Dinner dance and auction planned to raise money for Dales flood victims

Flooding in July 2019. Photo: Guy Carpenter.

A dinner dance and auction will take place later this year to raise money for communities in the Dales affected by the July flash floods.

The Grande Gala Dinner Dance and Auction will be held at the Garden Rooms at Tennants on Saturday, November 2.

The event will feature a Champagne reception, a three-course meal and a live auction.

Lots already pledged include artwork, experience days, beauty treatments. shooting and hunting opportunities and meals out.

There is also the chance to bid for admission to local visitor attractions and the chance to have your name in a forthcoming novel written by a local author.

For more details on lots click here.

There will be music from Belvoir Hill and Eye Bleach. Local DJ Josh Westwood will also attend.

Toni Calvert, who was instrumental is launching the community response to the flooding on July 30, said: “The event is a celebration of our Dales communities and how far they’ve come since the floods.

“It’s a chance to switch off from the horrors of what happened and have fun and raise money at the same time.”

“We’ve got some amazing people working with us and we are so grateful to all the support, auction pledges and other help we have already received.”

The event is sponsored by estate agents JR Hoppers and Co and the NFU.

A bus service is planned to take guests to and from Swaledale and Arkengarthdale.

Tickets cost £40. To book call 07774 561658 or email galadinner2019@outlook.com

For more details, click here.

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  1. Musicality Richmond ladies choir are also raising money for the flood relief. We are singing in Bellerby Memorial Hall on Friday 18th October at 7.30pm.

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