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A return to the roaring 20s as brain tumour charity hosts Great Gatsby Gala

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There will be a return to the roaring twenties this weekend when lawyers from our Isle of Wight office dust off their dancing shoes and dress in their finest to attend the Wight Brainy Bunch’s ‘Great Gatsby Gala’ night.

The setting for the much loved charity’s third annual black tie ball this Saturday (1 September 2018) is the stately former Victorian manor house, Ryde Castle, situated on Ryde seafront overlooking the picturesque marina.

Guests will enjoy a champagne reception, delicious sit down meal and a fantastic line up of live bands to entertain them throughout the evening, including popular local groups: ‘The Outfit Duo’, ‘The Mix’ and returning for a third, triumphant time, ‘Switch’.

The event sponsored by Novum Law is the charity’s main fundraiser of the year and it is hoped that the evening will raise lots of money towards its fantastic work providing emotional and financial assistance to Isle of Wight families whose lives have been affected by brain tumours.

The Wight Brainy Bunch is also looking to raise funds for Smile4Wessex, the Wessex Neurological Centre which provides acute and specialist care to a population of around three million people from the Isle of Wight and across the South Coast, who have brain-related conditions including: tumours, stroke, brain haemorrhage, traumatic brain injury, motor neurone disease and dementia.

The Brain Tumour Charity which funds research into brain tumours to improve early diagnosis rates and to ensure the care and quality of those living with brain tumours is also set to benefit from the Great Gatsby Gala event.

Attendees will have the chance to win prizes throughout the night, all for a great local cause helping individuals and their families throughout the South Coast living with the devastating effects of brain tumours and other neurological conditions.

The doors open at 18.00 and tickets are still available if you would like to book a place at the event.

If you would like to learn more about the Wight Brainy Bunch and its fundraising work, you can visit