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Miles for smiles

Miles for smiles We have two incredible challenges for you this year. ArcelorMittal Orbit Abseil Join Team Spread a Smile on the morning of Sunday 16 June 2019 for the UK’s highest freefall abseil experience from the ArcelorMittal Orbit, the UK’s tallest sculpture, located in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, East London. Descend the 262…

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Spreading Smiles with Trinny London

We are incredibly excited to announce a brand new partnership with sought after makeup brand Trinny London.  Trinny Woodall, world renowned fashion and make up expert, is the brains behind the makeup brand and she jumped at the chance to help us to spread more smiles.  To kick-off our exciting partnership, Trinny London is launching…

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Alexandra Shulman in conversation with Gaby Roslin

Alexandra Shulman in conversation with Gaby Roslin On Monday 14th January, former editor of British Vogue, Alexandra Shulman, was in conversation with TV presenter and host Gaby Roslin chatting about her time at the helm of the iconic fashion magazine and all in aid of Spread a Smile. An audience of 70+ joined us at…

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Irwin Mitchell pledges their support

Irwin Mitchell pledges their support We are delighted to have been chosen as Charity of the Year for the London office of law firm Irwin Mitchell. The national law firm’s annual charity initiative sees staff across 13 of its offices take part in a vote to select a good cause which they can support through…

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Feeling Festive at Chickenshed

Feeling Festive at Chickenshed We began to get into the festive spirit early on in December, as we took 30 guests to see Chickenshed’s A Christmas Carol. The Victorian tale had had a makeover: it was a brand new musical version updated to 1930s Britain. It was a real extravaganza – Chickenshed are an inclusive…

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Spreading a Smile with The Apprentice’s Claude Littner

Spreading a Smile with The Apprentice’s Claude Littner Recently we were set a rather enormous challenge: We know our entertainers are the best in the business at making children smile, but could we make the ever-stern Claude Littner from BBC One’s The Apprentice smile? We knew if anyone could make Claude smile, it was us…

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Bone Marrow Transplant Unit Visits at GOSH

Bone Marrow Transplant Unit Visits at GOSH Since April, we have been given special access to visit children in isolation rooms on Fox and Robin wards at Great Ormond Street Hospital. These wards are for children who need a bone marrow or stem cell transplant. They are treated in strict isolation before and after their…

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Smile Party ’18

Smile Party ’18 As the festive period approaches, it always means one thing at Spread a Smile HQ – the best party in town! On Sunday 25th November, we were delighted and honoured to invite over 300 VIP guests to our Smile Party at the London Marriott Hotel Regents Park.      The space was…

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Smile Gifts

Smile Gifts If you would like to send a more meaningful gift to your family and friends this Christmas or Chanukah then look no further! Send the gift of smiles! By making a donation in lieu of a gift, you will be spreading smiles and laughter to seriously ill children in hospital. For each gift…

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Mastermind Varun on BBC Children in Need Appeal Show

Mastermind Varun on BBC Children in Need Appeal Show We hope you all were able to tune into the fantastic BBC Children in Need Appeal Show last night. Perhaps you caught the special edition of Mastermind featuring the inspiring 15-year-old Varun Mahatme alongside comedian John Thomson? We had the privilege of entertaining Varun when he…

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