FAQs

Where does the event take place?

The Secret Summer Ball takes place at "The Pinnacle" in the private grounds of Howbury Hall, Bedford, MK41 0JB

Is there a car park?

Yes, please follow directional signage which will take you to the car park.The entrance to the Secret Summer Ball is a short walk from the car park

Do I need a ticket to attend?

Entry to The Secret Summer Ball is strictly by advanced ticket purchase only.You will receive an email to confirm your purchase and two weeks prior to the event you will receive a physical ticket in the post which must be presented on arrival.

If I pay a deposit, when do I have to pay the balance of my ticket order?

The balance of your ticket order must be paid in full no later than 31st March 2021. You will receive an email reminder with a link to your payment page.

Can I add additional tickets to my booking at a later date?

Yes, subject to availability.Please email info@tfe.co.uk quoting your reference numbers for the bookings to be combined

What are the timings?

19.00hrs Arrival and reception drinks
20.00hrs Call to dinner
22.00hrs Tony Hadley with band
23.30hrs Sophie Ellis-Bextor
01.30hrs Carriages

Timings are subject to change without warning.

How are tables allocated?

Tables are allocated based on when the tickets were purchased, with tables located at the front being allocated to those who purchase tickets first

Are the tables mixed groups?

Tables can seat 10 guests. For bookings of less than 10, seating will be at mixed tables.

Is there a dress code?

Yes, black tie or stylishly glamourous!

Do you cater for special dietary requirements?

We will send you an email 4 weeks prior to the event to confirm your dietary requirements.

Are drinks included?

Reception drinks and a ‘flight of wine’ with dinner are included in the ticket price. Additional drinks can be purchased on the night.

Can additional drinks be pre ordered?

Yes, you can pre order drinks.You will receive an email 4 weeks prior to the event confirming drinks packages and a link to book. All drinks must be pre ordered no later than 2 weeks prior to the event.

Can I leave my car overnight?

Vehicles may be left overnight at your own risk, but we ask that all vehicles are collected by midday the following day.

Is there a drop off and collection area?

Yes, please follow directional signage to the car park, the drop off and collection area will be clearly marked.

The entrance to the Secret Summer Ball is a short walk from the car park.

The Line Up

Tony Hadley

Sophie Ellis Bextor

By kind permission of Julian Polhill, this exclusive VIP event will take place in the private grounds of Howbury Hall in Bedford on Saturday 25th September 2021.

We cordially invite you to join us for a cocktail reception at 7pm before taking your seats to enjoy exquisite dining and drinks followed by an incomparable evening of entertainment - featuring Tony Hadley and his band, followed by an exclusive performance by Sophie Ellis-Bextor, all in our intimate purpose-built outdoor venue.

The Secret Late Summer Ball will be a one-of-a-kind evening that you simply won't want to miss.

Tickets are priced at £175 per person, inclusive of VAT and booking fees. You can reserve your ticket by paying a 25% deposit, with the balance due on 31st March 2021

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