The London Season is a voluntary, non profit making organisation supporting charities annually through its events and administered voluntarily by the Chairman, Vice Chairman and Debutante Liaison Director. Invitations to the Ball are by personal invitation. Debutante applications are received through completion of the official application form that can be found under the Debutantes tab on the navigation bar. All potential debutantes are interviewed before acceptance. ‘Queen Charlotte’s Ball ‘is a Registered British Trademark held in the names of the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the London Season. Mrs Hallam-Peel and Mrs Woodall, both former debutantes, were appointed as custodians of the London Season in the year 2001 at the request of the former custodian of forty years, Mr Peter Townend, with the much appreciated support of the Honorary Patrons. Miss Jessica Barthaud is a former debutante who completed the Season in 2010. Their aim is to strengthen and enhance the tradition of the London Season and its development globally into the 21st century, whilst continuing to uphold the charitable ethos of helping disadvantaged children throughout the world through the London Season events.
The London Season and Queen Charlotte’s Ball
Queen Charlotte’s Ball was established in 1788 by HRH Queen Charlotte as Queen Charlotte’s Birthday Ball and the tradition continues to the present day, remaining the most prestigious and most sought after debutante ball in the world.
Their Graces The Duke and Duchess of Somerset
Their Graces The Duke and Duchess of St Albans
HH Princess Kumari of Jaipur
HH Princess Aisha Shah of Lahore
Rani Aruna Vijai Singh of Jodpur
Sir David and the Hon Lady Roche
Colonel Kenneth Kraft
Mrs David Hallam-Peel (Chairman)
Mrs Frances Stainton (President of Prince Mohsin Ali Khan Foundation)