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Hayes Shop Grand Opening

Join us for the official Grand Opening of our brand new shop featuring a ribbon cutting ceremony, live music and refreshments. There will be 50% off all items in store during our ‘Power Hour’ between 11.30am-12.30pm. ...READ MORE

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Sydenham Shop Grand Opening

Join us for the official Grand Opening of our brand new shop featuring a ribbon cutting ceremony, live music and refreshments. There will be 50% off all items in store during our ‘Power Hour’ between 4-5pm. ...READ MORE

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Streatham Shop Grand Opening

Join us for the official Grand Opening of our brand new shop featuring a ribbon cutting ceremony, live music and refreshments. There will be 50% off all items in store during our ‘Power Hour’ between 11am-12pm. ...READ MORE

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Catford Shop Grand Opening

Join us for the official Grand Opening of our brand new shop featuring a ribbon cutting ceremony, live music and refreshments. There will be 50% off all items in store during our 'Power Hour' between 1.30-2.30pm.   ...READ MORE



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Cinderella

Will Cinderella go to the ball? Can the ugly sisters squeeze their size elevens into the glass slipper? Will the cast remember their lines? With jokes a-plenty (old and new), slapstick and ‘help’ from Ethel the pantomime horse, the accent really is on FUN! There will be songs too and dancing fro ...READ MORE


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Alexander Karpeyev

Recently featured as ‘One to watch’ in International Piano magazine, is a Russian pianist resident in the UK, who has performed throughout the UK and Europe and toured in the USA, Canada and Russia as a concerto soloist, recitalist and chamber music collaborator. Karpeyev trained at the Mosco ...READ MORE

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The FB Orchestra

The FB Pocket Orchestra was formed in 2012 by Paul Stevenson, Jenny Russell and Ollie Corbin after a cancelled recording project created some free studio time. Their self-imposed brief was simply to explore the popular music repertoire of the early 20th century. They feel that much of the detail ...READ MORE

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Julian Empett and Nicholas Ansdell Evans perform a recital of song

Nicholas pursues a busy career as a conductor, assistant conductor, pianist and accompanist. Nicholas works as a freelance repetiteur or assistant conductor at the Royal Opera House, Hallé, Philharmonia, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Opera Rara and elsewhere, and he is a regular member of the music staff ...READ MORE

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Guitarist Torrin Williams in concert

Torrin performed as String Category Finalist in BBC Young Musician of the Year 2018 He made his debut recital at the Wigmore Hall, London in 2017. At the age of 13 he was winner of the Concerto Class in the Croydon Music Festival where he performed the Vivaldi Guitar Concerto RV93 in D with strin ...READ MORE

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Acoustic trio Three Cane Whale in concert

Three Cane Whale is a multiinstrumental acoustic trio, influenced by folk, minimalism and chamber music. The trio consists of Alex Vann (mandolin, bowed psaltery, music box, zither and tenor banjo) Pete Judge (trumpet, harmonium, lyre, glockenspiel and dulcitone) and Paul Bradley (acoustic guitar an ...READ MORE

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Sorolla Piano Trio

The Singapore-born English pianist, Caroline Palmer, studied at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London with Edith Vogel and later continued her studies with Peter Wallfisch and Hans Keller. She won several prizes and also was a finalist in the Busoni Competition in Italy. Since then ...READ MORE

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Guitarists Ahmed Dickinson and Eduardo Martin in concert

When Cuban guitarist Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas first heard the music of fellow countryman Eduardo Martín he felt euphoric. Martín’s style has an expansive sense of freedom that taps into pre Columbus traditions, jazz, flamenco, pop, Afro and traditional Cuban. The guitar is his favoured instrume ...READ MORE

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St Bartholomew’s Piano Quartet

St Bartholomew’s Piano Quartet is a newly formed ensemble made from pure home-grown talent here in Sydenham. They decided to join forces for the love of making chamber music locally. Tom Norris and Alastair Blayden  play regularly with the LSO, as well as being leading chamber musicians. Ellie ...READ MORE

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Soprano Kate Royal in concert

Born in London Kate is one of the UK’s most sought after sopranos. She has sung leading roles at The Royal Opera House, The Metropolitan New York, Paris Opera and Glyndebourne. She is passionate about the song repertoire and has toured North America and Europe with her programmes ‘ A Lesson i ...READ MORE

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The Dulwich Players present Life x 3

Life x 3 is the fifth play by the French writer Yasmina Reza, written in 2000. It is a deliciously dark comedy set around a dinner party with two couples. Henri and Sonia are putting their son to bed when Hubert and Ines arrive for dinner, a day earlier than expected. As the evening degenerates the ...READ MORE


