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WBSS Ball 21st Edition: The House of Warhol

2 March |ย 19:30-01:30

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

โ€œ๐๐จ๐ฉ-๐š๐ซ๐ญ, ๐จ๐ฉ-๐š๐ซ๐ญ, ๐ฎ๐ง๐๐ž๐ซ๐ ๐ซ๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐ ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฏ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ, ๐œ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐ข๐ญ ๐ฐ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ, ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐จ๐ง๐ž ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฅ๐ž๐š๐๐ž๐ซ. ๐๐จ ๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐ฒ ๐ข๐ง ๐๐ž๐ฐ ๐˜๐จ๐ซ๐ค ๐‚๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐œ๐จ๐ง๐ฌ๐ข๐๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐ ๐š ๐ฌ๐ฎ๐œ๐œ๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ ๐ฎ๐ง๐ฅ๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ ๐ก๐ž ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ž.โ€
-The Merv Griffin Show, October 6, 1965.

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Welcome to the 21st WBSS Annual Ball: The House of Warhol.

Get inside Warholโ€™s universe, an artist who โ€liked boring thingsโ€, and characterised himself as a “deeply superficial personโ€.

Most iconic of Warholโ€™s extravagance: Studio 54. In a blink of an eye youโ€™ll get behind the velvet rope, past the Corridor of Joy and inside New York Cityโ€™s most exclusive nightclub. Once inside, the pulsating music instantly echoes in your ears. Turn left, the dance floor. Michael Jackson, Woody Allen or Calvin Klein were seen indulging in this wave of personal freedom, shrouded in both glamour and exclusivity.

As its most emblematic member, Warhol became the essence of New Yorkโ€™s most select club.

“๐ƒ๐ข๐œ๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฌ๐ก๐ข๐ฉ ๐š๐ญ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ƒ๐จ๐จ๐ซ, ๐ƒ๐ž๐ฆ๐จ๐œ๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ฒ ๐จ๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐…๐ฅ๐จ๐จ๐ซโ€
-Andy Warhol about Studio 54.

WBSS brings back Studio 54. Get your VIP invitation at ยฃ55 and yield to a gourmet 3 course meal, complimentary champagne and wine, a ride to and from the venue, and many more surprises to comeโ€ฆ

Tickets will go live on Friday 1st of February at 5.30pm, and there will be no โ€˜good olโ€™ fashionedโ€™ bribing the bouncer.

Dress code: black tie.

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The WBSS annual ball is our flagship social event. Selling out every year, the event has grown to have an extraordinary reputation around the whole university and is one of the most memorable days of the year for many.

