VIP Gala night at Bend It Like Beckham – 27th November 2015

27 January 2016

The girls behind the Lady Garden Campaign invited their friends and supporters to a fun night out for a VIP Gala night at Bend It Like Beckham on Friday 27th November 2015.

Director Gurinder Chandra and Producer Sonia Friedman supported the Gynaecological Cancer Fund with 250 tickets in the dress circle to this uplifting family show. Asian restaurant Ping Pong provided yummy dim-sum and fusion cocktails.

And of course … there was a raffle with fabulous prizes won on the night including a spa day at the Bulgari Hotel, tickets to the fabulous, award-winning Sonia Friedman stage show Sunny Afternoon and personalised bespoke sweatshirt designed by you and made by celebrity designer, Simeon Farrar.

The night was supported by celebrities Melanie C, Natalie Pinkham and Sarah-Jane Mees, Dr Shini Somara, Tina Hobley and Nicholas Pinnock.

All photographs below: Dave Bennett

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 27:  Dr Shini Somara attends a charity gala performance of "Bend It Like Beckham: The Musical" in aid of the Gynaecological Cancer Fund Lady Garden campaign at The Phoenix Theatre on November 27, 2015 in London, England.   Pic credit: Dave Benett

Dr Shini Somara.

Mel C with two of the female stars of the show: Lauren Samuels who plays Jules and  Natalie Dew who plays jess.

Mel C with two of the female stars of the show: Lauren Samuels who plays Jules and
Natalie Dew who plays Jess.

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 27: Mel C, Mika Simmons and Tina Hobley  attend a charity gala performance of "Bend It Like Beckham: The Musical" in aid of the Gynaecological Cancer Fund Lady Garden campaign at The Phoenix Theatre on November 27, 2015 in London, England.  Pic credit: Dave Benett

Mel C, Mika Simmons and Tina Hobley.

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 27:  Sarah Jane-Mee attends a charity gala performance of "Bend It Like Beckham: The Musical" in aid of the Gynaecological Cancer Fund Lady Garden campaign at The Phoenix Theatre on November 27, 2015 in London, England.  Pic credit: Dave Benett

Sarah Jane-Mee.

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 27:  Astrid Harbord and Davina Harbord attendsa charity gala performance of "Bend It Like Beckham: The Musical" in aid of the Gynaecological Cancer Fund Lady Garden campaign at The Phoenix Theatre on November 27, 2015 in London, England.  Pic credit: Dave Benett

Astrid Harbord and Davina Harbord.

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 27:  Guest and Lily Hodges attend a charity gala performance of "Bend It Like Beckham: The Musical" in aid of the Gynaecological Cancer Fund Lady Garden campaign at The Phoenix Theatre on November 27, 2015 in London, England.  Pic credit: Dave Benett

Guest and Lily Hodges.

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 27:  Mika Simmons and Nicholas Pinnock attend a charity gala performance of "Bend It Like Beckham: The Musical" in aid of the Gynaecological Cancer Fund Lady Garden campaign at The Phoenix Theatre on November 27, 2015 in London, England.  Pic credit: Dave Benett

Mika Simmons and Nicholas Pinnock.

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 27:  Gurinder Chadha and Mel C  attend a charity gala performance of "Bend It Like Beckham: The Musical" in aid of the Gynaecological Cancer Fund Lady Garden campaign at The Phoenix Theatre on November 27, 2015 in London, England.  Pic credit: Dave Benett

Gurinder Chadha and Mel C.

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 27:  Natalie Pinkham attends a charity gala performance of "Bend It Like Beckham: The Musical" in aid of the Gynaecological Cancer Fund Lady Garden campaign at The Phoenix Theatre on November 27, 2015 in London, England.  Pic credit: Dave Benett

Natalie Pinkham.

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