Beechwood Cancer Care Silver Butterfly Ball, The Palace Hotel, Manchester
PUBLISHED: 00:00 10 September 2015
Stockport’s Beechwood Cancer Care celebrated in style at The Palace Hotel, Manchester, for their Silver Butterfly Ball.
Beechwood Silver Butterfly Ball
Volunteer helpers Rachael Christopher and Sarah Holbrook
Andy, Christine and Victoria Cotter and Michael Edwards
Paul and Louise Taylor
Ian Parry and Amy Emmerson
John Holt and Stacey Meredith
Glyn Allen, Linda and Chelsea Norris and Ben Postma-Tonge
Carla Moore, Sarah Wadeson and Isabel Bailey
Chris Wadeson, Kieran Moore and Martin Gallagher
Anneela and David Greenwell
David Yates and Karen Wattons
Ines Rocha, Marco Silva and Denise Carvalho
Selfie by Claire Cherry
Guests were welcomed with champagne then seated in the stunning grand ballroom.
Hosted by Key 103’s Chelsea Norris the guests were given an insight into Beechwood by Allen Whittaker CEO who thanked KEY103’S Cash for Kids for the incredible Super Hero campaign and also announced that Beechwood had been awarded a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.
An emotional speech from patient Kirsty Cooke left the audience with no doubt why funds were so needed.
Magician Sam Hughes entertained with his baffling tricks and guests enjoyed a fun photo booth.
Compere Mark Hughes led an exciting auction that raised £8,250 with some amazing prizes including tickets for concerts starring Madonna, Neil Diamond and One Direction.
The dance floor was then filled as Domonic Halpin and the Honey Bees performed.
The event raised a total of £32,000 with a huge thanks owed to all who attended but special thanks to sponsors Brown Shipley, Pareto and Eventures.