Boodles charity dinner raises funds for Debate Mate
PUBLISHED: 00:00 11 May 2018
Matthew Pover/Matthew Pover Limited.
A special invitation-only dinner hosted by Boodles raised much-needed funds for Debate Mate, an educational charity.
Boodles Debate Mate dinner
Champagne is served
Boodles Director Jody Wainwright
Debate Mate mentor Kwame Owusu, a 1st year student at University of Manchester
Fiona Brett with Brendan and Barbara Ainscough
James Waterfield, Scarlett McCabe and David Haysey
Jody Wainwright with Amy Ainscough and Richard Ainscough
Enayah Byramjee, Benedict Sarhangian, Kirstie Wainwright, Jody Wainwright and Scarlett McCabe
Colin Lawson and Gaynor Rigby with Rachel McCrystal
Stuart and Stephanie Whitby with Ruth Riley
Debaters from Walkden High School in Worsley
Jonathon and Claire Wood
Colin Shenton and Gareth Shenton-Harold
It is dedicated to improving social mobility and teaching key skills through debating programmes and student and teacher training. The glitzy event at the Manchester city centre store was organised by Boodles jewellers and long-time Debate Mate supporter Lisa Morton, MD of Manchester PR agency Roland Dransfield.
Guests at the exclusive event enjoyed a debate by pupils from Walkden High School in Worsley, followed by a rousing speech by Debate Mate managing director, Scarlett McCabe. Several significant financial contributions to the charity were made on the night. w