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The French Hospital Christmas Raffle

We are pleased to announce our second annual Christmas Raffle. The proceeds from this year’s raffle will support projects to improve our premises here at The French Hospital. We are aiming to raise £3,000 from our Christmas Raffle, and in order to help us reach this target we would be very grateful if you would consider purchasing or selling tickets. Each raffle ticket costs £1 and you can sell them to friends and family – or you may prefer to treat yourself!

Raffle Prizes

1st Prize: Chapel Down Wine Experience for 2

Donated by Chapel Down Vineyard and Winery & The Swan Restaurant at Chapel Down

Enjoy a tour of the Chapel Down Vineyard and Winery, and a tutored tasting of their award-winning wines. Settle in for a three course set lunch and a glass of Chapel Down wine at The Swan Restaurant.

2nd Prize: Edinburgh Experience

A pair of tickets to visit The Royal Yacht Britannia 

Donated by The Royal Yacht Britannia

The Royal Yacht Britannia was home to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family for over 40 years, sailing over 1,000,000 miles around the world. You can follow in the footsteps of Royalty to discover the heart and soul of this most special of Royal residences.

Afternoon Tea for 2: Colonnades at The Signet Library

Donated by Jonathan Ouvry

Located in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town on the Royal Mile, Colonnades at the Signet Library is the home of Edinburgh’s finest afternoon tea. You’ll enjoy impeccable service, bespoke silverware and exquisite delicacies, both savoury and sweet.

3rd Prize

Family Ticket to the Huguenot Museum

Donated by the Huguenot Museum

The Huguenot Museum is the first and only museum of Huguenot history in Britain, telling the important story of Britain’s first refugees.

Brunch for 2 at The Swan, West Malling

Donated by The Swan, West Malling, Kent

Enjoy a delicious brunch at The Swan in West Malling, a Michelin-listed brassiere serving fine seasonal British cuisine.

Plus many more exciting prizes to be wonsee the full prize list here.

The raffle is open to everyone over the age of 16 and we would be delighted if you could help us to sell as many as possible to your colleagues, family and friends on our behalf. Selling tickets will help us raise vital funds for improvements to our premises, as well as raise important awareness for the work of The French Hospital.

If you’d like to order raffle tickets to sell or purchase, please contact Vanessa in our Fundraising Office on 01634 843 107 or via e-mail at You can also purchase tickets online by making a donation to our Christmas Raffle page on BT Mydonate.

Thank you for your support!

The French Hospital Christmas Raffle 2016