The HOPE Ball 2017 was a Triumph!

The Royal Crescent Society was delighted to host the inaugural HOPE BALL to celebrate their landmark 250th anniversary. 250 people celebrated the 250th anniversary on the lawns of the iconic Royal Crescent at this exclusive event on 17th June 2017. The evening and a contemporary fine art auction raised a record amount for The Forever Friends Appeal in aid of the Cancer Care Campaign at the Royal United Hospital Bath. The glamorous black-tie event opened with a Meet the Artists reception; included a three-course fine dining menu with sommelier curated wine pairing; and featured a fine art auction including artworks by contemporary local fine artists. There were only 250 tickets available, at £250 per person and £2500 for a table of 10. For more information, please email For specific queries please contact: Nick Botterill for sponsorship and advertising, Lucy Newark for art, Claire Sokell Thompson for press and marketing. Thank you for your support.

Organising committee: Tabitha Claydon, Nick Botterill, Lucy Newark, Claire Sokell Thompson, Stephen Green, Emma Adams, Katie Burfitt, Diana Lanham.