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Healthy Walks

We run Healthy Walks every Thursday afternoon starting and ending at the hospice. The group meets at 1.30pm in the Anniversary Centre at St Christopher's before setting off on a walk around the beautiful Crystal Palace Park. The walks last around 45 - 60 minutes and there is a choice of routes ar ...READ MORE


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St Christopher’s Carol Service

Stretch those vocal cords and get festive at our carol service in Beckenham. This year's service will feature the Norwood Wind Ensemble and the Red Hill Primary School Choir. Join us after the event to enjoy delicious mulled wine and mince pies! All funds raised will go to St Christopher's. ...READ MORE

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An Evening of Breathtaking Magic

On Friday 9 November, in celebration of their 70th anniversary, the South London Magic Society are hosting a magic show at The Ivy House with some of South London's best and friendliest magicians. The show will start in the main bar at 7pm with an hour of amazing close-up magic and then continue ...READ MORE

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The Primrose Piano Quartet

Join The Primrose Piano Quartet for an evening of Schubert, Brahms and Fauré at St Augustine's Church in Honor Oak Park. All profits from the concert will go to St Christopher's. ...READ MORE


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Run in the Sun Virtual Running Challenge

How far is the race? You can run over a number of days, or one day. This event is a great way to join #Run4StC without having to commit to a specific date and location. Need inspiration? How about running 100 miles across a month? Or a mile a day for 2 weeks? Or a Run in the Sun half marathon? T ...READ MORE

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Dog Jog Crystal Palace

The Dog Jog is a 5k event for you and your dog to get fit and have fun. This event offers a relaxed and fun atmosphere with no times and no pressure. A great opportunity to meet like-minded dog owners in your area. What’s more, when you cross the finish line you’ll receive a fantastic Doggy Bag ...READ MORE

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Virgin Money London Marathon 2019

Applications for 2019 are now closed Why not run, walk, hop, skip or jump a marathon for St Christopher's for our Virtual Marathon challenge? You can either complete the challenge in one go or split over any number of sessions! Enter online now View upcoming virtual challenges If you are ...READ MORE

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London to Amsterdam Cycle

After the success of our London to Paris cycle challenge in 2017, St Christopher’s would like to offer supporters the opportunity to Ride 350 miles through 4 countries, from London to Amsterdam, Europe’s most cycle-friendly city! ...READ MORE

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Compassionate Neighbours Community Choir Festival

Come and listen to some incredible performances by seven local south London community choirs for just £4 a ticket. And, as it’s Random Acts of Kindness Day, we’re also asking you to bring someone with you completely free of charge! In the spirit of Compassionate Neighbours, why not in ...READ MORE

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Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas and Catherine Lee

Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas is widely recognised as an ambassador both for the music and musicians of his native country, Cuba. A sophisticated virtuoso, the Havana-born guitarist has performed at prestigious venues across the country. He has given live performances on BBC Radio 3 and BBC London. T ...READ MORE

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Carols for St Christopher’s

Join Dulwich Friends of St Christopher's at St Stephen's Church for an evening of carol singing and performances from the Dulwich Chamber Choir and Sydenham High School Choir. There will also be readings from Helen Hayes MP, Huw Edwards, Rabbi Julia Neuberger and Lord Turnbull. Wine and mince ...READ MORE

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Carols for St Christopher’s

Join us at St George's Church in Bickley for an evening of carols and festivity with singing from the Chamber Choir of St George's School. The service will be followed by delicious mulled wine and mince pies, and there will be a retiring collection for St Christopher's. ...READ MORE

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Christmas Coffee Morning

Join your local hospice for coffee, cake, Christmas cards and live entertainment. This is our chance to thank our local community for their ongoing support. ...READ MORE

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The Big Half

The Big Half is a brand new half marathon in London, organised by the London Marathon. The 13.1 mile route starts at the iconic Tower Bridge in the heart of the city and finishes by the Cutty Sark in Greenwich. Runners can then enjoy a well earned rest at the Big Festival which takes place in nearby ...READ MORE

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Guided tour of the Cinema Museum, London

London’s Cinema Museum is devoted to keeping alive the spirit of cinema from bygone days. Set in historic surroundings in Kennington, close to the Elephant & Castle, the Cinema Museum houses a unique collection of artefacts, memorabilia and equipment that preserves the history and grandeur of ...READ MORE

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Exhibition: We will watch with you!

