1st April 2023

Barney Walsh: A Celebrity Game Show Appearance Raises £4,200 for Smiles With Grace

TV star and longtime Smiles with Grace patron, Barney Walsh, raised an amazing £4,200 for Smiles, on the celebrity version of the much loved family game show, Catchphrase, now hosted by Stephen Mulhern. Barney appeared with 2 other celebrities, Sally Dynevor and Zoe Williams, to try and guess well-known phrases […]
14th April 2022
Aaran Vijay running FOX Ultra-marathon

Aaran Vijaykumaran completes extraordinary 62km FOX Ultra-marathon for Smiles With Grace

Pushing his body to extreme limits, Aaran Vijaykumaran has completed a remarkable 62 kilometre run for Smiles With Grace, so far raising almost £500. The incredible feat is made more impressive by the fact that, just days before the race, he was advised by his team to pull out due […]
3rd October 2021

Smiles with Grace celebrates its 10-Year anniversary with a further significant £74k sponsorship at GOSH over 10 years

It’s been 10 years since Grace Boxall founded Smiles with Grace, with the aim to support projects to help sick children throughout England and Wales.
10th August 2020

The Smiles With Grace Virtual Gala Concert 2020!

On 1st August, the first ever 'Smiles With Grace Virtual Charity Concert' was premiered! Organised by three of our wonderful patrons, Tom Bromwich, Rhea Patel and Laurence Brooks, the virtual concert featured an array of incredible performances, including music, comedy and dance.
5th September 2018


A belated thanks to Jordan, one of our wonderful Patrons for shaving his head and raising thousands of pounds in the middle of the Beast from the East!
29th August 2018

Smiles Study update August 2018

Here is the latest update from The Institute of Children’s Health and Great Ormond Street: We have collected samples from our two families with lipomas and the DNA sequencing should be complete next week. We will then have 20,000 genes to review to see if we can find the gene […]
8th May 2018

September 2011

THE INAUGURAL WALK – SATURDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER 2011 The first 18km walk from Buckhurst Hill to Great Ormond Street Hospital; on a wonderfully warm and sunny day, 80 people took part. Included were friends and teachers from Chigwell School; teachers from Woodford Green Prep School, Bankers (boo, hiss!), friends from […]
8th May 2018

Saturday 14th July 2012

2012 WALK The second annual sponsored walk is on Saturday 14th July Leave at 11 am prompt From: 7 Fernside, Buckhurst Hill, Essex, IG9 5TY (my house) To: Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) WC1N 3JH 18 km/12 miles We will stop at ‘The Princess of Wales’ pub half-way We expect […]
8th May 2018

London Marathon 22nd April 2012

LONDON MARATHON 22ND APRIL 2012 GEORGE SCARBOROUGH RUNS LONDON MARATHON FOR SMILES George, of BBVA (where Karen works), has successfully run this year’s London Marathon ~his first ever!~ for Smiles, which is quite fantastic. MARTIN ANDREWS RUNS LONDON MINI MARATHON FOR SMILES Martin Andrews, of Woodford Green Prep School, […]