Tanith Butters inaugural fundraising charity ball, Priory, Wighill Park, near Wetherby

PUBLISHED: 08:33 21 October 2010 | UPDATED: 18:02 20 February 2013

Jo and Rob Semple

Jo and Rob Semple

An inaugural fundraising charity ball celebrating the life of Tanith Butters was held at the Priory, Wighill Park, near Wetherby. Photographs by Kim Hodgson

An inaugural fundraising charity ball celebrating the life of Tanith Butters was held at the Priory, Wighill Park, near Wetherby. Tanith, who lived with her family in Bilbrough, near York, died last February after a seven-year battle with breast cancer. She left a husband and two children.


Her family and friends organised Tans Party to raise funds for the charity she chose to support during her life Breakthrough Breast Cancer. More than 25,000 was raised by the 450 guests We have been overwhelmed by peoples generosity, said Kirsty Wilson Close from Tans Party Committee. The amount raised far exceeded our expectations.


Photographs by Kim Hodgson

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