MS Society UK’s 2022 Christmas Carol Concert
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MS Society UK’s 2022 Christmas Carol Concert

For the fourth year in a row, Rose attended MS Society UK’s annual Christmas Carol concert which happened on December 15 at St Mary’s London. You can find lovely pictures taken at the event in the gallery and watch Rose’s reading just below.

The « Carols by Candlelight » concert is in support of the charity’s Stop MS Christmas Appeal to help raise funds for vital MS research. If you wish, you can make a donation here : https://www.mssociety.org.uk/candle

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Rose announced as Firefly’s newest patron
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Rose announced as Firefly’s newest patron

Rose has been announced as the newest patron of Firefly International, a Scottish charity working with children who have been affected by war.

Firefly believes that the best way to support children whose lives have been affected by war and its aftermath is working with small, local projects who know what is needed on the ground making the projects have the greatest impact.

Based in the UK and run by a part time team with active volunteers and trustees, we monitor and support the organisations to whom we donate money.

Our work consistently proves that these collaborations have improved the lives and futures of children living in some of the world’s most devastated countries.

To find more about Firefly, watch the video below featuring the charity’s patrons – including Rose – and check out their website here :

SMS Battles Quiz for ‘MS Society UK’ (May 12, 2022)
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SMS Battles Quiz for ‘MS Society UK’ (May 12, 2022)

A day after ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife’ premiere took place in New York City, Rose and Kit flew back to London to attend the ‘SMS Battles Quiz’ event for ‘MS Society UK’, a charity dear to their heart which they have supported for many years. They have donated a prize for the silent auction which has held during the event – a dinner with both of them and a signed ‘Game of Thrones’ boxset. Rose was also joined by her friend and Downton Abbey co-star Sophie McShera. Click here to know more about MS Society UK which helps raise vital funds for MS research.

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MS Society UK’s 2021 Christmas Carol Concert
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MS Society UK’s 2021 Christmas Carol Concert

For the third year in a row, Rose did a reading at MS Society UK’s annual Christmas Carol which happened on December 7 at St Paul’s Cathedral in London. This time the event was live-streamed on Facebook and Youtube (yay !) so you can watch Rose’s reading just below :

Emilia Clarke also did a reading (she replaced Kit Harington who couldn’t be there) ; sadly we only have a couple of pictures from the event :

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MS Society UK’s #TeamStopMS Campaign
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MS Society UK’s #TeamStopMS Campaign

Following her previous work with charity MS Society UK, Rose is featured (alongside husband Kit Harington) in their new campaign video released today. It sees stars ‘audition’ to join #TeamStopMS and help fund life-changing MS research by supporting the MS Society any way they can – whether that’s donating, fundraising, or simply spreading the word on social media. Recorded in November 2019, Kit takes part in a bucket collection with Breeders actor Alun Armstrong, and Rose undergoes a bike-athon fundraiser compèred by Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills.

All of the celebs (including Rose, Kit, Andy Serkis, chef Ainsley Harriott, radio DJ Scott Mills, actor Alun Armstrong and comedian Ivo Graham) involved in the scenes have a personal connection with the illness. The campaign is part of the MS Society’s Stop MS Appeal, which needs to raise £100 million to find treatments for everyone living with MS.

Sharing what the campaign means to her, Rose said :

“The MS Society is very close to my heart, and the work they do is incredible. I want to support them in raising funds for MS research because we’re so close to finding real and long-lasting solutions to tackle this condition. We have shown through the pandemic that with concentrated effort and funding, we can overcome momentous challenges, and I believe we can do this with MS too. »

“Being involved in the Team Stop MS shoot was a lot of fun, especially watching Andy Serkis do his thing – what a physical genius! Everybody stopped what they were doing and just admired him from afar. But it was also just a really positive thing to be part of generally, with everyone there sharing the common goal of stopping MS. I’m happy to be part of their family.”

Besides the video, pictures of Rose filming the campaign and posing in a « TeamStopMS » t-shirt have also been released :

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Charity Campaigns > 2021 | #TeamStopMS Campaign [+05]

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic condition that affects more than 100,000 people in the UK. It damages nerves in the body and makes it harder to do everyday things like walk, talk, eat and think. There are more than a dozen licensed treatments for people with the relapsing form of MS, but none stop the accumulation of disability as MS progresses. Morna Simpkins, MS Society Scotland director, said: “Together we need to raise £100 million to stop MS for good. The good news is we’re already over halfway there, but we want you on our team to help us reach our target. There are so many ways to get involved in Team Stop MS and you’ll be in great company, with our incredible supporters like Rose Leslie, Kit Harington and Andy Serkis, who we are incredibly grateful to. So join Team Stop MS today to donate, fundraise, or spread the word on social media, and help us fund life-changing research. No audition needed.

