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Kingsclere Cancer Research Ball

Friday 6th September 2024

Oakley Hall Hotel, Oakley, Hampshire

In aid of

Our Event 2024

Kingsclere Cancer Research Fundraiser
Ball and Gala Dinner
Friday 6th September 2024
Oakley Hall Hotel, Oakley, RG23 7EL

in aid of

Drinks Reception – 4 Course Meal – Disco – Silent Auction – Guest Speakers – And much much more!

Hotel Accommodation*

Transportation from Kingsclere  (depending upon demand)*

– Ticket details below. 

– *Additional Cost

Please also contact us about sponsorship and other opportunities to support us.

For more information about our wonderful 2022 event and partners, where we raised over £40,000 for Cancer Research UK please click below

Our 2022 Cancer Research Ball


Tickets 2024

Tickets for our Ball and Gala Dinner at Oakley Hall Hotel on 6th September 2024 may be requested by completing the form below.

Event Terms and Conditions apply, please see below

Our Stories

We are four friends from Kingsclere who have been personally affected by cancer in the last few years. Our stories are below. Please take a moment to to look at the video produced by Cancer Research UK and read the stories and you will understand why we are determined to increase awareness of this disease, which will leave almost no family untouched, and to raise funding into research to give more families the opportunity to survive and thrive

Mandy's Story

In June 2019, I was diagnosed with breast cancer after finding a lump in my breast. I had two operations to remove the tumour and was treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy afterwards. Throughout this period I was terrified and with three children ranging from two to fourteen, it was a worrying time for my family too. My husband was an absolute rock and supported us all as did our amazing friends and families too. During my treatment, I closely followed the amazing work that Cancer Research UK are doing and saw their progress with treatments is improving all the time. We want to raise as much money for this charity to ensure that there are more families out there who get a second chance like we have.

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Beccy's Story

My family carry a faulty BRCA gene. When these genes work normally they help fight breast, ovarian and other cancer cells growing in an uncontrolled way. As mine is faulty I am at a huge risk to develop these cancers. We have lost family members because of this gene and one of my cousins, who I am extremely close to, has recently sadly been diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer. She is my inspiration - she faces regular treatment, some of it extremely gruelling, but I am thankful for her every day. Over the past year, I have been on my own journey due to my faulty BRCA gene, but thanks to an awesome medical team I know I am one of the lucky ones. My biggest fear is that my own children will carry this gene and face this risk. I can’t hope enough that diagnosis, treatment and cures for cancer are even better for their generation.

Claire's Story

I lost my friend Vicki to ovarian cancer in 2019. Not a day goes by when I don’t think of her and miss her. The last time I saw her before she passed away she urged me to go back to the GP to chase a diagnosis for the digestive pain I had been struggling to manage for several years. My own diagnosis of Stage 3 bowel cancer followed. Following surgery and chemotherapy in 2021 I am well, and keen to raise funds for the incredible scientists who are our best hope of stopping this disease in its tracks.

Allison's Story by Sean

Allison was formally diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer on 23 December 2020. During the preceding month or two, only some vague symptoms and blood tests indicated there may be some issues. Sadly, Allison died only 4 short weeks to the day after the diagnosis. She was 54 and had 3 children. As a family, we are determined that Allison’s legacy will be our inspiration to raise awareness and knowledge of the many forms of cancer; provide support for those affected; and increase funding into research and innovation. All of these will help in our aim to increase survival rates for all cancers, especially the terribly low rates for pancreatic cancer and other currently less-survivable forms of the disease.

Partners

Special thanks to our amazing sponsors in 2024

Lead Event Sponsor
Music Sponsor
Guest Speaker Sponsor
Decorations Sponsor
Volunteer Sponsor
Photo Booth Sponsor
Technology Sponor
Fun Casino Sponor
Photographer Sponsor

Our wonderful 2024 Auction Prize Donors

Airbus
Alastair Butt
Anji Forte Dog Training
Arlene Fleming
Becca’s Cleaning Services
Beccy Monteith
Bel & Dragon
Bombay Sapphire
British Airways
Bumble Bee
Castle Windows
Chiltern Valley Wines
Claire Ellis
Clare Amanda Photography
Crazydayz Donuts
CRUK Superstore Newbury
Elke Rose
Frostwork Jewellery
George & Dragon
Headley Flower Garden
Honesty Group
Jamie Howell Music
Jonathan Freestone, Artist
Katie Scott
Knightsbridge Garage

Kokoro Grove
Lady Carnarvon
Lewis family
Lizzy Colvin
Maddie Ellis
Mandy Keable
Mel Cottingham
Mick & Marina Duncombe
No.1 George St
Northcroft Leisure Centre
Overton Art Gallery
Overton Bakery
Overton Dry Cleaners
Overton Florist
Park House Stables
Sandford Springs
Silent Pool Gin
Stanley’s Coffee Shop
The Rik Barwick Studio
Twenty Three Living, Marlow
Whitchurch Silk Mill
White Hart Overton
Wilsons the Greengrocer
Winchester Golf Academy
WOMAD

Our dedicated Suppliers and Supporters

Aerotiques
Berkshire Print Store
Jumblebee
Kennet School
Oakley Hall Hotel

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK is the world’s leading cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research, influence and information. It dates back to 1902, with the founding of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund.

CRUK conducts research using both its own staff and grant-funded researchers. It also provides information about cancer and runs campaigns aimed at raising awareness and influencing public policy.

The organisation’s work is almost entirely funded by the public. It raises money through donations, legacies, community fundraising, events, retail and corporate partnerships. Over 40,000 people are regular volunteers.

For more information about their work globally, where and how donations and fundraising are spent, please click below

Contact us

For further information regarding the event, the charity or how you might be able to support our cause, please fill in the form below with your details and message or contact us on admin@kingsclerecrf.org.uk