Dame Cicely Saunders pioneered the modern palliative care model and drove medical professionalism forward through her originality and innovation. She is a remarkable example of a woman who viewed her entire life as an enthusiastic adventure, provoked by every experience. ‘We will watch with you ...READ MORE

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The Carefree Singers and friends present their Summer Spritzer 2017

Join us at St John's Church, Beckenham, for an evening of light entertainment from a number of local amateur singers and groups. There will be refreshments and a craft stall available before the show and during the interval. The night will have a multi-prize raffle, with profits going to St Christop ...READ MORE

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Tea at Two bereaved carers group

Have a cup of tea and chat with other bereaved carers who understand your loss. When does Tea at Two take place? on the first Friday of every month at St Christopher's Hospice in Sydenham in the large meeting room opposite the Anniversary Centre On the third Friday of every month at Caritas ...READ MORE

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Walk Your Way

We are asking our supporters across the country to get together with friends and family and host their own Walk Your Way – remembering someone special for St Christopher’s when you #WalkYourWay. Hosting your own walk gives you the opportunity to make sure it is right for you, from wellie ...READ MORE

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Thames Path Challenge

Take on the Thames Path Challenge following England's greatest river - most will walk it, many will jog, some will run it, and all will have a special reason to push themselves. Our full Thames Path Challenge 100km route heads from Putney Bridge past Hampton Court to Runnymede of Magna Carta fame ...READ MORE

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Bungee Jumps

Calling everyone with a taste for adventure, Bungee Jumping is an activity that the vast majority of people are capable of undertaking. You can bungee jump for St Christopher's at anytime throughout the year. We ask that you pay £75 registration fee to cover the cost of your jump, then raise £ ...READ MORE

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Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon

The Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon takes place each October, starting and finishing in the stunning Hyde Park. Over 16,000 runners take part in the 13.1 mile route, showcasing the iconic sights of London through four Royal Parks (Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, St James's Park, and The Green Pa ...READ MORE


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The Dame Cicely Saunders Concert Series

The 2019 concert series is launching with Coco Bohème and Serge Pachnine on Thursday 3 January 2019 Our long-established series of outstanding concerts held at St Christopher’s Hospice, featuring professional musicians from around the world. Concert tickets include canapés and a glass of win ...READ MORE


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Fabric and Threads

Fabric and Threads is run as part of the St Christopher’s Social Programme of events and is open to everyone; patients, carers, bereaved friends and relatives, staff and volunteers as well as the community. Fabric and Threads is run by an art therapist. The group offers a supportive environment ...READ MORE

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Art for All

Our Art for All workshop takes place on a Tuesday from 2.30pm - 4pm in the Anniversary Centre and is facilitated by a member of the Creative Arts Team. The workshop is open to patients, carers, family members, discharged patients, bereaved families and community members, making it a fantastic way ...READ MORE

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Community choir

With no auditions, anyone of any age is welcome to come together to sing with us in a relaxed, informal way. If you simply love to sing then join us to switch off from the stresses of life and have some fun. We offer a wide and varied repertoire from many different styles and cultures across the ...READ MORE

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Death chat

Experience shows that talking about death and dying in the company of others can help to alleviate fears or concerns and enhance our quality of daily life. We know that in order to help with any anxieties we have about death and dying, it makes a difference when we are able to discuss things openly ...READ MORE

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Fabrics and Threads Group presents Textiles Exhibition

St. Christopher’s Fabrics and Threads group will be exhibiting a selection of their quilts and textiles work. Come along to an inspiring evening, with the opportunity to meet the artists and look forward to enjoying some wine and cheese whilst viewing these incredible works of art! ...READ MORE

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Skydive

Imagine standing at the edge of an open doorway in an aircraft flying at 12,000 feet - the noise of the engines and the wind ringing in your ears with only the outline of distant fields below. Now imagine leaning forward out of that doorway and letting go - falling forward into the clouds, skydiving ...READ MORE

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St Christopher’s Will Week

During Will Week a number of local solicitors kindly waive their fee to make or update simple Wills for our supporters in return for a donation to St Christopher’s. Legacies – also known as gifts in Wills – are enormously important to St Christopher’s. Last year over 23% of our wor ...READ MORE

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Virgin Sport British 10k

Starting on Piccadilly outside The Cavalry & Guards Club on Hyde Park corner, runners will make their way past huge crowds and London landmarks including the London Eye, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. The route proves hugely popular with both new and seasoned runners, attracted by the cha ...READ MORE

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Prudential RideLondon – Surrey 100

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 starts in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, then follows a 100-mile route on closed roads through the capital and into Surrey’s stunning countryside. With leg-testing climbs and a route made famous by the world’s best cyclists, it's a truly spectacular event for all ...READ MORE