Events and Fundraising


October the 8th 2017 Royal Parks Half marathon

This year we have been asked by the research team to supply a  Capillary fragment analyser. It is a device that will allow them to rapidly and simultaneously assess the quality of biological material that we isolate from hundreds of individual single cancer cells before doing complex and expensive downstream experiments. It’s basically a very big time saver (saving them  hundreds of man-hours per annum)

We need to raise this year £32,700. 00 so we ask that as normal to reserve your place you send a cheque to Cure cancer at ucl to 1 Aylmer Close, Stanmore, Middx. HA7 3EQ FOR £135 , and then raise for us upwards of  £350 pp

Many thanks for your continued support with you all we would struggle each year to fulfil the research teams list.

For more info please contact:

Sandra: – 07956363832

4TH Annual – Not Just a Walk in the Park for the UCL Cancer Institute – Sunday 15th May 2016 @ Aldenham Social Club

Cure Cancer @ UCL Charity would like to invite you to join us and Dima Yeremenko to take your pet on a beautiful stroll around Aldenham with his performing dogs.

£15 per person, children go FREE

Tickets via: or

*Tickets can be purchased directly from Sandra for £15 a ticket. If you wish to purchase them online via the hosting site Eventbrite adds a small admin fee that does not go to the charity*
Address: Aldenham Social Club, Church lane, Aldenham Watford, Hertfordshire WD25 8AY.
Registration will be at 10. 15 am with the show and walking following at 10. 45am so please be prompt. Finish time approximately 13:00.

 Enjoying the walk you will be helping to raise money for the Cure Cancer @ UCL () where the money raised will go directly to purchase much needed medical research equipment at the UCL Cancer Institute in our quest to find a cure for cancer. Dima and the Good Boy Dog School team will be on hand to answer any of your doggy issues and aim to delight you with a demonstration of happy dogs dancing, synchronized obedience and heelwork-to-music. Dima is a specialist dog trainer who has been featured on many TV programs, including ‘The Underdog Show’ and ‘Leader of the Pack’ ()

 After the demonstration we will be playing some games for participants and their dogs to get involved in, with winners to receive doggie prizes. Refreshments will be provided at the end of the walk by the Aldenham Social Club.  A special thank you to the generous contributors to this event: Medivet Radlett, Pets at home, PetProject, Denes , HOWND and Thrive.

 We look forward to walking with you and having a fun day out!!

 For more info please contact:

Sandra: – 07956363832
or Dima: – 07957228269

Quiz Night at the Village Hotel –ANNUAL EVENT: March 2013 and February 2014

Started in 2013 – A quiz night for the whole family , 23 teams of 10 battled it out in a fun and excited evening at the Village Hotel in Elstree. With topics ranging from Sport to name that pooch there was a topic for everyone and a fantastic raffle at the end of the evening meant a good night was had by all. Last year’s quiz was another enjoyable and successful evening, selling out a week in advance and with a live music round courtesy of some of the singers from the hottest wedding band in town: Giliv, a great time was had all round. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Tea at the House of Commons – June 2012

Bob Blackman MP, invited Cure Cancer @ UCL to present to a group of MP’s at the House of Commons. Although distinct from direct funding of research into Lymphoma on the ground, engaging opinion-formers and legislators about a vision for philanthropic partnership in research and translational medicine and our local institution as an exemplar is important.

Zumbathon at Alexandra Palace – Oct 2011

On the 16th October Cure Cancer @ UCL launched their first major fundraising event, in conjunction with Susan G Komen & Breakthrough Breast Cancer which went off with huge success. Taking over the Great Hall at Alexandra Palace almost 4,000 keen Zumba participants danced the day away being entertained by Beto Perez (the founder of Zumba) and Wyclef Jean. Many celebrities joined in the fun including Amy Childs ( The Only Way is Essex), members of the cast from Eastenders, Rachel Stevens, Gail Porter to name but a few.

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Golf Days in Association with the charities supporters- ANNUAL

  • July 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 -24 teams took to the course at Sandy Lodge Golf Club, for the annual NatWest charity golf day organised by Steve Ronan.
  • 17 July 2013 and 2014 – Hebrew Order of David charity golf day at Hartsbourne Golf Club saw 20 teams raise money for charity.

Funds raised on the day went towards three local charities including Cure Cancer @ UCL

Dog Walks – Not Just a Walk in the Park for the UCL Cancer Institute – ANNUAL

4 December 2011 in Hendon, June 2013 in Kensington Gardens and May 2014 in Aldenham. Cure Cancer @ UCL Charity with Dima Yeremenko of the Good Boy Dog School went on a beautiful stroll with his performing dogs. after playing some games and races for participants.

A Night of Spirit and the Meeting of Two Worlds – Clairvoyant Evening – ANNUAL

October 2013was the first annual platform demonstration with Sara Lesliegiving readings and 20 individual psychics and mediums giving private readings at the Village Hotel. The event was so successful that the internationally renowned Dennis McKenzie has agreed to come on board and assist at this years which was hosted in October 2014 and raised almost £4500.

Individual Sponsored Events

  • Royal Park Half Marathon Runners in October 2012 and 2013. Last year’s team (2014) raised almost £11,000
  • David Lane’s ran 10k on Sunday 24th July 2011
  • Natasha Hamilton completed the Three Peak Challenge in August 2012
  • Lea Michaels and friends completed the Amsterdam Marathon in October 2012
  • Kevin Newman ran the London marathon in 2012
  • Nicky Burford run 2012