Next Events

 

Two years in and Victorious festival in Portsmouth is welcoming Arms Around the Child back for a third year to host the World Music Village. We are also gearing up for The Black Star Gala in March and many more exciting events through 2018.

Victorious music festival, World Music Village

Event: The World Music Village 2018 

Date: 24th, 26th, 27th August 2018 

Venue: Southsea Seafront, Portsmouth, UK

Host: Arms Around the Child 

Performances by: TBC 

DJ: TBC

Black Star Gala, Atsu

Event: The Black Star Gala 2018 

Date: 14th March, 2018

Venue: The Hilton Gateshead, Newcastle, NE8 2AR 

Host: Christian Atsu

Performances by: TBC

DJ: TBC

Previous Events

 

Check out our past events and the amazing people, celebrities, venues, musicians, organisations and locations we have worked with to raise essential funds for our work

World Music Village at Victorious Festival with Arms Around the Child

Event: The World Music Village, Victorious Festival 2017

Venue: Southsea, Portsmouth, UK 

Performances by: Neneh Cherry, Macka B, Black Slate, Des-C, Matuki, Duke Bossa, Sasha Ilyukevich & the Highly Skilled Migrants, Pan Jazz International Ensemble, Fellowship of The Groove, Emiliyah and the Mighty Z Allstars…

Art Around the Child, November 16th 2017

Event: Art Around the Child 

Date: 16th November, 2017

Venue: Fiat Chrysler Motor Village, London

Host: Hugh Edmeades

Pieces by: 3D (Massive Attack), Alastair Mackie, Alexander Newley, Altr-ego, Andrew Logan, Ann-Marie James, Beatrice Brown, Ben Summers, Bradley Morgan Johnson, Dangerous Minds, David Byrne, Derrick Santini, Diego Fortunato, Edward Akrout, George Morton Clark, Graeme Messer, Hannah Matthews, Hassan Hajjaj, Hayden Kays, Helena Christensen, Hiroshi Aoki, Jamie Reid, Katharina Hacker, Ilkar Cinarel, Jimmy Galvin, Laura Zeni, Lauren Baker, Meredith Ostrum, Michael Thompson, Mr Brainwash, Nancy Fouts, Nasser Azam, Paul Broomfield, Pure Evil, Rebecca Mason, Rob and Nick Carter, Romulo Celdran, Sky Sharrock, Terry O’Neill, Toni Gallagher and Zandra Rhodes.

london

Date: 4th June, 2014

Venue: One Mayfair, London

Host: Mark Ronson

Performances by: Lily Allen, Florence and the Machine, Angelique Kidjo, Rudimental, Blood Orange, Nate Ruess, Lykke Li, Mikky Ekko, A$AP Rocky

DJ: Samantha Ronson

newyork

Date: 10th December 2013

Venue: Highline Ballroom

Host: Mark Ronson

Musical Direction: Jeff Bhasker

Honorees: Bob Roth, Peter Edge and Mark Seliger

Performances by: The Black Keys, Miguel, A$AP Rocky Mikky Ekko, Lykke Li, Nate Ruess

DJ: Samantha Ronson

Partner Events

 

We are proud to have been chosen as beneficiaries of fundraising events in London and New York.

sleep

More than 400 people joined Arms Around the Child and the amazing cast and producers of Sleep No More for a spectacular immersive fundraiser and launch of the endgame Campaign in New York City. Sleep No More’s McKittrick Hotel opened its doors to celebrity, famed actors & adored musicians to perform, play, and lose themselves in the mystery of this live film noir.  The event also featured pre- and post-show performances by Santigold, Angela McCluskey, DJ Chelsea Leyland, The Hot Sardines and King Holiday.  The event was hosted by Hugh Jackman, Neil Patrick Harris, Geoffrey Rush, Lou Reed, and others.

asian

Arms Around The Child was absolutely delighted and privileged to have been chosen as The Asian Awards beneficial partner at this prestigious event in London. The 3rd Asian Awards  honoured excellence from all Asian countries, over 25 in total and included awards for global Asian icons such as musician Nicole Scherzinger, Ben Kingsley and the legendary Bruce Lee being honoured posthumously. Spotted in the audience among influencers and taste makers were current politicians, Lord Coe who opened the procedings, Peter Andre, Mitch Winehouse, Gurindar Chadha, Nina Wadia among many others.