FOOTSTEPS TO FREEDOM BALL
40 years of action for wild animals
Join Born Free, our Patrons and friends as we mark Born Free’s 40th anniversary with a fabulous evening of inspirational stories, fine dining, thrilling entertainment, and dancing, at our Black Tie Gala Ball.
Footsteps to Freedom will be the launch event of Born Free’s special year and we are delighted to announce that our exclusive, black-tie gala will be hosted by Born Free’s long-standing friend and animal champion, Amanda Holden – actor, broadcaster, and star of Britain’s Got Talent. An array of distinguished guests and friends will also include our beloved Founder Patron, Dame Joanna Lumley.
The evening will include:
- A Warm Welcome: A welcome aperitif upon arrival and a warm, personal welcome from Will Travers OBE, the Born Free team and our Patrons, as you and other guests mingle in the beautiful surroundings of The Royal Lancaster
- Dinner: Three courses of fine dining, including wine, with coffee and petit fours to finish
- Inspiration & Entertainment: Incredible live performances, inspirational guest speakers, and stories of courage and tenacity make for an unforgettable atmosphere
- Live Auction: Hosted by Born Free Patron, TV auctioneer James Lewis, bid for exclusive items and unrepeatable experiences, with all proceeds going directly to our charity
- Silent Auction: Discover unique and treasured items that could be yours
- Dancing: Conclude the night on the dance floor with our live band