Popular fancy dress ball back for third year
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There will be some freaky fun in Beccles this month with the return of Glitterball’s popular Halloween Ball.
This quirky fixture is fast becoming a seasonal favourite with an ever-growing band of local supporters who like nothing better than to dress up and strut their stuff.
And what finer way to hog the limelight than at this year’s Strictly-themed event at the Beccles Public Hall on Saturday, October 29.
The event, which is now in its third year, was started by a group of friends who wanted to raise money for local causes. Isabel Pollock, chairman of Glitterball, said: “Preparations are nearly complete and boy are we going off with a bang! We have top notch entertainment including a sinister showcase from Luke Miller, the British under 21s UK Latin Champion, a Belle Epoch ‘spooktacular’, our best dressed competition and wall to wall top notch disco tunes in-between. You won’t find anything quite like it this side of the Waveney.”
Last year’s sell-out event raised money for the Beccles Station project, the Beccles branch of the NSPCC, the Public Hall and Beccles Lido.
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This year, the newly created Glitterball Trust is supporting the Beccles Skatepark community project, which aims to deliver a new skate facility for young people in Beccles.
The event will run from 7.30pm to midnight and tickets, which cost £15, are available from the Public Hall box office, Wine Vaults, Saxon in Beccles or online at www.becclespublichall.org
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The organising committee would like to thank Regal Tanks, the Crisps and Ellough Park Raceway for sponsoring the event and Nik Rose for providing the artwork.
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