Postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Lord Mayor and The Lady Mayoress of the City of London invite you to become a table host at this exquisite evening in their Mansion House home. The Best Beginnings 2021 Gala Dinner will start with a champagne reception in the Salon followed by a sumptuous 3-course dinner in the Egyptian Hall. As a table host, the evening provides a splendid opportunity to support Best Beginnings in style by entertaining friends, family, colleagues or clients with wine, a three course dinner fabulous entertainment by Maximilian Somerset and a superb online silent auction.


“My Husband and I are delighted to invite you to the Best Beginnings 2020 Gala Dinner, hosting you and your guests at our home, Mansion House. We are avid supporters of Best Beginnings' vital work to inform and empower parents of all backgrounds, reduce social isolation and reduce inequalities. The charity is committed to supporting new parents during the wonderful "window of opportunity" from preconception to a child's 5th birthday where all the evidence tells us the foundations for a happy and healthy life are laid. We are thoroughly looking forward to a spectacular evening, of great celebration and joy as we share with you evidence of Best Beginnings impact over the last ten years and the launch of our exciting plans for the decade ahead! Together, we can help give the next generation the best start in life!”

The Lady Mayoress of the City of London and Best Beginnings Trustee

Best Beginnings 2021 Gala Dinner at Mansion House

At the bottom of this page you can you can order and pay for:

Corporate Table: £6,000 including a half page advert in the Gala programme and your company's logo on the screens during the evening

Private Table: £4,000

Full page advert in the Event Programme: £1,000

Half page advert in the Event Programme: £500

The Gala Dinner was originally set to be held on 14th May 2020. Due to COVID-19,  we have postponed this special evening until Autumn 2021. The date will be finalised in January 2021.

If you would like to make a donation to Best Beginnings now, either in lieu of attending or to support our vital work as we support isolated pregnant women across the country, please click here and choose the Gift Aid option if appropriate. 

For details about fabulous Sponsorship Opportunities email our Head of Fundraising, Anne Hayward on: [email protected]

To pay for a table and /or an advert by invoice and Bank Transfer please email: [email protected]

Booking for this event has now closed.