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Even though they do great work, the charities of Brighton and Hove can't always rely on government funding. We want to help fill that gap. So, we're hosting our third Time 2 Give Ball, to help local entrepreneurs and small business people donate their time to support ten specially chosen charities.

Last year's ball was a roaring success, with local business people donating over 500 hours of their time and experience to ten excellent causes. This year, we're aiming to top it, and we'd love it if you could join us.

You'll be in the capable hands of our wonderful hosts Guy Lloyd and Sophie Corbett, and you'll be looking FABULOUS, because that's our dress code. We'll wine and dine you exquisitely, you'll dance the night away and – of course – there's the main event, our charity auction.

You can donate your time to bid for some wonderful prizes. Then we'll pair you up with a charity that needs someone just like you to help them out. And of course we know how busy you are, so we'll match you up in a way that works with your schedule.

The Ball's on Thursday 6 April, from 19:00 – 23:30 at the Grand Hotel. To buy tickets, click here. We've put details on how to become one of our sponsors here. And if you're a charity that we could help, click here to find out if you're eligible and how to apply.

Come along and be wined and dined (why not reserve a whole table for you and your colleagues?) at our sumptuous Spring Ball at The Grand Hotel on Brighton Seafront. Buy tickets here.

Bid for prizes in our charity auction using your time instead of money. For instance, if you pledged 35 hours of your time, that would equate to just 40 minutes of your time per week over the course of 2016. Watch this space for a list of prizes to be won.

We'll pair your skills with a charitable organisation locally so you can give back to the local community. We know you're busy people so we'll match you up in a way that works with your schedule.

The Spring Ball

The Time 2 Give Spring Ball will be taking place on 6th April from 7pm, at The Grand Hotel, Brighton

Our fabulous hosts Guy Lloyd and Sophie Corbett return to make this years event even bigger and better than last year's!

Ticket includes:

  • Arrival drink
  • 3 course meal with wine
  • The chance to bid for prizes in our charity auction
  • Music and dancing

Dress Code:



The Grand Brighton,
97-99 King's Road,
Brighton, BN1 2FW


£55 each early Bird until 28 February (£65 after) - tickets purchased before the end of January 2017 also go into a draw to win a midweek stay at Hotel Pelirocco.

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Could local business people help you with their time and skills?

If so, then you could apply to become one of the ten charities we’re supporting at the 2017 Time 2 Give Spring Ball. To qualify, you need to:

  • Have some clearly defined volunteering opportunities
  • Be locally based and primarily addressing the needs of the City of Brighton and Hove
  • Have an annual income of £50k to £500k
  • Contact us for an application form and return it by Friday 20 January.


Interested in getting your business invloved?

Of course, you can get involved by just coming along – the Time 2 Give Ball is a great night out for teams of colleagues or even entire companies. But if you want to dig a little deeper, we also offer three different sponsorship packages.

  • For £600, you can become our official event sponsor.
  • For £300, you can help support the evening’s drinks or entertainment.
  • To find out more, do get in touch using the button below.