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Charity Events

2013 events

London to Brighton Bike Ride

In September, two members of the London Bridge Hospital team took part in the London to Brighton Bike Ride, raising £540 for Connect.

Imaging Manager, Joe Cornall, and Pharmacy Manager, Angela Munro, took on the 54 mile challenge, and are already recruiting members for next year’s event.

Christmas Carol Concert

In December 2013, we held our annual Christmas Carol charity concert in the church of St George and The Martyr on Borough High Street, raising over £650 for Connect. The service was led by London Bridge Hospital Chaplain and HCA Spiritual Co-ordinator, Gillian Garman, with readings from staff at the hospital and members of Connect. The service concluded with mulled wine and mince pies, which were enjoyed by all.

Read on below to find out what charity events we have hosted over the past few years.

2012 events

Charity Bingo Night in support of Connect

On Friday 2nd November, London Bridge Hospital organised a Charity Bingo Night for all HCA staff members. The event was a great success and raised just under £800 for Connect. Attendees played four rounds of Bingo, winning a prize for the first ‘line’ or ‘sandwich’ of numbers and a prize for shouting ‘Bingo!’ with a full house.

Charity Salsa Evening in support of Connect

On Thursday 28th June 2012, staff members from London Bridge Hospital and HCA danced the night away at a Salsa Evening to raise money for Connect. The event was a huge success, raising over £700 for the charity. Attendees received a beginners salsa lesson followed by the opportunity to free-style salsa dance the night away to the Columbian band, Bachetera.

Charity Pub Quiz in support of Connect

Following the success of the previous charity pub quiz, on Wednesday 2nd May 2012, London Bridge Hospital staff members took part in a second charity pub quiz to raise money for Connect. It was a great evening with 11 teams taking part. Team ‘Physiotherapists’ were crowned winners and the event raised £631 for Connect.

2011 events

Charity Pub Quiz in support of Connect

On Thursday 10th November 2011, staff members from London Bridge Hospital took part in a charity pub quiz, by forming eight teams they competed to become quiz champions and raised £500 for Connect.

Christmas Carol Singing in support of Connect

On Monday 19th December 2011 we invited Orpington Brass Band, to play traditional Christmas Carols outside the hospital together with a church choir, who later sung carols around the hospital war.