We’re delighted that January 2020 sees us add another new hospital to our roster of regular visits – King’s College Hospital in Denmark Hill, south London. Spread a Smile will be visiting King’s once a month with a team of entertainers to visit children and teenagers being treated there. We also joined the King’s play…

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We’re so delighted that Metcalfe’s® has announced that Spread a Smile will be their charity partner for the next two years. Metcalfe’s® will donate a proportion of every sale of its classic Sea Salt flavour Charity Popcorn and Variety multipacks to the charity, with a total donation target of at least £30,000. Metcalfe’s® is the…

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Marina, our talented Head of Art, went to Great Ormond Street Hospital to paint windows on two of the wards to help spread smiles with a seasonal theme. Marina painted six festive windows on Lion Ward, including outlines of scenes that the children on the ward could colour in themselves. Marina also painted seven windows…

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A fabulous time was had by all at the Spread a Smile Winter Party on Sunday 24 November 2019. The party was attended by over 300 critically and terminally ill children and their families who the charity has met whilst visiting them in hospital. The party was held at the London Marriott Hotel Regents Park…

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BBC Children in Need Choir and Appeal Film

We hope that you managed to tune into the fabulous BBC Children in Need Live Appeal Show last night (15 November). We’re all so proud of the wonderful Spread a Smile Choir who performed as part of the Children in Need Choir. You can see a clip of their performance here. We’re now in our…

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We’re so excited that the Spread a Smile Choir will be appearing on the BBC Children in Need live show as part of the Children in Need Choir. The Spread a Smile Choir was established earlier this year and is made up of patients, their siblings and friends, who all gather together to sing. They…

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As the festive period approaches, it always means one thing at Spread a Smile HQ – the best party in town!  And this year WE NEED YOUR HELP to make it an extra special and memorable day for the children and families we meet on our hospital visits. On Sunday 24th November, we are honoured…

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Be one of the first to get your hands on a bag of Metcalfe’s® Charity Popcorn Sea Salt featuring the Spread a Smile logo. We are incredibly excited to be able to announce a 3-year partnership with Metcalfe’s® which will see funds donated to us from sales of Metcalfe’s® Charity Popcorn Sea Salt and Variety…

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Marina, our incredibly talented face painter, radiotherapy mask painter and Accounts Manager, was included in this year’s Happy List by The Independent. Marina was recognised for her work painting radiotherapy masks – making the process far less intimidating for children undergoing treatment by decorating their masks in designs that they choose. Designs have included football…

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We’re celebrating our partnership with Lola’s Cupcakes, who have been a wonderful supporter to Spread a Smile for the last six years.  Lola’s generously support our family events, where we take children, teenagers and their families to West End shows or concerts, by supplying delicious cupcakes for our guests to enjoy at our pre-show party.…

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