Attend the world premiere of 'The Young Victoria'
St John Ambulance is offering its
supporters a rare chance to attend the world film premiere of 'The
Young Victoria' at the famous Odeon Leicester Square
cinema on the 3 March 2009.
The glittering event in London's West End will be held to raise
funds and awareness for the nation’s leading first aid charity as
well as Children and Crisis. Supporters can help raise
vital funds by purchasing a limited number of exclusive
Academy Award® winners Graham King and Martin Scorsese have
brought the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power to the
Outstanding British cast
From being the object of a royal power-struggle, to her romantic
courtship and legendary marriage to Prince Albert, Emily Blunt
(Devil Wears Prada) gives a stunning performance as the young
Victoria. Featuring an outstanding British cast including Jim
Broadbent, Mark Strong, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson and Rupert
Friend, this is a night not to be missed!
Since being set up during Queen Victoria's reign, they've worked tirelessly to ensure everyone has access to first aid treatment.
Star of the show Emily Blunt has said 'I'm delighted to help
raise awareness of St John Ambulance. Since being set up during
Queen Victoria's reign, they’ve worked tirelessly to ensure
everyone has access to first aid treatment. Their 43,000 volunteers
are committed to training, caring and saving lives at events across
the country, and the work they do in supporting the emergency
services at times of crisis is invaluable. As the nation’s leading
first aid charity, we should all be proud to support St John
St John Ambulance Director of Fundraising Alastair Mulvie
commented: 'We are delighted that John Ambulance has been chosen to
benefit from this event. It’s a wonderful opportunity to raise
awareness of our important life saving work and gives our
supporters the chance to attend a world film premiere while raising
much-needed funds at the same time.
'We are grateful to Momentum and all those involved in the
production for this opportunity and we look forward to seeing our
supporters on the red carpet!'
Queen Victoria's association with St John
St John Ambulance has a long association with Queen Victoria as
it was in 1888 that the Queen herself granted the Order of St John,
the parent body of St John Ambulance, a charter of incorporation in
recognition of its pioneering first aid work, making it a British
Royal Order of Chivalry with the reigning monarch as its sovereign
Find out more about the event how to purchase tickets
The film will be on general release from the 6 March.