundation. An intoxicating thrill, a free-fall of 10,000ft in a tandem skydive with an expert instructor – what a rush! On Sunday […]

John King Brain Tumour Foundation

Such an emotional, exciting day. Thanks to everyone’s incredible support. £133,000 has been raised to purchase the life-enhancing microscope for St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Used more than 1,200 times annually on operations it will change lives. Here we have Laura King handing over the incredible cheque to Doctor Tim Jones, John’s Neurosurgeon and […]

Gala Dinner at Claridge’s Hotel 18th October 2018

The John King brain Tumour Foundation was delighted to host a Gala Dinner at Claridge’s Hotel on Thursday 18th October to help raise much-needed funds for medical equipment for St George’s Trust. The evening commenced with a Champagne Reception followed by a sumptuous three-course dinner specially designed by Claridge’s Executive Chef Martyn Nail. Jeffrey Archer […]

Golf Day at Trump Turnberry

It was a chilly, blustery weekend at Trump Turnberry, but this did not distract from the excellent golf played at the annual Academy of Culinary Arts Golf Day organised by Laura King. A special day for all the players and of course a lasting memory of the late Chef John King.

Trek China – 18th to30th April 2018

Trek China – 18 to 30 April 2018 A big ‘thank you’ for all your support and words of encouragement to myself and the team throughout our Great Wall of China trek. Day 1. We arrive in China and complete our first day in glorious sunshine. This challenging trek takes in stretches both of well-restored […]

£75,000 Raised Towards Microscope Will Improve Life Expectancy For Brain Tumour Patients

A leading brain surgeon today said a planned new microscope at his hospital will help him better treat the type of aggressive brain tumour affecting Labour peer Tessa Jowell. There has not been a breakthrough in life expectancy for those suffering from high-grade tumours known as glioblastomas in around 30 years. Baroness Jowell, 70, who […]

Team Loz

Team Loz I would like to introduce you to a very special lady Laura Hutcheson and ‘Team Loz’ who will be running the Hampton Court Half Marathon for the John King Brain Tumour Foundation on 18th March 2018. Here is Laura’s story Thank you for taking the time to visit my Just Giving Page, which […]