The Jasper King Trust

Making a difference to families affected by a cancer diagnosis

The Jasper King Trust provides opportunities for families to step out of their normal ways of coping and find some peace within the beautiful landscapes of Scotland.

Our mission

JKT provides opportunities for families to step out of the day to day constraints of coping with cancer and find peace within beautiful landscapes

Apply for a holiday

Families are signposted to the Jasper King Trust via Maggie’s Centre in Edinburgh and cancer nurse specialists.

Respite stories

Find out more about what a respite holiday means to our families.

Donating to JKT

Creating a lasting legacy in Jasper’s name, helping to create positive memories and experiences for families under pressure, in places of significant beauty.

Jasper King

In January 2013 Jasper was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. Jasper was a talented, funny, kind man, and a loving husband and family man. He spent his working life touring the world with his company The Chipolatas, bringing street theatre, clowning, and music to over 44 countries for over 25 years.