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Hospital charity winter ball to have a ‘Strictly’ Latin flavour

27 November 2014


On the run up to Christmas many of us are gripped by Strictly fever and the Southend Hospital charity ball this year is no exception as performing will be the current British champions in Latin dance.

Performing under the award winning Karen Hardy Studios banner Ryan McShane and Ksenia Zsikhotska, who have been dance partners for over five years, UK & British Champions were also 2014 Britain's Got Talent semi-finalists and have appeared on Sky1's Got to Dance, all of which means the Strictly Fever Winter Ball is set to be a memorable evening of entertainment and food.

The evening, which takes place on Saturday 6 December at Orsett Hall runs from 7pm - 1am and costs £50 per person, which includes a welcome drink, three course meal, half a bottle of wine and live entertainment from Ryan and Ksenia, as well as live music from Soulfire.

Lucy Thomas-Clayton, associate director community engagement at the hospital, said: "We only host our ball once every two years so it really is a highlight of our charity calendar and Ryan and Ksenia of Karen Hardy Studios are sure to add some serious seasonal sparkle and glamour to what is set to be a fantastic evening of food and fun that sees our fundraising efforts end on a real high for 2014."

Money raised from the hotly anticipated event will be going towards the hospital's Keyhole Cancer Appeal, which has already raised £100,000 through donations and fundraising this year.

The event is kindly sponsored by Essex Radio and tickets are still available by calling 01702 385337.