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Winter Wonderland lunch raises £25,000 for Grove House

PUBLISHED: 12:30 22 March 2011 | UPDATED: 20:38 20 February 2013

Tim Pangbourne from Jaspers, Kate Barr and Neil Pangbourne

Tim Pangbourne from Jaspers, Kate Barr and Neil Pangbourne

A Christmas lunch for supporters of Grove House Hospice in St Albans in December raised over £25,000 towards much needed hospice funds.

A Christmas lunch for supporters of Grove House Hospice in St Albans in December raised over 25,000 towards much needed hospice funds. Guests were treated to Holly & Ivy cocktails, Christmas market, festive food, entertainment by Dave Colton and Derek Nash from the Jools Holland Band, as well as duo BellAria. Auction lot Come Dine with Us generated a lot of interest, giving guests the opportunity to bid for a year of dining donated by local restaurants Darcys, Buon Amici, Loch Fyne, The Blue Anchor, The Noke Thistle Hotel, The White Hart, Anastasias Greek Restaurant and LItaliana, The Wellington, That Little Place, The Old Bell and LOlivo.

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