Concours of Elegance Opening Night

Make a donation

The Concours of Elegance Opening Night promises to be a fantastic evening - we're so pleased you'll be joining us. There'll be plenty of opportunities to support the event's worthy charitable causes on the night, but should you wish to make a donation in advance, you can find more information below.

How to donate

1 September 2017 
The Barn Restaurant, Coworth Park Hotel, Ascot
6.30pm - 10.30pm

We are delighted to welcome you to the beautiful gardens of Coworth Park to launch the Concours of Elegance 2017. With exceptional dining, an exciting live auction and mesmerising entertainment, the night is set to be truly memorable. 

How to donate

This inspirational evening will support three incredibly worthwhile causes, each providing hope and light to those who need it most. Aside from opportunities on the night, there are several ways to make a donation to Marie Curie, Springfield Youth Trust and NICE in advance of the evening.

  • Send a cheque or CAF payable to 'Marie Curie' to Chrissy Baker, Marie Curie Special Events, 89 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TP
  • Call Chrissy Baker on 0207 091 4179 to make a donation by card over the phone.
  • Make a bank transfer (BACS). Please quote 'Concours of Elegance' in the reference field when making the payment:

Account name: Marie Curie Corporate Fundraising Account
Account number: 32086172
Sort code: 60-40-05
Swift code: NWBK GB2L
IBAN: GB33 NWBK 6040 0532 0861 72

Donors in the USA

US taxpayers may claim an income tax deduction for a gift to a U.S. 501 (C) (3) organisation. Tax-effective donations may be made via Marie Curie’s partners, CAF America. For further information please contact Chrissy Baker at

Where your support goes

66% to Marie Curie

As the UK’s leading national charity for end of life care, Marie Curie strives to help more people affected by terminal illness find quality in the time that they have, and to die well in a place of their choosing. (Charity reg: 207994 – England & Wales, SC038731 – Scotland)

24% to Springfield Youth Club

Providing a safe space to allow children and young people to become respected citizens in society. Your support is vital to help these inner city young people achieve their dreams of a brighter future. (Charity reg: 1140951)

10% to NICE

NICE (the National Institute for Conductive Education Birmingham) is a unique charity which believes that every person with a movement disorder has both the potential and the right to specialised services which recognise their needs, desires and wishes. (Charity reg: 295873)

Thank you

Thank you for your generous support of the Concours of Elegance charity beneficiaries. All donations will be handled by Marie Curie and net proceeds will be distributed between the three charities.