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The Hubs, Hallam Union, Paternoster Row plays host to Sheffield's biggest Fancy Dress Ball. More than 900 people in fancy dress to raise money for Cancer Research on Saturday night 'Nichola Dyke Antony Crozier  Adi Taylor and Laura Bagley'''6 April  2013'Image � Paul David Drabble
The Hubs, Hallam Union, Paternoster Row plays host to Sheffield's biggest Fancy Dress Ball. More than 900 people in fancy dress to raise money for Cancer Research on Saturday night 'Nichola Dyke Antony Crozier Adi Taylor and Laura Bagley'''6 April 2013'Image � Paul David Drabble
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FANCY seeing you here.

Wierd and wacky outfits were the order of the night at Sheffield’s biggest annual fancy dress party.

The bash took place at Sheffield’s Hubs venue on Saturday night and there were all sorts of characters there - from super heroes and comedy characters to pop singers and monsters.

Every year the party gets bigger and better.

But if you want a ticket for next year you’d better get your order in quick sharp.

All 690 tickets for this year’s event were snapped up before they were even printed.

The annual fancy dress ball is organised by three sisters-in-law Michelle France, Barbara France and Sharon Beresford.

The ladies decided to start their charity work after Michelle was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1997.

Sharon, aged 56, from Halfway, then fell ill with the disease a year later.

Michelle, aged 55, from Waterthorpre said this year’s ball - the 13th to take place - was the best yet, raising thousands of pounds for breast cancer research at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital.

A catering assistant at Hallam University, Michelle was recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for her charity work.

She’s now looking forward to a trip to Buckingham Palace to pick up her British Empire Medal in the summer.

But she won’t be wearing her fancy dress outfit on that occasion.

“No chance,” said Michelle. “I went to the ball as the Chucky the Evil Doll.

“Everyone said I should travel to the party on the tram - but there is no way I was going to do that.

“You expect to see some weird costumes at the fancy dress ball - but I think if I had worn it on the tram I would have frightened someone to death.”

Michelle thanked Sheffield Hallan University for providing the venue and staff and also DJ Antony Watts.