Charity Gala

Winter Gardens   19/08/17   7pm - 1am



After the success of the Weekender Launch Party in 2016, we are back, bigger and better this year hoping to put on a show that will keep everyone talking about it for years to come. We have linked up with the Winter Gardens to be the Official home of the William Weekender 2017 and on Saturday 19th August we will take of the Queens Hall for a night of Music and Entertainment.

The Charity Gala will be hosted by Self Proclaimed "TV Warm Up Guy”, Stuart Holdham. There will be music from a bevy of X-Factor/The Voice Finalists: Rapper Honey G brings her ‘fresh rhymes’ to Margate, Lydia Lucy returns after helping Luke’s Legacy last year and Che Chesterman makes up our Trio of Music Competition Heavyweights. There will also be our normal hint of Local Talent this year in the form of Alola Rose. Wisewood Dance Academy and the Kent Magician, Martin Collins add some fantastic entertainment.

You can simply attend the Gala in General Admission (£15.00) or round up ten of you and get yourself a table (£300.00) so you are closer to the Stage all whilst enjoying food and complimentary Wine. (See below for how to Purchase tickets).

Come and be a part of this next big step in our ambitious plans to keep providing huge Nights of Entertainment!!


Ticket: £15.00

+ £0.70 (Online Fee) + £4.40 (Recorded Delivery)

Standard ticket

Please note: Tickets will be dispatched within 7 days of purchasing



Table: £300.00

+ £9.50 (Online Fee) + £4.40 (Recorded Delivery)


10 x Standard Ticket, Private Table, Table Service & Sharing Platter

Please note: Tickets will be dispatched within 7 days of purchasing


Get to know our acts:

You have seen TV shows like Strictly Come Dancing, Celebrity Juice, The Voice, Catchphrase – but what you do not see is this self proclaimed TV Warm Up Guy entertaining the Studio audiences and whipping them up into a frenzy before the show goes ‘live’. Stuart has also been supporting celebrity chef Gino Di-Campo on his recent Live Shows.

Stuart Holdham Facebook Page   Stuart Holdham Twitter

Some would say the North Londoner was the Star of X-Factor 2016, what we know is the Rapper will be a shining star of the Williams Weekender 2017.

Honey finished 5th in the finals splitting audiences worldwide. She has since gone on to record her own material, which we hope will make the set list come Gala Night!!

Honey G Facebook Page   Honey G Twitter

With a mentor like, Lucy reached the final of the 5th Series of the The Voice UK and has gone from strength to strength ever since.

Lydia is already a strong supporter of Luke’s Legacy, she headlined the Williams Weekender 2016 Launch Party.

Lydia Lucy Facebook Page   Lydia Lucy Twitter

The X-Factor/Voice links continue as Ché was a finalist on the X-Factor 2015. Following the X-Factor Che has been busy recording and touring/performing Nationwide.

Ché Chesterman Facebook Page   Ché Chesterman Twitter

We like to showcase our local talent whenever we can and this year we introduce Alola Rose!! Bree and Charlotte are an Acoustic Duo from Ramsgate, who are becoming increasingly popular on the South East Coast.

Alola Rose Facebook Page

Martin Collins is back!! The World Class Kent Magician brings his close up interactive Magic to the Winter Gardens. Martin was the un-sung star of last years Launch Party and is back this year by popular demand.

Kent Magician Facebook Page  

Wisewoods is a Dance School based in Westgate – with Dance Crews of all ages performing in Street Dance Competitions throughout the Country (winning throughout the Country too!!).

Wisewoods Facebook Page   Wisewoods Twitter



We are very excited about holding the Charity Gala at this iconic venue. Occupying the Queens Hall, the second largest hall in the Winter Gardens, we are bringing this years Williams Weekender event a little bit of class and sophistication for what is sure to be a memorable event.



Margate Winter Gardens

Fort Crescent





Fort Lower Promenade at the rear of the Winter Gardens provides limited parking for events. There are numerous car parks within walking distance. Information on the council run car parks can be found HERE.




For more information about the Margate Winter Gardens please visit their official website.


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