Frocks out in force for Hospice UK Fashion Lunch

Jun 12, 2018

Lady Shakira Caine, Dame Sian Philips DBE, Patricia Hodge and David Sassoon were among the notable guests at an exclusive fundraising fashion event in support of national hospice and palliative care charity Hospice UK.

Around 80 guests attended the Fashion Lunch held at the stunning Mosimann’s private dining club, in the heart of Belgravia.

They enjoyed a drinks reception and lunch followed by the opportunity to admire a range of stunning outfits from an array of designers including: Dame Zandra Rhodes, Amanda Wakeley, Connolly, Nabil Nayal, Daniel Blake and Rachel Trevor-Morgan.

Other guests attending the glamorous event included: Lady Howard, the wife of former Conservative leader and Chair of Hospice UK Lord Howard, Lyn Schlesinger, Valentina Drouin and Fizzy Barclay.

The event was organised by Hospice UK and Merrill Powell, Chair of the London Fundraising Committee.

Hospice UK raised more than £21,000  from the event with all funds raised going towards the charity’s work to support hospices deliver the high quality care for people with terminal and life-limiting conditions and their families.

Hospice UK champions and supports the work of more than 200 member organisations which provide hospice care to more than 200,000 people across the UK each year.

Catherine Bosworth, Director of Income Generation at Hospice UK said:

“We’re delighted with the outcome of our first fundraising fashion lunch which has helped raise vital funds for hospice care.

“It was a very elegant occasion that combined fashion and fun. Our guests had ample opportunity to admire some eye-catching, glamourous designs over a leisurely lunch, in support of an excellent cause.”

Notes to editors

  • Hospice UK is the national charity for hospice and palliative care.
  • For further information about hospice care visit our website www.hospiceuk.org or follow us on Twitter @hospiceuk
  • Get all the latest news from the hospice and palliative care sector, as well as patient stories, on ehospice UK at: www.ehospice.com/uk

For media enquiries contact:

Suzanne Stevenson on 0207 520 8296 or by email at s.stevenson@hospiceuk.org

For out of hours media enquiries please call 07881 940 318.

 

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