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               The Brake Ball 2018

Thank you for joining us at Brake’s first ever charity ball. It was an unforgettable evening of fun, food and fundraising, all in aid of raising vital funds to help us continue our dedicated work preventing road death and injury and supporting those who have been bereaved or injured in road crashes.




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  Stay tuned for Brake Ball 2019!

For more information, please email or call 01484 559909


Where is the Ball taking place

At the exclusive Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Brayford Wharf North, Lincoln, LN1 1YW

How much are tickets?

£40 per person.  

Buy a table of 10 for £375.

Tickets are available here

How can I buy tickets for the Brake Ball?

Is there an age restriction?

Due to the timing and nature of the event, children below the age of 12 will not be admitted into the Ball.   All guests under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and all guests will be required to hold a full price ticket.

What can I expect on the night?

You will be received at the Hotel by a red carpet arrival and a complimentary welcome drink.  Whilst you immerse yourself in the atmosphere, there will also be the opportunity to have a professional photograph taken by the Lincoln Journal.

This will be followed by a three course meal, with complimentary wine.

During the evening, you can participate in raffle, fundraising games and much more including live music, courtesy of Mind Your Head.

What’s the dress code?

Black tie for the gentlemen and formal evening wear for the ladies.

We encourage attendees to come wearing a hint of red, in support of Brake.

What are the timings for the Brake Ball?

The running order for the Ball is as follows;

7.00pm        Arrival
7.30pm        Dinner service starts
Midnight      Event finishes

All attendees will be notified should there be any changes

When will I get my tickets?

Paper tickets will not be issued for this event.  Your email confirmation doubles as your ticket.  On arrival at the Ball you will be greeted by a Brake member of staff who will have a full list of invitees.

Do I have to accompany my guests to the ball?

No, all guests are welcome to arrive on their own.  We will have their names on our arrivals list.

Can I sit with friends?

We will endeavor to sit all those in the same booking together. 

If you have friends who have booked separately, please email to advise that you wish to be seated together.

Can I book a table before I have the names of all my guests?

Yes, you can purchase a table in your name and let us know the names of guests a later date. We will need to know the names of the guests and menu choices by Friday 19th October.  Please email us at to confirm.

What is the menu on the evening?

Ham Hock Pressing  - Brioche crumb, piccalilli puree, pickled vegetables, micro parsley
Butter Roast Chicken Breast - Fondant potato, French style peas
Strawberry Cheesecake (V)- Berry coulis, sweet cream, lemon crumb

Or the Vegetarian Option
Roasted Beetroot Salad (v) - Goat’s cheese, orange, walnut dressing
Gnocchi Pomodoro with Fresh Basil (v) - Fricassee of wild mushrooms, fresh herbs
Strawberry Cheesecake (v) - Berry coulis, sweet cream, lemon crumb

I have special dietary requirements, will you cater for that?

We can check with the hotel if notified in advance. There will be an opportunity to flag up any special dietary requirements when purchasing tickets.  Alternatively, let us know via email at by Friday 19th October.

Is there accommodation available on the night?

We have secured a 10% discount for overnight accommodation at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel 

To book a room online: please click here
To book over the phone: please call the in-house reservations team on 01522 565 188 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm) and quote BRAKE BALL.

Please note that if guests call outside of these times then they will be directed to the Hilton Central Reservations Team who cannot offer discounts

For more information email

Directions how to get to the hotel

Will parking be available?

There is limited parking at the Hotel itself for guests staying. There is however a public multi-storey car park (Lucy Towers Car Park, LN1 1XL) just a few minutes walk away. 

Brake would highly recommend that attendees either order a taxi to take you home, or use the discounted hotel rates available to stay overnight.

I can’t attend the Brake Ball, how can I donate?

Thank you for your kind offer.  Donations to Brake can be made at


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