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Ride London 100 mile challenge for Nicola Whittock

Nicola Whittock has won a place in this year’s Ride London event to raise funds for BTRC in memory of her husband Simon, who died from a brain tumour last year and who was himself a keen cyclist. Nicola says  “I have done a bit of cycling but nothing anywhere near a century ride. Simon liked…

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BTRC tombola stall at the May Day Fair 2017


Support the BTRC Tombola Stall at Christ Church Southgate May Day Fair. Monday 2nd May at 11am – 4pm. Come along and enjoy a traditional May Day fair – fun for all the family! Christ Church Southgate address: 1 The Green, London N14 7EG

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Amber Ball 9th June 2017

We are delighted to announce that, by popular demand,  the Amber Ball 2017 will return to The Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, London on Friday 9th June  – and no increase in the ticket price which includes: Champagne reception, 3 course dinner with half  bottle of wine, entertainment and dancing to live music Individual – £160 Table for…

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Stagebox gala performances at London's Royal Court Feb. 2017

The full Stagebox Company (London Elite Team, Leeds Elite Team, Manchester Elite Team and Leeds Training Company) will star at the highly prestigious Royal Court Theatre in 2 fully staged gala performances on Saturday 18th February and Sunday 19th February! The Royal Court Theatre has been hailed by the New York Times as “the most…

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BTRC Christmas Celebration 2016

Over 300 people came along to the annual BTRC Celebration of Christmas  at All Saints Fulham  on the 15th December to enjoy a wonderful evening, with readings delivered with clarity and wit by guest speakers who included local thespians such as Dame Eileen Atkins, Karin Fernald, Sally Knyvette, Linda Thorson and Andrew Wincott.  The music…

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Patients and their families and friends are some of our most effective and compelling advocates.  They raise awareness of the devastating effects of brain tumours and the urgent need for funding through blogs, Facebook, Twitter and other channels.

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