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Kidney Research UK Gala 2023

Step into a Midsummer Night’s Dream for a magical dinner and night of enchanted entertainment. 

A night to remember

Set deep within the iconic Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, The Underglobe will be transformed into the forest of Shakespeare’s imagination. You’ll step out of London and into a Midsummer Night’s Dream for a magical dinner and immersive entertainment all whilst raising funds for Kidney Research UK. 

The Underglobe, London

11 October 2023

Table packages: £2,500 

Individual tickets: £250

Step into an enchanted forest

Enjoy a champagne reception surrounded by lush greenery and twinkling lights at every corner. Then indulge in a fantastical feast, with a luxurious three-course meal created by award-winning chefs from the Swan restaurant.

Throughout the evening guests will be swept away by a whole host of immersive and magical entertainment, while fundraising for vital kidney research with our silent and live auctions jam packed with handpicked, money can’t buy items. 

The evening will end on a high with music to dance the night away.

Swan Dinner

Order of events

18:45 Drinks reception

19:30 Dinner and entertainment including a live auction

22:30 Music and dancing

00:30 Carriages

*Timings are subject to small changes on night.

Tickets include:

  • A champagne drinks reception 
  • Luxury three course meal 
  • Wine, beer and soft drinks throughout the meal  
  • Live entertainment throughout the evening

Table packages £2,500

Table packages are for 10 guests. 

Additional tickets can be purchased to increase your table size up to 12 people.

Individual tickets £250

Individual ticket holders will be placed on a mixed table alongside other guests on the night. 

About the venue

The Underglobe is located at the iconic cultural landmark, Shakespeare’s Globe. It lies in the heart of Bankside, next to the River Thames and just a few moments’ walk from Borough Market, the City, Tate Modern and Southbank.

Underglobe logo

Opportunities to support

Your support could help us transform treatments for kidney patients and ultimately change lives. 


We would welcome the opportunity to explore ideas and opportunities together. Become a sponsor and access a variety of benefits including: 

  • Event branding opportunities pre-event and on the night, including social media 
  • Opportunities to attend and network on the night 
  • Colour advertisements in our programme 
  • Support acknowledgments during key speeches on the night 
  • VIP table on the night for 10 guests 

Our dedicated print sponsor for the event is Paragon Communications.

Prizes for our auctions

The evening will feature a live auction and a silent auction. Our live auction will take place during the dinner and our silent auction will run throughout the evening and will be hosted on an online fundraising platform dedicated to the event. 

All items and experiences (silent and live) will be featured on the site and can be tailored to acknowledge the person or company who donated the gift, including images, copy and links to external websites. 

We would be grateful for any contributions towards our auction to help us raise vital funds at the event. 

Make a donation 

If you’re unable to attend or support the event, please consider supporting our fundraising by making a donation. 

To find out more about sponsorship or donating a prize to the event, please contact: 

0300 303 1100

Frequently asked questions

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