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Cook for Ukraine & Other Fundraising Events in London

If you’re looking for ways to support the people of Ukraine here’s a round up of fundraising events in London, for you to get involved with…

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1 The Royal Ballet’s Swan Lake, Covent Garden, May 5

The Royal Ballet is performing a fundraising performance of Swan Lake. Principal dancers of The Royal Ballet Lauren Cuthbertson, Sarah Lamb, Marianela Nuñez and Natalia Osipova join forces to share the role of Odette/Odile across the four acts of this iconic repertory favourite. Tickets range from £10 to £200.
The Royal Opera House, Bow Street, WC2E 9DD;


2 Art Auction, India Rose James X Art on a Postcard X CHOOSE LOVE, April 7-21

Art on a Postcard has partnered with curator and gallerist India Rose James to present a mini- auction of thirty handmade postcards by leading rising talents, with all proceeds going to CHOOSE LOVE in support of their Ukrainian appeal. The auction features postcard sized artworks by the likes of Alma Berrow, Danny Fox, Olivia Sterling, Nettle Grellier and Layla Andrews with bidding starting at just £50. You’ll need to register to bid.


3 The Royal Opera’s Concert for Ukraine, Covent Garden, April 15

International opera singers come together to perform much-loved arias and choruses in support of the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. Ukrainian conductor Oksana Lyniv joins Music Director of The Royal Opera Antonio Pappano to conduct singers including Ukrainian tenor Dmytro Popov and Ukrainian baritone Yuriy Yurchuk. Tickets range from £4-£100.
The Royal Opera House, Bow Street, WC2E 9DD;


4 Charity Dinner at Aulis, Soho, April 11

Aulis are raffling off seats for a one-off charity dinner, to be cooked by Simon Rogan Exec Chefs Tom Barnes and Oli Marlow on Monday April 11. Each raffle ticket is £20 and offers the chance of winning two seats to the dinner. All proceeds will be donated to UNICEF UK’s Ukraine appeal.
16a St Anne’s Court W1F 0BF;


5 Charity menu at RAI, Fitzrovia, March 16-April 9

Newly opened RAI is showing its support for the Cook For Ukraine campaign by donating 100 per cent of proceeds from a specially created limited edition four-course menu to UNICEF UK between March 16 and April 9. The menu will showcase the restaurant’s high-end  dishes such as homemade tofu and Amaebi prawns; and sashimi dishes. Available for lunch and dinner, the menu must be pre-booked.
3 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, W1T 2HY;


6 Candles for Ukraine Concert, Fitzrovia, April 8

Soak up a night of Ukrainian classical and folk music by candle light at the Fitzrovia Chapel. All money raised will go to a the Disasters Emergency Committee Ukraine. A glass of prosecco is included in the ticket, and you’ll get to wander around the beautiful chapel too. Concert starts at 6pm and runs for an hour.
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzroy Place, W1T 3BF; tickets are £16.76 available through


7 Charity Dinner at Townsend, Whitechapel, March 30

Chef Chris Shaw will be joined by Dom Fernando of Paradise, John Chantarasak of AngloThai, Anna Higham of River Cafe and Mitshel Ibrahim of Ombra for a five-course dinner with wines from P Franco on Wednesday March 30. All of the proceeds will go to Cook for Ukraine.
77-82 Whitechapel High Street E1 7QX;; bookings via resy


8 Charity Dinner at Royale, Bow, March 28

At Royale, sister restaurant to Michelin-starred Leroy, head chef Lucy Timm is cooking a Ukrainian themed one-off dinner inspired in part by the dishes of Olia Hercules on Monday March 28. Proceeds will go to the Cook for Ukraine.
East London Liquor Co., Bow Wharf, Unit GF1, 221 Grove Road E3 5SN;


9 Charity Dinner at Hot Stone Islington, March 24 & 31

Swish sushi and wagyu restaurant Hot Stone Islington is running a limited-edition four-course menu on March 24 and 31, where 100 per cent of the proceeds will be donated to Cook For Ukraine.
9 Chapel Market, The Angel, London, N1 9EZ;


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