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Ruby Dinner

Thursday 28th June, 2018
St Peter's Hospice Ruby Dinner, hosted by Joanna Lumley in aid of our Room to Care Appeal.

Please join us to celebrate the 40th anniversary of St Peter's Hospice

St Peter’s Hospice Ruby Dinner is a celebration of our 40th Anniversary as well as an event to raise funds for our Room to Care Appeal. A champagne reception will be followed by a delicious three course meal and entertainment from special guests, all hosted by the wonderful Joanna Lumley OBE.

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7:00pm - Champagne reception
8:00pm - Three course meal with wine
10:45pm - Live auction with Andrew Morgan MBE
11:45pm - Carriages

You will be treated to music and entertainment throughout, plus silent and live auctions.

Please note there is very limited parking available. We would strongly encourage you to park in the surrounding residential area, or arrive by taxi and pre-book your taxi for your journey home.

Dress code: Black tie

Location: Badminton School, Westbury Road, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS9 3BA 


There will be silent and live auctions of some very special and exclusive items.

The silent auction is now open for your bids. Please visit our auction website to view the items on offer and place your bids:

The live auction items are now available for you to preview here so that you are ready and raring to go to place your bids on the night!

Thank You

We would like to express sincere thanks to the following people, organisations and companies for all their hard work and enthusiasm in making the evening a success:
  • Joanna Lumley OBE
  • Caroline Quentin, Appeal Patron
  • Andrew Morgan MBE

Headline sponsors:

  • Smith & Williamson
  • Spire Bristol Hospital

The Ruby Dinner Committee:

Sarah Sharp, Laura Marshall, Karen Ray, Catherine Walker, Karen Lowe, Sophia Bultitude & Martin Mohan

With special thanks to:

  • Badminton School and Bex Tear, Headmistress, for letting us use their beautiful venue
  • Alastair Currie Events and Lucy Clarke for their incredible support with the event
  • Manor Printing Services for providing their printing services free of charge
  • Bristol Symphony Orchestra and Bristol Old Vic Theatre School for their performances
  • Dan Haines
  • Icon Films for their poignant film ‘Remembering Tam’ 
  • Karen and Bill Ray for providing all the champagne
  • Total Produce for their fresh fruit and vegetables and Ruby & White for providing meat
  • Bonomini Hair and Belle de Jour for supplying the flowers

And all the others for their gifts in kind:

  • Louise Gardiner, Zara’s Chocolates and The Somerset Toiletry Company
  • And all those who have kindly donated a prize


We are so grateful for the support of our headline sponsors Smith & Williamson and Spire Bristol Hospital. 

Smith & Williamson

Smith & Williamson
Uniquely placed in the industry, Smith & Williamson has been combining tax, accounting, financial planning and investment management services for over a century. 
As everyone's financial needs are different, we work closely with our clients to provide a bespoke service - with direct access to a team of professionals from each service area, who can give specialist advice on a wide range of financial issues. 
Smith & Williamson aims to deliver imaginative yet pragmatic advice and solutions tailored to your individual circumstances. The team achieves this by taking the time to get to know you and to understand your objectives, needs and aspirations, as well as the longer-term challenges you’re likely to face.
To find out more, please contact John Erskine, Partner, 0117 376 2189,

Spire Bristol Hospital and Spire Oncology Centre South West

Spire Bristol

Established in 1987, Spire Bristol Hospital has been providing excellent care, expertise and knowledge in a safe, clean environment for over 30 years. 
The hospital offers the greatest range of high quality treatments, services and diagnostic facilities in the South West, which are Consultant led and underpinned by an experienced critical care team and ITU. 
Patients benefit from en-suite bedrooms, flexible visiting times, and catering led by an experienced head chef. Patients and visitors further benefit from free car parking and a concierge service that will support them during their stay. 
Spire Bristol Hospital is the only independent hospital in the area which treats children from the age of 3, supported by an experienced team of paediatric nurses who work in a dedicated wing with family rooms. 
We are the only independent hospital in the South West with the ability to undertake highly complex and advanced surgery such as heart, brain and spinal surgery.
Spire Bristol Hospital sees more than 40,000 patients per year and performs over 10,000 operations, with more than 98% of our patients telling us every month that they are likely to recommend our hospital to friends and family if they need similar care or treatment.
The Spire Oncology Centre, South West, which is located in Aztec West, Bristol, is one of the only dedicated private oncology units in the area. With state-of-the-art facilities delivering both Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy treatments, we also offer a wide range of support services allowing our patients to experience a fully integrated pathway for their individual cancer care. Conveniently located close to the M5, the centre is easily accessible with plenty of parking.
With no waiting lists, appointments to suit our patients and first class clinical care, Spire Bristol Hospital and Spire Oncology Centre, South West are a leading provider of private healthcare in the region.


Individual £100.00

Individual - additional guests £100.00

Table of 10 £1,000.00

Event Location

Badminton School
Westbury Road