Spectrum Black Tie Ball

Saturday, March 27th 2021 – Hilton Hotel Cambridge City Centre

COVID-19 Update - Black Tie Ball Rescheduled

Due to the current situation that we all face with COVID-19 and the challenging areas that it presents in terms of social distancing at the current time, please note that the Spectrum Black Tie Ball 2020 has moved from its previous date of Saturday, May 16th 2020 to Saturday, March 27th 2021. This event will continue to be reviewed ongoing in line with Government-issued guidelines and may be adjusted further.

We hope that you can join us for a beautiful evening at the 2nd Spectrum Black Tie Ball, on the evening of Saturday, March 27th 2021 at the Hilton Hotel Cambridge City Centre, our exceptional partners. The event runs from 730pm to midnight and is adult only attendance.

The evening is a special fundraising event for Spectrum, a parent-led charity supporting children with Autism, additional needs and disabilities alongside their families and carers. The proceeds from the evening go to support the events that we provide and the work that we do on inclusion.

Drinks await you on arrival, sponsored by Pinkster Gin, as our evening centres around a beautiful three-course menu, the skills of elite magician Lee Smith and live music from the fantastic Abba’s Angels!. Our DJ Jordan will also be there on the night to keep you on your toes.


Costs & Tables

The cost to attend this adults-only event is £65.00 per person and is on a first-come, first-served basis. The ticket cost covers your three-course meal, entertainment for the evening and welcome drinks on arrival. There are 100 places available for the evening arranged in tables of 10. It is possible to book for a complete table of 10 subject to availability. The dress code for the evening is black tie.

You have the option to either pay a £20 per person non-refundable deposit now and the balance by December 31st 2020. or you can simply pay in full.


Payment Options

To secure your places for this fantastic event, all you need to do is complete the form below and submit it to us. Once we have received and processed your request, we will provide you with an invoice to complete your purchase and confirmation of your places.

Donate to Spectrum

If you are not able to attend our Black Tie Ball or just wish to make a general donation towards the fundraising evening and our projects, you can do so via our JustGiving page.

It would be fantastic if you could! Thank you!

Saturday March 27th 2021
730pm – 12am
Hilton CCC
Ticket Only

The Spectrum Black Tie Ball Menu

Starter Options

Butternut squash soup, coriander and toasted pumpkin seeds (GF) (VE)

Ham Hock, pickled vegetables with a treacle and cider reduction (GF)

Smoked Salmon mousse, rye bread crouton, caper and shallot vinaigrette

Main Course Options

Corn-fed chicken with mushrooms, leeks, pomme fondant and root vegetables with tarragon jus (GF)

Stuffed Red Pepper, Basmati Wild Rice and Butternut, seasonal vegetables Tomato Couli (VE)

Roasted fillet of cod, caramelised winter roots and butternut squash gel and a port and sherry reduction (GF)

Dessert Options

Baked New York cheesecake, with spicy compote (VE) (GF)

Lemon Meringue Pie, lime coulis

Exotic fruit salad (v)

Venue & Parking Information

Hilton Hotel Cambridge City Centre, 20 Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DT

Please note that the Hotel has its own concierge parking (chargeable) and this is available on a first come, first served basis. Parking is also available at the Grand Arcade Car Park (chargeable) next to the hotel.

Stay the Night!

Should you wish to stay at the Hilton Cambridge City Centre on the night of the Ball to have a few drinks or make your travel more comfortable, then please contact us for a Spectrum link for a preferential room rate. Your stay includes a full English breakfast buffet and Wi-Fi for double occupancy. Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Here to help!

If you have any queries at all regarding our Black Tie Ball or sponsorship options on the night, then please email us at hello@spectrum.org.uk, and we will aim to respond within 24 hours.

Booking Request Form

Please note that all deposits for this event are non-refundable. Once Spectrum has received your booking request we will contact you to finalise your payment and reservation.

Contact Information
Places Required
Please list the full name of each adult attending in your party.
Do you require wheelchair access at the meal?
Menu Choices
Once you have completed your payment, our team will be in touch to confirm your menu choices with you for your attending party in the month prior to the event. We will also cover any dietary requirements and food allergies at this stage.
Payment Method
It is possible to pay for this event by bank transfer or via online card payment. Once your place requests have been processed by us, your confirmation will be sent out via email with all the details to make your payment.
Payment Option
You can either pay a non-refundable £20 per person deposit now, with the balance being due by December 31st 2020 or you can just pay the cost in full as you prefer
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