Silent Auction

 

THANK YOU SO MUCH TO ALL OUR GENEROUS BIDDERS!

ALL ITEMS SOLD

PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR NAMES OF WINNING BIDDERS

ALL PROCEEDS ARE GOING DIRECTLY TO MARGOT FLORENCE FOUNDATION HELPING PROFOUNDLY DISABLED CHILDREN

ALL WINNING BIDDERS SHOULD RECEIVE AN EMAIL, BUT PAYMENT CAN BE MADE IN THE FOLLOWING WAYS:-

1. DIRECTLY INTO BANK ACCOUNT NAME SARAH PHILLIPS, ACC NO. 14485660 SORT CODE 30-99-09

2. BY CHEQUE DELIVERED TO 23-25 THE GREEN, WYE, TN25 5AJ (C/O CLARE THOMAS)

PLEASE MAKE REFERENCE TO YOUR LOT NUMBER OR PRIZE

 

Silent Auction Prizes and Winners list

 

Lot 1

Dinner, Bed and Breakfast for 2 at The Wife of Bath Value: £330

Enjoy the Wife of Bath’s stunning 9 course tasting menu with wine pairings for each course, created by Head Chef Adam Ashley and business owner Mark Sargeant. Followed by a night in one of the lovely Wife of Bath King rooms with breakfast for 2 (up to a value of £110).  Valid until 16th January 2019. (https://www.thewifeofbath.com/)

WINNER – DEBS ?GEENLY? TABLE 3

 

Lot 2

A day at the (car) races Value: £80

4 weekend adult tickets to the National TCR Championships at Donington Park (Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th October 2018).  Donington Park will host the season finale of the inaugural TCR UK Touring Car Championship this October. This is where the championship could be won or lost. The paddock will be open so spectators can see the cars before the race and chat to the drivers. The perfect prize for any car enthusiast out there. (https://doningtonpark.msv.com/DP-18-TCR)

 WINNER CLAIRE MILLER TABLE 14

Lot 3

Aston Martin Factory Tour for 2 Value: £350

The chance to visit the Aston Martin Global Headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire. The bespoke experience will include a two-hour tour that will give you a wonderful experience and a fascinating insight into this iconic sports car company. The tour will include lunch served on arrival and afternoon tea on completion. Valid until November 2018. (https://global.astonmartin.com/en-gb/)

 WINNER TERESA JOHNSON TABLE 2

Lot 4

Personalised tour of the Google Offices Value: Priceless

Ru Roberts will offer you a personalised tour of the Google offices in London tailored to the age of the winning bidder. The tour will include lunch and can be arranged mid-week with Ru at a mutually convenient time in the next 12 months.

WINNER ROMA PATEL TABLE 4 

Lot 5

Learn to be a Magician with Etienne Pradier Value: £150

Wye’s own world-renowned magician is offering a 90 minute one to one lesson at his offices in Church Street, Wye. The lesson can take place Monday – Thursday at a mutually convenient time. (http://www.frenchmagician.co.uk/)

WINNER ANDY JOHNSON TABLE 2

Lot 6

A romantic weekend in the South of France Value: £250

Lou Messugo Holiday Apartment is offering a 2-night stay for 2 people. The apartment is located in Roquefort les Pins, a quiet village perfectly situated between mountains and sea, only 25 minutes from Nice International Airport, 15 mins from the coast, 10 mins from the beautiful medieval village of Valbonne and less than an hour to ski resorts.  It is ideally placed to explore this beautiful part of the South of France. The 2-night stay is available anytime except July and August, subject to availability. (http://www.loumessugo.com/en/)

 WINNER AJ AND PAUL AMISS TABLE 5

Lot 7

A professionally run children’s football party in Wye Value: Priceless

Marc Farr is offering to take all the stress out of organising your child’s party and run a football party for you in Wye. Marc is an FA qualified coach for Wye Juniors Football Club and will run a 1-hour party for up to 12 children at the Wye Juniors Football Ground (Dark Lane, Wye).

