Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Ball for?

Battersea Crime Prevention Panel – the Battersea Ball is the main fundraising event for the Charity please go to our website www.batterseacrimeprevention.org.uk for information or www.batterseasummerscheme.org.uk for information on our main project

What is included in the ticket price?
  • Canapes on arrival.
  • Three course dinner plus coffee and chocolates.
  • Fantastic cabaret both before and during dinner.
  • Dancing after dinner til late.
  • Access to Dodgems and Casino tables (for a small additional price all proceeds go to the charity) and a fantastic night of fun!
When will I receive my tickets?

We aim to get the tickets out to everyone a couple of weeks before the event. You will receive confirmation beforehand.

Food and Drink

There are multiple themed bars (cash and cards accepted) on site run and organised by Smart Hospitality who run the evening for us.

On receipt of your tickets it is essential to pre-book your wine or drinks for dinner and you must notify us of any dietary requirements at least a week before the event.

What time does it start ?

Doors open at 6.30pm with dinner at 7.45pm prompt.

What time does it finish?

The bars close at 1am and the site has to be cleared by 1.30am.

What is the dress code?

Strictly black tie (no jeans/trainers/casual suits). For ladies this means the option of wearing a full-length gown, or opting for a cocktail dress

It is an opportunity to dress up and have fun!

Is there parking?

You can be dropped off by the main entrance (Battersea Evolution) and then parking is in the Chelsea Bridge car park a short walk away (two minutes).

Location of Battersea Ball
Is there disabled access?

Yes. There is a lift on site so both the ground floor and mezzanine floor can be accessed and parking arrangements can be made (please call or email to prearrange).

Can I be picked up at the end of the evening?

Yes. All pre-booked cars/mini cabs have to pick up from the main carriage way just outside the site entrance. Only London Black Cabs will be allowed on site.

What fundraising activities are there?

The Magic Tree, a silent auction, a live auction and a chance to win £500 for a £5.

Can I leave luggage etc there?

There is limited space for the cloakroom so it advised not to bring suitcases etc with you – there will also be security checks on arrival.

Who organises the Ball?

The organisation is co-ordinated by a small, dedicated committee. The detailed planning involves providing all the auction items, 450 raffle prizes, arranging publicity, producing the progamme and finding advertising to cover costs. Volunteers are always very welcome!

Read more about the committee by clicking: here



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