A Black Tie Ball Fundraiser event held at The Henley Golf & Country Club in honour of SPEAR's 20th Anniversary as a Registered Charity.




20th Anniversary Ball jumps clear ahead of expectations!


SPEAR are delighted to announce that our 20th Anniversary Black Tie Ball, has raised the staggering sum of over £7,730 - the largest total to date of any single fundraising event we have held!

We would like to thank everyone who attended and helped to make the night such a success. Feedback received has been very complimentary.

 Our special thanks go to:

The generous and kind sponsors, without whom the night would not have been possible:


David and Catherine Loudon for the Drinks Reception

Pat Layton for sponsoring Reuben Lynch Toastmaster

Brewin Dolphin Investment Management for the Cheese Course

Sentinel Private Clients Limited for sponsoring DJ Dave Clarke

Neat Eric for sponsoring Teas, Coffees and Mints

Metier Event Solutions for transforming the venue with their fabulous room and table decorations and for their help planning the evening

Julia Sibun Events for sponsoring the game prizes

608 Equine & Farm Vets for the rosettes and to Darlow Rosettes for creating them at a charitable rate.

Judy Hawkins, Steve Baldry and In-Partnership for their generous contributions

Simon Coates, photographer for his excellent services and for his kind donation.

To the Companies and individuals who donated fantastic auction prizes:

Listers Audi Stratford upon Avon




Jack Waters for donating the Tiger Moth Flight Experience


Admiral Young Drivers


E S Beauty for Pamper Packages


Donna and Andrew MacDonald for donating holiday accommodation in Paphos


S & D Falconry

The Red Lion, Claverdon

The Portway Italian Restaurant

Elgany Farms Traditional Meats

Victoria Claire Organic Hairdressing

The White Hair and Beauty Company

Warwick Races

James Abbott Driving Coach

The Olympia Horse Show

Gemma Roe Bsc (Chiro)

Sally Baker (BHSAI)

Laura Keeley Eventing

Vittoria Pannizon

S G Sports Horses

Competitive Edge Turnout Service

Henri Allison

Phill Fletcher


To the kind donors of raffle prizes:

Maybird Costa Coffee, Feedmark, NAF, Dosdon & Horrell, Global Herbs, Equilibrium Products,The Pure Feed Company, Henley Golf & Country Club, Loch Fyne, Waitrose/John Lewis, Greeting Cards, Solihull Riding Club, Warwick Castle, Horslyx, Stratford Butterfly Farm, Black Country Museum, Hill Close Gardens, Colin Pike, Brian & Pauline Keefe, Beverly Tustain, The Abbott Family, The Wellan's and the kind SPEAR supporters who donate quality bottles.

Grateful thanks go to Julia Sibun Events, Mervyn Forster and Jamie for their invaluable, calm help during the evening and to Angela Murray for her help setting up prior to the event. To the Henley Golf & Country Club for the venue and their support prior to and during the night.

And our most grateful thanks go to the event organisers for their months of organising, planning and exceptionally hard work to make this event such a huge success…Thank you Donna MacDonald and Stefanie Cobb, we know everyone is eager to hear when the next one will be!

If you would like to become a Sponsor or donate to future

events, please do not hesitate to contact us. We would love

to hear from you.