Star dancers Neil and Katya Jones to appear at 10th anniversary Strictly Air Ambulance and Aftershow Party

20 February 2019
Neil and Katya

Dancing stars Neil and Katya Jones are the Celebrity Judges for the 10th anniversary Strictly Air Ambulance on Saturday 23rd March at Charter Hall in Colchester.

At the show, organised by Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT), five amateur dancers partnered by local professional dance teachers will dance against each other in friendly competition. Each couple will perform either a Latin or Ballroom plus their choice for a showdance. Neil and Katya will also entertain the audience with two demonstration dances.

Tickets for the show, sponsored by Jamesons Chartered Accountants and GCS Fire and Security Systems, can be purchased via Charter Hall ( from £22.50 each.

This year ticket holders will be able to buy tickets for an exclusive 10th anniversary Aftershow Party attended by Neil and Katya Jones, the contestants, their professional dance partners, and the team who put on the event.

Tickets for the Aftershow Party cost £10 each and are available via the EHAAT websiteto anyone who has already bought a ticket for Strictly Air Ambulance.

Guests will be welcomed into the party with a glass of bubbly and canapes. DJ Peter Maasz will be playing dancefloor fillers to keep everyone partying all evening. The bar will be open and food will be available to purchase.  Tickets for this very special event are limited, so dance fans are advised to book early to avoid disappointment.

Jen Wall, Volunteer & Events Lead at EHAAT said: “It’s great to have two fantastic celebrity dancers attending our 10th anniversary Strictly Air Ambulance. It will be a very special evening. Strictly is one of our most popular events and no wonder. Charter Hall in Colchester is transformed into a glamorous dance hall and the atmosphere is electric.All our contestants and professionals work so hard to learn their dances and give their best. Of course, it’s wonderful to see our judges in action. We’re looking forward to welcoming Neil and Katya.”

The Aftershow Party, marking 10 years of Strictly Air Ambulance, will be a chance for the audience and competitors to round off the evening in style. It will be an enjoyable and memorable night, raising funds for an amazing Charity.”

Competitors for this year’s event are:

Lisa Jane Rose from Colchester, owner of LJ Rose Accounting partnered by Chris Burrell of Starlight Dancing, Colchester.

Sarah Wareham from Chelmsford (Daughter of EHAAT founder Brian Shipley), partnered by Adrian Wisner of Footsteps Ballroom.

James Mullett (Critical Care Paramedic at EHAAT), partnered by Emma Burrell of Starlight Dancing, Colchester.

Toni Butterfield, partnered by Sam Jeffrey of Dazzle Dance Centre.

Paul Dewing from Clacton, owner of GCS Fire & Security, partnered by professional dancer Lucy Heath.

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Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust is a registered charity in England and Wales (1108989). Registered company in England and Wales (05397840). Registered address: Flight House, The Business Centre, Earls Colne Business Park, Earls Colne, Colchester CO6 2NS.

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