 WINNER DAN MOCZULSKI TABLE 7

Lot 8

Z cars driving experience Value: £200

Calling all petrolheads – Z cars (custom engineering firm) are offering a two-part prize. Part 1 is a walkabout tour of their facility in Ashford to meet the team and talk about some of the current projects they are working on as well as see the demo remodelled cars they have available. Part 2 is a passenger ride in one of the cars available, perfect for an attention-grabbing drive or high profile drop off. Demo cars available change regularly but at the time of writing cars available include a McLaren 12c Spider, an Ariel Atom 310 or a Classic Fiat 500 Hayabusa. (https://www.zcars.org.uk/)

 WINNER JOHN SAVIDGE TABLE 11

Lot 9

Wine Tasting in the Kent Countryside Value: £100

Gusbourne Wines are offering a hosted vineyard tour for 4 people and wine tasting at their vineyard in Appledore Kent. A wonderful opportunity to learn about the wine making process and enjoy some of the delicious home-grown vintages. (https://www.gusbourne.com/)

 WINNER STEVE ELDERKIN TABLE 10

Lot 10

Double prize – 2 chances to bid for a high-quality print Value: £100

Getty Images will provide a 16×12 inch print of the winner’s choice from the huge range of images on their website. This is a double prize so both the winner and runner up will receive the prize. The print does not include a frame and will be delivered rolled.

(www.gettyimages.com)

 WINNER JONNY MURCH AND EMMA FOTHERINGHAM TABLE 4

Lot 11

Pamper yourself at Wye Beauty Value: £80

Wye Beauty is offing a 40-minute Radiance Facial and bag of luxury Guinot beauty products. Let yourself feel pampered and bid on this wonderful prize. Valid for 12 months from the ball.  (http://www.rtbs.co.uk/).

WINNER BILL BOWLEY TABLE 12 

Lot 12

Lunch at the River Café Value: £140

Enjoy a three -course lunch for 2 people (starter + main + dessert, does not include beverages) at the world-famous River Café in London. The voucher can be used for lunch on Monday – Saturday and is valid until 30th November 2018.

 WINNER TORI AND ERIK ROMANOFF TABLE 13

Lot 13

Elite Sports Vitamin and Supplement Pack Value: £225

This pack of Healthspan vitamins and supplements is perfect for the athletes out there. The professional sports nutrition is ‘formulated by experts, tested by athletes’.

(https://www.healthspan.co.uk/)

 WINNER JO HARGROVES TABLE 6

Lot 14

Cut and Blow Dry at Oshens Hair and Beauty Value: £40

Let the stylists at Oshens give you a whole new look with this prize, valid for 12 months from the ball. (http://oshenshairsalon.co.uk/)

 WINNER JOHN ARMSTRONG TABLE 9

Lot 15

A Family Summer Holiday with Venue Holidays Value: £250

A seven-night holiday in an Espace Tent or 2 Bedroom mobile home for up to 6 people. This is a self-drive holiday to Camping Les Fountaines at Lake Annecy in the Haute-Savoire region of the French Alps. The 4-star campsite has outdoor and indoor swimming pools, with slides and is just 2 miles from Lake Annecy. Travel is not included in the prize, but Venue Holidays will book return Channel crossings for the winner at cost price. Valid for holidays in May or June 2019 (including May Half Term).  (https://www.venueholidays.com/uk)

 WINNER LIZ TB TABLE 8

Lot 16

Brewery Tour and a Case of Beer Value: £80

Shepherd Neame are offering a tour of their brewery in Faversham for 4 people and a case of beer.

 WINNER CECE TABLE 3

Lot 17

Handmade quartz board and coasters Value: £50

Stonewright UK, specialist in stone manufacture are offering a stylish quartz board and matching coasters that will look beautiful in your kitchen. (http://www.stonewrightuk.com/default.aspx)

 WINNER TERESA JOHNSON TABLE 2

Lot 18

Tennis for 1 Value: £30

Improve your backhand with a one-hour master class with Tom Samson, time to be agreed.

WINNER TERESA JOHNSON TABLE 2 

Lot 19

Tennis for 2 Value: £30

Enjoy a doubles masterclass for you and your tennis partner with Laurence Harvey, time to be agreed.

