Leading autism ambassador set to switch on the christmas lights in Beckenham


A leading UK Ambassador and Campaigner raising awareness for families of children and adults diagnosed with autism will be switching on the Christmas Lights on December 2 in Beckenham.

Anna Kennedy has received an OBE for setting up schools for children with autism. She has appeared on BBC’s Comic Relief dancing on the very first Peoples Strictly performing the Charleston with Robin Windsor at the Elstree Studio in front of 4 million people on BBC1.

Anna has also appeared as a guest on a special Great British Menu with Chef Adam Reid for and won Dr Hilarys Heath Hero on GMTV amongst many other accolades.

Father Christmas will be in Beckinham helped by his little elves who’ll be handing out Christmas gifts along the route from Croydon Road Recreational Park, through Beckenham High Street with lots of singing and fun along the way.

Anna says she is honoured and excited to be switching on the christmas lights. 

A few of the pupils will be attending with their families who live in Beckenham and attend a school for autistic children that Anna is a co founder.