Glamorous wedding-themed gala raises more than £1,200 for St Elizabeth Hospice
PUBLISHED: 08:56 18 October 2018 | UPDATED: 09:13 18 October 2018
A glitzy wedding-themed charity gala evening at Hintlesham Hall has raised more than £1,200 for St Elizabeth Hospice.
The event, on Friday, October 12, saw 100 people dress up for a glamorous evening of fine dining, live music and fun while raising cash for a good cause.
The event raised £1,245, with more cash yet to be counted.
The proceeds from the evening are being donated to the fundraising campaign of Christine Wise, who has raised more than £45,000 for St Elizabeth Hospice since the death of her husband Andy in 2014.
The event’s organiser Sharon Topple, from STE Wedding and Independent Celebrant, said: “It was spectacular, the finishing touches really made it.
“Everyone said they had an amazing evening.
“One lady come up to me afterwards and said ‘it felt like I was at a millionaire’s ball’”
“That’s just what I wanted to hear.”
Here are some of the businesses that donated their time for the charity gala:
Emma Felgate - Emma’s Florist
Lexi sully Alexandra Sullivan Makeup Artist
Jo Bedford - Cake of Essence
Dynamic Fireworks, Colchester
Lloyd Willis - Royal Lancers Army Cadets
Vicki Glazier - Victoria Wedding Hire
Dave Sings Swing
East Coast Classics
Angie Laura - Blue Cord Entertainment
Charmaine Sayer - Maines Creation
Mark Raines Photography