Check our past annual balls

The House of Warhol - documentary series

The Era

The House of Warhol - documentary series

Studio 54

The House of Warhol - documentary series

Andy Warhol

experience the glamour

Table 24

Marilyn Monroe

1. Alexander Stubbs

2. Kristof Tuzes

3. Mahrukh Zahid

4. Aditi Singhania

5. Adrian Wong

6. Kshitij Agarwal

7. Eveliina Torkkeli

8. Mara Dumitrache

9. Vedika Akhramka

10. Sara Naveed

Table 11

Stevie Wonder

1. Leah Samson

2. Hรฉlรจne Karayiannis

3. Julie Boukobza Deau

4. Elena Kouzari

5. Eliana Sakka

6. Adriana Zraick

7. Charlotte Rossignol

8. Alienor Germon

9. Maria Vittoria Bognetti

10. Marie Raison

Table 2

Calvin Klein

1. Sophie Lazzaroli

2. Shania Bhageerutty

3. Giulia Giantomaso

4. Elitsa Angelova

5. Khushali Mehta

6. Lucinda Smith

7. Alessandro Adducci

8. Sadafumi Takahashi

9. Javina Houri

10. Jay Singh

Table 3

Elton John

1. Menal Tedros

2. Veronika Stadnik

3. Amandine Cherdel

4. Alix Collin

5. Thelma Chavnonet

6. Pietro Cusimano

7. Edoardo Calleri

8. Francesco Lasagna

9. Youssef Loughzail

10. Eloi Martin

11. Teresa Valderrabano

12. Jeanne Henry

Table 4

Andy Warhol

1. Petra Ghamlouch

2. Luca Dugaro

3. Chloe Hardy

4. Jordi Drenthen

5. Oli Lemstra-Bake

6. Damian Jung

7. Victor Teilhard

8. Yuuki Larrieu

9. Mathilde Carnet

10. Romy Hunt

11. Victoire Lacoste

12. Hadrien Busser

Table 5

Mick Jagger

1. Michael Wong

2. Nicola Blasetti

3. Luca Depra

4. Lukas Anthuber

5. Alessandro Brizio

6. Philip Gregory

7. Filip Nowakowski

8. Paulo Velhinho

9. Joao Resnikoff

10. Tiago Ornelas

Table 6

Cher

1. Jaakko Jรคrviniemi

2. Maria Timofeeva

3. Chloe Vergniere

4. Maja Volkel

5. Kris Banerjee

6. Helena Sania Volbeta

7. Evelina Molis

8. Jennifer Nu Dang Phan

9. Camilla Beltrame

10. Sara Siglienti

Table 7

Karl Lagerfeld

1. Mathilde Ussing

2. Nicolas Estevez

3. Martin Ginesta

4. Hermina De Jorna

5. Marie Mickeler

6. Armand Bouchet

7. Alex Brown

8. Zak Hassell

9. Auguste Kakneviciute

10. Sabrina Solemani

Table 8

Tommy Hilfiger

1. He Jiayue

2. Wicky Guo

3. Maxime Mendelssohn

4. Katie Walker

5. Chloe Byrne

6. Natalia Myslinska

7. Lauren Hogan

8. Sarah Jackson

9. Mariana Galben

Table 9

David Bowie

1. Marina Antanasiotis

2. Chris Cioranu

3. Fabio Savi

4. Sabrina Reinke

5. William Nolan

6. Julia Moriau

7. Gabriel Samiei

8. Humza Ahmad

9. Lisa Hallmann

10. Rapheal Postl

11. Christopher Hurren

12. Firas Mkdad

Table 10

Donald Trump

1. Nat Thill

2. Ella Krymolowski

3. Ludwig Wilke

4. Edison Low

5. Eliza Perry

6. Alexia Ellinas

7. Lauren Stohard

8. Serena Tugnet

9. Matthew Lennardย 

10. Rebecca Smith

Table 12

Diana Ross

1. Nour Dib

2. Jeanne Flipo

3. Alexia Bucher

4. Rachel Assaker

5. Flore Perroquin

6. Raissa Chamieh

7. Emilie Mayer

8. Eleni Yatracos

9. Weiran Li

10. Celeste Boulanger

Table 23

Dolly Parton

1. Lea Assaf

2. Yasmina Abusamra

3. Karim El Khoury

4. Ines Achour

5. Omeir Nasser

6. Ali Ismail

7. Samir Ijeilat

8.ย Gergana Nikolova

9. Zlatina Bozhilova

Table 13

Tina Turner

1. Amelia Shiner

2. Eva Ahlstedt

3. Tina Wang

4. Liaisan Iksanova

5. Sara Sousi

6. Emilia Pugachova

7. XinYue Yin

8. Mariia Sazonova

9. Maya Pugachova

10. Gaia Darro

Table 14

John Lennon

1. Colomba Gachet

2. Jules Cuvillier

3. Annabelle D’Andignรฉ

4. Inรจs Derreumaux

5. Emma Anglade

6. Diane De la Raudiรจre

7. Sybille De la Raudiรจre

8. Serena Altare

9. Sayakki Pransveswaran

10. Vittoria Lucchese

Table 15

Madonna

1. Daniel Muir

2. Titouan Dupleich

3. Thomas Blackburn

4. Atharv Joshi

5. Jackie Dong

6. Rostislav Brytskyi

7. David Miladinovic

8. Cyril Laborde

9. Sharda Pisupati

Table 16

Freddie Mercury

1.ย Christopher Swafing

2. Louis Quin

3. Callum Rainey

4. Antoine Veillerette

5. Saskia Daniels

6. Carlotta Rodrigues

7. Florian Day

8. Camille Felton

9. Maria Carvahlo

10. Chess Channon

Table 17

Nile Rodgers

1. Axel Hirvenoja

2. Declan Thiriet

3. Romain Touyรฉ

4. Stephen Grimaldi

5. Thomas Bruneteaux

6. Marine Von Renteln

7. Carolina Borrelli

8. Ines Fuentes

9. Clara Quintard

10. Adelaide D’Huart

11. Julie Jacobs

Table 18

Olivia Newton-John

1. Rajan Sakhrani

2. Trisha Malkani

3. Seint Shin

4. Ishita Aggarwal

5. Lena Lou Simon

6. Ayah Al Jaber

7. Olivia Brecque

8. Kay Karen Jasmin

9. Lara Apstein

Table 19

John Travolta

1. Yan Le

2. Esperanza Jimenez

3. Mohammed Almasri

4. Nima Tohidi

5. Camilla Zanetti

6. Katia Kondrashova

7. Lazaros Efraimoglou

8. Cecilia Zetti

9. Virginia Casagrande

10. Denym Stengel

11. Maria Ross

Table 20

James Brown

1. Jessy Manic

2. Roshni Harjani

3. Akash Mittal

4. Beatriz Rodeia

5. Natasha Syed

6. Rosie Judd

7. Sudara Senaratne

8. Varun Devjani

9. Cathyna Liang

Table 21

Prince

1. Luis Van Ginderachter

2. Pablo Navajas Helguero

3. Javier Perez Garcia

4. Alejandra Yanes

5. Katrina Lane

6. Beatriz Marin Dawid

7. Lara Martinez

8. Marta Alonso

9. Ignacio Borrego

10. Ricardo Picon

11. Carolina Sagardoy

Table 22

Michael Jackson

1. Nick Rajpal

2. Mohammad Alnuaimi

3. Sachin Nantheesan

4. Pasha Korolev

5. Pasha Saganov

6. Albus Foglia

7. Arsalan Shams

8. Zyad Akkari

9. Jacob Krihli

10. Lara Rodriguez

11. Clara Villegas

12. Claire Piacentini

Table 1

Grace Jones

1. David Aliagas

2. Pieter T. Hoen

3. Sonali Pugh

4. Lucy Walker

5. Alba Palombi

6. Javi Sanchez Biel

7. Maria Heredia

8. Nour Rahmi

9. Seren Bird

10. Joel Cases

11. Timo Fukar