I'M a Celebrity star Stanley Johnson is the guest speaker at the black tie Great Somerset Ball in aid of St Margaret's Hospice.

Former MEP Mr Johnson, who lives on Exmoor and is the father of Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, is attended the event at the Cooper Associates County Ground on Friday, September 28.

He said: "I’m delighted to be supporting St Margaret’s Hospice. My wife Jenny and I are looking forward to what I’m sure will be a fantastic occasion.

"I know what a massive difference the care provided by St Margaret’s makes to thousands of patients and families across Somerset, so I hope as many people as possible will join me to celebrate our wonderful county while raising funds for this vital local charity."

The Great Somerset Ball, sponsored by Cooper Associates and Maitland Walker, will begin with a complimentary cocktail followed by a three-course meal.

The evening entertainment includes a charity auction before guests dance to music from covers band Eventine.

Tickets are £550 for a table of 10 - for details click here.