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SAVE THE DATE!

This year’s 200th anniversary Ball will be on

June 13, 2015

Countdown to the 2015 Ball


Tickets will go on sale on 2 April, 2015 at 23h00.

As in past year’s, tickets are expected to sell out quickly so be sure to book early. Dinner tickets will be available for €150 per person. Dance tickets for €50 per person. All tickets will be made available on a first come first serve basis. All proceeds will be donated to charity.

If you are interested in further information about the 2015 Ball when it becomes available please sign-up to our mailing list located in the bottom left-hand column of this page.


On 15 June 1815, the Duchess of Richmond organized a ball in Brussels for the officers of Wellington’s army and distinguished guests. This ball was part of Wellington’s psychological warfare, which had always involved ‘pleasure as usual’. During the ball a message arrived from the Prussian commander, Prince Blucher, warning of Napoleon’s approach. Officers slipped away quietly from the ball to join their troops in Quatre Bras on 16 June and for the Battle of Waterloo two days later.

Nearly 200 years later the Ball has been revived to help charities supporting British and other citizens in Belgium.  The Ball has helped raise over €126.000 since 2011, with the 2014 Ball at the Palais d’Egmont raising €35,000!

Be a part of this unique event in 2015. Join our select group of sponsors and reinforce your company brand to a quality audience. There are several ways you can contribute to the success of this gala evening:

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Become a friend

  • Sponsorship of the ball
  • Provide items for the auction
  • Contribute prizes for the raffle/tombola

 

Gold Sponsor:
Sponsors:
Nyetimber breguet ey brightstar
herbertsmith whiteandcase eurocity  Waterllo Beer
Ginion Group William Grant & Son

 

Recent Press:

Brussels International – TV Brussel
Champagne, frocks and warfare – The Wall Street Journal
Live recording 15 June 2013- RTBF televised news