Tag Archives: Fundraising

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 […]

Sky Dive – John King Brain Tumour Foundation

To all you fantastic  people who sponsored me. It was amazing but very scary doing the first 40 second free fall.  I was first out so had no choice but to leave the plane!! Huge huge thanks for all your wonderful donations.  We are hoping as a team to raise £10,000 so well on or […]

Charity Skydive Event

20th October 2019 at Headcorn Aerodrome Skydivers jump to it to raise £9,500 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 […]

John King Brain Tumour Foundation Fundraising Event

Many thanks to all who attended the John King Brain Tumour Foundation event recently held at Fortnum & Mason ‬in Piccadilly. ‪Big thanks to neurosurgeon Tim Jones from  St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust ‬ ‪Brain Surgeon Henry Marsh CBE and amazing support from Tony Woods of Garden Club London.‬ ‪We have raised over 200K already and on […]

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.