Ladies in all their finery attending the Rainbow House Royal Ascot Ladies Day

supported by Unique Ladies Network and Windoworld on 21st June 2018 in the Invincibles Lounge

at Preston North End raised over £26,000 for the charity.

After enjoying a glass of bubbly on arrival, the guests sat down to a two course lunch with

live entertainment from singer Michael Cosgrove .   Charity raffle prizes included

vouchers for beauty/hair products, afternoon tea, food hampers and clothes.

Jennifer Sage won the hamper in the ticket draw whilst Flo Brashaw from Leyland won £50 and a

bottle of bubbly as the best dressed filly.

Another lucky lady from Leyland, Nicola Morris, was the winner of a beautiful diamond

ring donated by HSBC.

Live coverage from Royal Ascot included the Royal Procession and BD Stadia helped the

ladies with winning tips. In between races the ladies could browse around a range of exhibitors’

stands including hand bags, clothing, specialist teas/coffees, candles, beauty and


Ben Blackman, Chief Executive, Rainbow House, said “this was a great event for us and

a fantastic result. Our thanks go to everyone who joined us and made the day such a great success.

Special thanks go to Unique Ladies Network and Windoworld who supported the event; Preston

North End and their managers and players for their support and for setting up the live coverage; The

Villa for a lovely meal, BD Stadia for running the betting facilities, Barclays, Arden Lea Nurseries for

the ladies gifts and the team at Rainbow House, especially Nicola Parkinson, for organising the day.

The ladies had a wonderful time and there were lots of winners but especially Rainbow House where

the funds raised with help us provide exceptional services for children and young people with

neurological and physical disabilities.”


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