8 November 2019 - 7:00pm

The Winter Ball at Headlam Hall

Join Brooke for a fabulous vintage-themed evening to celebrate our work and raise vital funds to ease the suffering of hardworking horses, donkeys and mules and the people who depend on them.

Headlam Hall

By very kind invitation of the Robinson Family, Brooke returns for a third year to Headlam Hall, an authentic 17th century country house retreat in the scenic Durham Dales of northern England. Standing in beautiful walled gardens and surrounded by its own rolling farmland, this historic family-owned property is an idyllic rural retreat with a luxury spa and golf course. Our home for the evening is the stunning Coach House Suite and Stable Lounge.

When: Friday 8 November 2019

Where: The Coach House Suite and Stable Lounge, Headlam Hall Country Hotel and Spa, Headlam, Nr Gainford, DL2 3HA

Time: 7 PM reception, carriages at midnight

Dress code: Black tie with a vintage twist

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Every guest will enjoy:

  • A glass of prosecco/canapes reception on arrival
  • Five-course dinner, plus tea/coffee and petit fours
  • Inspirational 'spotlight' moments from Brooke supporters
  • Fabulous vintage-themed entertainment and dancing with one of the UK’s best modern swing, jive and jazz bands, The Mini Big Band
  • Fundraising fun – including a silent auction and table raffle
  • At table, drinks/wine service during dinner
  • Iced water on the table
  • Plus some very closely guarded surprises!

Read how last year's event raised over £27K for working horses and donkeys.

Tickets and how to book

  • £75 per place
  • £700 for a table of 10

VIP places with sponsorship opportunities start from £100 per head.

To book or for further information, call 020 7470 9393 or e-mail [email protected].

Fancy staying over at Headlam Hall?

After an evening of fun and relaxation, consider staying overnight and making use of the hotel facilities with these specially negotiated rates:

  • Coach House: £120 per room
  • Main Hall, mews and spa: £160 per room
  • Main Hall deluxe, junior suites and spa balcony: £170 per room
  • Premier suites: £180 each

All rooms accommodate two people. Rates include breakfast and the use of the spa facilities.

To take advantage of these special rates, please book with Headlam Hall directly on (01325) 730238 or [email protected] and state you're attending the Brooke Winter Ball. Reservations are cross referenced.

Please note: further discounts or vouchers are not available online 

What previous guests have said

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"A fabulous evening enjoyed by everyone in our party, and together we raised vital funds to make a real difference to the lives of hardworking animals." 

"The magician was mind blowing, the food exceptional, the atmosphere and welcome amazing. We have already reserved our table to return again this year." 

"It was our pleasure to support and attend this fantastic event. The amount we raised to ease the pain and suffering of hardworking equines was truly exceptional."

"Simply, we weren't expecting so many surprises on the night. The welcome from the donkeys was magical, they made our night!" 

"The food was delicious and we met many new friends seated at our table. It was such fun and we shall return!" 


"It’s a win, win evening! The venue is perfect, the canapés tempting, the meal delicious, the entertainment inspirational and the company delightful!  All this PLUS raising much appreciated funds to aid the lives of working horses and donkeys in the world. Nobody loses at the Brooke Winter Ball at Headlam Hall, so be the first to reserve your tickets!"