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The Show London – 1 October 2014

Tickets

Ticket details

Afternoon tea hosted 1pm–4.15pm

Individual Tickets: £75
Early bird rate: £69 (if booked before 1 June)
Gold table for 10 (see below): £2,250

All tickets include

  • champagne reception
  • afternoon tea
  • goody bag

Dress code: Smart

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Gold donor table for 10 includes

  • VIP champagne reception
  • 'front-row' table right next to the catwalk
  • full page advert in the souvenir programme
  • logo acknowledgement on the supporter pages of the programme
  • Gold Donor gift for each guest

Please call 0845 092 0806 or email theshow@breastcancercare.org.uk

 

 

 

Evening show hosted
6.30pm–12.30am

Individual Tickets: £195
Early bird rate: £175 (if booked before 1 June)
Gold table for 10 (see below): £5,500

All tickets include

  • champagne reception
  • four-course dinner
  • goody bag
  • souvenir programme
  • entertainment
  • live music

Dress code: Black tie

4040

Gold donor table for 10 includes

  • VIP reception with champagne at a reserved table
  • 'front-row' table right next to the catwalk
  • full page advert in the afternoon and evening programme
  • logo acknowledgement on the supporter pages of both programmes
  • A premium Gold Donor gift for each guest

Please call 0845 092 0806 or email theshow@breastcancercare.org.uk


Payment

We can accept payment by any credit or debit card except American Express. If you would prefer to send a cheque, please contact the team directly for instructions.

Cancellation policy

A 50% refund is available on tickets up to six weeks before the event, or no later than Thursday 15 August 2013. After this, we are unable to offer refunds.

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About

 

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To mark the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, experience the powerful and uplifting atmosphere that fills the Great Room of the Grosvenor House Hotel as our models, who have all been diagnosed with breast cancer,  take to the catwalk for the very first time.

This celebrity-hosted event is filled with fine food and first-class entertainment. Both the afternoon and evening shows are fantastic occasions for entertaining family and friends while supporting Breast Cancer Care.

Afternoon tea 1pm–4.15pm

Individual Tickets: £75
Early bird rate: £69 (if booked before 1 June)
Gold table for 10 (see below): £2,500

All tickets include

  • champagne reception
  • afternoon tea
  • goody bag

Dress code: Smart

4039

Gold donor table for 10 includes

  • VIP champagne reception
  • 'front-row' table right next to the catwalk
  • full page advert in the souvenir programme
  • logo acknowledgement on the supporter pages of the programme
  • Gold Donor table gift for each guest

Please call 0845 092 0806 or email theshow@breastcancercare.org.uk

 

 

 

Evening show
6.30pm–12.30am

Individual Tickets: £195
Early bird rate: £175 (if booked before 1 June)
Gold table for 10 (see below): £5,500

All tickets include

  • champagne reception
  • four-course dinner
  • goody bag
  • souvenir programme
  • entertainment
  • live music

Dress code: Black tie

4040

Gold donor table for 10 includes

  • VIP reception with champagne at a reserved table
  • 'front-row' table right next to the catwalk
  • full page advert in the afternoon and evening programme
  • logo acknowledgement on the supporter pages of both programmes
  • A premium Gold Donor table gift for each guest

Please call 0845 092 0806 or email theshow@breastcancercare.org.uk

Find out more about The Show 2013

We are delighted to welcome back world renowned fashion correspondent, Hilary Alexander as stylist of The Show. Working alongside professional teams from London Fashion Week and with support from Breast Cancer Care’s celebrity ambassadors and Patrons, Denise Lewis and Edith Bowman, this is an event that our guests enjoy year after year.

‘I thoroughly enjoyed it - it was a super evening.  It was very different to other [corporate] events I have attended …it was an experience and even better that it was one that makes a difference to the life of others.’

Guest of O’Melveny & Myers 2012 and 2013 supporter

One of the event highlights is the Live and Silent Auctions which includes many ‘money can’t buy’ items that have been donated for your bidding. Take a look at our prizes and auction page to see some of the exciting lots we have on offer this year. If you are able to donate prizes or are interested in sponsoring the event we would be very happy to hear from you.

 

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Model search

4344 Sorry, we are no longer accepting applications to be a model in this year’s show. Check back soon to find out who the models of 2014 will be.To register your interest in being a model for The Show 2015, please send an email to theshow@breastcancercare.org.uk

Venue

A huge thank you to the amazing guests, volunteers and models who made our show such a success in 2013. We'll have more details about next year's show in the new year.

Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel

The Great Room is the venue of many prominent awards evenings and charity balls and is often seen on British television. It is one of the largest ballrooms in Europe, with a maximum capacity of 2,000 people. 

