And the One Direction singer didn’t stop there…He also auctioned off a golf weekend with himself, Boyzone frontman Ronan Keating and DJ Chris Evans. You can watch Niall Horan and lots of other stars raise money at 7.30pm on BBC One on Friday 17th November.
Pixie Lott hosted a fancy dress photobooth,Harry Judd taught the children how to play the drums and tennis legend Tim Henman played table tennis. TV presenters Sam and Mark cooked up a storm and England goalkeeper Joe Hart took penalties and gave away his goalie gloves to a lucky child.
Children in Need first began in 1980, and was presented by Dame Esther Rantzen, Sue Lawley and Sir Terry Wogan. The first broadcast of Children in Need was very successful, and raised £1,000,000 for charity.
From then on, the charity television show was broadcast every year. In total, the show has now raised over £800,000,000!