Are you going to the Scarborough RNLI ball?

Lifeboats News Release

The Great Gatsby Ball at the Crown Spa Hotel on 9 November will raise funds for Scarborough RNLI.

Tim Tubbs

RNLI/Dave Barry

Tim Tubbs

Diners are being invited to wear 1920s attire; otherwise, men should wear a black or white tie.

A welcome drink will be followed by a three-course dinner and entertainment by Tim Tubbs in a 1920s style.

Tickets cost £45 and can be bought by ringing Liz Ashworth on 01723 360558 or Judith Hargreaves on 350952 by 18 October.

The ball is being organised by Scarborough Ladies Lifeboat Guild.

* For details, ring Scarborough RNLI press officer Dave Barry on 07890 322992.

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