RPT Events

The Rugby Portobello Trust hosts four major fundraising events each year, welcoming over 1,000 supporters.

Our Brain Game is hosted every April, welcoming 22 teams to an incredibly challenging quiz dinner hosted by a professional quiz master. This event raises nearly £20,000 annually and is one of our longest running events. Our Brain Game sells out very quickly, so do get in touch if you are interested in hosting a table.

To mark the start of the summer, RPT hosts a musical fundraiser. This event has included Midsummer Music featuring world-famous pianist Melvyn Tan and various operas hosted at Opera Holland Park. Our 2019 event will welcome The Outcry Ensemble to St Mary Abbots in the heart of Kensington for an evening of Mozart’s Eine Klein Nachtmusik and Beethoven’s Violin Concerto. This exceptional group is led by English National Opera’s James Henshaw and features first violin Oscar Perks. For more information and to book tickets, visit

Our Portobello Dinner started in 2008 as a fundraiser amongst neighbours and is now central to the generation of funds for RPT's activities. This September event welcomes over 200 people to a live auction sit-down dinner.

Our Christmas Market was first held in 1989. Today, this November event welcomes almost 500 people to two days of Christmas shopping and festive cheer. Our committee personally selects more than 50 independent stallholders who sell bespoke and luxury goods, and our committee and volunteers hand makes beautiful Christmas wreaths and home-baked goods for our famous home produce stall. One of the highlights of the event is our silent auction, which is hosted online and live at the event. Interested stall holders or anyone interested in getting a ticket should get in touch.

DIY Fundraising

Take part in the challenge of a lifetime by undertaking your own fundraising challenge to raise essential funds for the Rugby Portobello Trust!

You can register for an organised event or start your own – and we can help! From coffee mornings to dinner parties, £5K races to marathons, there are lots of ways to support RPT and have fun while you are doing it.

Get in touch for a fundraising pack or to discuss your ideas.

If you have any questions then please don’t hesitate to contact us by emailing or call 020 7229 2928.

The London Marathon

Want to be a part of #TeamRPT in the next London Marathon and raise money to support local children and young people? Then get in touch now!

Started in 1981 the London Marathon now has over 36,000 people taking part each year. Make this the year you achieve your life ambition by running with us!

Registration £150
Sponsorship £2,000

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