Auction Items 2017


  • A tour of the Palace of Westminster

A prize for two people for an official guided tour of the House of Lords and Commons.  This is an official Houses of Parliament tour which should be booked via the office of Welwyn Hatfield MP Grant Shapps

Estimate: £30-£50

Donated by Grant Shapps, MP for Welwyn & Hatfield

  • A round of golf for 4 on either of the two Championship Courses at Brocket Hall Golf Club

Estimate: £200-£250

Donated by Brocket Hall Golf Club

  • Dinner Party Experience for 10 people

 An executive Chef and Waitress will arrive at your house anywhere in England and prepare and serve a fabulous eight course tasting menu and all the washing up will be done.  All crockery, cutlery and food is supplied – all you need to do is arrange the venue and the drinks!!


Donated by Andrew Brown, Culinary Temptations

Reserve £500

  • Handcrafted Fruit Bowl and two vases for artificial flowers

Beautiful Unique Bowl, hand turned wooden fruit bowl, crafted from light walnut from Montana, USA and hand finished – only recommended for fruit and not salads.

2 wood buckeye vases, handcrafted from buckeye wood from Idaho, natural, rustic, decorative and hand finished – It is not recommended to put water into these gorgeous vases made from this beautiful wood

Estimate: £50-£75

Donated by the Craftsman, Jamie Little, San Diego, California

Reserve £50

  • Hospitality package for 4 people in the Chairman’s box to any Saracens home game at Allianz Park

An invitation for four people to have a 3 course lunch with wine etc., seats on the halfway line, tea afterwards, meet the players, practice on the artificial pitch hosted by Nigel Wray

Estimate £2000 – £2500

Donated by Nigel Wray, Chairman of Saracens RFC

Reserve £2,000

  • Morgan Factory Tour

A factory tour for 2 people… see skilled craftsmen at work as they hand make our bespoke sports cars. Traditional car manufacturing combined with exciting cutting edge technology creates a tour like no other!

For over 100 years the Morgan Motor Company have been making exciting sports cars in the beautiful spa town of Malvern. Morgan cars are famous the world over for their unique blend of charisma, quality materials, craftsmanship and performance.

Equally at home on the race track or the open road, there is nothing quite like a Morgan. Experience the passion for yourself with a factory tour

Guided tours are available Monday – Thursday, and Friday mornings.

Estimate £40-£60

Donated by Steve Morris, Managing Director, Morgan Motor Company

Reserve – £40

  • 8 Tickets to watch Surrey County Cricket Club

This voucher entitles the bearer to 8 tickets to any Surrey CCC matches in the Royal London One Day Cup or Specsavers County Championship at the Kia Oval in the summer of 2017.

Estimate: £100-£150

Donated by Jon Surtees

Reserve – £100


  • One week in a Villa in Portugal

I week in a villa in Portugal to be arranged with the owner – Casa Da Luz is a luxury villa that is situated in the heart of the Praia D’El Rey Golf & Beach Resort. The property is only a few hundred meters from the convenience store, tennis centre and golf clubhouse with 2 restaurants and 2 bars. The villa has its own private heated pool (11m x 4m) which is partly gated and has security glass around the perimeter to improve children’s safety. There is an outside breakfast area with 8 chairs and table, Built-in BBQ and 8 sun loungers. Inside the property there are 4 spacious bedrooms. All have access to an ensuite  and private patio’s or balconies. The bedrooms consist of 2 Kings and 2 Twins which can be made up as doubles on request. The master bedroom also has a dressing area. The modern kitchen is fully equipped with all utilities and appliances that you would expect. In the lounge there are 2 sofas, a 32″ LCD TV, DVD & CD player with UK and cable channels. There is also free use of a wireless internet connection and an IPod dock with speakers. The large dining table has 8 chairs.

Estimate  – £750-£950

Donated by Tony Robinson & Ron Thompson

Reserve – £750         

  • A Ken Follett Triology

The Edge of Eternity, the Fall of Giants and the Winter of the World – Ken has signed a copy of each of his Century trilogy books for the auction

Estimate: £60-£80

Donated by Barbara and Ken Follett

Reserve: £60

  • A Handmade Quilt

Add a touch of country charm to any room in your home with a patchwork quilt. Shabby chic and handmade, a patchwork quilt does double duty as a duvet, a wall hanging or sofa covering, giving any room a rustic, cosy feel.  In autumn colours, this double quilt is totally original and made to last.

Estimate: £50-£80

Donated by Dementia UK

Reserve: £50

  • Cross Weave 4 Bottle Wine Rack

 Stylish storage container including a bottle of Champagne, a bottle of Prosecco, a bottle of white wine and a bottle of red wine

Estimate: £50-£80

Donated by Anonymous

Reserve: £50