35th Anniversary Gala Dinner
On 7th April, Safe Child Thailand will be hosting its 35th Anniversary Gala Dinner at London’s Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington. The evening will feature top-class entertainment, a three course meal and an auction of fantastic prizes.
In 2018, Safe Child Thailand celebrates a milestone in its history of supporting vulnerable children in Thailand. It’s been 35 years since our small charity was first established as the Pattaya Orphanage Trust in 1982. Since then, Safe Child Thailand, formerly Thai Children’s Trust, has grown from a single man raising funds to support just one project in Thailand to a fully registered charity working with thousands of children across the country.
Our Gala Dinner is an opportunity to bring together our invaluable supporters, friends and partners for an evening of celebration and fundraising. We hope you can join us.
Amy Willerton - Host
Former Miss Great Britain, Amy Willerton won the hearts and minds of the British public when she took part in I’m A Celebrity – Get Me Out Of Here! in 2013. Amy was hailed as ‘The Beauty Queen of The Jungle’, finishing in 5th place. Since then she’s presented her own show on US TV, taken part in “the most dangerous show on TV” – The Jump, and has become a regular on talk shows including Good Morning Britain, Lorraine and This Morning.
Amy is an ardent spokesperson for the rights of people with disabilities and has first-hand experience of our work in Thailand, having spent time at one of our long-standing partners that cares for children with disabilities.
West End Kids - performing songs from Miss Saigon
West End Kids have been wowing audiences with musical theatre-based song and dance performances since 2001. The troupe regularly performs alongside the casts of professional West End and Broadway shows, more than holding their own despite an average age of just 15 years old. The company has performed at prestigious London locations including Westminster Palace, the Royal Albert Hall, The O2 Arena and Her Majesty The Queen's 90th Birthday Celebrations at Windsor Castle.
Thai Dance Academy – performing classical and modern Thai dance
Thai Dance Academy share a strong passion for promoting Thai culture to the world. Since 2000, Thai Dance Academy have firmly positioned themselves as Europe’s leading Thai dance troupe. Innovators of their art, Thai Dance Academy incorporate contemporary dance with traditional Thai dancing to bring you a modern style which is as rare to find as it is exciting to watch.
Vassilis – Magician of the Mind
Award-winning Vassilis is a magician of the mind. He combines techniques of magic, psychology and showmanship to create the illusion of extra sensory perception: he will read your mind, influence your choices, move objects with his mind and perhaps help you move objects with yours... Join him on his intoxicating journey into the mysterious, where paranormal phenomena are explored aesthetically in order to be debunked.
DJ SR - providing music throughout the night
DJ SR (real name Shomik Raha) is a professional London Disc Jockey who has been djing in London bars and clubs every weekend since the year 2000. Having built an established reputation with many bars, nightclubs and event companies over the years, he now regularly rotates at between clubs and bars, corporate events and private parties. DJ SR knows how to please a crowd and aims to have your head and feet moving to the music.
Book your tickets
What time do I need to arrive?
Arrival is from 19:00 with dinner served from 20:00. The event closes at 00:00.
What entertainment will be provided?
Music provided by DJ SR, performances from Vassilis - Magician of the Mind, West End Kids and Thai Dance Academy,
What are the auction prizes?
Auction prizes will include signed memorabilia and premium experiences including luxury breaks. A catalogue of prizes will be made available before the event.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Guests must be aged over 18 years of age.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
The nearest tube station is High Street Kensington which is just a short walk from the hotel. An NCP carpark is available below the Kensington Garden Hotel. A parking space can be pre-booked here.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
It's not essential to print your ticket.
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
If you can't attend please advise us of the name person who will attend in your place.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Contact Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0207 602 6203.