Candlelighters Ilkley Ball 2014: Together we CAN fight children's cancer
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"An Enchanted Evening"

The Ilkley Candlelighters' 2019 Ball will take place

on Saturday 11th May at Rudding Park Harrogate


To reserve your table at our 2019 Ball please contact us


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The Ilkley Candlelighters 2018 Masquerade Ball

was held at Rudding House, Harrogate on Saturday 12th May and was a huge success raising nearly £40,000!
Thank you to all our generous supporters and sponsors.

Ilkley Candlelighters raised £52,000 in 2017

Last year's fundraising came to a magnificent total of £52,000 for children's cancer research in Yorkshire.Our thanks to all our supporters and volunteers who made this possible.

Ilkley Candlelighters' Chair, Alison Clay and members of the committee hand over a
cheque to Marie Peacock, Candlelighters' Head of Income Development.

To the Moon and Back!

The Ilkley Candlelighters' fabulously successful 2017 May Ball was held at Rudding Park, Harrogate, on Saturday 6th May 2017 and raised more than £50,000!


 Classico Latino Concert in Aid of Ilkley Candlelighters

We had a fabulous evening of music and colour on Saturday 13th May 2017.The award-winning group Classico Latino were joined at the Winter Gardens, Ilkley, by The Ilkley Amateur Operatic Society for a special concert in support of Ilkley Candlelighters.

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Ilkley Candlelighters raised £38,000 in 2016!

 Here Jo Shepheard, Charity Director of Candlelighters (centre) accepts the cheque from Ilkley Candlelighters Chair, Alison Clay (left) and Treasurer Denise Smith (right).

(photo courtesy of Anna Nolan Photography)


Ilkley Candlelighters Raised £65,000 in 2015!

Cheque Handover 2015

Here Jo Shepheard (centre) accepts the cheque from Ilkley Candlelighters' Chair, Alison Clay, with committee members (from left to right) Denise Smith, Claire Parr and Sally Roulston.

(photo courtesty of Anna Nolan Photography)



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