London Eye and River Cruise – Memory of a Lifetime Trip June 2019

London Eye second group photo

To mark our 25th Anniversary Year in 2019 we pledged to raise an additional £100,000 to give all of our members a special trip to make a Memory of a Lifetime. We had a great time in London on one of our Memory of a Lifetime trips.


Our sighteesing experience included a River Cruise and a ‘flight’ on the London Eye. Eighteen of our young Kangaroos members enjoyed this wonderful day out.

We started the day having lunch by the river followed by a river cruise where we spotted lots of London’s famous landmarks. We were delighted to enjoy a fly past by the red arrows to mark the Queens Official birthday! It was unexpected so added something extra special to the day.

We also went on the London Eye, a fantastic experience for so many who had never had this opportunity before. Our young people had such a fantastic day out. Many happy memories were made, just as we’d hoped.

If you would like to donate to our Memory of a Lifetime Campaign, please visit our JustGiving page. Your generous donations have made a lot of happy memories so far. A huge thank you to all of our supporters.

Here are some of the comments we’ve received on our Facebook page about our special day in London:

“I had a lovely chat with one of the participants at the Town Fair yesterday. She was still excited about where she’d been and what she’d done…especially going on the London Eye. Thank you so much for what you do for these children.”    Lynn Baines

Looks like a very happy time. Lots of interesting things to see and do with a lot of smiling going on, brilliant. Well done Kangaroos.”   Lynn Collins

What an adventure…fantastic folks.”   Ann Waghorn

Thanks to all for making it such a lovely trip!” Den KT

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