Our grateful thanks extend to the generous sponsors of the HOPE Ball 2017 who helped to cover the costs of the event to maximise the funds going directly to the Cancer Care Campaign.
Established in 1978, Aaron Evans Architects Ltd is an award-winning RIBA Chartered practice based in the World Heritage City of Bath. Whether new build or working with historic buildings this design led practice is renowned for deliveringimaginative, sustainable and viable projects in challenging and sensitive planning environments both in the South West and throughout the UK.
We are grateful to Aaron Evans Architects for sponsoring the Reception with the Artists for the Hope Ball.
Meticulous Ink is a fine private stationer and letterpress printer based in Bath, offering utterly bespoke design and textured print on site. Their printworks is also home to a small store with beautiful correspondence sets, greeting cards and paper related goods for the stationery fanatic.
Thank you to Meticulous Ink for sponsoring the Invitations for the Hope Ball by donating their services and materials.
Creative studio Construct, founded by Georgia Fendley was established in 2005.
With offices in London, New York and Seoul, Construct has built a reputation for creating value through brand creation and communications. Experts in brand evaluation and strategy, Construct works on digital, traditional and experiential projects. The agency is renowned for creative solutions with wit, warmth and cultural resonance. Construct has created branding and communications for some of the world’s most desirable brands. Clients include Aman, Claridge’s, The Connaught, Boodles, COS, Frette, Mulberry and Net-A-Porter.
We are grateful to Construct for sponsoring the brand design for the Hope Ball by donating their services.
MoreSoda is a web design agency based in Bath. We have a dedicated and friendly team of digital experts who are proud to have delivered award-winning work for our exceptional clients since 2007. We mix user-centred design, clever code and digital thinking to make tailor-made websites that help attract and convert more happy customers. Refreshing digital experience.
We thank MoreSoda for sponsoring the web design for the Hope Ball by donating their services.
The Bath property professionals, with undeniable experience in city, country and new developments.
We thank Savills for their generously sponsoring the commission of the beautiful limited edition bespoke glass centrepieces being created by Stuart Wiltshire. They will all be auctioned at the end of the evening.
Working in a converted stable building in a village a couple of miles from the centre of Bath, Seven Hills chocolate was founded with the aim of providing people with a higher quality of chocolate than they may have been used to. Numerous trips to the wonderful chocolate shops of Belgium and France convinced head chocolatier Nick Shearn that there were few opportunities for people to buy fresh, handmade chocolates in the UK using superior couvertures.
The Hope Ball is grateful to Seven Hills for sponsoring the wonderful chocolates for the evening.
Beaux Arts is the longest established commercial gallery in Bath and is the sister gallery to Beaux Arts in Maddox Street in London. The gallery specialises in the work of major twentieth century artists like Dame Elisabeth Frink, John Piper, William Scott and John Bellany and also represents leading contemporary artists such as Nathan Ford, Anna Gillespie and Sarah Gillespie and studio ceramicists Lucie Rie and Emmanuel Cooper.
We thank them for generously donating a print by John Piper and arranging donations from their leading contemporary artists Sarah Gillespie, Anna Gillespie, Nathan Ford, Beth Carter and Helen Simmonds.
Ashford Homes (South Western) Limited is a multi award winning independent developer recognized in the South West for its exclusive homes with a reputation for luxurious specification and premium quality. The company specialises in the construction of outstanding individual homes in idyllic settings within the region.
We are grateful to Ashford Homes for sponsoring the printing of the Art Catalogue and other materials for the Hope Ball.
Emery Brothers are a family-run building contractor located in Bath, established as a business in 1947 by three brothers, George Arnold Emery, Lewis Emery and Brian Emery. The firm is now owned and operated by a further two generations of the Emery family and has been trading for over 70 years, carrying out the majority of our work in Bath and the surrounding areas.
The Hope Ball is grateful to Emery Brothers for sponsoring the main course of the dinner for the evening.
Established in Bath in 1898, EP Mallory is proud of being an independent, family run jewellers of five generations. It is renowned in Bath as ‘the destination’ for fine and contemporary jewellery, including ‘by design’ commissions created and made within their state-of-the-art Bridge Street workshops. The extensive showroom embraces the finest watch, jewellery and accessory names in the world such as Patek Philippe, Rolex, Mikimoto, Fabergé and Longchamp to name but a few.
