About the Social Event

This year SIAS is hosting its 82nd Annual Dinner at The Ballroom Southbank. Relive the magic and join SIAS as we transport you back to New York City for the peak of the disco era. Whether you have Saturday night fever or a Charlie's Angel fetish, if there was any reason for a disco ball then this is it.

This year's Annual Dinner will be held on Friday 22 November 2019 at The Ballroom Southbank, SE1 9PU from 6.30pm onwards.


Tickets go on sale on Monday 2 September at 9am. SIAS is offering ‘Early Bird’ ticket prices of £85 for a SIAS member and £105 for non-members. After 30th September ticket prices will rise to £90 per member and £110 for non-members.

Please note that ticket sales will take place on our metooo event page at the following link:


SIAS is looking forward to seeing you for a truly unforgettable evening!

If you are having any issues with the online system SIAS would advise you purchase any required tickets and email social@sias.org.uk with any queries you may have. Our email inbox is not monitored daily and this will avoid you not getting tickets to the event.

Group Bookings

If you are placing a large group booking (five full tables or more) then please email social@sias.org.uk and we will arrange for the tickets to be purchased separately.

Details of the event

The night will include a sparkling reception, entertainment, a three-course meal and some extras to be revealed! Your ticket includes unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks.

Table Plan

Please purchase your tickets in the group you would like to sit with. As tables are of size 10 we may have to split up groups of size 7,8 and 9 in order to make accommodate everyone in the venue. Please keep this in mind when purchasing tickets. Please type in any seating requests into the order form when prompted.


There is a cloakroom at the event this will be able to hold coats, jackets, and any other luggage you may have.


6:30pm Guests arrival and Drinks Reception

7:30pm Dinner and Entertainment

9:15pm DJ and Dance Floor

12am Bar closes

12:30am Event at Ballroom Southbank finishes

After Party

The after party will be held at Sway, London WC2B 5BZ. We have secured discounted entry to the club of £5 by quoting "SIAS". For the avoidance of doubt this is not included in your SIAS Ball ticket. Please ensure that you arrive before 1am as this is the final entry time.


A 3-Course meal will be served to your table. Please enter any dietary requirements into the order form for these to be taken into account.

Payment for drinks and raffle tickets

The event will be card only including payment for drinks at the bar and raffle tickets.


SIAS will not offer refunds on tickets sold. Should you no longer be able to make the event after purchasing a ticket we can assist by putting you in touch with anyone on the waiting list.

Please note: SIAS cannot guarantee entry to the after party, this is subject to venue capacity and the venue manager’s discretion.

Dress Code

The dress code for the evening is Studio 54 inspired Black Tie.

Access arrangements

Please email social@sias.org.uk if you have any access arrangements.