Date: Friday, 8th December 2018
Venue: The Pavilions of Harrogate
As per tradition, St John Fisher High School band will set the festive mood during the drinks reception. The award-winning comedian Rod Woodward and famous ex-footballer, sports television pundit and reality television personality – Lee Sharpe will entertain you and your guests during the lunch. The event will once again be hosted by MC Frank Flaherty.
What a great way to start the festive season and get in to the Christmas spirit!
There will also be a Raffle with GREAT prizes! Donate towards the main fundraising event of the day or bring a prize on the day
Raffle Prize Sponsorship – £50 or £100
Award-winning comedian Rod Woodward has been tipped for the comedy premiership by such luminaries as Peter Kay and the late Bob Monkhouse after winning the Best Newcomer to Variety Award. Having supported Paddy McGuinness and Russell Brand on tour, he won the BBC 1 Wales comedy competition Funny Business. He performed at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas ahead of Joe Calzaghe's super fight with Bernard Hopkins and to celebrate Cardiff City reaching the FA Cup final, Rod wrote and performed comedy song 'Do The Ayatollah' backed by more than 100 Bluebirds fans. Set to the tune of the Macarena, it was a You Tube sensation and was featured on network radio and television shows, including Soccer AM and GMTV.
The highlight of Rod's career was being invited to perform at the London Palladium before William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, on the Royal Variety Performance.
An English former professional footballer, sports television pundit and reality television personality, who as a player was predominantly a left winger from 1988 to 2004.
Sharpe joined Manchester United from Torquay United as a youngster in 1988, playing for the club up until 1996. He won a total of eight caps for England and moved to Leeds United in 1996. He retired from professional football in 2003. Since then Sharpe has also developed a career in reality television. He appeared as a competitor in the 2005, ITV television show Celebrity Wrestling, under the name "Sharpe Shooter". He is also known for appearing in Celebrity Love Island, ITV's Dancing on Ice, Coronation Street and on Saturday Night Takeaway ITV1.
Pavilions of Harrogate
Great Yorkshire Showground
11.00 Guests Arrive
11.45 Entertainment by St John Fisher High School Band
13.00 Guests Seated for Lunch
18.00 Bars Close
Dress Code: Lounge Suits
All proceeds from this event go towards our charitable activities
Yorkshire Region Committee
EIC Events & Marketing Co-ordinator