Our thanks to Mallory for sponsoring the award winning English sparkling wine by Ridgeview Estate for the Hope Ball.
True Grace capture an essence of England in their scented candles, home fragrance and toiletries, all made in our Wiltshire workshops. We choose the finest natural raw materials and make all our products sustainably and ecologically. We believe that perfume is strongly associated with memory and emotion and our scents are inspired by our life in the country.
We thank True Grace for sponsoring the Scent and Candle Gifts for the Hope Ball.
We are Bath and Bradford on Avon's most trusted independent estate agent. Our name is synonymous with quality, and we have a wide range of distinctive homes in our portfolio.
We pride ourselves in having a deeper understanding of the local market. We are trusted and respected by our clients, and recognise the balance between buyers and sellers needs, home and investment, location and decoration. In fact, we make it our business to fully understand both sides of every story.
We thank Cobb Farr for sponsoring the red wine for the evening.
The staff of The Framing Workshop, Bath, have been helping you to present and preserve your pictures and precious keep-sakes for nearly 20 years.
We are grateful to The Framing Workshop for framing many of our donated artworks and preparing them for auction.
D Claydon Advisers provides expert macroeconomic and geopolitical advice to family offices and investors at a time of turmoil and fragmentation in the global economy.
We are grateful to DCA for sponsoring the Production infrastructure of the Hope Ball.
Whitehole Springs, as the name suggests, is the source of a number of naturally occurring springs that flow through a unique rock called Tufa. The springs are located on land within the Mendip Hills, in Somerset, and have produced a very ‘magical’ spring water for centuries. They have chosen only to bottle in glass as it helps retain the qualities of this very special water.
We are grateful to Whitehole Springs for sponsoring the Hope Ball by donating their bottled water.
We are very grateful to Bath Life for providing us their support with advertising space and editorial coverage.
Bath's Leading Independent Lettings Agent. Whether you’re bringing business to us or moving house with us, we offer an unrivalled service that combines competence with friendliness. We pride ourselves on the attention to detail we give our clients, properties and tenants, and the professional relationships we build.
For those who are yet to discover Neptune, theirs is a world of beautifully hand-crafted furniture, textiles and accessories for the home and garden. Design wise, Neptune is perhaps most known for kitchens with its heirloom-worthy dressers not far behind. Its trademark ‘look’ is British. Refined, simple, sturdy, and with an almost obsessive attention to detail. And the brand is certainly most respected for its commitment to craft and quality. Never will you find chipboard in a Neptune piece, nor will you see MDF, ever. Put simply, they make things they’re proud of, and want you to be too.
Exceptional suppliers have enabled us to organise a luxury event of this nature by generously discounting their fees and time.
Stuart Wiltshire has been a glass artist for over 20 years. His passion is creating unique hand blown commissioned glass lighting, chandeliers and distinctive features for interior and exterior commercial spaces and private residences.
The Hope Ball wants to thank Stuart for creating the beautiful, custom hand-blown centrepieces for the evening.
Eat Five Star, since 2009 has been providing private & corporate clients with unique catering and menus coupled with seamless service and professional management. Eat Five Star creates signature events and experiences in and around Bath, UK-wide and abroad catering at a range of venues and locations including private residences, country Estates, museums and stately homes.
Eat Five Star have generously discounted their fees for this event, enabling us to create such a beautiful event, whilst maximising the proceeds reaching the Cancer Care Centre.
Enlightened are specialists in the supply of technical equipment to the event industry. We offer full production services, supported dry hire, design and delivery of permanent installations, competitive and intelligent sales, skilled repairs and maintenance, to a diverse range of clients and venues. Based in Bristol we are ideally positioned to supply equipment and services across a large section of the UK.
We are grateful to Enlightened for supplying the audio/video and production support for the Hope Ball.
When it comes to creating the perfect party space, anything is possible with Abbas Marquees.
Abbas Marquees has been providing an exceptional bespoke marquee and tipi hire service across the South West for over 20 years. Our customers are always delighted with the results – and you can be sure that both our marquees and our service will exceed your expectations.
The Hope Ball would like to thank Abbas Marquees for supporting the event from the very start, and for by providing their beautiful marquee and custom lights at a generous discount.