Tag Archives: John King Brain Tumour Foundation

Timothy Jones – Appeal for the John King Brain Tumour Foundation

Timothy Jones

Big thanks to Andrew Keeping Classical Guitarist for sharing this. This is a short appeal by Timothy Jones (Consultant Neurosurgeon at St George’s Hospital, London) on behalf of the John King Brain Tumour Foundation. Raising money to make a difference! Less than 2% of government funding for brain tumour medical research goes into surgical discipline. Join […]

Virtual “Gala in your Parlour” Dinner

Gala

Virtual “Gala in your Parlour” Dinner – Saturday 17th October 2020 Join our first ever Virtual Fundraising Gala event for the John King Brain Tumour Foundation. With plans on hold for our biannual Gala Dinner in London, we are delighted to be hosting our first-ever Virtual Fundraising Gala event, ‘Gala In Your Parlour’. It will be an evening packed […]

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 […]

Congratulations Kilimanjaro Fund Raising Team!

Congratulations Kilimanjaro Fund Raising Team!

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

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 […]

The Kilimanjaro Team Arrive In Moshi

Holly King's Video Diary for The Kilimanjaro Fundraising Trip

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

Charity Skydive Event

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 […]

New Chairs for McKissock Garden

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 […]