30th November 2017
The 15th annual Chain of Hope Gala Ball was held on Friday 17th November at Grosvenor House, Hotel in London raising a record £2.8 million.
The star-studded evening is the charity's main fundraiser organised to raise vital funds to treat children suffering from heart disease in war-torn and developing countries.
Hosted by award-winning Comedian and actor Omid Djalili, guests were entertained by a 35-minute energetic live performance from Grammy award winning international Dancehall Superstar, Sean Paul.
At the start of the evening, King of Oscars red carpet, renowned fashion designer ELIE SAAB, showcased 10 of his amazing Haute Couture pieces in an exclusive fashion show.
The over 800 guests had the opportunity to participate in an incredible live auction conducted by Lord Jeffrey Archer which helped to raise majority of the funds on the night.
The big-ticket item of the live auction was the unique once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play in a football match against superstars like the world’s fastest man Usain Bolt, Legendary Arsenal FC stars Olivier Giroud and Robert Pires.
Celebrity guests for the Gala Ball included, Chris Eubank Jr, Piers Mogran, Rupert Everett, Tiffany Watson, Jessica Wright, Mark Francis Vandeilli, Lady Emma Weymouth, Ashley James, Arizona Muse, Kimberley Garner, Charlotte de Carle, Andrea McLean, Julius Cowdrey, Lady Colin Campbell and Tessa Sanderson.