The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be joining HELLO! at the glittering Olympic Ball this Friday at the Royal Albert Hall in London.The royal couple and their fellow Team GB Ambassadors are attending as special guests of the British Olympic Association at Our Greatest Team Rises, a gala celebration of Team GB and Paralympics GB.
HELLO! has exclusive access to the event, and we will be speaking to the stars in our VIP area.The Duke and Duchess will join Team GB legends such as Sir Steve Redgrave, Dame Kelly Holmes and Denise Lewis in encouraging fans throughout the UK to unite in showing their support for the athletes who are preparing for the London 2012 Games. The star-studded lineup of entertainers includes Take That star Gary Barlow, Spice Girl Mel C and X Factor presenter Dermot O’Leary.
Singing sensation Alfie Boe will be taking to the stage with Girls Aloud's Kimberley Walsh to perform the official Team GB song, One Vision.Hosts for the evening are British stars Davina McCall and John Bishop, and a special menu is being designed by Michelin-starred chef Simon Hulstone. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince Harry, were formally announced as ambassadors in December 2011. In their role, they are lending their support and encouragement to the athletes who are pursuing their dreams of competing at London 2012 and beyond and encouraging fans throughout the UK do the same.