Worcestershire Ambassadors presents Strictly Worcestershire, the county’s most glamorous and talked about charity event of the year

Strictly

Staged at the stunning Chateau Impney in Droitwich Spa, the event has raised many thousands of pounds for the Worcestershire Breast Unit Campaign, Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer, the Rory the Robot Appeal and Worcestershire Prostate Cancer Awareness Group. The drinks reception will start at 6:30pm, the show will start at 7.30pm and will end around midnight.

Every year has been a spectacular sell out – and we’re determined to make next year’s event on Thursday, May 23 even more magnificent and memorable.

Worcestershire Ambassadors Director Julia Williams will produce the show and over the coming weeks and months, Worcestershire Ambassadors will be announcing their amazing plans for the best Strictly Worcestershire ever with the assistance of media marketing and communications partner Chris Green Media, who have been involved with the show since its debut in 2014.

Please email board@worcestershireambassadors.com if your charity would like to benefit from the funds raised.

Contestant couples will be able to raise funds for their own Worcestershire charities via JustGiving. 

Don’t miss out on our sensational black tie, gourmet three course dinner and amazing ballroom competition where seven contestant couples from the Worcestershire business community will each perform two dazzling routines.

The drinks reception will start at 6:30pm, the show will start at 7.30pm and will end around midnight. Tickets are now available via the Worcestershire Ambassadors website.

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MC – Elliott Webb is the breakfast host on BBC Hereford and Worcester. He is also an established voice-over artist and established tv broadcaster. Elliott was born and grew up in Worcester.

Judges

  • Strictly Worcestershire head judge Digby, Lord Jones of Birmingham is a British businessman and politician who has served as Director General of the CBI and Minister of State for Trade and Investment. Digby, Lord Jones will be making his sixth appearance as head judge.
  • Bob Warman is the main presenter at ITV Central. For four decades Bob has been a constant in the lives of Midlands folk with his friendly face and instantly recognisable voice delivering the lunchtime and evening news. This will be Bob’s sixth appearance on the judging panel. 

  • Jennifer is originally from Los Angeles and has been immersed in the theatre and live production business for over 25 years. She started her career in American Equity Musical Theatre with Crazy for You, Paparazzi (directed by nine-time Tony award winner Tommy Tune), Oklahoma, 42nd Street and the original staging of Barry Manilow’s Copacabana. Since moving to the UK, Jennifer has extended her choreography CV to all over the UK and Europe. She has choreographed over 25 production shows for Thomson Cruises, Fred Olsen Cruises and Warner Leisure Hotels through PEEL Entertainment and has her own dance company, JBP Presents.

  • Katie Love, Worcestershire’s very own acclaimed dancer and choreographer, is making her sixth appearance as a judge. Katie was one of the finalists in So You Think You Can Dance series two on BBC One. Katie also performed stunning dance routines at SW1 and SW2.

  • Elaine and Stuart Watt

  • Grace Walton and Jack Tingle

  •  Chris and Matleena Haywood

  •  Sue and Geoff Adams

  • Jessica Antley and Stuart Wilkes

  • Jason and Gaya Barnett

  • Tracy and Tony Lowe

Sponsors

drp – creative communications agency – event partner

drp is one of the longest established, trusted and uniquely integrated communication and production specialists, famous for making anything possible as we connect people, build brands and help grow organisations worldwide.

We are recognised for creating highly engaging internal, external and experiential communications, producing award winning live events and exhibitions, compelling film and video, intuitive digital solutions and visually striking design-led print.

Our facilities in the Midlands, the North & London include 4.2 acres of production facilities, 8 fully equipped edit suites, 2 state-of-the-art studios, digital innovation labs, a dedicated print facility, 3d projection cinema, construction centre and contemporary design suite.

We work with a diverse range of leading companies and brands from the automotive, retail, public, transport, telecoms and financial sectors to name to just a few.

From the very beginning of any project, we make one simple promise to our clients; “anything’s possible” It’s a promise which ensures that our work engages, inspires and excites your audience no matter their sensibility, size or seniority.

www.drpgroup.com

Andrew Grant – event partner

Welcome to the area’s property professionals. Passionate specialists, we ensure all your property needs are met. From getting you the highest possible price to delivering a ‘can do’ personal service and national exposure. We understand people, we know property. You’re in safe hands.

http://www.andrew-grant.co.uk/

Lowe’s Solicitors – event partner

Most people expect their marriage/ relationship to last forever so it is not surprising that when it breaks down you feel you have failed in some way. Your confidence and self-belief has been diminished; your world rocked by fear of what will happen now, where will we live, what about the children, how will I survive financially – those are just a few of the worries you face. Emotions run high, pressure from friends/ family can often cloud your decision making. Whatever the issue we will support you all the way, with understanding, sympathy and constructive direction and cost effective advice. You are not alone.

http://www.lowes-solicitors.co.uk

CGM – media marketing and communications company and supporting sponsor

Chris Green Media is Strictly Worcestershire’s communications partner with responsibility for all media output including PR and social media. We have our own Media Centre in Blackpole, Worcester.

Led by award-winning broadcaster Chris Green, we have our own Soul Business ethos to inspire business people and organisations to communicate better by connecting more meaningfully with their audience(s).

Our all round communications services include:

  • Media and communications training
  • Media relations
  • Creative design, photography and video
  • Consultancy
  • Event PR
  • Publishing

Our clients include UK-wide organisations, leading brands and local businesses.

www.chrisgreenmedia.com

Nexus Creative – marketing agency and supporting sponsor

Nexus Creative is a results driven marketing agency based in Worcester which packs a real punch.

Our integrated marketing service offers brand development, graphic design, website design, on-line developments, digital marketing, search engine optimisation and media management.

