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Royal Variety Charity

Royal Variety Charity (formerly the Entertainment Artistes' Benevolent Fund)
Founded 1908
Location
Area served
UK
Mission Support for elderly, infirm or distressed members and former members of the entertainment industry, and their dependants.
Website http://www.eabf.org.uk

The Entertainment Artistes' Benevolent Fund (originally the Variety Artistes' Benevolent Fund) is a charity based in Twickenham, Middlesex, England. It is dedicated to helping provide support for elderly, infirm or distressed members and former members of the entertainment industry, and their dependants. Queen Elizabeth II is patron for the charity.

Founded in 1908 it provides residential care at Brinsworth House in Twickenham. Its residents have included:

Current residents include:

It is perhaps otherwise best known for its fund raising event, the Royal Variety Performance.

In 2015 the EABF changed its name to the "Royal Variety Charity"[1]

References

  1. ^ "Name Change". Royal Variety Charity. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 

External links

  • Entertainment Artistes' Benevolent Fund (official website)
  • Brinsworth House Video


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