HRH The Countess of Wessex

Royal Patron The Countess officially opened our Guildford hospice, Christopher’s, in 2002 and continues to support Shooting Star Chase with regular visits to both hospices and hosting major fundraising events.

Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell was appointed Vice President of Shooting Star Chase in May 2015 and has been supporting the charity since 2003. Simon makes regular visits to both hospices and enjoys time chatting with the children and young people. Every year, Simon kindly hosts a special Afternoon Tea at The Dorchester to raise funds for the…

Tony Hadley

Tony Hadley is Vice President of Shooting Star Chase. He has performed with his band and his swing band at some of the charity’s most high-profile events, including The Shooting Star Chase Ball and at an exclusive event hosted by Simon Cowell. Tony also duetted with Michael Ball for a special rendition of his Spandau…

Michael and Sarah More-Molyneux

Vice President Michael More-Molyneux has been involved in the charity since the very beginning. As owners of the Loseley Estate, the More-Molyneux family generously made their land available for the build of Christopher’s hospice, which is named in memory of their son Christopher. Along with his wife Sarah, a Patron of Shooting Star Chase, the More-Molyneux’s…

Tim Oliver

Vice President Tim Oliver, has donated a significant amount of his time to the charity over the last 15 years. He was a member of the Board of Trustees from 2004 to 2014, including Chair of Trustees of The Shooting Star Children’s Hospice. Tim and his wife Debi have also supported Shooting Star Chase through…

Julia Lever MBE

Julia Lever is the Founder of CHASE and now Vice President of Shooting Star Chase. Julia set up the charity in 1991 after reading an article in a national newspaper about a hospice in Birmingham.  After contacting the hospice and arranging a visit, Julia was determined to start a children’s hospice in the South East….

Kate Turner MBE

Kate Turner Founder of The Shooting Star Children’s Hospice and Vice President of Shooting Star Chase. Kate founded The Shooting Star Trust in 1995 overseeing the build of Shooting Star House Children’s Hospice, which opened in August 2005. In 2007 Kate was awarded the MBE.

Camilla Al Fayed

Camilla Al Fayed is greatly committed to Shooting Star Chase and has enjoyed many visits to both our hospices meeting the children and families. Through the AlFayed Charitable Foundation, Camilla and her father, generously support the charity bringing financial sustainability and support to our vital work. In 2012 the country’s first ever ‘Camilla nurse’ was…

Sir Vincent Cable

Sir Vince Cable spearheaded a campaign across the Shooting Star Chase retail chain to encourage volunteers to give a helping hand, even lending a hand at our Teddington shop himself. Sir Vince also kindly donated the glass sculpture in the Shooting Star House memory garden in memory of his late wife Olympia.

Michael Ball OBE

Michael Ball OBE has brought the world of music and stage to the charity with three star-studded concerts, raising money for vital transportation at both hospices to help children and teenagers enjoy days out. The charity benefited from a special evening at Michael’s award-winning ‘Sweeney Todd’, as well as winning £50,000 on ‘Celebrity Who Wants…

Samantha Bond

Samantha Bond has been Patron of Shooting Star Chase for 12 years. Best known as ‘Miss Moneypenny’ to Pierce Brosnan’s 007, and from TV’s Outnumbered and Downton Abbey, Samantha appeared on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire for Shooting Star Chase, alongside designer gardener Diamuid Gavin and officially opened our Twickenham Shop.

Andrew Castle

Andrew Castle is the former British Tennis No.1, presenter of GMTV for ten years and BAFTA nominee for BBC Tennis coverage. Andrew is pro-active Patron of Shooting Star Chase and appeared on the BBC quiz show ‘Pointless’ with his daughter Georgina, in aid of the charity.

Dame Joan Collins DBE

International superstar Dame Joan Collins has hosted many glittering events for Shooting Star Chase including Christmas with Joan Collins at The Dorchester and has appeared on Deal or No Deal, winning £15,000 for the charity. Joan also co-hosted tea every year at Harrods for Shooting Star Chase families. In 2013 Joan officially opened our new boutique…

Martin Davis

Entrepreneur and businessman Martin Davis, first became involved with the charity as a Patron in 2003. Martin and his wife Alison have helped raise significant sums, by securing many money-can’t-buy auction prizes and organising major events. Martin has given his own personal holiday home to raise money at Shooting Star Chase high-profile events, resulting in…

Bobby Davro

Bobby Davro brings the light and laughter to Shooting Star Chase and has performed for the charity many times with fellow Patrons. Bobby cut the cake at Shooting Star House’s 5th birthday party and put together an evening of comedy and music at Syon Park, raising £50,000 for the charity.

Chris and Natasha Evans

Chris Evans and wife Natasha often visit the hospice at special family events including the Summer Fun Day and the Christmas Winter Wonderland. Chris also helped with fundraising activities, representing Shooting Star Chase at the celebrity Pro-Am at the 2013 BMW PGA Championship.

Philip Glenister

Philip Glenister has hosted two celebrity golf events at the prestigious Wentworth Club and represented the charity in the Celebrity Pro-Am at the 2013 BMW PGA Championship, the flagship European Tour event which, in 2013, was in aid of Shooting Star Chase. Philip also helped host Michael Ball’s star-studded West End concert, as well as…

Keeley Hawes and Matthew Macfadyen

Keeley Hawes and her husband Matthew Macfadyen are keen visitors to Christopher’s hospice and have taken part in a special Carol Concert in aid of the charity, screened on ITV. They have helped raise funds at events with their generous auction prizes, as well as lending their support at high-profile events.

Laurence and Jackie Llewelyn-Bowen

Laurence and Jackie Llewelyn-Bowen have been supporters for many years. In January 2006, Laurence and his wife Jackie won £500,000 on behalf of Shooting Star Chase in a special Celebrity Valentine’s Day edition of ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’. This actual show won a National TV Award, major media attention and to date are…

Theo Paphitis

Theo Paphitis has been a fantastic support through his business chain Ryman and helping with gifts from his Red Letter Day collection, for special treats and occasions for the charity, as well as attending high-profile events.

Sir Cliff Richard OBE

Sir Cliff Richard performed the ‘Topping Out’ ceremony at Shooting Star House in 2004. Recently Sir Cliff performed a rendition of his hit ‘Summer Holiday’ at our Hampton Hospice, with a sing-a-long with the children, parents and grandparents.

Phillip Schofield

Phillip Schofield has attended many Shooting Star Chase events to meet families supported by the charity, as well as visiting out Guildford hospice.

Lauren Silverman

Lauren Silverman was appointed Patron of Shooting Star Chase in May 2015. Lauren has enjoyed hospice visits meeting children and families and enjoys welcoming the families to our special Afternoon Tea hosted by Lauren’s partner Simon Cowell, Vice President of Shooting Star Chase.  Lauren also enjoys hosting tables at The Shooting Star Chase Ball, helping…