Alison Nimmo and Leona Lewis

[Alison Nimmo and Leona Lewis]

Last week saw 500 Londoners, including, Hugh Grant, Leona Lewis, Gabrielle Aplin, Tamsin Egerton, Charlotte Tilbury, Lady Ella Windsor, Olivia Inge and Nick Frost, came together for Quintessentially Foundations and The Crown Estate’s ‘Fayre of St James’ in association with Quaglino’s.

Hugh Grant

[Hugh Grant]

The evening included a charity Christmas concert, with traditional Christmas carols and hymns and readings from Tamsin Egerton, Hugh Grant and Nick Frost, followed by the switching on of the Jermyn Street Christmas lights by Leona Lewis and the elegant Christmas party at Quaglino’s.

Nick Frost

[Nick Frost]

Guests enjoyed sumptuous canapés and Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve cocktails, with live entertainment from X Factor hopefuls Only The Young and a Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve photobooth created by world-famous photographer Rankin.

Charlotte Tilbury and Tamsin Egerton

[Charlotte Tilbury and Tamsin Egerton]

VIPs were treated to American Crab Cake with Bloody Mary Dressing, Mini Lemon Meringue Pie, Wild Mushroom and Truffle Risotto

Olivia Inge, Tamsin Egerton and Beatrix Ong

[Olivia Inge, Tamsin Egerton and Beatrix Ong]

The evening raised over £200,000 for Rays of Sunshine, the UK charity committed to granting wishes to the seriously and terminally ill children between the ages of three and eighteen.

Only the Young

[Only the Young]

Quaglino’s (16 Bury Street, St James’s, London SW1Y 6AJ)