CHRISTMAS OFFER Subscribe for £25 today CLICK HERE

Mistletoe Lunch raises £8,000 to battle cancer: Kent Scene

PUBLISHED: 09:07 02 February 2010 | UPDATED: 16:38 20 February 2013

Barbara Lowe and Chris Mitchell

Barbara Lowe and Chris Mitchell

Tunbridge Wells' Hotel du Vin was the setting for the first Mistletoe Lunch, a series of fundraising meals and events in aid of Cancer Research UK's breast cancer programmes.

Tunbridge Wells Hotel du Vin was the setting for the first Mistletoe Lunch, a series of fundraising meals and events in aid of Cancer Research UKs breast cancer programmes. It attracted 84 ladies from across Kent and Sussex and a combination of excellent food, drink and guest speakers, plus an auction and raffle, helped raise 8,000. Mistletoe events are the brainchild of Sandra Owen, Jayne Torvill, OBE, Chris Mitchell and Angela Roney, all of whose lives have been touched by cancer. During the reception and meal, guests took part in fundraising activities, including a Tree of Life, a 20 note raffle and an auction, hosted by Cheryl Baker, who teased more than 3,000 from the attendees. Guests speakers were GMTVs Dr Hilary Jones and Gloria Hunniford.

More from Out & About

Close to Sevenoaks and with links to not one but two famous leaders, Westerham is a small country town with a big personality

Read more

Let the Trust's series of festive events and activities help you enjoy a stress-free and fun lead-up to the big day

Read more

Join us on a literary journey around the Kent coast to see how it has inspired writers over the centuries

Read more
Monday, November 4, 2019

Barn or castle, golf club or famous public school - the choice is endless for couples looking to tie the knot in Kent

Read more

Bridging the gap between Kent and London, these two neighbours have plenty to offer visitors

Read more
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Our county has lent its name to a number of different items and places that are now recognised across the world and linked to Kent. Here are some that might surprise you

Read more

They're very different but just a couple of miles apart. Let's look at the ancient medieval market town of West Malling and the cutting edge community of Kings Hill

Read more
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Unveiled at the Turner Contemporary on 10th October, the new note will match the polymer £10 and £5 notes

Read more
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Being so rich in history, it is hardly surprising that Kent is also a hub for hauntings and ghostly activity. We have gathered 9 of the spookiest locations in Kent to visit if you dare!

Read more

This rural town in the heart of the Weald with a surprising maritime past is famed for its local food and drink and the traditional Kentish experience it offers

Read more

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Kent Life Food & Drink awards. Open for entries.

Subscribe or buy a mag today


subscription ad


Follow us on Twitter


Like us on Facebook


Local Business Directory

Search For a Car In Your Area

Property Search

Most Read

Latest from the Kent Life