Winter Ball Our Winter Ball is back after a year’s rest and we’re so excited to welcome our guests, new and returning. The glamorous evening includes a champagne reception, live entertainment, fine food and a charity auction with money-can’t-buy prizes. Choose from our Platinum (with premium seating) Gold or Silver packages below. Dress Code: Black Tie and Evening Gowns With grateful thanks to our headline sponsor: The Winter Ball is now sold out To view the list of exclusive auction items available at the event see below – if you wish to put a reserve bid on any items please contact [email protected] Any queries regarding the event please contact [email protected] Live Auction Lot 1 – Private Dining for 12 at brand-new restaurant Fazenda Be one of the first to experience this brand-new restaurant, offering all the tradition behind the unique Brazilian way of serving. This private dining experience for 12 includes the full rodizio with exquisite wines, finishing the evening with dessert and petit fours. Lot 2 – Masterclass Net Session for two with Mark Ramprakash at Lord’s Cricket Ground in the MCC Academy A unique opportunity to be coached by England International cricket legend and England Men’s batting coach, Mark Ramprakash MBE. Lot 3 – A night to remember at The Voice UK! This money can’t buy opportunity gives you and a guest the chance to go backstage at the final of the Voice UK in April 2019, where you’ll meet the Voice UK host, and Birmingham’s own, Emma Willis. You’ll also get to see the infamous judging panel Olly Murs, Jennifer Hudson, Will.i.am and the legend that is Sir Tom Jones record the show and perform! Lot 4 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Experience for 2 You and a guest will enjoy the glamour and luxury that the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has to offer. The last race in the season, this Grand Prix is always one of the most exciting races and will be a fitting finale to what has been a great year for F1. Silent Auction Lots Try your luck at our Silent Auction! Take a look at the iPads on your tables to browse our selection of exciting prizes. Put your best bid forward, keep an eye on the competition and you could be going home with one of these fantastic prizes: Porsche Driving Experience You will personally be coached by one of the Porsche Driving Consultants, part of a team of the most highly-qualified driver coaches in the industry. You will experience 90 minutes of driving in one of the following vehicles – a 718 Boxster, 718 Cayman, 911 Carrera, Macan, Cayenne or Panamera. To top it all off a three-course meal for you and a guest will be served in the Porsche Restaurant, offering panoramic views of the Porsche tracks. Selfridges Birmingham Personal Shopping Experience Feel your best with this luxury shopping experience. On arrival you will be greeted with a cocktail before starting your consultation with one of Selfridges’ Personal Shoppers. Finish off your day with a full beauty consultation with your favourite brand taking you from skincare basics to a full makeover. You will also receive a beauty goody bag. Character named after you in a Lee Child book Award winning British author Lee Child is best known for his Jack Reacher novel series. Bid on this exciting lot and Lee will name a character after you or a loved one in one of his future books! VIP car washing service with full firefighting crew Get your car spic and span with this VIP car wash! The lucky winner will see the firefighters from Highgate Fire Station give your car all the attention it needs to make sure it looks as close to new as possible. The local crew will greet you with a smile and a cup of traditional fire station tea, before getting to work cleaning your car. You will also be given a guided tour of the fire station and fire engine and have the opportunity to capture some great photo memories of your visit. Happy bidding! This prize is kindly bought to you by Adam Joyce who is a Watch Commander with West Midlands Fire Service. Adam survived Leukaemia following treatment with six aggressive cycles of chemotherapy and is now 'FIRE-fighting fit', back to work and supports worthy charities wherever possible. 2 Free Radio Live Tickets Free Radio Live, the West Midlands’ biggest pop party returns on Saturday 24 November. This year’s line-up includes Paloma Faith, Olly Murs, Anne Marie and James Arthur to name but a few. It is a night not to be missed! Meet and Greet with pop sensation the Vamps! Bid on this exciting lot to gain exclusive backstage access for you and a friend to meet Bradley Simpson, James McVey, Connor Ball and Tristan Evans who make up the four-piece pop rock band The Vamps on 3 May 2019 at Arena Birmingham. Lead Birmingham City FC onto the pitch! The lucky winner of this lot will get to lead the Birmingham City Football team onto the pitch of any Grade C game. After experiencing this money-can’t-buy opportunity, you and your guest will move onto the Jasper Carrott Suite, where you will enjoy complimentary drinks, a luxury four-course meal and half time refreshments. You will also be involved in a quiz followed by an interview from the selected man-of-the-Match. This prize also includes a tour of the Birmingham City Stadium. The Mockingbird Cinema Private screening Gather your friends and family and host a private cinema screening for up to 100 people at the Mockingbird Cinema. You can select a film being screened in the cinema, or any film of your choice! See our wonderful 2016 Winter Ball here Booking for this event has now closed.