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Snowdrops for

St Christopher’s

Our Snowdrops have sold out

We have commissioned 1,300 beautiful Snowdrops, to celebrate and remember someone this spring, which will be displayed in a mass installation at the home of Charles Darwin during March 2021.

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Thank you to everyone who dedicated your Snowdrop

Our Snowdrops have sold out!

Your Snowdrop will represent those we have loved and carry forwards in our hearts as the green shoots of spring bring hope for the future.

When the installation finishes, you will receive your Snowdrop to keep forever in your garden, house or special place of remembrance. It will be your very own keepsake to remember your loved one.

Each of the 1,300 Snowdrops commissioned stands for one of the 1,300 patients we look after at any one time.

By donating and dedicating your own Snowdrop to someone you want to celebrate and remember, you will be supporting St Christopher’s to continue its vital work to provide the very best end of life care across south east London for those who need us most.

Our Snowdrops

Each Snowdrop is unique: lovingly hand-crafted from iron by blacksmiths in their Lincolnshire forge and standing 40cms high.

“As the white petals and green shoots of the snowdrop unfurl in the spring we are reminded of the renewal of life and our hopes for the future. A St Christopher’s Snowdrop enables you to remember and celebrate those you love and carry their memory with you”

Andrew Goodhead Spiritual Care Lead, St Christopher’s

Visit the Snowdrops at Down House

Down House

The installation of 1,300 Snowdrops will be on view for members of the public to visit at this iconic location within our catchment area.

Exhibition opening times

In light of the latest government announcement made on 27th January, the Snowdrops are due to be on display Tuesday 16 March to Wednesday 31 March.

During this period those who have dedicated a Snowdrop will be invited to their own special viewing, giving an opportunity for quiet reflection and remembrance.

Please note, the dates are subject to change to adhere to the government latest guidelines.

About Down House

Home of 19th century naturalist Charles Darwin, this English Heritage-owned site is in the pretty village of Downe, just south of Bromley.

Address: Down House, Luxted Road, Downe, Kent BR6 7JT

Find out more at english-heritage.org.uk

Ben and Sarah’s story

Ben will be remembering his wife Sarah this spring by dedicating a Snowdrop in her memory

Ben and Sarah

“I love the idea of the sea of Snowdrops and of having somewhere to go to specifically remember Sarah. It gives me a way to talk about her and remember her with the people she loved”

Read Ben and Sarah’s story


For more information about our Snowdrops for St Christopher’s
please email Georgie Grant Eaton at g.granteaton@stchristophers.org.uk