2022 Magic Ball

The ballroom of NEX, Newcastle was transformed into a winter wonderland on Saturday 27 August to celebrate the 6th MHF Magic Ball, the first since 2019!

As 600 guests filled the room the night begun with a bang! A drop curtain revealed three acrobats on stage in a giant water bowl performing to a string quartet!

Our beautiful MC, Emma Lawrence, then started the formal proceedings and sat down with Mark and Kirralee for a chat about the foundations humble beginnings and how far we have come. 

The night finished up with the dance floor full and the announcement of an incredible $224,741 raised!!

We would like to thank our Gold sponsors ScaffBuilt Solutions, AHA Hunter & Newcastle and The Man Shake as well as our Silver and Bronze sponsors, Corporate Partners and Beverage Partners.

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2019 Magic Ball

2019 took us to the tropics with the theme 'Havana Nights'. The fabulous Allison Langdon hosted the evening which really heated up when the Brazilian performance troupe 'Rio Projekt' hit the floor!

An outstanding was raised $201,500 for brain cancer research!


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2018 Magic Ball

August 18 2018 was The Greatest Show! Peter Overton was our MC for the night and we enjoyed dazzling performances from signer Sheldon Riley and magician Sam Powers!

We raised an amazing $223,000 for brain cancer research.

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2017 Magic Ball

The 2017 Magic Ball was held August 19 at NEX. Dr Chris Brown and Natalia Cooper hosted the evening which saw an old boys reunion and welcomed NRL Beanie for Brain Cancer Round pioneers, Matt Callendar and Glenn Pallister.

$215,000 was raised to help us in the fight against brain cancer! 

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2016 Magic Ball

Mark Hughes Foundation Ball was held on August 20th at Newcastle Exhibition and Convention Centre. Dr Chris Brown was again an amazing MC with Chief & Brendan Fevola added to the buzz in the room after their appearance on I'm a Celebrity... Get me out of here! 

What a night with $200,000 being raised!

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2015 Magic Ball

The first ever MHF Magic Ball was held on August 15 at Wests Leagues Club. The evening was compered by Dr Chris Brown with special appearances by brothers Matty and Andrew Johns.

We are extremely proud to have raised over $100,000!

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