Manchester High School for Girls fundraising ball, Hilton Hotel, Deansgate.

PUBLISHED: 08:33 22 July 2010 | UPDATED: 17:36 20 February 2013

Lucie Hinton, Jackie & Craig Charles & Claire Richard Hewitt

Lucie Hinton, Jackie & Craig Charles & Claire Richard Hewitt

Manchester High School for Girls held a spectacular fundraising ball at the Hilton Hotel Deansgate. The event raised over £20,000 for the school's Pankhurst Bursary Appeal. <br/>Photography by Paul Sweeney

Manchester High School for Girls held a spectacular fundraising ball at the Hilton Hotel Deansgate. The event raised over 20,000 for the schools Pankhurst Bursary Appeal.


The 250 guests were treated to entertainment and an auction hosted by Coronation Streets Craig Charles. Prizes ranged from signed Wayne Rooney and Carlos Tevez football boots, to a day on the set of Coronation Street. The star lot was a handwritten, signed poem by the current Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy.

Photography by Paul Sweeney

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