Calling all contenders,
we need you!

Are you a Veteran, Ex-Service Personnel, serving or a family member living in Greater Manchester and want to give something back?

White Collar Fighter – The Ultimate Boxing Experience, takes beginners who have never boxed before and trains them for the experience of a lifetime. 

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The Night Relived

Please use the below link to browse the events of our fantastic boxing night. A huge thankyou to JLS Photography for taking some amazing shots. To view the images all you need to do is go through the below link and provide an email address.

You’ll be trained for free for eight weeks by world-class coaches who’ll sculpt and prepare you to step into the ring.

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The Hilton Hotel, Manchester

Saturday 2nd July

From 6.30pm

The Ultimate Boxing Experience

Armed Forces Community HQ in partnership with White Collar Fighter, the UK’s leading boxing experience organisation bring to you the Veterans ‘Fighting Chances, Gala Dinner and White-Collar Boxing Event on 2nd July 2022.

Armed Forces Community HQ provides essential, recreational, rehabilitation, training and support to serving and former service personnel and their families (The Armed Forces Community) bringing together social, pastoral and mental health support services in a one-stop shop environment. In addition, we support resettlement, find and supply suitable long-term accommodation while tackling barriers to living fulfilling lives for better life chances.


Did you know that complex PTSD can take between 6 – 12 years to rear its ugly head? PTSD can manifest or be triggered by so many life events and our beneficiaries suffer with the most horrendous symptoms that affect their lives in every way.

How you can help?

How you can help?

Please reach out and support our event, sponsor us, donate a voucher to us or buy a ticket or table to the event. Unfortunately, Veteran support organisation rely heavily on grants, donations and fundraising,

COVID 19 has had a huge impact on ability to fund support. As we meet with local and national commissioners to ensure mainstream funding is allocate to our heroes, we ask for your support to influence the change we are fighting for. No matter how small, your generosity is greatly appreciated!

Raffle Prizes on offer

Joseph Holt Voucher – £100 

Robinsons Brewery Voucher – £100

Escape reality Manchester- £114

Go Karting Team sport – Voucher

Manchester City Football Club family tour voucher

Radio city tour – family of 4

Sissy Green- luxury candle set

Go Ape voucher – £66

Delta Forces paintballing – vouchers

Turtle bay voucher – £20

Experience days voucher –  £50

Winter gardens Blackpool Voucher

Hilton Hotel Deansgate- Afternoon Tea

Nail Boutique Handforth – Voucher

Wee Buns Cakes – £25 Voucher

Rainflo- Handmade decoration

Second Opinion Hairdressers – Voucher

Roberta Beauty Defined – Pro60 dermalogica Facial Vouchers

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The Cunning Stunts

Death-defying dad and daughter danger double act with an appetite for absurdity, the Cunning Stunts, consisting of freak fatale Eve Elle and moustachioed mad man Baldini, have performed, and produced, shows from Stoke-on-Trent to Singapore. With their tongue-in-cheek approach to the art of circus and sideshow, this dynamic duo will entertain you like never before. Having graced the Sindrome stage at Download Festival as well as the Caravan of Lost Souls at Glasto, Cirque Du Mort in Glasgow, nightclubs in Dubai, weddings in Delhi, Formula One Silverstone, Abu Dhabi and Monaco, and many more, they are absolutely THRILLED to be joining an incredible line-up for ‘A Million Veteran Dreams’ this summer.


Mackenzie Clifford specialises in Aerial Silks , Lyra , Pole and Flypole. She has won awards in numerous competitions including UKAPC, IPAAT and Dance Equality Aerial and Acro. Mackenzie is an experienced performer, working at events including Shakespeares birthday celebration in Stratford-upon-Avon, and performing aerial acts across the country with Birminghams Youth Circus, as well as working in theatres and with community events. Mackenzie is a full time aerial and Pole instructor, working out of Polefit & Aerialfit Crewe & Stoke-on-Trent. 

Luke Harries

 Luke Harries is internationally recognised for his acrobatic Cyr Wheel act, performing at some of top known resorts across the Maldives.With over a decade of experience performing at some of the largest festivals in the UK, at Weddings, corporate functions and huge public events, this high impact performance has wowed many a crowd, showcasing an extreme level of talent. Well known by the performance community for both his Cyr Wheel, LED and fire shows, Luke is also highly regarded for ability to produce and choreograph high-end visual group performances

Lauren Eve

Lauren Eve is a singer, originally from Manchester but now living in Lytham St. Anne’s. She attended a music college in Manchester and studied vocal performance. Her favourite place to sing is on the streets of Altrincham as she loves busking!. So far her biggest achievement was to perform at the London Palladium in 2022 at Britain’s Got Talent and got 4 yes’. The best is yet to come…… 


Raphael has over 12 years’ experience in the music industry, theatre and music production having worked with Amy Winehouse, Paloma Faith, Olly Murs, Alexander O’Neal, and has appeared on television shows, The X Factor UK, The Voice and The Graham Norton Show. His music is guaranteed to bring the fun, great vocals, and a high-energy performance style to every show


Adam Thornewill AKA Miss Diva Dib Dab is an international drag queen. Starting as a dancer, the joining a circus company performing stilt walking, fire skills and angle grinding.