‘Hat’s’ the way to raise cash for charity

The fund-raiser for Macmillan Cancer Support and Action Medical Research raised �15000 in an amazing effort at the Midsummer Ball at the Springfields events centre. SG180616-174TW
The fund-raiser for Macmillan Cancer Support and Action Medical Research raised �15000 in an amazing effort at the Midsummer Ball at the Springfields events centre. SG180616-174TW
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More than 500 people partied the night away in Spalding, raising thousands of pounds for two great charities.

The annual Midsummer Ball at the Springfields Events Centre looks to have raised up to £15,000 and the organisers are splitting the money evenly between Macmillan Cancer Support and Action Medical Research.

Three Alices: Poppy Skipper, Alice Patrick, Sophie Neal SG180616-182TW

Three Alices: Poppy Skipper, Alice Patrick, Sophie Neal SG180616-182TW

Tanya Beresford, a member of the committee, said that the night was a big hit.

“We had 510 people at the event, everyone had a great time,” she said.

The night was accompanied with some live entertainment from the Bunny Girls and Tommy T and the Belletones.

The theme of this special evening which was Mad Hatters.

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John Ward wasnt the only one to wear a Mad Hat SG180616-187TW

“The Bunny Girls were there because of the theme and, along with the band, they were great,” added Tanya.

“I want to thank everyone involved in running the ball, everyone who donated prizes, the sponsors of the event and the people who turned up. We have been going for 21 years and wouldn’t be able to do it without them.“

To donate to Macmillan Cancer Support visit their website: www.macmillan.org.uk

To donate to Action Medical Research visit their website: www.action.org.uk.

Party-goers at the Macmillan Midsummer Ball. SG180616-175TWS

Party-goers at the Macmillan Midsummer Ball. SG180616-175TWS

Thats a different hat. SG180616-176TW

Thats a different hat. SG180616-176TW

Isabella Ricks, Sam Armstrong, Joanna Prey, Pamela Capps, Sophie Penney, Natasha Bowater. SG180616-184TW

Isabella Ricks, Sam Armstrong, Joanna Prey, Pamela Capps, Sophie Penney, Natasha Bowater. SG180616-184TW