Welcome to the official website of the Entertainment Artistes’ Benevolent Fund. The EABF cares for thousands of entertainers throughout the UK who need help and assistance as a result of old age, ill-health, or hard times, and Brinsworth House, in Twickenham, Middlesex, is the Fund's dedicated nursing home, caring for elderly members of the entertainment profession. The EABF is often now known as the 'Royal Variety Charity' as the proceeds from the annual Royal Variety Performance have been the financial bedrock of the Fund's existence since its early beginnings........ Learn more of our history....... click here.
We are here to help!
The EABF (aka the Royal Variety Charity) exists to assist those who work, or have worked, professionally in the entertainment industry (in front of the camera or behind it/ on the stage or in the wings - including their dependants) and find themselves sick, elderly or impoverished through no fault of their own... read more
Priority Tickets for Royal Variety Performance 2015!
If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive a priority ticket application form for the Royal Variety Performance 2015, please email... read more
Royal Variety Performance 2014 - First acts announced!
The EABF is pleased to announce the first acts to confirm for this year's Royal Variety Performance and they include Michael McIntyre, Dame Shirley Bassey, Bette Midler, Demi Lovato and Ed Sheeran... read more
Peter Prichard OBE CStJ 1932-2014 R.I.P.
It is with deepest regret that we announce that Peter Prichard OBE CStJ passed away in the early hours of Saturday morning, 30th August 2014... read more
With a team of 64 staff, Brinsworth House is a dual registered nursing home for members of the entertainment profession... read more
Facilities at Brinsworth
The history of the Royal Variety Performance is breathtaking; 80 shows over 100 years; a feat unsurpassed... read more
Royal Variety Archive
Please make a donation to the EABF by visiting this page. All major credit and debit cards are accepted.......... read more
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