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Rainbow Centre’s Pantomime Christmas Ball

Posted: December 14, 2011 Time: 3:01 pm Written by: Kelle Russell

Last Saturday evening 170 guests entered into the festive spirit at the , held at The Botleigh Grange Hotel in Hedge End. The Ball, which raised over £6,000 was a huge success. Many of the guests looked stunning dressed as their favourite pantomime characters and there was a star turn from seasoned amateur dame Andy Griffiths who stole the show as Sarah the Cook from the pantomime, Dick Whittington. Master of Ceremonies Rob Marchant of Clive Emson Auctioneers ensured that guests had a fantastic time and controlled a lively auction.

Guests included local MP Mark Hoban whose wife Fiona is a Rainbow Patron, Annabelle Vaughan and Douglas Miller of Coffin Mew solicitors, local businessman Bob Bernier, Alison and Tim Millinder of Marathon Leisure and Bruce Elkins of CW Fellowes

CEO D’Arcy Myers said; “ All the guests entered into the spirit of the occasion and created some fantastic costumes. I did not even recognise my chairman of trustees who was an especially convincing crocodile. As a new boy it was great to meet so many of our loyal supporters, who gave so very generously on the night.”