After golf guests enjoyed some chill out time with beers whilst listening to the sounds of Jazz band, ‘Dan Darling and his lovely Chaps’ before prize giving with team Allport taking home the coveted ‘Cheryl Duncan’ trophy. Guests then made their way down to the Amber Suite where they were joined by over 250 evening dinner guests, taking the total for the day up to 400. The dinner was hosted by the fantastic duo, Georgie Bingham of Talksport and presenter Tiff Needell who kept the crowd entertained late into the night with the help of various games and the outstanding comedian Kev Orkian, who wowed the crowd with this keyboard, singing and comic skills.
The main auction on the night was conducted by BBC’s Charlie Ross with lots including private box tickets to the England Autumn Rugby Internationals against New Zealand and South Africa, an exclusive lunch or dinner for eight at the famous San Carlo restaurant hosted by a celebrity, a trip to 5* hotels in Rome and Perugia, Pele and Maradona signed football boots, box tickets to Saturday Night Takeaway with Ant and Dec, golf with John King and a Barbados villa!The evening rounded off with music from Christina Marie from The Voice in the Amber Suite Reception area whilst guests enjoyed after dinner drinks and nibbles whilst having the opportunity to network with celebrities and high profile individuals in the world of retail.This year was another record-breaking year raising just over £240,000 which is being shared between three charities; Sparks, SWAN UK and Walk the Walk.D&G Partners assisted House of Fraser in being responsible for the recruitment of;
- 36 golf teams of 4 players
- An additional 250 evening guests
- 95 pages of advertising in the official souvenir programme, across 143 supporting companies
- 18 on course hole sponsors
- 50 donated items to be used in Auctions and gift bags
Due to public demand and the event becoming ever increasingly more popular, work has already begun for 2015 and we look forward to welcoming new and old guests back to The Grove for yet another fantastic event!House of Fraser 2014