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Nick’s Quiz Night and Raffle

  Jane, Steve and Nick aka Trio of Wheels, are cycling 350 miles in our London to Amsterdam challenge in memory of Richard Carter and Will Norris who both received care and support from St Christopher's. To support their cause and as part of their sponsorship, they are holding a quiz and r ...READ MORE


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Easter Family Day Charity Fundraiser

Situated in the centre of Farnborough village, between Bromley and Orpington, Farnborough Old Boys Guild Football Club (FOBGFC) is a very friendly yet ambitious football club. Join them on Sunday 21 April for a fun-filled family day of entertainment and activities and win some amazing prizes at thei ...READ MORE

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Wedding Fair

Join us for a wonderful evening of wedding products. We will have dresses, suits and accessories galore for all you husbands and wives to be to peruse. Enjoy a glass of bubbly whilst you shop!   ...READ MORE

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‘Searching for Meaning’ documentary screening

‘Searching for Meaning’ is a thoughtful and informative documentary with a wide scope. Directed by Jean-Francois Rodriguez after the difficult death of his own mother, the film explores end of life care and palliative care provision, funerals, spiritual care, attitudes to death and dying, and mu ...READ MORE

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BBC Horizon screening – We Need to Talk About Death

In this BBC documentary, Dr Kevin Fong makes a personal journey through the moral questions about death that face not just the medical profession, but each and every one of us. The question of how we die is one that all of us must face, and yet we avoid talking about it. Modern healthcare focuses ...READ MORE

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BBC Horizon screening – We Need to Talk About Death

Join St Christopher’s Hospice for a screening of the BBC Horizon documentary this Dying Matters Awareness Week. There will also be an opportunity to hear from staff members featured and presenter, Dr Kevin Fong who will form our Q&A panel. This documentary, largely filmed at St Christopher’ ...READ MORE

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Hope Church Quiz Night

Hope Church warmly invites you to their Quiz night in aid of St Christopher’s. Light Buffet and soft drinks provided, feel free to bring a bottle. If you are coming as a team you can book in advance by calling 01689 604295 or email info@hopechurch.uk.org ...READ MORE

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Meditation Workshop

Join Caroline at the Spa at Beckenham for a rejuvenating meditation workshop! There are many reports in the media about the benefits of meditation. But what is it and how do I do it? In this 1.5 hour session you will learn what meditation is, how to do it and experience different types and tec ...READ MORE

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Croydon Charity Walk for Peace

The Charity Walk for Peace is an initiative of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association - part of the UK's oldest established Muslim community. Inspired by the tenets of Islam, the walk aims to relieve suffering and serve mankind regardless of colour, creed or race. By bringing people together to hel ...READ MORE

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Clog Ceilidh

With professional caller Simon Wales and dance to the 3 piece 'Caledonian Reelers'. 11pm - dancing ends. Carriages (or tandems) - 11:30pm. Dress - comfy shoes, clogs not required (though we may give a prize for the craziest outfit). Only 128 tickets available so get them while you can! P ...READ MORE

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SALE of Vintage and Pre-Loved Quality Clothing & Accessories

From 1930s to present day Calvin Klein, Jaeger, Laura Ashley, Hobbs, Wallis, Burton, Lipman & Sons, White Stuff, Phase Eight, M&S and some great cashmere... All proceeds will go to St Christopher's Hospice. For more information,  contact Megan Rowland-Mitchell at meg.jim@virgin.net or ...READ MORE

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Warlingham Rugby Club presents Car & Bike Show

2018 saw the Warlingham Rugby Club's best Car and Bike Show yet, raising over £7000 for charity. This year, they are back in aid of St Christopher's and other local charities. Individual car owners and car clubs can show off their pride and joy. If you're not exhibiting, set your eyes upon a fabulo ...READ MORE

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Allegri Quartet

The Allegri Quartet, in its 65th year, is a string quartet that was founded in 1953 by Eli Goren and William Pleeth. It is Britain's oldest chamber ensemble and has played a key role in the British musical scene, working with well renowned composers such as Benjamin Britten, Michael Tippett, Elizabe ...READ MORE

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Plant Sale

This well established plant sale offers a fantastic variety of reasonably priced plants and is the perfect opportunity to stock your garden for summer and raise money for your local hospice at the same time. Refreshments and a selection of delicious homemade cakes are also available to enjoy in the ...READ MORE

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Open Garden & Plant Sale

If you haven’t visited our gardens at St Christopher’s Bromley before they really are a “must see”. The pretty volunteer led garden is a peaceful and calm space offering the opportunity for patients and visitors to enjoy the tranquil surroundings. The garden is lovingly tended by our Tuesday ...READ MORE

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Open Gardens in Forest Hill

Six very different gardens on the highest hill in SE London with spectacular views over London and the South Downs. The gardens are within a short walk of each other; help available (for a small donation) for those with mobility problems. See an evolving plantswoman’s garden, with prairie planting ...READ MORE

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Open Gardens at 103 & 105 Dulwich Village,

Two Georgian Houses with large gardens backing onto Dulwich Park. Homemade cakes and teas on the lawn with music provided by the wind band “Colomb Street Ensemble”. Once again there is a fantastic and plentiful plant sale featuring a great variety of plants. Please do bring your own bags for pur ...READ MORE

