John Halpern

John's Create a Crossword for Charity with Dave Gorman

Fundraising for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity
raised of £1,000 target
by 246 supporters
We help the hospital offer a better future to seriously ill children across the UK


Join John Halpern, the UK’s No 1 crossword setter, and comedian Dave Gorman for a one-off, crossword-creating show to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity

Watch the magic live as John and Dave create a cryptic crossword, start to finish, on Dave’s chosen theme on the band Madness.

What happens on “Create a Crossword for Charity’?
John and special guest create a cryptic crossword on a theme

Help choose words you love to fit into the puzzle

Help fit those words together, like a jigsaw

Help create mysterious clues for your favourite words

Language will never be the same again!

About the charity

We fundraise to enhance Great Ormond Street Hospital’s ability to transform the health and wellbeing of children and young people. Donations help to fund advanced medical equipment, child and family support services, pioneering research and rebuilding and refurbishment.

Donation summary

Total raised
+ £751.60 Gift Aid
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Offline donations

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