Opera at Syon 2021

It is with sadness that we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Opera at Syon.

We know this will come as a huge disappointment to all those that kindly support the organisation of and attend this much-loved event, but want to reassure you that the we will be back to host the 30th Anniversary Opera at Syon in June 2022, when we are more hopeful that additional restrictions, limitations on numbers and other factors relating to the pandemic are less likely to have an impact on the format of this much loved event.

We are hoping to confirm the dates of the 2022 event very soon, but should you wish to be notified as soon as tickets are on sale, then please register your interest in joining us by emailing: events@childrenwithcancer.org.uk


Location & Date

  • The Great Conservatory, Syon Park
  • TBC

Contact Details

Prizes and Sponsorship

We are excited to offer a wide range of opportunities for businesses to support the 30th Anniversary Opera at Syon.

If you would like to donate a prize or find out further information on sponsorship options in support of Children with Cancer UK, please email events@childrenwithcancer.org.uk

Opera at Syon 2019

We held our 28th year of Opera at Syon on Wednesday 12 June and Thursday 13 June.
Over two nights, guests enjoyed a stunning performance by Diva Opera of L’italiana in Algeri and Madama Butterfly and a delicious dinner in the beautiful setting of the Great Conservatory at Syon Park.

We had some fantastic items up for auction including a week’s holiday in San Francisco, tickets to see The Magic Flute at The Royal Opera House and exclusive jewellery designed by Nada Le Cavelier.
The Opera at Syon evenings have raised an incredible total of over £1.4 million for Children with Cancer UK to date.

We were grateful to be joined at the event by two researchers funded by us, Dr Srdan Rogosic and Professor Sibylle Mittnacht. They spoke about their important research into safer and more effective childhood cancer treatments.

We really appreciate the fantastic support of all who attended Opera at Syon and helped to make it so special.


Thank you

Many thanks to the following individuals and companies who helped to make the event truly magical:

Diva Opera for their spectacular performancesHenry Bowring, our auctioneerBriony Lewton for delicious canapes to begin and picnic hampers during the intervalBayley & Sage (Wimbledon) for supplying the cheese
Superstars for organising the silent auctionHis Grace The Duke of Northumberland, Beccy Thorp  and all the staff at SyonThe Bankwood Group for brochure productionFlowers by Louise for flowers

The Committee

Our special thanks go to Lady Julia Craig Harvey and Mrs Peter Hargreaves-Allen, co-chairs of the organising committee, and to all members of the committee:

Dr Jenny BeecheyThe Lady ForbesMrs Andrew LockhartMrs Julian Muir
Mr John BeecheyMrs Basia HamiltonMrs Harry Eugene LockhartMr Hugo Page, QC
Mrs Anthony BonsorMrs Nicholas HaydonMrs Beau MathieuMrs Marc Pereire
The Countess of BradfordMrs Ian HunterMrs James MeadeMrs Lincoln Seligman
Mr Benjamin ClarkDr Susana IngramMr Sam MelluishThe Countess Trapp von Matsch
Dr. Leonie H. DeRamusMrs Wolfgang KerckMrs Richard MorseMiss Ayesha Vardag
Miss Esther EyreMrs Aboudi KostaMrs Sam MorseMrs Alessandro Vattani
The Viscountess LiffordMrs James Whitaker


For more information, please don’t hesitate to contact the events team.

020 7404 0808

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