British Turkey Awards raises over £10k for children’s charity

British Turkey Awards raises over £10k for children’s charity

The British Turkey Awards, celebrating the best of British turkey products, saw over £10,000 raised for children’s medical research company Sparks. 

The event, which took place at The Dorchester on 24th September rewarded farmers, supermarkets and catering companies for the British turkey products, with Asda winning Retailer of the Year for their range of fresh everyday turkey cuts.

Paul Kelly, chairman of the British Turkey Federation and Willie Thorne with a cheque for £10,470 for children's charity Sparks.

Paul Kelly, chairman of the British Turkey Federation and Willie Thorne with a cheque for £10,470 for children’s charity Sparks.

TV and stand-up comedian Mark Watson presented and entertained 250 guests from the British turkey industry, whilst snooker legend and celebrity patron of Sparks, Willie Thorne was also present.

As well as supporting Sparks, over £2,000 was also raised for Dravet Syndrome UK charity on the night.

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