Somerset's First Disability Ball
Sat 30th December 2017 at 11.54 - Wed 31st January 2018 - 11.50
President Roger Priest with Oake Manor Mascot and new Mayor and consort of Taunton Deane open Somerset's First Disability Ballthumbnail view
Club President Roger Priest and member Adrian Prior-Sankey joined party-goers and Taunton Deane's Mayor at Somerset's First Disability Ball at Oake Manor 2018.The pioneering event was sponsored by Taunton Rotary Club and as the photos show, it proved a real hit with everyone involved.
A full report was broadcast on BBC Somerset the following day. Roger and Adrian both described it as a humbling yet inspirational experience with so many carers adding their own appreciation to Oake Manor manager Steve and his team for initiating the celebration which included a live boy band, fireworks, raffle and face painting with some fun aspects in the form of a photo booth and friendly talking monkey...
The Rotary Club of Taunton has once again sponsored Somerset's 2019 Inclusive Disability Ball with a £3,000 donation ensuring that tickets at £20 are well within the reach of all who want to take part. You too can get a taste of the evening, watch the event on our video.