Charity’s 30th Anniversary marked with Royal Visit

HRH Princess Alexandra

HRH Princess Alexandra made a visit to St. John’s School Old Chapel in Leatherhead on Friday April 24th to mark the 30th Anniversary of The Brigitte Trust.

The Princess met frontline members the charity, including two volunteers, Wendy Lane and Deirdre Lay, who have been with the Trust for 30 years and spent an hour speaking with volunteers, trainers and supporters.  The Princess also spent time talking to The Drummond family who were supported by the Trust. A posy was presented by Lucy Drummond after the unveiling of a plaque and cutting an anniversary cake made by a supporter of the charity.

Catherine Hodgson, Chief Executive of the Trust said: “We were delighted to be joined by her Royal Highness on this special occasion to celebrate the Brigitte Trust’s thirty years of continued support to people facing life-threatening conditions across Surrey and into West Sussex”

[All photographs courtesy of Laurence Photography]