London Social Diary & Event Calendar
The annual Caudwell Children Butterfly Ball is one of the UK’s most exclusive charity balls attracting worldwide media attention and a host of VIP, corporate and high net worth guests as well as celebrity attendees from the world of sport, TV and film!
The glamorous evening includes world class entertainment, a VIP champagne reception, haute cuisine and a charity auction with money-can’t-buy prizes.
The most prestigious nightlife awards in London returns for 2017 to the Intercontinental Hotel Park Lane Ballroom.
Join the most influential figures behind the best nightclubs and bars in town as they compete to win the awards across various categories.
One of Horse Racing’s most prestigious meetings, Royal Ascot for the Sport of Kings. Hear the thunder of the hooves, cheers of the crowd and even have a little flutter. For the ultimate exclusivity, the Royal Enclosure is the only place to be.
On SUNDAY 25th JUNE 2017 at 7pm (doors open 6pm) at the London Palladium, Argyll Street, London W1F 7TE, Giles Cooper by arrangement with Metropolitan Grand Lodge, presents a night of variety at the London Palladium to celebrate 300 years since the formation of the first Grand Lodge of England and in aid of the Royal Variety Charity.
Hosted by BRADLEY WALSH, this night of variety will feature a galaxy of stars from the worlds of music, comedy, theatre and dance. Artists confirmed include MARY WILSON from THE SUPREMES (the USA’s biggest selling vocal group of all time), Motown legends MARTHA REEVES & THE VANDELLAS, ground-breaking electric string quartet ESCALA, a Britain’s Got Talent tribute featuring COLLABRO (Winners of BGT 2014), LANCE CORPORAL RICHARD JONES (Winner of BGT 2016), GEORGE SAMPSON, (Winner of BGT 2008) and BGT Finalists STAVROS FLATLEY and RICHARD & ADAM.
There will also be exclusive performances by keyboard virtuoso and rock music legend RICK WAKEMAN, 80’s pop icon NICK HEYWARD and West-End musical star SOPHIE EVANS, plus comedy from JOE PASQUALE and a special appearance by ventriloquist ROGER DE COURCEY. Classical music is represented by the number one album-selling mezzo-soprano LAURA WRIGHT, as well as a performance by Slovakia’s renowned violin duelling virtuosos, VLADMIR & ANTON. Traditional variety comes in the shape of critically-acclaimed speciality act SLIGHTLY FAT FEATURES and there will be an exclusive performance by the world-famous SYLVIA YOUNG DANCERS.
All proceeds to the Royal Variety Charity
Five days of competitive rowing on the banks of the Thames. Enjoy a riverside picnic lunch and watch the race along the river, or join one of the pop up bars from a variety of high end brands.
The Cinema & Television Benevolent Fund, the UK charity for Cinema, hosts its annual summer party in the beautiful grounds of the HAC in the City of London.
Tickets start at £295, and tables of 10 or 12 are available.