3734 Getting there

The hotel is approximately midway between Marble Arch and Hyde Park Corner. The hotels main entrance is on Park Street, between upper Grosvenor Street and Mount Street which runs parallel to Park Lane. 

Car

Hotel Garage on Reeves Mews – 80 spaces available. Charges apply.
N.C.P Car Park available on Park Lane – 100 spaces available 

3735 Underground

The nearest tube stations are:

  • Marble Arch (5 minutes)
  • Bond Street (5 minutes)
  • Hyde Park Corner (5 minutes)
  • Green Park (10 minutes). 

Train

The nearest train stations are:

  • Victoria
  • King's Cross
  • Euston
  • Paddington.

Corporate opportunities

We are looking for corporate supporters who would like to help us make this event a huge success. Your support is vital and will help us be there for the 150 people diagnosed with breast cancer each day.

Sponsorship

If you are interested in sponsoring this event please contact Faye Whitnall who can send you information on all of the opportunities available. Faye.Whitnall@breastcancercare.org.uk

Auction lots

Each auction lot is designed to make the maximum impact and PR buzz in the lead-up to the event and on the night. We are looking for auction lots with a value of £1,000-3,500 upwards to engage keen bidding from the evening show’s affluent and influential audience.

Previous bidders at our auction have included Asda, Geri Halliwell, O'Melveny and Myers, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Sir Phillip Green, SONY, Swarovski and Tresor Paris

Benefits for your company include:

  • listing of your auction lot on The Show pages of the Breast Cancer Care website
  • details of lots sent to all guests in advance of the event
  • at event exposure with photos, logos and branding on screen with a full listing of the experience
  • listing in the event souvenir programme distributed to all guests
  • the event is covered in OK! magazine, You magazine, woman&home, other national press, and has been seen on GMTV, BBC News and is attended by Getty Images.

Prizes

We need over 1,000 prizes for our fundraising games varying in value from £10 to £1,000. Our goody bags, luxury tombola and raffle are just a few of the activities where we welcome company support.

Benefits for your company:

  • access to a brand aware audience
  • donation acknowledged with thanks and recognition in event souvenir programme distributed to all guests

Other company services

If you are unable to donate an auction prize, there are other ways you can help. If you have a company service that you are able to offer we would love to hear from you.

Examples include:

  • courier services
  • celebrity cars
  • production services
  • hotel rooms for our models
  • champagne for guests
  • printing services
  • advertising in our souvenir programme

If you are able to support us with any of the above, no matter how big or small, please contact theshow@breastcancercare.org.uk or call 020 7960 3446.

A huge thank you to those who continue to support The Show; Dorothy Perkins, Estee Lauder, George at ASDA, Gregg Stone, Next, O'Melveny and Myers, QVC, Sassoon, TheEscape, Tresor Paris, Westdale Press, woman&home and You magazine

Volunteer

Our fashion show is a huge event with 2,000 guests annually in attendance.

On the day we need a strong team of between 120-140 volunteers for both the afternoon and evening events. Our volunteers include Breast Cancer Care staff, their friends and family, previous models, committee members and charity supporters.

If you would like to volunteer for either the Afternoon or Evening Show (or both!) we would love your help. It’s also a great way to experience the event and to be a part of this amazing occasion.

2399 Timings

Please see below outline timings for volunteers. These are approximate and vary for individual roles:

Afternoon Show volunteers: between 9-11.30am through to 4.30pm

Evening Show volunteers: between 4.30-7.30pm through to 11pm

We also look for volunteers who can stay for both events.

Volunteer roles

All volunteers receive a full briefing document beforehand with details of your role and timings for the day. Here is a summary of the various roles you may be involved with:

Set up

Helping to set up the champagne reception areas, main room, prizes, merchandise and goody bags.

Reception

Usher guests through to the champagne reception as they arrive; sell programmes to guests (Afternoon only); sell pin badges to guests.

Gold Donor reception

Usher guests through to the Gold Donor champagne reception as they arrive; sell programmes to guests (Afternoon only).

Luxury prize dip (Afternoon only)

In pairs, sell lucky dip-style envelopes ranging from £10 to £30 to guests in the champagne reception.

Prize collection table (Afternoon only)

Hand out prizes to guests. They will give you a numbered ticket that corresponds to a prize.

2398 Table hosts

You will be given a number of tables to look after during the event. Circulate your allocated tables to look after guests' needs; buying raffle tickets/Heads and Tails cards and answering guests' questions.

Setting up live and silent auction displays

Help to set up a display of auction lots in the Ballroom and Great Room to promote the prizes to guests.

Auction spotting

At the Evening Show: helping to direct the attention of the auctioneer towards bids being made in the live auction and collecting payment details once a winning bid has been made.

 

Contact

If you would like volunteer at The Show then please email faye.whitnall@breastcancercare.org.uk