Ark aims to rise above recession with charity extravaganza – Mayor Boris Johnson will welcome guests, thought to include Tony Blair, Elton John and Jemima Khan, who have paid up to £100,000-a-table to be at the event at the former Eurostar terminal at Waterloo.

Despite being dubbed Britain’s most extravagant party, the organisers said it will be more low key.

Arpad "Arki" Busson, the French financier and chairman of the dinner’s charity Absolute Return for Kids, said: "We have cut the costs of staging the event by two-thirds and there are two-thirds less luxury lots too. We have to be reflective and respecting of the times."

Whereas in past years, Prince, Elton John and Stevie Wonder have performed, this year the entertainment will be provided by the London Chamber Orchestra.

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