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The Night of the Stars is a high profile charity bridge Pro Am.  We operate purely to raise money for charity.

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Please contact us at terry@nightofthestars.org.uk

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Just quote "Night of the Stars" and in addition to this discount, First For Bridge will donate £20 per person to Night of the Stars.

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Night of the Stars 2015
The Auction of Stars at Wimbledon Bridge Club and Night of Stars 2015 at Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability raised 51,500 for:

 Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability is one of the most highly respected hospitals for neuro-disability in the world.  It provides assessment, rehabilitation treatment and long-term care for adults with profound and complex disabilities caused by disease or damage to the brain, spine or other parts of the nervous system.   Every day, it provides hope to its patients, residents and their families, helping them adjust to a new life; a life in which disability plays its part, but a life in which they can experience fulfilment and in which their potential can still flourish; a life that is enriched by care, love and personal achievement.

 Maggie’s provides free practical, emotional and social support for people with cancer and their families and friends, offering a programme of support that has been shown to strengthen physical and emotional wellbeing. Built in the grounds of NHS hospitals, Maggie’s Centres are designed by leading architects to be warm, welcoming and full of light and open space. They are places to find practical advice about benefits and eating well; places where qualified experts provide emotional support; places to meet other people or to simply sit quietly with a cup of tea. The first Maggie’s Centre opened in Edinburgh in 1996.  There are now 18 Centres across the UK, online and abroad, with more planned for the future.

 Mencap is the voice of learning disability in the UK. Everything they do is about supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers. Mencap provides high-quality services, challenges prejudice and directly supports thousands of people to live their lives as they choose. Mencap has strong relationships with a local network of more than 500 affiliated groups. These local groups are individual charities in their own right, but all work closely to ensure people with a learning disability and their families have support locally as well as nationally.

 React is a small but highly effective charity working to improve the quality of life for children with life-limiting illnesses living in financially disadvantaged households throughout the UK.   By eliminating red tape and bureaucracy, it can respond with practical and sensitive support within days, if not hours.  When a child's life is short, an immediate response is vital.   React can provide a wide array of support including specialist, educational and mobility equipment. Whilst these items have been recommended by medical professionals, who have identified specific need, they are unavailable to the family through any other source.  React also considers requests for basic essential homecare items, travel and subsistence and end of life costs.

Our Star Clubs:

Many thanks to the following Clubs who have taken part in Night of the Stars 2015 by playing our hands on the night:

Bristol Bridge ClubCentral Yarnton Bridge ClubChislehurst Bridge Club, Leeds Bridge Club, Matlock Bridge Club, Roehampton ClubRoyal Automobile ClubRoyal Mid-Surrey Golf ClubRugby Bridge ClubStansfield Bridge Club and Wimbledon Bridge Club.

An Enormous Thank You to Everyone Who Has Sponsored and Donated to Night of the Stars 2015:

The Aga Shop Cobham, Andrew Robson Bridge Club, Arena Travel, Baroness van Dedem, Anne Baxter, The Bingham, Janet de Botton, Chris Bray, Bridgemate UK, BridgeWebs, Brora, Meeka and Peter Burke, Norrie Buxton, Clarins (UK) Ltd, Simon Cochemé, Costco Croydon, Jo Crossland,  John Cumming, David Lloyd - Raynes Park, Howard Dobbs, Michael Dobbs, Mike and Carrie Eden , Ely’s, English Bridge Union, Event Insurance Services, Featherstone Leigh, Annie Frankel, David Garcia, Gate Theatre Notting Hill, Elle Gauld, Alison Gayfer, Chantal Girardin, Angela Grashoff, The Great British Shop, Roger and Nancy Greene, Greggs, Susanna Gross, Bob and Vivien Harris, Mukhtar and Anisa Hasan, Headmasters, Sarah Hewett, Terry Hewett, Holden Harper, Margaret Howell, HRH The Sultanah of Pahang, Humbert’s Dry Cleaners, Martin Lee, Polly Lewis, London Wetlands Centre, Andrew and Kathleen Lumsden, Paul and Kanchan Madan, Artur Malinowski, Won Young McDevitt, Kevin and Kate McGrath, Mencap, David Morris, Pamela Mortley, John Noble, Paul Oldershaw, Helen Otton, Orange Tree Theatre, Parkside Hair Studio, Professional Cricketers’ Association, Richmond Bridge, Richmond Bridge Club, Richmond Hill Bakery, Robert Holmes & Company,  Molly Rowson, Bob Rowlands, Royal Automobile Club (RAC),  Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, Russell-Cooke, Sainsbury’s Wimbledon, Nevena Senior, Skin Guru, Anita Sinclair, Christopher and Sarah Smith, Doug Spector, Hilary Stalibrass, Jonathan Stewart, Dimitre Stoev, Anila Tanna, Cathy Thomas, Toto’s, John and Anna Troiano, Uno Drinks Ltd, James Vogl, Roland Wald, Katrina Webb, Michael and Frances Wellby, William Grant & Sons Ltd, Annwyl Williams, Wimbledon Bridge Club, Wimbledon Park Golf Club, Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium, David Wing and numerous donors who wished to remain anonymous.

A Final Thanks to:
  • Our Stars and their generous partners
  • Paul Mendelson, our fantastic auctioneer
  • Tournament Manager: Martin Lee, Chief Tournament Director: Gordon Rainsford, directors: Vigfús Pálsson, Nicole Cook, Laura Porro and Miranda Churchill
  • Neil Morley for directing the Charity Auction Pairs at Wimbledon Bridge Club
  • Simon Cochemé who edited and printed the Night of the Stars booklet