An update on the number of people attending Hospice of Hope’s Belmond British Pullman trip on 25th November reveals that the opportunity to book seats on this fabulous trip is nearly over as only 25 seats are still available! A number of Patrons of the Charity who will be attending are to be announced shortly and we are delighted to confirm that Marius Lepure (the famous ballroom dancer married to Strictly Come Dancing’s Oti Mabuse) is hoping to meet lots of passengers! Hospices of Hope is urging that those people who are expecting to attend to book without further delay to avoid disappointment! Details are shown below…..

Expect luxury, glamour and a dash of adventure as the spectacular Belmond British Pullman travels for six hours through the Kent countryside! Marvel at the stunning carriages with their exquisite marquetry, vintage lighting and heritage upholstery! Sip champagne to celebrate your special occasion as the train draws away from London Waterloo! Anticipate the best seasonal fare as you tuck into an expertly-crafted, sumptuous 5-course meal with wine!

Hospices of Hope has exclusively booked the train to mark their 30th Pearl Anniversary on 25th November and welcomes everybody to join them on the iconic train journey to celebrate the Charity’s Anniversary, AND enjoy their own celebrations, too!

Here are the facts about the trip:

Date: 25th November 2021.

Depart: London Victoria at 17:50 pm

Return: London Victoria at approximately 23:15 pm

Dress code: Black tie – why not dress in 1920’s style and live the dream in full?

Costs per person: Costs start at £275pp (a similar excursion starts at £405pp). For the full range of costs, seating, and private sponsorship opportunities CLICK HERE  

NB: Businesses are also invited to consider sponsorship opportunities! Call Jess McKechie, Interim Fundraising & Communications Manager, on 01959 525110 for full details.

(Please note that accessibility to the train for disabled guests can be arranged by the Event Team prior to the trip).


Wine Tasting London – Wednesday, 3rd November 2021, from 7 – 10 pm, at the Romanian Cultural Institute, Belgrave Square, Belgravia, London, SW1X 8PH

Wine buffs are invited to join Hospices of Hope for a very special Wine Tasting at the Romanian Cultural Institute, starting with a welcome reception; the sampling of fine Romanian wines, as well as light bites. Funds raised will go towards the running of the Copaceni Childrens Respite and Therapy Centre; rural clinics in Fagaras and Zarnesti; the Princes Diana Education and Training Centre for medical professionals; two in-patient teaching hospices – and much more.

Cost: £40 pp (includes the welcome reception, tutored tasting and light bites). This event is restricted to age 18 and above. BOOK HERE

Otford Quiz Night – Saturday, 6th November 2021, from 7 – 10 pm, at The Olive Tree Bistro and Tearooms, 11A High Street, Otford, Sevenoaks, TN14 5PG

It’s time to rise to the challenge of the Otford Quiz Night at Hospices of Hope’s Olive Tree Bistro and Tea Rooms based in the charming village of Otford. Quiz buffs will enjoy a great Quiz and enjoy a delicious, light supper (all home-cooked on the premises). (Teams of 4-6 people are recommended).

Cost: £13.50 pp (which includes the Quiz and light supper). To avoid disappointment, please book your tickets ASAP HERE