Many of you will be aware that my late partner Gordon Mott ('Motty'), died just over 6 years ago on 13th April 2006. In January 1996 at Ipswich Hospital, Suffolk, Gordon was diagnosed with an illness called Vasculitis (a little known, stealthy and deadly disease) against which he waged a valiant and determined battle for 10 years.
On Saturday, 20th October 2012 (7.00pm for 7.30pm), I will be holding a Charity Ball ('All Aboard with Little T') to raise money for and awareness of Vasculitis UK. The ball will take place in the beautiful West Wing, Ickworth House, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.
Please, even if attending a ball isn't really 'your thing', see the attached two docs i.e. a poster (please share with friends, colleagues and neighbours; (singles, couples and groups all most welcome!!) and another bearing relevant further details and additional information.
I do hope that you will consider joining me at the charity Ball??!!
My very best wishes and grateful thanks,
All Aboard With Little T!
(Come dressed for an evening of nautical fun!)
Boarding: Saturday 20th October 2012
Tenders: 7.00pm for 7.30 cast off with Dr Richard Watts.... MC Dr Matthew Lockyer
(life rafts at midnight!)
The West Wing, Ickworth House,
Horringer, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP29 5QE
Tickets: £40 each
A Charity Ball
(dinner, dance band and raffle)
in aid of
For further information
contact Tracy Martin.
Tickets available from: Arts 360
(Tel: 01284 704656)
All Aboard With Little T!
? Payment by cheque payable to: Little T Charity Event (or via credit card at Arts 360);
? Dress code: formal, smart casual or nautical dress (for the brave amongst you!);
? Venue: The West Wing Ickworth House. Horringer, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. IP29 5QE;
? Free ample parking: main visitor car park (guests may be dropped off at the main door);
? The event room is upstairs. There is a lift and stairs;
? There will be: a live band, cash bar, raffle and photographer;
? The meal will consist of three courses. Menu choices must be made in advance and
preferably at time of booking. Please choose one option from each course:
Ickworth potato scone with smoked salmon and cream cheese
Warm leek and mature cheddar tart with beetroot and horseradish relish (v)
Chicken and mushroom parfait, toasted brioche and Ickworth chutney
Slow braised featherblade of beef, horseradish mash and roasted shallots
Roast loin of pork with stuffed granny smith apple, bubble and squeak and roast carrots
Butternut squash gnocchi with sage and parmesan (v)
Glazed lemon tart with raspberries
Warm chocolate brownie with chocolate sauce and ice cream
(Freshly brewed coffee with after dinner chocolates included)
? A coach will be available to and from Pakenham (contact Tracy or Janet for details).
? Nearby or on site accommodation:
Gainsborough House (within walking distance approx 10 mins from the venue).
(£90 B&B double & twin rooms). Tel: 01284 735451;
The Ickworth Hotel: Next door to venue. Tel: 01284 735730. (£185 double room B&B);
Priory Hotel, Bury St Edmunds (taxi ride from venue) Tel: 01284 766181
(£88 double/twin room, £80 single room B&B).