Our Patrons

Princess AlexandraHer Royal Highness Princess Alexandra the Hon Lady Ogilvy KG GCVO
In October 2011, Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra generously agreed to take up Safe Haven for Donkeys’ invitation to become the charity’s Royal Patron.
Ann Widdecombe Feb 2012
The Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe DSG
Former MP Ann Widdecombe, Safe Haven’s first patron, is now an author and TV personality thanks to appearances on TV series such as “Strictly Come Dancing”.
Anthony Head
Actor Anthony Head is best known for his roles in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Little Britain and most recently Merlin.
Julie BurchillJulie Burchill
Julie is a well-known journalist and author, having begun as a writer for the New Musical Express at the age of just 17. Julie went on to be a journalist on several national newspapers and has written or co-written 15 books.
Des Lynam for website
Desmond Lynam OBE
Des Lynam is a popular TV broadcaster, having presented such shows as Grandstand, Match of the Day and Countdown.
Earl of StocktonThe Rt Hon the Earl of Stockton
Alexander Daniel Alan Macmillan, 2nd Earl of Stockton, inherited his peerage from his grandfather, former British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan. Lord Stockton has been a journalist and reporter and is the former Chairman of Macmillan Publishers. He was a member of the European Parliament from 1999 to 2004 and is currently a councillor with South Bucks District Council.