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Open Gardens in Sydenham Hill

We are delighted to feature three beautiful new gardens in our first Sydenham “Safari”. Join us for a stroll around the three different gardens, relaxing in the peaceful settings and enjoying homemade cakes and refreshments (teas served at Wood Cottage). Wood Cottage, Dome Hill Park, SE26 6S ...READ MORE

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Open Garden with Curios

This is a fantastic opportunity to see local gardening at its best. The allotments are a hive of activity producing a vast variety of fruits and vegetables. Some of the tenants will be available to share their secrets and chat about the finer points of horticulture. There will be a produce stall and ...READ MORE

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Open Gardens at Ridgeways, Hayes

Step into this attractive garden and a plant lovers paradise, packed full of vibrant blooms it is a haven for bees and pollinators. The garden was redesigned by the current owners five years ago and features a patio area, a small veg area and shady bed, a shaped lawn and meandering path set into dee ...READ MORE

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Open Gardens at the Allotments, Hayes

A fantastic opportunity to visit this closeknit community of growers and explore their 104 plot allotment including a pretty flower garden as well as some more traditional plots. The allotment holders will be around to chat and answer questions as well as showcase the huge variety of horticultural ...READ MORE

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Open Gardens at the Allotments, Petts Wood

This is a fantastic opportunity to see local gardening at its best. The allotments are a hive of activity producing a vast variety of fruits and vegetables. Some of the tenants will be available to share their secrets and chat about the finer points of horticulture. There will be a produce stall and ...READ MORE

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Open Garden at Orpington

Opens for NGS, cakes and refreshments sold in aid of St Christopher’s. This beautiful garden has been designed and lovingly maintained by the current owners over 23 years. The front garden has Mediterranean style gravel with sun loving plants. The rear garden is ¾ of an acre and is in two parts: ...READ MORE

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Open Gardens at West Wickham

After last years downpour we are delighted there is another opportunity to visit this beautiful flower-filled oasis. This charming suburban garden is full of colour, shape and interest. A previous winner of the “Bromley in Bloom” Premier Back Garden award it has a large variety of flowering and ...READ MORE

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The Spa’s Charity Quiz Night

THE SPA’S CHARITY QUIZ NIGHT FRIDAY 5 APRIL 7-10pm Brush up on your trivia for The Spa's Charity Quiz Night in aid of St Christopher’s. Tickets are £10 per person and include sausage and mash or chilli bean nachos. Single players are welcome and you can book your place in advanc ...READ MORE

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Racing at The Warren

Come along to The Warren to join the Metropolitan Police (Hayes) Bowls Club for their fantastic charity race night. Tickets are £4 per person or gather your friends and family and get your very own table of 10 for £30. You can also sponsor a race for £20 on the night and all in support of St C ...READ MORE


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Motorsport at the Palace

A fun filled day for the whole family, giving you the opportunity to see both old and new cars race against the clock to get the fastest time of the day. There will also be a display of bikes which will do a parade lap of the circuit each day during the lunch break. Other attractions will include ...READ MORE



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Make a Mother’s Day cupcake bouquet

Come and have a fun evening decorating seven cupcakes with a floral design ready to present as a gift in a beautiful bouquet box. The evening will cost £25 per person, which will include all materials, a glass of prosecco or tea/coffee and a piece of cake. There will be a raffle for a cake de ...READ MORE

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Quiz night and raffle

Put your general knowledge to the test with this quiz night in support of St Christopher's. There will be a cash prize for the winning team as well as complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits or you are welcome to bring your own drinks and snacks. Tickets £8 per person payable in advance. To re ...READ MORE

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The Art of Dying Well community dialogue forum

We all need to talk about Death, for aside from birth, dying is the only other experience we will all share. So why is it so hard to talk about it? Creating Conversations in Croydon will be hosting a Community dialogue forum, to include participants from different cultures and Faiths, as well as ...READ MORE



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Closed Classic Car Rally in aid of St Christopher’s

Do you like vintage cars and motorbikes?  For the 3rd consecutive year, there will be a Closed Classic Car Rally in aid of St Christopher’s, taking place on the front meadow at Coolings Garden Centre, Rushmore Hill, Knockholt, Near Sevenoaks, Kent,TN14 7NN.  This year it is on Saturday 10  ...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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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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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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Gung-Ho!

Gung-Ho! is a 5K course of inflatable obstacles that promises an experience to remember and fun for all. Participants can take on the course at a pace they are comfortable with and have a fun day out with friends. There is no age requirement but participants must be at least 123 centimetres/48 in ...READ MORE

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Twilight Walk

We're over the moon that nearly 350 of you joined us for our very first Twilight Walk. We hope you had as much fun as we did. We'll let you know when we've worked out how much was raised in total from the event, but in the meantime, a huge well done for your achievement and for helping both hospice ...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

Bookings have now closed, but you can still take on our Virtual Cycling Challenge by cycling 350 miles for St Christopher's - you set the pace, time and when (before 30 June). After the success of our London to Paris cycle challenge in 2017, supporters are riding 350 miles through 4 countries, fr ...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

We’ve teamed up with local solicitors who will kindly waive their usual fee to create or update your Will in return for a donation to St Christopher’s. The best way to ensure your wishes are met after you are gone is with an up-to-date Will. So why not sort out your affairs, get peace of mind ...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