Spread a Smile is a registered charity that supports the wellbeing of seriously ill and hospitalised children during extended hospital stays and treatment. Our services are available, free of charge, to all children up to the age of 18 under the care of our NHS hospital partners. We offer a host of activities and entertainment to support your children, their siblings and family while your child is in hospital or at home. Please see a list of our current activities below, each with details on how to apply/participate.
If you haven’t yet registered with us, please do so by clicking here.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to a member of your hospital’s play team.
Our professional entertainers make virtual or in-person bedside visits to children in hospital or at home. To book your virtual visit or find out when our next in-person visit to your hospital is, please email us on email@example.com or speak to the play team in hospital.
After School Club
Our virtual After School Club runs every Tuesday with an exciting schedule of creative art activities each week. All children and their siblings are welcome to join any sessions that interest them.
We love birthdays and would be delighted to help you celebrate your child’s birthday. If would like to arrange a Smile Party with one of our entertainers for your child and up to six of their friends, please get in touch and we’ll do the rest. The choice of entertainer and activity is entirely yours. more less
Spread a Smile Choir
We are always keen to welcome new songbirds to our choir, we rehearse a range of songs – everything from Disney to Dolly Parton! So if you are one of the families we support and would like to join this includes siblings too, please register your interest and we would love to get in contact!
We have had the pleasure of performing on Children in Need and at fundraising dinners. At Christmas time you’ll find us singing Christmas carols and spreading festive joy around our hospital partners in London.
Switch on Smile TV
Smile TV is our entertainment channel full of pre-recorded videos from our entertainers and special celebrity guests. Watch magic shows, sing-a-long to your favourite nursery rhymes, popular music and musicals, join in with art and craft tutorials, enjoy nail art sessions, yoga classes and much more. more less
Spread a Smile is now offering piano and singing lessons. These virtual lessons are booked on a one-to-one basis and are led by our talented, trained musicians. Click on the picture above to sign up and find out more.
Spread a Smile is now working with Fledge Tuition, Fledge provides online tuition in a 1:2:1 or small group setting with qualified teachers. Tuition is available for students in school year 1 through to school year 11 and topics available are English, Maths and Science. If you would like to know more please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Have Your Say
At Spread a Smile we are always looking to improve our services and we would really value your feedback. If you had time to complete our survey we would be extremely grateful. Feedback is anonymous and should only take a few minutes. Thank you.