From the start of a project we will listen to your objectives and provide solutions which best suit your company and deliver return on investment.

We embrace the word ‘challenge’. We like to be challenged and we like to challenge our clients in return. Our clients believe in us and what we achieve for them.

www.nexuscl.com

Source – Design and Print – supporting sponsor

We’re a creative design and print company and work with a wide range of businesses throughout Worcestershire, and across the UK.

At Foregate Street Worcester we offer a full design service and work with clients to develop logos, corporate branding, packaging, wall graphics & new brochures.

We utilise the latest technology to print: – Posters, Signs, Brochures Letterheads and Business cards.

www.sourcedesignandprint.co.uk

Whites Hairdressing – supporting sponsor

Whites Hairdressing has built an enviable reputation for quality and service. Our approach to hairdressing is relaxed, professional and creative. Our team have a wealth of experience in all aspects of hairdressing, enabling them to give their clients the best. We are proud to be supporting Strictly Worcestershire for the second year running.

www.whites-hairdressing.co.uk

SB Print Ltd – supporting sponsor

SB Print Ltd is a design, print, display and promotional products company that has been helping local Worcestershire businesses, educational establishments and charities for nearly 50 years. Whether its business cards or corporate brochures, exhibition display stands or promotional gifts the team at SB Print are ready to help you.

www.sbprint.co.uk

FT Images – supporting sponsor

With over 15 years experience, FT Images is your one stop shop for all your commercial photography needs. From head shots to products, events & property, we cover the lot!

www.ftimages.co.uk

All About Me – supporting sponsor

All About Me is Worcester’s premier beauty salon, conveniently situated within the city’s premier hair salon, Avant Garde, at St Martin’s Quarter and Warndon Villages. We offer a complete pampering experience to make you look and feel fabulous because actually, it really is All About You. Offering the incredible Environ products and range of facials, we aim to make you feel your best. Whether you want your nails to look gorgeous with Bio Sculpture Gel’s superb range of colours, a mood-lifting Sienna X spray tan or a relaxing massage, we are here to put a spring in your step. In addition, we offer highly defined brows, a full range of waxing including intimate, and much more.

http://www.loveallaboutme.co.uk

Snap-Away Photo Booths – supporting sponsor

‘Having a selfie’ is the craze that has swept the world. It seemed like a good idea to take this to the next level and have even more fun. Photo booths produce instant postcard sized professional photos for guests to keep. With a large range of props and friendly attendant, photo booths have become a must have for any party or event. Snap-Away Photo Booths is a hire company based in the West Midlands that has several different booths to choose from. Please read the reviews on our website and reserve your date soon.

https://snap-away.co.uk/

Beauty by Fay Hildred – supporting sponsor

A qualified beauty therapist and make up artist who completed her training in 2016, Fay runs her own business offering treatments including event make up, nail treatments, spray tanning and facials.

Fay is passionate about make up, beauty and skin care and has a special interest in vegan, natural and organic products.

She is delighted to be providing make up for Strictly Worcestershire having attended the event on numerous occasions.

For more information, call 07765 241303 or email fay@beautybyfayhildred.com

Anja Potze Fine Jewellery – supporting sponsor

Anja Potze is the Dutch powerhouse behind Anja Potze Fine Jewellery, an award-winning independent jewellers based on historic Friar Street in the heart of beautiful Worcester.

Anja moved to the UK from her native Netherlands when she was just 21 after perfecting her craft at Amsterdam’s respected Vak School of Edelsmeden. At first she worked for a small number of high end jewellers, including five years with London based Asprey & Garrard Group, where her customers included the late Baroness Thatcher amongst other notable names.

In 1994, Anja struck out alone and founded Anja Potze Fine Jewellery, specialising in jewellery made from certified diamonds and the finest Tahitian, South Sea and cultured pearls, which she buys from reputable suppliers all around the world. She also employs an in-house jewellery designer, Laura Golborne, who can remodel old jewellery and design new pieces to your exact specification.

www.anjapotze.com

Chateau Impney – supporting sponsor

Located in the Worcestershire countryside, this unique venue offers a stylish setting for weddings and events, extensive conferencing and exhibition facilities, and the perfect place to simply relax and unwind. Just minutes from M5 J5, Chateau Impney is one of the most authentic examples of classic French chateau-style buildings in the UK, with a rich history spanning more than 100 years. Chateau Impney has staged Strictly Worcestershire since its launch in 2014.

http://www.chateau-impney.com

Business & Innovation Magazine – proud media supporter

The magazine is dedicated to revealing new companies and business opportunities. We report on key national business issues through a regional perspective, and showcase some of the region’s most ambitious companies, large and small.

Targeting a huge B2B, corporate and commercial audience, Business & Innovation Magazine is the must-read publication for the region’s company owners, directors, senior business professionals, entrepreneurs and ambitious young business people.

Editorial content showcases innovation and new ideas and supports the regional business ‘eco system’. The magazine provides opportunities to build networks, offering a wider showcase for businesses keen to raise awareness of their brand and services.

The magazine’s quality editorial includes insightful sector-driven features, news from a broad range of industries, business innovations, and timely interviews with bosses of the region’s leading businesses. Supported by a website and monthly business e-newsletters, Business & Innovation Magazine offers both a print and online presence.

www.businessinnovationmag.co.uk

Black Pear Physio – supporting sponsor

Black Pear Physio is an independent physiotherapy clinic based in Worcester. We aim to give our patients not only rapid relief from their pain and discomfort, but also help them develop strategies and route maps to prevent recurrences of the problem.

Services include: Acupuncture, manipulation, sports rehabilitation and pain management.

Our commitment to quality is unsurpassed and all of our physiotherapists are chartered physiotherapists.

www.blackpearphysio.co.uk