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A night full of sweetness and light
sounds of the Sugababes
the Eternal Flame Charity Ball, Staffordshire entrepreneur John Caudwell
presents an evening of sweet sounds, extravagance, glitz and glamour
to raise money for disadvantaged children...
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the 8th May 2004, the Caudwell Charitable Trust will hold its fourth
This is a Staffordshire A-List event, drawing together the 'creme
de la creme' of the showbiz world - all in the name of charity.
Royal beauty Zara Phillips and her jockey boyfriend Richard Johnson
were the main attraction at last year's ball, and a whole host of
high profile names, from footballers to soap stars, are expected to
tread the red carpet this time around. [Click
here to see last year's event]
The Caudwell Trust is the brainchild of John Caudwell - the Stoke-on-Trent
millionaire who made his fortune in mobile phones.
The Trust helps abused and terminally ill children with medical equipment,
dying-wish holidays and specialist therapies and treatments.
It hopes to achieve the target of £1 million on the night and though
this may seem like a bit of a tall order, they're well on the way.
Musical entertainment will be laid on for those lucky enough to get
their hands on tickets.
The line up will include the sweet and sexy sounds of the aptly named
Sugababes, whose critically acclaimed album of sassy pop has won a
host of admirers.
winner Lemar (pictured right) brings his smooth soul and urban
cool to the evening's entertainment.
This Fame Academy student is certain to set female pulses racing on
the dancefloor with his funky moves.
The diverse musical line-up is completed by 'Sixties chick' Lulu and
well as selling tickets for the evening's entertainment, the charity
also raises money by auctioning off some exclusive celebrity items
to the guests.
Previous years have seen Beckham's footy boots, Liz Hurley's shoes
and BAFTA tickets go under the hammer, and the organisers are promising
similarly impressive lots this year.
present at Staffordshire's largest and most exclusive bash this year
will also get to experience the grand surroundings at John Caudwell's
private estate in Staffordshire.
magnificent marquee in the lush grounds of the stately home will host
this evening of glamour and sophistication.
marquee itself takes a month to erect, and the thousands of lights
make it a stunning sight when completed.
The theme for the event is The Eternal Flame which draws its idea
from Athens, home to the Olympic Games this year.
This really is one of Staffordshire's biggest social events
in the celebrity calendar.
But there's no need to worry, if you don't get the chance to sip
champagne and hobnob with the stars, check out our site for a full
rundown (with all the gossip!) after the event.
For details on the trust visit its website www.caudwellcharitabletrust.com
Stoke and Staffordshire
tel: (+44) 01782 221281