St Clare Shimmer Ball: Charity Ball 2024

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Shimmer in support of St Clare Hospice at Down Hall Hotel

On Friday 8th March 2024, you are invited to attend a dazzling black tie fundraising ball hosted by St Clare Hospice, to raise £30,000 for families facing the most difficult of times.

The Shimmer Ball will be taking place at Down Hall Hotel & Spa, located in the gorgeous Essex countryside.

This is a night you won’t want to miss. Here’s a taster of what the night will entail…

  • Sparkling drinks reception
  • A delicious three-course meal with wine.
  • Live auction with exclusive prizes
  • Magnificent live entertainment

Our Shimmer Ball’s dress code is black tie, so don a stunning dress or fabulous suit and join us for a shimmering evening of fine dining and entertainment. And be prepared to dig deep so you can make a life-changing impact to those in need of St Clare care.

Join us at the 2024 Shimmer Ball

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FAQs: St Clare Shimmer Ball

Where is the Shimmer Ball being held? The St Clare Shimmer Ball is taking place at Down Hall Hotel & Spa, Matching Rd, Hatfield Heath, Bishop’s Stortford, CM22 7AS.

What time should I arrive? The St Clare Shimmer Ball is taking place on Friday 8th March 2024 from 7pm until late. We look forward to welcoming guests to the Shimmer Ball, with arrival drinks, from 7pm. The meal will be served from 7.30pm.

Why should I attend? By attending the Shimmer Ball, you’ll not only have an exciting night out but you’ll also be helping St Clare to continue caring for people in need, across West Essex and the East Herts borders.

How do I buy a ticket to the Shimmer Ball? All tickets, including tables, can be purchased on our  2024 Shimmer Ball event page or by contacting the event team directly on 01279 773750.

Can I buy a table at the Shimmer Ball? Yes. The more people you bring along to shimmer with you, the merrier! Tables at the Shimmer Ball are priced at £900 for a table of 10 people. 

What food and drinks will be on offer? The Down Hall Hotel menus have been crafted by their team of experienced chefs. When booking tickets, please select if you would prefer a meat, fish or vegan option.

Upon arrival on the night, you’ll be greeted with a glass of bubbly to get your evening started. You will then dine on a delicious three course meal and enjoy a half bottle of wine (per person), all included in your ticket price. On the evening, further drinks can be purchased from the bar.

I’ve got dietary requirements. Can I attend? Yes. We are more than happy to accommodate to your dietary needs. Please state this when booking your tickets and we will work with Down Hall to cater to your special dietary requirements.

What is the dress code for the Shimmer Ball? The evening’s dress code is black tie so make sure to slip into your best dress or suit ready to impress.

If you’re struggling to find something to wear, head down to our Scarlet Boutique shop to browse a host of pre-loved designer clothes and accessories.

Can my company sponsor the event? Yes. We have a number of sponsorship options available, contact Corporate Relationships Fundraiser, Katy Woodgate, by calling 01279 773741 or email

Got a question that we haven’t yet answered? Get in touch with Katy Woodgate, Corporate Relationships Fundraiser, by calling 01279 773741 or email