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"World Lupus Day - The Joy of Living Concert on 10th May 2012"

Thursday 10th May (World Lupus Day) we will be holding 'the Joy of Living Concert' at the lovely Guys Chapel, Guys Hospital from 7pm.

This will be a really fun, uplifting concert with all our favourite performers from over the years. It will hopefully take our minds off illness and all the other worries we all have and remind us of the lovely happy things in life.

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"St. Thomas' Lupus Trust Annual Christmas Concerts"

Our Christmas Concert is held on the first Thursday in December at St. Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey.  A host of very talented people entertained us over the years.  The celebrity readers have included: actors Chris Simmons (DC Mickey Webb, the Bill) Alex Walkinshaw (Sgt Dale Smith, the Bill), Melanie Hill (Bread, the Bill, Emmerdale) and Kate Adie. By popular request here is a copy of Charles Dance's reading from December 2009 concert:

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"Bollywood Ball"

Fabulous guests in fantastic, colourful outfits joined celebrities at our Bollywood Ball. Lots & lots of photo's so please use arrows at the bottom to navigate to next/previous page.

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"Who's wearing our wristbands?"

Famous and not so famous faces.....but they're all wearing the St. Thomas' Lupus Trust wristband!! Send your photo's in and we'll add them to the gallery. Use arrows below photographs to see more!!

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Julian Lennon and James Scott Cook support lupus

Julian Lennon, son of the legendary John Lennon and James Scott Cook have donated a portion of the proceeds from their new song, "LUCY," to fund research into lupus. The funds are being divided between the St. Thomas Lupus Trust and the Lupus Foundation of America Inc.

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"Santa Run"

1,000 Santa's ran in Greenwich Park, London 6th December 2009, including Patron Melanie Hill and Campaign Director for the St. Thomas' Lupus Trust, Angie Davidson.

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"ICAP Charity Day"

We were thrilled when the London office of International company, ICAP, chose the St. Thomas' Lupus Trust as one of its charities for 2007.

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"St. Thomas' Lupus Trust Soiree "

Gorgeous guests graced the St Thomas' Lupus Trust Soirée. The event was kindly hosted by Patron, Louis Mariette, at his beautiful atelier in Sloane Gardens, London. There was much trying on of Louis amazing hats & Jewellery so a great time was had by all!

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"Do It For Charity"

The DIFC event is in May each year and usually close to World Lupus Day so we always have participants. For the last 2 year (2008 & 2009) one of our Patrons has started the whole event - 2008 Kelle Bryan and 2009 Louis Mariette. Here are some of the supporters of the St. Thomas' Lupus Trust having a great time.

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"2008 Christmas Concert"

At St. Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey on 4th December 2008. A fantastic line up entertained a packed audience.

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"Celebrity links with lupus"

There are many celebrities that have links with lupus, either as patients themselves or with friends/family members that have lupus. For more information about each celebrity roll your mouse over the word 'notes' bottom right hand side.

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These are pictures of butterflies by our younger supporters/patients. Some of the pictures are by celebrities children/grandchildren, to find out who drew the butterfly pass your mouse over it and the name will appear underneath.

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"Antartica Expedition"

Martin Burton, a trustee of the St Thomas' Lupus Trust and 2 companions undertook an arduous 40 day expedition from the South Pole to Hercules inlet. The following are the fantastic photo's from the trip.

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A tribute to all our brave and crazy skydivers, some of whom come back every year!! If you would like to skydive contact us for an information pack.

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"Faces of Lupus"

The following photographs were taken by photographer Ben Cowlin. Ben's sister Emma had lupus and sadly died died at the young age of 30. Ben wanted to take the photographs to help raise awareness.

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"The Queens Butterfly"

The Patrons, Trustees, patients and staff of the St Thomas' Lupus Trust and the Louise Coote Lupus Unit presented a Butterfly Christmas tree ornament to Lady Elizabeth Anson who gave it to Her Majesty the Queen on their behalf. Lady Elizabeth is a Patron of the trust and the Queen's cousin. The butterfly was specially designed by the celebrity milliner & Lupus Trust Patron, Louis Mariette.

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If you would like to take on the challenge of a lifetime please see our current events under forthcoming events, challenges.

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"Lupus Awareness Month"

Raising awareness of Lupus is vital to assist in early diagnosis of the illness. Every year in October we hold a number of events including Awareness stands at St. Thomas' Hospital. These are a few of the events we held have held previously.

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