Some pictures from this year's May Ball

 Sir Derek Jacobi speaking on behalf of REACT

Sir Derek Jacobi speaking on behalf of our chosen charities - REACT and The Poppy Factory


 Over £55,000 was raised by the auctions - thank you to everyone who kindly donated prizes

Samantha Bond and Amanda Redman drawing raffle prizes 

Our 2017 Sponsors


Featherstone Leigh

We are delighted that Featherstone Leigh have once again agreed to sponsor this year's Live Auction and Silent Auction.

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Moore Blatch

We are excited to announce that sponsors Moore Blatch, are supporting this year's champagne reception.

Knight Frank

Knight Frank have generously agree to sponsor the Band and the wine this year



We are delighted that Handelsbanken are sponsoring the Chocolate Fountain



Banham are kindly providing the security and RFU stewards for the Ball


The Bingham Hotel are generously sponsoring the cocktail bar

 Our 2017 Causes

The 2017 Richmond May Ball will be in support of React who are based in Kew and who provide urgent assistance for low income families looking after children with life limiting illnesses and The Poppy Factory, who have been at the heart of our community in Richmond , supporting disabled veterans into employment for over 90 years.

More details about these two charities can be found below - please help beat our 2016 total of £60,000 and raise much needed funds for these organisations.


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You can provide hope for the future to hundreds of disabled veterans.

If you’d like to know more about us please visit

Registered Charity No. 225348



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Support us to improve the quality of life for children with life-limiting illnesses, living in financially disadvantaged households throughout the UK

Registered Charity No. 802440