FANS OF THE FAB FOUR can ‘come together’ at one of the most exciting fund-raising events on the North East calendar.

Organisers have announced the date of the next Lobster Charity Ball, which takes place annually at Hardwick Hall Hotel, Sedgefield.

And headlining this time round is one of the world’s leading tribute bands – The Bootleg Beatles.

The band has been playing together for more than 30 years to audiences around the globe and will take to the stage at Hardwick Hall Hotel on 17 May 2019, performing all The Beatles’ greatest hits.

Also appearing on the night will be singer Diane Shaw, who will recreate the magic of Motown, with a fashion show featuring the clothes of award-winning Durham menswear shop, Woven.

The event includes a drinks reception and canapes and a four-course surf and turf dinner, with complimentary wine, lager and beer.

The evening will once again be compered by Steve Walls, with proceeds going to Daisy Chain autism charity.

John Adamson, owner of Hardwick Hall Hotel, believes this will be an extra special year.

“The Lobster Ball has always attracted fantastic performers, but I think the Bootleg Beatles will bring an added wow factor to the evening,” he said.

“They have a massive following around the world so it’s amazing for us to be able to welcome them to Hardwick.”

Tickets for the ball, which is sponsored by Bidfood, Taittinger, Aston Martin Newcastle, Heinkeken, the Spa at Ramside and the Impeccable Pig, Sedgefield, cost £145 plus VAT.

To book, or for further information, email events@hardwickhallhotel.co.uk or call the hotel on 01740 620253.