CancerCare 30th anniversary ball, Midland Hotel, Morecambe

Mark Partridge, Andrea Partridge, Alison Stainthorpe, Jane Staniford, organiser of the event and fun

Mark Partridge, Andrea Partridge, Alison Stainthorpe, Jane Staniford, organiser of the event and fundraising teamleader for Cancercare, and Richard Fisher. - Credit: Archant

Patient support charity CancerCare hosted a ball in celebration of their 30th anniversary.

The Diamonds & Pearls themed event was held at the iconic Midland Hotel in Morecambe and raised over £32,000. Guests enjoyed a champagne reception followed by a three course dinner with live music.

An auction included a Solitaire half carat diamond ring and Cartier Pearl Earrings. Guests included Professor Malcolm McIllmurray, a retired local oncologist who founded the charity, and Lord and Lady Shuttleworth, patron and life president.