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Queen Charlotte's Ball: book your place and support SOS Children

The Queen Charlotte’s Ball, the prestigious annual event organised by the London Season, will take place at the Royal Courts of Justice on Saturday 26th October 2013. This year the Ball will generously support the work of SOS Children.

Queen Charlotte's Ball jigsaw imageThe Queen Charlotte’s Ball

The London Season stages and manages a number of exciting and exclusive cultural, social and charitable events each year, attracting individuals and corporates, including international royalty from the UK, Europe, the Middle East and beyond.

The Ball was founded two hundred years ago by Queen Charlotte herself as a charitable endeavour to raise funds for children. Virtually unchanged to the present day, it is widely considered to be one of the most glamorous and highly sought after private balls in the world and raises considerable funds for children’s charities.

Guests will be welcomed by an official royal receiving line. From there, they will proceed to a Premier Cru champagne and canapé reception, followed by a four course gourmet dinner, served with fine wines. This year’s event will continue to follow tradition and witness the formal procession of débutantes and the ceremonial sword cutting of the six-foot Queen Charlotte’s cake. This will be followed by an auction of spectacular prizes, including ‘money can’t buy’ lots, hosted by a celebrity auctioneer. The event will conclude with dancing to royal band Jive Aces.  For more information see www.londonseason.net.

Mother and child jigsaw pieceSupporting SOS Children

In times of crisis, we all need someone to turn to. However much families try to support each other, when they’re weakened by chronic poverty, they can be quickly overwhelmed by disease, conflict, or natural disasters.

SOS Children is a global authority on nurturing and supporting families. The charity provides direct care for orphaned and abandoned children.  When children lose the care of their families and are left alone, SOS Children ensures that they can grow up safely by creating new families.  The charity also works with local communities to keep fragmenting families together.  The Queen Charlotte's Ball will help to keep this crucial work going.

Two children jigsaw pieceGiving children a place to call home

Benefactors of the Queen Charlotte’s Ball will have a unique opportunity to be part of Chipata in Zambia, where the SOS Children’s Village opened in October 2012. So far, 40 children with no one to care for them have moved into their new homes in the Village, cared for by their SOS mothers. In the coming months, over 100 more children will join these families. Thanks to funds raised, children who would have otherwise faced a bleak future will have the opportunity to enjoy the childhood they deserve, fulfill their potential, and always have a place to call home.

More information

To learn more about the Ball, the London Season, and the other exciting events it runs, visit www.londonseason.net.

Reserve your place

A table for ten guests costs £2,500. For more information and to reserve tickets please contact Jennie Hallam-Peel at jhp@londonseason.net.