What our celebrity supporters are up to... | Action Medical Research

Touching Lives - September 2016

What our celebrity supporters are up to...

Some 450 cyclists, including skating legend Jayne Torvill, joined Davina McCall for her Big Sussex Bike Ride in June, which raised more than £30,000.

TV medic Dr Dawn Harper hosted an evening of fine dining and entertainment in Cheltenham earlier this year. Wine and Dine with Dr Dawn raised around £12,000. Guests included her Embarrassing Bodies colleague Dr Christian Jessen, children’s TV’s Dr Ranj Singh, comedian Dom Joly and Made in Chelsea’s Ollie Locke.

Double Olympic gold medallist and former rowing world champion James Cracknell OBE is among a glittering line-up of stars for our Champions of CycleSport Dinner in November.

He’ll be joined by a host of top names in cycling, including Dani King MBE and Jody Cundy MBE, who is competing in his sixth Paralympic Games in Rio this month.

80’s duo Go West are performing at a ladies’ lunch in Kent next month.

Tony Hadley has just hosted his annual golf day and gala dinner, organised by our Peterborough Committee of fundraisers – who have also secured the support of Shaun

Wallace, AKA The Dark Destroyer from ITV’s The Chase, for their quiz night in November.

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