Tickets for the event cost from £60 and there will be a live band, three-course meal and casino.Traditionally, the under 26- year-olds living in the country met through their local Young Farmers club.According to Patricia Warren, this can make socialising stale. Two of Charlotte's friends organised a singles party on Valentine's Day and 70 people turned up."It was very refreshing to be sat next to two people I didn't know," Charlotte says.People often ask why Charlotte Martin hasn't got a boyfriend.She's an attractive 31-year-old from Hungerford in Berkshire with a successful career as a three-day event rider and a busy social diary.The nationwide body of 662 clubs hosts social events throughout the year such as parties and quizzes.
But I'd rather be on my own than with someone who isn't quite right.
When I moved back to the country it occurred to me how hard it is to meet people.
As soon as everyone starts to couple up and have children, meeting new people gets harder," she says.
Party-goers stay in nearby hotels and can join a pre-ball activity and a hearty walk the following day.
This year's ball in Sywell, Northamptonshire, on May 22 has a "black tie with a muddy twist" dress code.