White Star Ball

White Star Ball

The White Star Ball marks the official opening of our stunning RMS Titanic hotel, and is set to be one of the biggest events on the Liverpool calendar on 3rd October 2014. The launch party won’t be short of famous faces, who are attending the historic opening to celebrate with us, and are sure to add their own touch of glamour to the evening.

30 James Street was formerly the White Star Line headquarters, which was RMS Titanic’s port of registry. It was also the location where Captain Edward J. Smith and the ship’s crew took their orders, and therefore the building has great connections to the famous liner. We therefore cannot wait to officially open the hotel, which allows people from all across the world to explore RMS Titanic’s history.

The Guest List

Our special guests received hand-delivered invitations to attend the White Star Ball, which is set to offer a night of non-stop surprises and first-class entertainment. Some of the finest faces in the North West will be in attendance, and will add an extra touch of glamour to the evening. Here are some of the stars set to join us…

The phenomenal Pete Price has confirmed he will be joining us to help celebrate the hotel’s grand opening. Pete was both shocked and thrilled to receive his invitation at City Talk 105.9, and the look on his face is truly priceless.

The brilliant Billy Butler has also gladly accepted our White Star Ball invitation, which contained a bottle of Laurent-Perrier, a 30 James Street cookie and, of course, the invitation in the form of a personalised scroll.

White Star Ball Invite

Rebecca Ferguson, one of the most talented UK singers, was delighted with her hand delivered invitation and even tweeted her glee to all her followers.

Ray Quinn is one of the smoothest crooners in the country, and is the perfect addition to our launch party. His style is just like 30 James Street, classic yet contemporary, and he is sure to help get the night swinging.

The bubbly and beautiful Leanne Campbell was so thrilled with her White Star Ball invitation that she cracked open the bottle of champagne the very same day! We cannot see the Radio City star on the 3rd!



When it comes to Liverpool style, you don’t get much better than Liz McLarnon, and the Atomic Kitten member and Celebrity Masterchef winner will be joining us on 3rd October for a night to Mel C Sings at 30 James Streetremember. She was so delighted with her invitation that she shared a photo of it with all her Twitter followers.

The White Star Ball is set to be a stylish affair – which celebrity hairstylist Herbert knows all about, as he has been at the forefront some of the most elegant hairstyles across the city for many years. He was therefore top of the list for our White Star Ball, and here he is accepting a hand-delivered invitation from our James.

Coleen Rooney is one of the most stylish women in the country, and is a patron of the Alder Hey Charity, which provides support for children across the city.

One of LFC’s greatest talents, Jamie Carragher, will help 30 James Street make history, as he is expected to join us on the 3rd at our Grade II* listed building. Jamie is an inspiration to football fans all over the city, and we cannot wait to see the football star on opening night. White Star Ball without inviting the Liverpool lovely, who is expected to attend our official launch party.

Some cast members from Coronation Street will also be in attendance, and will leave the drama on the cobbles for the evening to join us for a night of non-stop entertainment.

It’s not just the Coronation Street cast that will joining us, as some of the cast of Hollyoaks are on the guest list. The talented Jennifer Metcalfe, Kieron Richardson and Stephanie Davis have all confirmed they’ll be joining us at 30 James Street.

We’ll all be dressed to impress at the White Star Ball as city stylist Barbara Daley will be helping us celebrate the launch of 30 James Street.

Abbey Clancy is one of the most exciting models in the UK at the moment, and has placed Liverpool on the map for fashion. We are therefore overjoyed the model and TV presenter will be joining us for an unforgettable evening.

The Launch Night

The White Star Ball will offer an evening of world famous entertainment and magical surprises that are sure to delight our special guests. The black tie event will offer all the glamour and romance found aboard RMS Titanic, whilst complementing the hotel’s stunning design.

30 James Street is delighted to confirm that Mel C will add a touch of spice to the night, as she will be performing with her band. The Merseyside beauty is one of the most talented voices to come out of Liverpool, and it is our pleasure to announce that she will help us mark our historic opening.

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The White Star Ball starts at 7.30 pm and our guests will leave the event on stunning carriages at 1.30am. We’re keeping the details of the event a secret right now, but be sure to check back soon for all the latest photos and news from the party. We promise you won’t be disappointed!



In the News

30 James Street’s White Star Ball has received unprecedented attention from the world’s media. Here are some superb examples of how the nation has fallen in love with the hotel and our launch party.

The Daily Star

“Mel C is set to spice up the launch of a luxury Liverpool hotel. Returning to her home city for the grand opening on October 3, the former Spice Girl will be giving a performance with her big band to VIP guests and other Scouse stars, including Abbey Clancy, Jamie Carragher, Liz McClarnon, Holly Johnson, Marc Almond, Rebecca Ferguson and Ray Quinn.

“The grade-two listed building was once the home of the White Star Line HQ, the shipping company which built the Titanic. It has now been transformed into a 65-bedroom hotel and spa. To book rooms, visit rmstitanichotel.co.uk.”melc-dailystar


Liverpool Echo

“The hotel and wedding venue has invited lots of celebrity guests, ensuring the evening will be full of Liverpool’s very own glamour. And they made sure the invitations were unforgettable – treating guests to a wooden filled box filled with a Laurent-Perrier champagne, a 30 James Street star cookie and a personalised scroll with all the glitzy details of the event.”