Prince William brought Kate Middleton to the ball

Bianca chats to Prince William

Prince William and Kate Middleton7 June 2008

Diamonds aside, the Boodles Boxing Ball 2008 was quite the glittering event, with HRH Prince William, Kate Middleton, HRH Prince Harry and some of their close friends in attendance.

Sponsored by society jewellers Boodles and held at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, the event was a fantastic success, raising over £100,000 for Starlight.

One of the highlights of the evening was a performance by Starlight’s own Bianca Nicholas, a former wish child herself, whose dream is to become a pop star. A cystic fibrosis sufferer, Bianca has an outstanding voice and has performed at many of Starlight’s fundraising events.

Huge thanks for a tremendous evening go to the organisers, Charlie Gilkes, James Amos, Hugh van Cutsem and Jeremy Lawson.

Images ©Dominic O’Neill/Alan Davidson 2008