15 June - The Friends of DCGS Celebratory Ball

In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Dr Challoner’s Grammar School, the Friends of DCGS are hosting a ball on Saturday 15th June 2024. Please join us to celebrate in style! Further details of the event, including Frequently Asked Questions, can be found below:


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I purchase tickets?

Please complete the guest form here and follow the instructions on how to pay for your tickets.

I have paid, but I have not received my ticket?

Physical tickets will not be issued. DCGS Parents should pay via ParentPay and email receipts will be issued by ParentPay immediately after payment. All other guests will pay via BACS and confirmation emails will be issued within 3 weeks of payment. A guest list will also be in operation on the night.

When do ticket sales close?

Ticket are selling fast, so whilst sales officially close at 15:00 on Tuesday 14 May 2024, we will sell out before this date. We recommend that you book early to avoid disappointment.

Are tickets refundable?

Tickets are generally non-refundable, please email: friends@challoners.com should you need to request a refund.

How many guests per table?

Tables are for 10 guests, so please create your table with friends or register individual seats and we will create a table for you.

Will there be an opportunity to pre-order drinks?

Guests will be contacted in May and given the opportunity to pre-order wine for their table.

If I don’t pre-order, can I buy drinks on the night to accompany dinner?

Yes , however, we would recommend pre-ordering drinks to avoid long queues at the start of the evening. There will be three bars available throughout the night, including a Gin Bar.

What forms of payment will be accepted?

Cash and card payments from all major credit cards, except AMEX, will be accepted at the ball.

When will the menu be available?

Menus will be available to view after 31 March 2024 and can be provided to all ticket holders on request. Please email: friends@challoners.com for details.

Venue address

Amersham and Chiltern Rugby Club, Ash Grove, Weedon Lane, Amersham, Bucks HP6 5QU

Will there be parking on-site?

There is ample designated parking on-site.

What entertainment will there be on the evening?

We have a superb live band called Fake Tan and DJ after dinner to dance to. There will also be a short auction with tempting offers, hosted by a celebrity auctioneer.

Are there any sponsorship opportunities available?

Yes. If you would like to help the Friends of DCGS by sponsoring this event, please email our Auction and Sponsorship Lead, Claire Jenkin at: clairejenkin1@gmail.com

I have a prize or donation I would like to add to the auction list. Whom should I contact?

Please email our Auction and Sponsorship Lead, Claire Jenkin at: clairejenkin1@gmail.com

Are children permitted at the event?

Regretfully, only individuals aged 18 or over may attend the ball.

More questions?

Please email your questions to: friends@challoners.com

Our Key Sponsors

Clear Insurance Management
The Orthodontic Specialist
Davina Chung


Amersham and Chiltern Rugby Club and A Little Street Kitchen