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Glamorous Channing School black tie ball raises £34,000 for new sports hall and theatre

16:00 18 June 2014

Channing School fundraiser event at Highgate Golf Club. Chair of Governors Cindy Leslie and headteacher Barbara Elliot. Picture: Mark Hakansson

Channing School fundraiser event at Highgate Golf Club. Chair of Governors Cindy Leslie and headteacher Barbara Elliot. Picture: Mark Hakansson

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Tuxedos and ball gowns didn’t stop guests putting on a golf course’s green at a glamorous fundraising ball in aid of new faciltiies at a secondary school.

Channing School fundraiser event at Highgate Golf Club. Chair of Governors Cindy Leslie and headteacher Barbara Elliot with parents John Schaff having a charity putt. Picture: Mark HakanssonChanning School fundraiser event at Highgate Golf Club. Chair of Governors Cindy Leslie and headteacher Barbara Elliot with parents John Schaff having a charity putt. Picture: Mark Hakansson

Suited and booted parents, grandparents and alumni of Channing School, in The Bank, Highgate, gathered for an exclusive evening of live music, golf and dancing at Highgate Golf Club in Denewood Road on Saturday (June 14).

The ball raised a colossal £34,000 in aid of the school’s Capital Challenge, a bid to raise £3million for a sports hall and performing arts centre.

Helen Tranter, director of development, said: “It was a fantastic occasion, and the weather was very kind to us, with the sun coming out as we had drinks on the terrace.”

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