 WINNER GEORGINA SECCOMBE TABLE 14

Lot 20

A year of men’s haircuts Value: £45

Neil at Bridge Street Barbers is offering 6 hair cuts to keep one lucky man looking smart all year. Walk in during opening hours and valid for a year from the ball.

 WINNER SARAH PHILLIPS

Lot 21

Gordon Ramsey on your kitchen wall Value: Priceless

A hand signed framed 80x55cm Photograph of Gordon Ramsey with certificate of authenticity. Put this on your kitchen wall and get inspired to produce delightful dishes….

 WINNER – WISHES TO REMAIN ANONYMOUS

Lot 22

2 weeks tennis with the best view in Wye Value: Priceless

Anne Marie and Matt Heyday are donating 2 weeks access to their tennis court on Harville road in the lovely surroundings of their garden and perfect view of the Wye Crown. Come and work on your backhand in this lovely setting. Dates to be agreed at a mutually convenient time.

WINNER JESS AND MATT TOOMBS TABLE 4 

Lot 23

Original Artwork Value: Priceless

Jessica Potter, photographer, has donated a signed, Medium Format, Silver Gelatin, Hand Printed photograph, titled ‘Glacial Erratic: Torridon.

WINNER CAROLINE TAYLOR TABLE 14 

Lot 24

All the extras for your holiday, parking, airport hotel and lounge Value: £250

Holiday Extras are happy to start your holiday with less hassle with an overnight stay at a 4* hotel, parking for up to 2 weeks and an Airport lounge at any UK airport for 2 people.  The hotel can either be the day before travel or when you return if you have a late arrival flight. Valid for booking made before 31st March 2019. (www.holidayextras.co.uk​)

WINNER JONNY MURCH 

Lot 25

RIOCH THETA SC 360-degree camera Value: £200

Geerings of Ashford have donated this fantastic piece of kit. The RICOH THETA SC allows users to easily transfer captured 360-degree images to smartphones and tablet computers.

 WINNER TERESA JOHNSON TABLE 2

Lot 26

New School Shoes for September Value: £40

Elves and the Shoemakers have donated this £40 voucher to use in their shop in Canterbury. Get the children kitted out with sandals or check out their range of women’s styles for summer.

(http://www.elvesshoes.co.uk/)

 WINNER SOPHIE STEEL TABLE 11

Lot 27

Coffee and Cake Value: £15

Come and enjoy a relaxing cup of coffee and slice of homemade cake for 2 at Wye Coffee Shop and Kitchen.

WINNER BRIDGET BOWLEY TABLE 12 

Lot 28

Try out some amazing beers Value: £50

The Bottle Shop have donated this £50 voucher to spend on their range of world class beers. Perfect for the beer lover in your family.

(https://bottle.shop/)

 WINNER JESS AND MATT TOOMBS TABLE 4

Lot 29

A Window on Wye and Botanic Garden gifts Value: £30

Ticketyboo have donated a hand drawn/ written pen and ink print about the wonderful West Window at St Gregory and St Martin Church in Wye. Written by Robert Graham, hand illustrated by Anne Sutherland and signed by both. Ticketyboo have also donated a set of 6 Garden Botanics pastry forks.

 

 WINNER TERESA JOHNSON TABLE 2

Lot 30

Marcus Wareing New Classics Value: £20

A signed copy of Marcus Wareing’s cookbook, New Classics: Inspiring and delicious recipes to transform your home cooking.

 WINNER CECILIA EVERETT TABLE 3

Lot 31

Bread and wine Value: £20

Wye Bakery have donated a £10 voucher to spend on their delicious bread, cakes and pastries. Wye News Agency have added a bottle of Campo Viejo wine to wash it down.

 WINNER BRIDGET BOWELY TABLE 12

Lot 32

A summer Ice cream Treat Value: £30

Simply Ice cream will deliver to your door a branded cool bag filled with four 500ml pots of their delicious ice cream.

WINNER EMMA FOTHERINGHAM TABLE 4 

Lot 33

Home cooked Indian Feast Value: Priceless

Locally renowned home cook, Roma Patel invites you to her home to enjoy a home cooked feast or takeaway to enjoy at home.

WINNER TOM SISLEY TABLE 3