Step Into Christmas Ball 2019

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 2, 2019

This year’s Anniversary Ball is taking place on Saturday 30th November 2019 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole and we are pleased to announce our line-up for the event over the next few days – keep checking back for more artist announcements!!

If you would like to come along and support Get A-Head, a table for 10 is £900 (individual/additional tickets are £90 each).   Tickets are available from the office on 0121 794 9596 or by emailing   Please secure your table as soon as possible, with a line-up like this tickets won’t be around for long.  This really is a night not to be missed!

Early Bird Discount – Book & Pay for your tickets in full before 31st July 2019 and enjoy £50 off per table of 10

Ben Hanlin

Following his fantastic successful appearances as our host, Ben returns to host our Step Into Christmas Ball for us.

Ben hails from Birmingham and over the last ten years he has been performing his sleight of hand and stage magic at events all over the UK and the world. Ben has performed at all sorts of functions from close-up intimate shows to large scale stage tricks and illusions. His warm, cheeky style makes him an instant hit wherever he performs!

Ben is the star of his award winning ITV2 shows ‘Tricked’ and “Ben Hanlin’s Live & Deadly: Drowned”. He has made a name for himself by tricking unsuspecting members of the public and shocking celebrities with his own special brand of cheeky magic, close-up conjuring and mind games Candid Camera-style.  Ben has performed tricks on celebrities including Kim Kardashian, Sharon Osbourne, Anthony Joshua and Gary Barlow.

Ben has starred in the world’s best-selling touring show ‘The Illusionists’ and recently appeared on ITV1’s ‘Live at the Palladium’. He has also hosted his own radio shows on Capital FM and Free Radio and been involved in many live theatre productions.

Gary Priestley and The Prime Time Orchestra

Ensuring a festive feel to the soundtrack of the evening is Gary Priestley and The Prime Time Orchestra.

Not your usual tribute act, nor sound alike, Gary Priestley presents “Bublé- esque” … Your favourite Michael Bublé songs in Gary’s own unique, charismatic, inimitable way.

The show is full of energy and emotion and thrown in the mix are some of the great jazz singers that inspired him such as Frank Sinatra, Harry Connick Junior, Nat King Cole, Mel Tormé and many others and backed by his band The Prime Time Orchestra.


This cool and contemporary band will lead us into the early hours on the dance floor.

With exceptional female lead and male backing vocals, Coyote features some of the music industry’s top session musicians, the likes who have worked with artists such as Chris Brown, Ella Eyre, One Direction and Chesney Hawkes!

Coyote have something to offer everyone within their eclectic repertoire: From Rudimental and Rihanna to Kings of Leon and Coldplay, Coyote will have your guests dancing all night long with their authentic, euphoric party anthems!

As a special Christmas treat Coyote will take us on an authentic musical journey through the 80’s with their 80’s Mix Tape. So, Get ready to don your spandex, backcomb your hair and dust off your air guitar for an incredible end to the evening.

And our Headline Act for the evening is none other than the fantastic Kerry Godliman

The charmingly straight-talking, quick-witted Kerry Godliman is one of the country’s best performers. Both an incredibly talented comedian and a phenomenal actor, Kerry is best known for her appearances on Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Big Show, Taskmaster, Hypothetical, Ultimate Worrier, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, she is also a regular on BBC Radio 4 with appearances on the esteemed News Quiz, The Now Show and Just A Minute as well as her own series Kerry’s List and starring in the hit series The Wilson Save The World alongside Marcus Brigstocke.

Kerry’s acting talents have seen her receive critical acclaim with her best known for her roles in hit series Derek, Bad Move, Save Me, Carter’s Get Rich, Netflix’s feature film Mascots as well as starring in the new Netflix series After Life and appearing in the most recent series of Call The Midwife.

Last year also saw Kerry touring the UK with her latest stand-up show Stick Or Twist she is currently working up a new show to take on tour next year as well as starring in a new US television series and returning for a second series of the hit British drama Save Me.

We look forward to seeing you in November.

To get a flavour of the Get A-Head Ball take a look at the highlights from our Anniversary Ball 2018, click  here