Champions’ Celebrities Celebrate Rainbows Charity Ball
On Friday 29th May, a star-studded line-up gathered at The Dorchester hotel in London to attend a prestigious, black tie ball hosted by brand agency, Champions UK (plc) the brand agency, all in aid of Rainbows. The glittering occasion – a highlight of Champions’ annual fundraising calendar - saw a variety of high-profile celebrities, as well as their corporate clients, in attendance. Masterchef sensation and Strictly Come Dancing contestant, Gregg Wallace hosted the charity evening and a world class auction was held by Charlie Ross. The spectacular guest-list included X Factor singing superstar and Leicestershire resident, Sam Bailey, chart-topping boy-band, Blue, broadcaster Vanessa Feltz and retired boxing manager, Kellie Maloney. The guests were welcomed to the ball by Rainbows patrons including Coronation Street legend, William Roache MBE, England footballing legend, Peter Shilton OBE, as well as snooker legend Willie Thorne to name a few. The evening’s exciting entertainment included performances from Todd Miller and The Joe Loss Orchestra, as well as impressive moves from professional dancers and Strictly Come Dancing sensations, Alijaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara. They were joined on the floor by the current Junior British National Champions in Latin and Ballroom, Lloyd Perry and Rebecca Scott. The event proved to be a great opportunity to publicise and raise vital funds for Rainbows.
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