MS Society UK’s 2020 virtual Christmas concert
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MS Society UK’s 2020 virtual Christmas concert

One year ago, Rose Leslie & husband Kit Harington attended MS Society UK’s « Christmas Carols by Candlelight » event in London and both did a reading to help raise money for the charity and fund the Stop MS Appeal. (Click here to know more about MS Society UK).

This year the event happened online on December 15th and Rose once again did a reading, this time recorded from her home. I bought a ticket and managed to record her lovely short performance, enjoy !

Banchory Bangles charity fundraiser in aid of Children 1st
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Banchory Bangles charity fundraiser in aid of Children 1st

In a new video, Rose has backed a long-running Aberdeenshire charity raffle, the Banchory Bangle, to help support vulnerable children all across Scotland. The annual fundraising raffle is in aid of Scotland’s national children’s charity Children 1st and will close on 29th November at 2.30pm.

Scottish actor Rose Leslie has pledged her support to the Banchory Bangle – an annual fundraising raffle in aid of Children 1st. Rose said ‘now more than ever’ vulnerable children and families across the country need support.

In this exclusive video, Rose, who also stars in Death on the Nile, a film adaptation of the Agatha Christie novel, says: « I’m thrilled to be involved with this Children 1st fundraiser for the Banchory Bangle raffle. Every penny raised goes to Children 1st who do incredible work with children, families and communities across Scotland. Now more than ever they need our help. If you can, please buy some online raffle tickets and support children and families this year!« 

For the first time in 43 years, Deeside’s annual Banchory Bangle fundraiser has gone online to ensure the charity can continue to keep children safe and families strong through the coronavirus pandemic.

The Banchory Bangle, which is designed by prominent Perthshire artist and engraver, Dr Malcolm Appleby MBE, and raffled annually by the Children 1st Deeside Committee has raised over £160,000 funds for the children’s charity since it began in 1977.

Nicky Bradford, from the Children 1st Deeside Committee hopes that with Rose’s support, they can raise more money for the children and families in Scotland who need it most. She said: “We are incredibly grateful to Rose for supporting the 43rd Banchory Bangle. This is an amazing opportunity to win an iconic piece of jewellery and support Scotland’s children and families. We are really excited to be holding this raffle online for the first time and can’t wait to see those sales coming in.”

Susan Bradley, Head of Public Fundraising, Children 1st said: “We are absolutely delighted with the support Rose Leslie is giving to Children 1st. The bangle is an incredible piece of artwork with has been lovingly crafted. The decision to make the bangle tickets available online is fantastic. Not only can people purchase tickets safely during this very difficult time, but anyone, no matter where they are, can purchase one.”

SOURCE: CHILDREN 1ST
« An Evening for Mental Well-Being » Online Event
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« An Evening for Mental Well-Being » Online Event

On June 1st, Rose took part in the fundraising event « An Evening for Mental Well-Being » by reading the poem « Shard » by Ella Duffy. The 2 hours live event also featured stand-up comedy and theatre performed by other artists from the UK. All donations went to the charity CALM.

You can watch back the whole event here on Rob Myle’s Youtube Channel. Rose’s performance as well as the curtain call can be watched right here :


MS Society « Carols by Candlelight » Event in London
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MS Society « Carols by Candlelight » Event in London

On December 10th, Rose and husband Kit Harington attended MS Society’s « Carols by Candlelight » Event in London to support the charity and help raise awareness of MS Research. As part of the event taking place in St. Botolph-without-Bishopsgate Church, they both did a reading.

Below you can find pictures taken inside and outside the church. A couple of videos have also been posted on Twitter, you can check them by clicking here and here 🙂



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SMS Battles Quiz For The MS Society
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SMS Battles Quiz For The MS Society

As previously announced, Rose attended the SMS Battles Quiz for The MS Society two days ago. Kit couldn’t make it but she was joined by Emilia Clarke and Downton Abbey co-stars Sophie McShera, Rob James-Collier & Phyllis Logan ! She also posed with Poldark actor Luke Norris and looked lovely in a long organza-style shirt dress from Maje. The dinner auctioned by Kit & Rose has been won by football player Aaron Ramsey for £8000 and at least £355,000 have been raised during the night to help MS research !

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