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Anna Richardson at Princess Helena College in Hitchin, Hertfordshire

PUBLISHED: 15:19 12 March 2010 | UPDATED: 16:51 20 February 2013

Channel 4 presenter Anna Richardson, left, with Jo-Anne Duncan, headmistress of Princess Helena College.

Channel 4 presenter Anna Richardson, left, with Jo-Anne Duncan, headmistress of Princess Helena College.

A gastronomic night at Princess Helena College was hosted by Channel 4 presenter, Anna Richardson, and acclaimed food writer, Justine Pattison.

A gastronomic night out took place on Thursday March 11th at local independent girls school Princess Helena College. The Truly Scrumptious evening was hosted by Channel 4 presenter, Anna Richardson, and acclaimed food writer, Justine Pattison.


The event, organised by the Parents Fundraising Committee, was filled with good food, wine, beer and cider as well as entertainment, including cookery demonstrations, sampling stations and a silent auction. The school also welcomed the former sommelier from Gordon Ramseys London restaurant Maze who flew in from Germany for the evening to offer food and wine pairing advice.


A percentage of profits from the evening will be donated to the Princess Helena College Parents Fundraising Committees named charity, The Jumbulance Trust.


Princess Helena College is an independent boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18. It was established in 1820 in London and is now located in Preston near Hitchin, in a beautiful environment in 183 acres of Hertfordshire countryside.


The Jumbulance Trust was launched in December 2001and is a non-profit making organisation dedicated to making travel possible for adults and children with disabilities, who are severely ill or significantly dependent, in specially designed vehicles, based on a coach and ambulance configuration and known as 'JUMBULANCES'.

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