The Caldecott Foundation host black tie dinner at Society of Lincoln's Inn, London - Social Event

PUBLISHED: 16:42 19 December 2011 | UPDATED: 20:27 20 February 2013

The Caldecott Foundation host black tie dinner at Society of Lincoln's Inn, London - Social Event

The Caldecott Foundation host black tie dinner at Society of Lincoln's Inn, London - Social Event

Kent charity The Caldecott Foundation hosted the signature event of its 2011 Centenary Appeal – a black-tie dinner and art auction at the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn, London – raising £35,000 towards a £750,000 target.

Kent charity The Caldecott Foundation hosted the signature event of its 2011 Centenary Appeal a black-tie dinner and art auction at the Honourable Society of Lincolns Inn, London raising 35,000 towards a 750,000 target.

The prestigious event marks the 100-year anniversary of the charity and was hosted by ex-Director of Christies Fine Art Auctions, Terence Rodrigues. The auction included 50 works donated by sought-after artists such as Ken Howard, Anthea Craigmyle and Ernesto Canovas, as well as work donated by Kent artists Graham Clarke, Vic Reeves, Karl Terry and Rudi Vizi.

It also included stunning modern art from children currently at The Caldecott Foundation. Based at Smeeth, near Ashford, Caldecott provides residential care for children with primary and secondary education in the Foundations own school with therapies to maximise each individuals life chances.

The aim is to raise 750,000 for a vocational training unit to help theolder children in their care learn skills, offering them a brighter future.

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