The Firecracker Ball

In 2019, the event raised


to help Barnardo’s reach out to vulnerable children.

The Firecracker Ball, Yorkshire's finest social occasion, is taking place at Rudding Park on 14th November 2020 and we want you to join the party!

We are delighted to announce that the Firecracker Ball 2019 raised £310,000, taking the total over £3.1 million raised for Barnardo’s since it became its chosen charity in 2002.

A huge thanks for all the support and generosity of everybody involved, whether by donating a prize, buying a ticket or bidding in the auction, you are the ones who ensure that Barnardo’s can change the lives of thousands of children and young people in Yorkshire. This money makes such a significant impact to the lives of children across the region – and we could not have done it without you.

2020 tables are already selling fast, and by attending this fabulous event you can make a real difference to the lives of children and young people who need it the most. To those of you who have already booked, thank you for your ongoing support.

Prices for tables will be reviewed and confirmed by March 2020. Packages are sold in tables of ten or twelve with tiered pricing as follows: - 
Silver packages at £425 per person
Gold packages at £500 per person
Platinum packages £825 per person

Complete the booking form and return to

If you may be interested in booking an event in the marquee either before or after Firecracker 2020 please contact

Firecracker 2019

2019 Sponsors

  • Evans
  • UBS
  • Stoners
  • Team
  • Source
  • Business Desk

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Firecracker Ball provides a unique range of packages for sponsors interested in the opportunity to place their brand in front of a captive audience of corporates, and high net worth individuals, whilst also generating funds to support Barnardo's.

If there is one event you choose to support this year then The Firecracker Ball is undoubtedly the one that can deliver against your corporate charity agenda and give your special guests a night to remember.

We have a range of sponsorship packages, but are always happy to discuss creating a bespoke package for you and your business. 

Contact Kirsty Guy on 07522 216125 or

Full details of sponsorship packages

Table Packages

Packages are sold in tables of ten or twelve.

All packages include a champagne reception, pre dinner canapés, four course dinner, and high-class entertainment.

  • Silver packages at £425 per person
    • Includes a half page advertisement in brochure when a full table is booked.
    • Individual tickets or part tables can also be sold for the silver package, you will be sharing with others, and you will not be eligible for an advert in the brochure.
  • Gold packages at £500 per person
    • Includes half a bottle of wine and a liqueur per person, a half page colour advertisement in brochure and you company logo on our website.
  • Platinum packages at £825 per person.
    • Includes half a bottle of wine and a liqueur per person, a full page colour advertisement in brochure and your company logo on our website.
    • Also includes overnight accommodation in the Folifoot wing at Rudding Park

Please complete the booking form here

Donate Prizes

Your contribution

Our donors don't go without recognition. In return, we acknowledge the generosity of you or your company in the event brochure which is given to all guests, promoting your brand to a prestigious audience.

What you could donate

We are always looking for new and exciting luxury items and experiences to auction at our events, whether it is a designer handbag, dinner in a top restaurant, tickets to a concert or a weekend city break.

Find out what’s on our wish list here.


If you wish to remain anonymous but would still like to make a donation or a pledge you can do so by contacting Kirsty Guy on 07522 216125 or