Tickets are now on sale for Battle Proms, a summertime picnic concert in aid of SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.
Battle Proms is a summer celebration with live orchestral music, carefully choreographed Spitfire, cannon, cavalry and firework displays. The annual spectacular is set to return this year, due to popular demand.
Concert dates for 2019 are:
- Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire – 6th July
- Hatfield House, Hertfordshire – 13th July
- Burghley House, Lincolnshire – 20th July
- Highclere Castle, Hampshire – 3rd August
- Ragley Hall, Warwickshire – 10th August
Adam Slough, Event Director for the Battle Proms: “I am very proud to say that The Battle Proms raised £389,555.36 so far for the Armed Forces community, through audience donations and our own contributions from concert profits.
“We look forward to working with SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity again this year. The energy and enthusiasm of their volunteers showed real passion for the charity, which was reflected in the £54,640.91 being raised this year alone.”
James Grant, Head of Corporate Fundraising & Events at SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity: “We are delighted to working with Battle Proms for a second year. Seeing families and friends come together for an uplifting event, which makes such a difference to the Forces family, is incredible.
“Every penny raised enables us to help the men, women and families behind the uniform, last year we supported over 73,000 members of the military community.”
Head to www.battleproms.com to purchase tickets for Battle Proms 2019.
Notes to editors:
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity supports the person behind the uniform; any time they need us, in any way they need us, for as long as they need us. Every year, SSAFA help more than 73,000 people from the Forces family get on their feet; those currently serving, reserves, veterans and their families.
Support is there for people at any stage in their military career; from the youngest recruit to the oldest veteran – no one’s service is ever forgotten. We give hope, help and personal support for as long as it takes to get that person’s life back to where they want it to be.
The Battle Proms are the UK’s premier picnic concert series, taking place in some of Britain’s most celebrated stately home gardens since 1997. For full programme details go to www.battleproms.com.
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