Tickets have opened for 'Strictly Air Ambulance 2024’ charity event on the lines of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Returning for its 12th year, the star-studded gala by Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Team (EHAAT) will take place on March 9 next year at the Brentwood Centre in Essex.

It will reportedly feature renowned celebrity professional dancers Nadiya Bychkova and Kai Widdrington, who will perform and serve as judges alongside EHAAT CEO Jane Gurney.

Pro Latin dancer Ben Milan Vega and Phil Meacham of Chelmsford Dance Centre are also said to be among the judges.

Romford Recorder: The line up for Strictly Air Ambulance 2024The line up for Strictly Air Ambulance 2024 (Image: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance)A spokesperson for EHAAT further revealed that the show will be hosted by their celebrity ambassador- Lisa Snowdon, and ITV Presenter David Whiteley.

The night, she said, will unfold in a format reminiscent of the popular TV show wherein six contestant-professional partner duos will vie for the glitter ball trophy through Latin and Ballroom routines.

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The event aims to replicate the success of Strictly Air Ambulance 2023 that raised nearly £20,000 for EHAAT, she added.

Ryan Wingate, a PGA Professional at Ipswich Golf Club and Crystal Main from Feather Steps Dance Academy, won the trophy last year.

Ryan lauded the experience as “a fantastic thing to be a part of” for anyone who gets a chance to be involved.

Romford Recorder: Ryan Wingate and Crystal Main, winners of Strictly Air Ambulance 2023 Ryan Wingate and Crystal Main, winners of Strictly Air Ambulance 2023 (Image: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance)Jane Gurney, who is herself an avid dancer, emphasized the dual purpose of the event: to provide stellar entertainment and raise funds crucial for their community services.

She said: “Although we are very excited about our celebrities, let's not forget the evening is a fundraising event to support the pre-hospital emergency services we provide to our local communities.”

The tickets for Strictly Air Ambulance 2024, priced from £22.50 to £27.50, will have an option of additional £10 for an exclusive after-show party.

Ms Gurney added: “Tickets always sell fast, so I would recommend stocking up before Christmas – they always make great gifts for the Strictly fans in your life.

“I for one, am looking forward to a getting my dancing shoes on and I can’t wait to see you there!”

Visitors can follow the link Strictly Air Ambulance 2024 | EHAAT to book their tickets.