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Holland Park School performs Shakespeare's As You Like It

​School puts on a royal performance

Holland Park School in London recently put on a production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It – and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall was given a sneak preview.

The school is one of our long-term supporters and raised over £2,000 with the performance.

A right royal performance

Pupils from Holland Park School were preparing for a production of the Shakespeare play, As You Like It, in February 2015, when a royal visitor dropped by for a glimpse of the upcoming show.

Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall, was visiting the school to present a creative writing prize when she was treated to the cast reading a scene from the play. She told them they were ‘very brave’ to read in front of her.

She had barely finished her visit, when HRH The Duchess of Kent arrived for the matinee performance! The show was also enjoyed by students, parents and friends, including celebrity supporter Laura Bailey from Vogue.

Every year
£100,000 is raised
by schools and colleges
for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

Fundraising for schools

Holland Park School raised over £2,100 with their Shakespeare production. If you’d also like to get your school involved in fundraising, we’ve got plenty of ideas.

You could set up a talent contest, organise a painting competition, challenge the teachers to a sports tournament or organise a sponsored walk.

We can also send you T-shirts, banners, balloons and stickers to support your event. Get in touch with us to get going.

Fundraising is a great way to get your pupils working together and we’re here to help you every step of the way.

Aaron Tillyer, fundraising team

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