See the Future ball expected to top £4,000 in donations

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Posing with the Piper . Ref mhh 5915-39-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Held at Woodbury Park Hotel, on Woodbury Common, more than 100 suited and booted visitors dined on a three-course meal, won goodies in two auctions and danced the night away.

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Dressed to impress. Ref mhh 5919-39-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

A bumper crowd enjoyed another smashing night at See the Future’s annual fundraising ball.

Held at Woodbury Park Hotel, on Woodbury Common, more than 100 suited and booted visitors dined on a three-course meal, won goodies in two auctions and danced the night away. The ball raised £3,900 - a figure that’s still rising - for See the

Future, a Honiton-based sight-loss charity which raises awareness of the importance of regular eye

tests.

Having fun at this years See The Future summer ball. Ref mhh 5925-39-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Having fun at this years See The Future summer ball. Ref mhh 5925-39-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant


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The charity’s founder, Leanne Greengrass, thanked everyone for making the night so special, adding: “I am really pleased with the total, which is still rising. People have already told me that they will be back for next year’s ball.

“Next year’s ball is the fifth one so a bit of a milestone. I am planning some special surprises for it!”

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There was also a touch of glamour on the night, as popular Homes Under the Hammer presenter Graham Barton delighted the crowd while auctioning off everything from free golf sessions to a signed Michael Caines cookbook.

The night ended on a high as visitors took to the dance floor.

Founder of the charity Leanne Greengrass with her partner Tim Herrett. Ref mhh 5991-39-15TI. Picture

Founder of the charity Leanne Greengrass with her partner Tim Herrett. Ref mhh 5991-39-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Leanne added: “I have had the highest number of emails off the back of this, with people thanking me for the event. It’s amazing as I should be thanking them - it was a brilliant night.”

Next year’s ball is on Friday, September 23, from 7pm.

Founder of the charity Leanne Greengrass hosts one of the fundraising games. Ref mhh 6001-39-15TI. P

Founder of the charity Leanne Greengrass hosts one of the fundraising games. Ref mhh 6001-39-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

TV's Graham Barton at See The Future's summer ball. Ref mhh 6005-39-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

TV's Graham Barton at See The Future's summer ball. Ref mhh 6005-39-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

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