Confirmed lots for our Luxury Charity Auction,
to be hosted by Rory Stewart MP


For the collector…

  • Limited edition Katherine Jenkins “Guernsey 2010 Tour” pen.

  • Set of collectors edition Winnie-the-Pooh postage stamps.

  • A signed copy of “The Little Sapling” by local writer, Gill Linder.

  • An un-opened reproduced copy of “The Roses” – a book of rose paintings by Pierre-Joseph Redoute.

  • Patrick Taylor’s book “Gardens of Britain & Ireland”.

  • Signed copies of Rory’s Stewarts books – “The Places In Between” and “Occupational Hazards”.

  • Charlie Connolly’s book “And Did Those Feet” – 2000 years of British History.

For the fine dining experience…

  • “Not Afternoon Tea” for four people at Harvey Nichols Brasserie at the OXO Tower, London.

  • Two Course Meal for Two including a bottle of House Wine at the Stoneybeck Inn, Bowscar.

  • Afternoon Tea for Two at Linthwaite House Hotel, Windermere.

  • Dinner for Two at Cedar Manor Hotel, Windermere.

  • Lunch for Four including pre-lunch drinks and wine at Gilpin Lodge Hotel, Windermere.

For a quick getaway…

  • Two Nights at “The Lodge”, Black Beck, Bouth – A spacious, but cosy self-catering cottage nestling alongside a tributary of the River Leven.

  • One Week at “The Cuckoo’s Nest”, Ambleside – A luxuriously furnished self-catering cottage, ideally situated within walking distance of shops, offering everything you’ll need for an enjoyable lazy break.

  • Two Nights for Two at Hampsfell House Hotel, Grange-over-Sands – A hotel with nearly two acres of well stocked gardens, woodlands and fields, and breathtaking views, just a short five minute walk from town.

For the foodies…

  • A hamper from “Friendly Food & Drink”, Staveley – Specialists in making hand-made preserves, chutneys, sauces and mustards.

  • A hamper from “Hawkshead Relish” – Makers of award winning traditional Preserves, Relishes, Pickles, Chutneys, Jams and Marmalades.

  • A hamper from “The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop” – Makers of Sarah Nelson’s Original Celebrated Grasmere Gingerbread.

  • A voucher for a whole home-cured ham from Cranston’s Butchers, Penrith.

  • Two places on a Cookery Demonstration day of your choice at “Food & Company”, Mirehouse, Keswick.

  • 6 bottles of Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2009 & 6 bottles of Oyster Bay Merlot 2009 from Sir James and Lady Susan Cropper.

  • A voucher to spend at “Mawson’s of Bailey Ground” – Makers of a range of milk, butters, cheeses and ice-cream.
For the art lover…
  • Tailored recital for a birthday or special party by internationally renowned Harpist and Singer (and Sunbeams founder!) Annie Mawson.

  • A copy of “Picasso: The Art of The Poster” - All of the posters that Picasso created are depicted in this catalogue raisonne.

  • Swedish blue glass bowl hand made by Anna Ehrner for the Kosta Boda glass company - part of the world famous Orrefors Glass Company.

  • A mounted hand-painted porcelain tile by Keswick artist, Meg Blake.

  • Signed and mounted colour photograph by local outdoor & landscape photographer Nick Green.


And the pièce de résistance…

A very rare Limited Edition Picasso Print - Exposition Vallauris 1952 - Designed by Picasso and signed in the plate, this impression is printed in black on white paper, by Imprimerie Arnéra (Provenance available)

For the sports fans…

  • A framed photograph of Sunderland United “Stadium Of Light”, signed by Niall Quinn.

  • A signed and framed Carlisle United shirt – Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Winners.

  • A shirt from Manchester United, signed by John O’Shea.

  • A signed Newcastle Falcons shirt.

  • A signed Preston North End shirt.

  • A signed Blackpool F.C. Logo Football for the present season in the Premier Division.

  • A Ground Entry Match Ticket (2 Adults, 2 Children) for a Bradford Bulls home league game (2011 season, excludes Leeds matches).

For that special someone (or a treat for yourself!) …

  • A string of freshwater pearls with silver catch, and matching stud earrings made by Michael King, Wigton.

  • A solid silver seahorse ring from the Necessary Angel, Keswick.

  • A Hot Stone Back Massage at Holistic Health and Beauty by Sonia Charters in Dalston.

  • A Cut and Blow Dry plus manicure at “Chop n Change” in Carlisle.

  • A boxed manicure set from “The Colour Workshop”.

  • Subscription to “Cumbria Life” magazine for one year.

  • Two VIP passes to the ‘invitation only’ opening of “Ghost – The Musical”, opening at The Piccadilly Theatre in London’s West End in July 2011 including a chance to meet the stars!
  • A Buffet Crampon B12 clarinet and selection of books - the perfect gift for a budding young musician.

For a taste of the great outdoors…

  • A day's fishing with Eric Hope of Hemmingways Fishing - an acknowledged expert.

  • Guest Full Membership for One Season (1st April - 31st Oct) for Egremont and District Anglers Club to allow one adult to fish all waters controlled by EDAC - including River Ehen for salmon & sea trout and Ennerdale Lake for wild brown trout.

  • A day's fishing on the River Liddle with David Parker.

  • A guided small group walk by Sunbeams Patron, and MP for Penrith and the Borders, Rory Stewart.

  • A choice of mountain bike experience days with Cyclewise – the UK's premier mountain bike training company.

  • A training session with a SARDA dog handler and Dotty (the dog!) – A memorable experience with a trained Mountain Rescue dog.

  • Two day’s (HSE recognised) training with Nick Green (Vital Signs First Aid Training) – Invaluable for anyone who works outdoors.

  • Round of Golf for 4, donated by Silloth Golf Club

For the design conscious…

  • Have you ever wanted to start you own grand design? Offering the services of Mawson Kerr Architects, designers of the Sunbeams Music Centre, they will do feasibility and concept design work to turn your dream project into reality, up to and including RIBA stages A-C (Whether it be an airport, lambing shed or two up two down!)

  • One tonne of genuine Westmorland Roofing Slate including delivery!

And finally…

  • Drive away in style, with use of a brand new Peugeot RCZ for the weekend, including insurance – From Haytons Penrith.

  • 50 litres of diesel, donated by Tony Markley of Carrs Coaches

Don’t forget…if you can’t be there on the night, but want to make a bid, we are
accepting postal or fax bids until 12 noon on Wednesday 18th May
(Simply print off the form or give us a call and we’ll send out a hard copy)

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