The Noir Ball

Thank you to everyone who helped making this an amazing night!


Refugee Compassion
invites you to put on your dancing shoes
and get yourself to
The Noir Ball
on 5 October 2018
at Aylesbury Vineyard Church

All profits help support refugees around the world.

Dress: Smart (black tie optional)
Over 16s only

Buy Tickets

Tickets are £20 each, including:

  • a drink on arrival
  • 2 course sit down meal with a pay bar
  • live entertainment after dinner

To purchase tickets, please visit

Get Involved

If you can help in any way,  please email

Thoughts on how you might be able to help:

  • Corporate Sponsorship
  • Fundraising
  • Ticket Sales
  • PR
  • Setting up on the day
  • Taking down on the day after

Silent Auction

Lot 1 & 2 – 2 tickets for HarlequinsRugby match

Two top price-category tickets to a Harlequins home match, including a car park pass by the ground, and access to the private Debenture lounge before and after the match. Choice of match is subject to availability. If I can say which match (if they don’t mind) then I can guarantee great seats and all of the above.

Reserve £40

Kindly donated by Steve Burnhope

Lot 3 – A week’s stay at an apartment near Perpignan, France

Old, shabby-chic townhouse set over three floors in a small medieval village in the South of France, which is 10 minutes drive from the centre of Perpignan & Perpignan Airport, and 20 minutes drive from the Mediterranean beach. It’s 20 minutes drive to the Spanish border, too.

It has three double bed bedrooms and bathrooms, kitchen/ breakfast room, two lounges, a rear courtyard with gas BBQ and a roof terrace. Suitable for six people (three couples). There are also two child fold-up beds.

Other potential airports are Beziers, Gerona and Carcassonne (each about an hour away) or Barcelona, Toulouse and Montpellier (each around 2 hours away).

The winner can choose two consecutive weeks at any time of the year other than July-August, or, one week any- time during July-August, subject to availability.

Reserve £250

Kindly donated by Steve & Lyn Burnhope

Lot 4 – Evening Spa and Dinner at Champneys Tring

Treat yourself or a loved one to this rejuvenating spa evening from Champneys, Tring! Enjoy full use of the spa facilities and top your experience off with a nutritious three-course dinner. Whether you need a break from your own busy life, or know someone else who does, this little piece of relaxation will go a long way.

The evening spa is available Monday – Friday throughout the year.

Reserve £30

Kindly donated by

Lot 5 – Tickets to the Panto at Aylesbury Theatre

This year’s Panto is the story of Peter Pan, The prize is four tickets for the matinee performance on Saturday 8th December.

Reserve £35

Kindly donated by Mustard Seed Digital

Lot 6 – Original artwork

Amy is a local and super talented artist who has kindly donated a one off piece of art drawn using pastels

Reserve £20

Kindly donated by Amy Whichelow

Lot 7 – Cornish Treats Hamper

Many people remember our treats from trips to Corn- wall. This bundle is a trip down memory lane – classic treats like Tablet, Coconut Ice, Clotted Cream fudge and Peanut Brittle. Perfect treats for loved ones and a jute bag to wrap them all up. Our jute bags are 100% jute and beautifully designed using our hand drawn illustrations.

Reserve £25

Kindly donated by Buttermilk Confectionery Co.

Lot 8 – 2.4 Metre Square Flower Wall

A beautiful flower wall in either mixed flowers or ivory blossom which can be used to decorate any event. Including weddings, birthdays or baby showers.

Plus 10% off any other decorative items hired from

Reserve £50

Kindly donated by Heather and a Rose


Tickets will be on sale on the night for £5 per strip.

Prizes have been kindly donated by:

  • Albert Bargery
  • Bakers + Baristas
  • Bijou Yoga
  • The Bucks Goat Centre
  • Chiltern Brewery
  • Dead Universe Comics
  • Don’t Get Locked In
  • First Impressions Hair and Beauty
  • Help Refugees
  • Just Biscuits
  • Majestic Wine Aylesbury
  • Malcolm and Joyce Snaith
  • Mel Bright
  • Palace Nails
  • Paul and Chris brazier
  • Pizza Express
  • Rogue Bowling
  • Temple Street Wine Bar
  • The Belmore Centre
  • Tony and Marika Iacobucci
  • Waddesdon Manor
  • The Works
  • Waterstones