GALLERY: Soham students dress to impress at Prom Fair and Fashion Show

11:59 31 January 2014

Students took to the catwalk for Soham Village College's prom fair and fashion show. Picture: MIKE ROUSE

Students took to the catwalk for Soham Village College's prom fair and fashion show. Picture: MIKE ROUSE

Archant

Pupils wore dinner suits and ballgowns as part of a Prom Fair and Fashion Show on Tuesday.

Twenty 15 and 16-year-olds took to the catwalk in Soham Village College’s performing arts centre to model suits and ballgowns in a bid to help fellow Year 11s choose what to wear for their June prom.

At the event, organised by the school’s Home and College Association, stalls were set up featuring everything from floral decorations to shoes and handbags.

Hairdressers, make-up artists and nail technicians pampered students ahead of the catwalk show and gave advice to future prom attendees.

The evening ended with a fashion show featuring pupils in outfits from Ely wedding and prom dress company Dress to Address and Bury St Edmunds based Gerald Boughton Menswear and Formal Hire.

One of the organisers, Ruth McNaughton, said: “It was a really lovely evening. The young models did superbly and really involved the audience. Everyone seemed to have a great time and went away with lots of ideas.

“The sale of tickets meant the Home and College raised some money to help support school projects and the Prom Committee organised a raffle and sold refreshments, the proceeds of which will go towards their vintage rock and roll themed prom later this year.”

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 11:44
Busy Fingers pupils enjoying a great PE session

Children at Busy Fingers Pre-school in Little Downham enjoyed a complimentary PE session run by local company All4ports.

Yesterday, 17:07
A disabled Wisbech woman has described the aftermath of a five-car crash outside her home as “apocalyptic” and “frightening”. PHOTO: Supplied.

A Wisbech woman has described the aftermath of a five-car crash outside her home as “apocalyptic” and “frightening”.

06:38
£12,000 funding for new ponds at Rings End nature reserve.
Froglife has joined forces with Friends of Rings End Local Nature Reserve to bag a £12,000 grant from Tesco. 
Picture attached: (From L to R): Tony Bennett (Volunteer Warden), Philip Clark (Community Green Spaces Manager), Rob Phipps (Volunteer Warden), James McAdie (Froglife), Gary Archer (contractor) and Jan Harris (Volunteer Warden).

Froglife has joined forces with Friends of Rings End Local Nature Reserve to bag a £12,000 grant.

Yesterday, 17:33
An animal rescue charity is appealing for information after a dog was abandoned and left tied to a fence in Cambridgeshire. PHOTO: RSPCA.

An animal rescue charity is appealing for information after a dog was abandoned and left tied to a fence in Cambridgeshire.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter