On 8th January the staff of Drayton Manor Park organised and attended a Masquerade Ball to raise money for St Giles Hospice in memory of the late Elisabeth Broomfield. Liz was a very inspirational woman who carried out various fundraising events to raise money for the charity. Sadly, Liz lost her battle with cancer in August 2015.

To celebrate her life and continue the legacy support for St Giles, staff were set the task to arrange an event like no other. As the park was closed for the winter, 8th January was decided to hold an event and a masquerade ball was the chosen theme.

More than 130 people were welcomed to The Tower Suite with a red carpet arrival and champagne reception; such a fantastic way to start a glittering evening. All that attended were looking fabulous in black tie and ball gowns topped off with masks – which varied from the sparkly diva masks to some fun and striking marvel hero masks.

The night was a huge success with over £2,500 raised for St, Giles Hospice.

This was a very special way to celebrate the life and all the hard work of Liz Broomfield and to continue her legacy in raising money for St Giles Hospice. We would like to thank all of the staff and guests who attended and purchased tickets as well as donating money for such a worthy cause. The park would also like to thank all of our suppliers, who donated prizes and for their continued support.

St Giles Hospice, a registered charity, offers specialist care in a variety of settings for patients with cancer and other serious illnesses, as well as providing support for their families and helpers. If you wish to make a donation to St Giles Hospice, please visit their website at: http://www.stgileshospice.com. For further information on St Giles Hospice please contact 01543 432 031.