Amber Le Bon and Jim Chapman named as the faces of BHF’s Tunnel of Love fundraiser

9 July 2015        

Amber Le Bon and male model We're delighted to announce British model Amber Le Bon and YouTube sensation Jim Chapman as the faces of Tunnel of Love, our prestigious evening of art, fashion and games to raise funds for the Mending Broken Hearts Appeal.

Returning for its fourth year, the unforgettable event will bring together the biggest names in fashion and art for a night bursting with fabulous entertainment and a sumptuous dinner all to raise money for our Mending Broken Hearts Appeal. Join us for an extravagant evening of Baroque and Roll glamour you won’t want to miss.

  • When: Wednesday 11 November  
  • Where: Victoria & Albert Museum
  • Price: Individual ticket - £375/ table of 10 - £3,750

The event

Guests will mingle with the glitterati enjoying an evening of luxurious prizes, glamorous funfair games, and an auction of couture fashion, bespoke artwork, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

Past auction lots include pieces by artists including Sir Peter Blake, Damien Hirst, Dan Baldwin and Jim Dine alongside items from brands including Cartier, Alexander McQueen, Mulberry, and Chanel.

Celebrity supporters

Model Amber Le Bon comments: “It’s an honour to be the face of this year’s Tunnel of Love. The money raised will help fund ground-breaking research that could change the lives of over half a million people living with a broken heart.”

Past guests include Cara Delevingne, Hugh Grant, Alexa Chung, Pixie Geldof, Laura Bailey, Suki Waterhouse and David Gandy.

YouTuber Jim Chapman added: “Please join me at this year's event so that the BHF can continue its vital work towards finding a cure for heart failure."

Help mend broken hearts

All proceeds from Tunnel of Love will go towards our Mending Broken Hearts Appeal, which aims to bring new hope of a cure to over half a million heart failure patients living in the UK.

Simon Gillespie, our Chief Executive, said: "It’s the fourth year of our unmissable Tunnel of Love event and its looking to be the most exciting yet. We’re very grateful to Amber Le Bon and Jim Chapman as well as the committee of dedicated volunteers and the many artists, fashion designers and brands who support our vital work through this event.

"For over 50 years our research has helped make medical history, transforming the lives of millions of people living with cardiovascular disease. We’ve come a long way, but heart failure continues to devastate over half a million families across the UK."