Having a ball

Nightingale Cancer Support hold their spring fashion show
Guests can expect a variety of entertainment at the Nightingale Charity Ball (credit Anne-Marie Sanderson)

Louise Tully from Nightingale Cancer Support Centre invites residents to the charity’s big night of entertainment

At Nightingale Cancer Support Centre we’re looking forward to a night to remember at our upcoming charity ball – and we hope you’ll join us for a wonderfully decadent evening of entertainment!

Our local charity based in Baker Street, Enfield, provides cancer support services to people living or receiving treatment in the borough of Enfield. We provide physical and emotional support services, groups and activities for all those who may be affected by a cancer diagnosis, including patients, carers, family, friends and colleagues.

Currently supporting more than 350 people locally, Nightingale supports those people who have self-referred, alongside many referred via the NHS, Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) and national charity Macmillan Cancer Support. Nightingale is not funded by the government and that is why we have to raise our own funds – by relying on the generosity of the general public and by organising our own special events.

At the Nightingale Charity Ball on Friday 20th September, we will be rolling out the red carpet! The evening will begin with a drinks reception accompanied by live music and magic entertainment. Following this, guests will be invited to take their seats for a three-course meal served with an enjoyable night of entertainment including table games, a selfie pod, music from the big band English Jazz Orchestra alongside vocalists Michael Mendez and Tracy Warrington. There will also be a DJ to help you dance the night away!

The evening is set to be great fun for all those who attend and hopes to raise substantial funds for Nightingale Cancer Support Centre through an auction and raffle, which will include fantastic items such as weekend breaks, tickets to sporting events, immersive theatre experiences, jewellery and more.

Nightingale’s director Joan Kearns said: “We’re excited to host this event in September as it’s the first charity ball we’ve planned in a few years.

“We hope that many of our clients and supporters will be joining us for a fabulous evening in aid of our charity.”

Tickets for the event are priced at just £49.50 per person and can be purchased individually or in groups. Tables can seat a maximum of ten guests. We look forward to welcoming you!

For more information and to book tickets to the Nightingale Charity Ball on Friday 20th September at Forty Hall:
Call 020 8366 9674
Visit nightingalesupport.org.uk