EstherRantzen- JpegEsther Rantzen CBE, one of the UK’s best known broadcasters and campaigners, and founder of The Silver Line, a free confidential telephone helpline offering information, friendship and advice to older people  will be sharing insights into her life and work at the Royal Garden Hotel on Kensington High Street in August.

There will be a Q&A session from the audience and an opportunity to mingle over wine and canapés. The evening is a fundraiser for New Horizons, a multi activity centre for older people in Kensington and Chelsea (delivered by a consortium of 3 charities lead by Open Age, as well as Age UK Kensington & Chelsea and the Guinness Trust) and in association with The Kensington and Chelsea Foundation and The Royal Garden Hotel.

Open Age works towards reducing isolation, helping older people maintain their independence, encouraging older people to take up training and learn new skills, become more physically and mentally active and remain an active part of their local communities through volunteering.

To reserve places or to find out how to make a donation you can ring Roshan on 020 7590 8977 or email

Details: An Audience with Esther Rantzen CBE at the Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington High St W8 4PT 6-8 PM on Thursday 7th August 2014. Suggested entry donation of £25 per person.