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Larry King Hairdressing at GOSH

In July, Bobby, Katie, Katie and Elle from top London hair salon, Larry King, spent a day with us at Great Ormond Street Hospital. We wanted to give parents of the children we visit the chance to have their hair cut and styled as opportunities like this are scarce for parents of sick kids. The…

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Joseph and the Amazing Theatre Trip

On 3 July we took a group of 50 to see the brand new production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium. Our guests were treated to a pre-show party which included lunch and entertainment from our magicians, face painters and fairies. They then enjoyed the wonderful production of the show,…

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Spread a Smile’s Abseil

On Sunday 16 June, 25 wonderful supporters took on the challenge of abseiling for Spread a Smile. Our first ever abseil was held at the ArcelorMittal Orbit in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, East London. Amongst those taking part was a team abseiling in memory of Nikhita Char, who sadly passed away last…

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We now visit Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

We’re delighted to announce that we have now added a new hospital to our schedule, with our first visit to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, bringing our total number of hospitals visited to 6. We will visit the hospital twice a month; once with our team of entertainers and a second monthly pizza…

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ICBC Standard Bank partnership

We are thrilled to announce that ICBC Standard Bank has chosen us as their Charity Partner for the next three years. Rob Threadgold, Global Head of IT Infrastructure, nominated Spread a Smile to be considered for Charity Partner. Rob said, “I have seen first-hand how Spread a Smile can have a remarkable impact on a…

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Abseil for Spread a Smile

On Sunday 16 June, over 20 Spread a Smile supporters will be abseiling the ArcelorMittal Orbit for us. The Orbit is the tallest sculpture in the UK and is located in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, East London. The Spread a Smile abseil team will be descending 262 feet whilst taking in breathtaking…

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Spread a Smile Fundraising Dinner 2019

The Spread a Smile Fundraising Dinner was held on Wednesday 8 May 2019. Over 400 people were entertained by Spread a Smile’s wonderful magicians, and they heard about the work, achievements and ambitions of the charity. The fantastic Spread a Smile choir opened the evening with their debut performance. The choir is formed of current…

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Happy 6th Birthday to us!

To celebrate our 6th birthday in April, we were hugely fortunate to have a very special visit to GOSH with Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne, who spent time meeting and chatting to children and their families. We also had some special entertainer visits at GOSH, St Mary’s and the Royal London hospitals where we gave out walking…

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Mother’s Day with Trinny London

We’re so excited to reveal Trinny London’s video to launch their new FRESH FLUSH limited edition lip and cheek marvel in Mama & Katja. The video features five Spread a Smile children and their gorgeous mums in a special Mother’s Day shoot, ‘Why I love you’. Malika & Zaina, Shinee & Rowena, Lydia & Suzanne,…

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Pop-up & Shop

On Wednesday 20th March we benefited from the inaugural Pop-up & Shop event. It was the brainchild of the indefatigable Claudia Salem, who organised, curated and masterminded this fabulous event on our behalf. Located in the beautiful setting of Chandos House, an elegant Georgian town house in Marylebone, it was the ultimate shopping pop-up experience. A coffee cart…

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