Lawfully Chic was delighted to be invited to the Hogarth dinner in aid of Coram, Britain’s oldest children’s charity. Coram has a rich tradition of marrying art and music with philanthropy and has worked to improve the lives of vulnerable children for nearly 300 years.
The revival of William Hogarth’s annual fundraising dinner, inaugurated in 1846, took place in the Foundling museum where Coram’s original governors – the founder/philanthropist Thomas Coram and the composer George Frideric Handel – once sat. Guests enjoyed a fine meal to the sound of nineteenth century music, all the while raising funds for Coram’s ground-breaking art and music therapy programmes.
Contemporary artworks, including pieces by Roald Dahl collaborator Quentin Blake, were auctioned off and we were reminded of just how vital this charity’s work continues to be.
(90p out of every £1 donated goes to Coram’s life-changing services helping 10,000 vulnerable children, young people and their families every year)