LOT 3 Luxury Stay in Woolacombe
Woolacombe in glorious North Devon holds the ‘England for Excellence Gold Award’ for best family resort and was voted Britain’s best beach in TripAdvisor’s Travellers Choice Awards 2015. Woolacombe Beach lies between Morte Point and Baggy Point. This three-
Woolacombe itself is a lively village with great pubs, restaurants and this is a great opportunity to bid for a relaxing three or four night break at Golden Coast, just voted Britain’s best holiday park, in this beautiful part of North Devon. This auction prize is for a three or four day stay in a luxury Gold 3 bedroomed lodge which sleeps up to eight people anytime between 4th September 2016 and 30th June 2017 (subject to availability, excluding all School and Bank holidays). This beautiful lodge is set in landscaped gardens at Golden Coast holiday Park. The lodge has central heating and double glazing, and lots of space designed for the perfect break.
LOT 2 Bottle of branded House of Commons blended Whisky signed by leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn – signed during the of the European Referendum
Jeremy Bernard Corbyn is a British politician who is the Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition. He has been the Member of Parliament for Islington North since 1983 and was elected Labour Leader in 2015.
LOT 1 Original watercolour by John Hoare
John Hoar is one of the most exciting watercolourists in Britain today. His inspirations have been the great impressionist watercolourists who perfected the art of painting in the most direct and economical way. His paintings are widely sought after and he specialises in architectural subjects as well as landscapes, marine scenes and floral studies.
John was born in 1947, the son of Frank Hoar the cartoonist – “Acanthus” of Punch magazine and a highly accomplished watercolourist. John read Architecture at Cambridge and Brixton School of Building and, although he studied drawing and painting with Ruskin Spear R.A., he is largely self-
John won first prize for watercolour in 1988, the Donald Blake prize in 2003 and the Lincoln Joyce prize, at the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour, in the same year. He is part author of ‘Watercolour Plus’, published by David and Charles in 2003 and in 2008 he issued a DVD called ‘Simplifying Watercolours’.
LOT 4 Fruit Pruning session with Peter Earl, Senior RHS Gardener based at The Royal Horticultural Society’s Garden Rosemoor in Torrington
Enjoy a 2 hour one to one fruit pruning session with Peter who will share his knowledge and expertise and help you unravel the mysteries of fruit pruning.
The session will take place at RHS Garden Rosemoor and a mutually convenient time and date must be agreed with Peter.
LOT 5 One Night Bed & Breakfast at Hartland Quay Hotel
As you descend the hill on your approach to Hartland Quay with the horizon of the Atlantic Ocean and the vast panorama from Lundy Island to Cornwall stretched ahead of you, a very warm welcome awaits. Whether you are a day visitor or plan to stay longer in the hotel, where better to experience the Atlantic Ocean in all its beauty than Hartland Quay. From the clear, calm, blue seas to the raging fury of the huge breakers crashing with their full force against this tiny headland, there is nowhere in the British Isles more spectacular to visit.This auction prize is for an overnight stay with bed & Breakfast -
LOT 6 Three hour Private English Tuition
Tanya Tillier has been an English teacher for 14 years. Tanya is passionate about the subject and determined that children get the most from it. Tanya t truly believe that all pupils can do well in English and that it is confidence that Is paramount to learning. Tanya will be offering three hours of her time which can be used for whatever your child needs: literacy, the new English GCSEs or revision. You name it! Tanya’s assurance is that her one-
LOT 7 Bespoke Birthday Cake
Surprise a loved one with delicious bespoke birthday cake – liaise with Claire the cake maker, tell her your favourite ingredients and share some ideas and she will make a scrummy birthday which can be collected at the BIG Sheep in Bideford on an agreed date.
LOT 8 Langan’s Bistro of Mayfair
LOT 10 The Woolacombe Bay Hotel
A night’s stay and a 2 course dinner for two in this timelessly elegant yet friendly and relaxed hotel. The Woolacombe Bay Hotel is the perfect destination to escape from the hustle and bustle, explore the coast or simply relax and take in some of Devon’s most epic scenery.
LOT 11 Vintage Clarice Cliff Pottery Vase -
Clarice Cliff is, today, regarded as one of the most influential ceramics artists of the 20th Century and her work is collected, valued and admired the world over. She was born on January 20th 1899 in Tunstall, Stoke-
LOT 12 Clown for a Children’s Party
Vaughan Allins, who is a show presenter and party organiser at the BIG Sheep will come to a children’s birthday party in the Bideford area and entertain your child and friends with his clowning around antics for 1 ½ hours. Time and date to be agreed with Vaughan.
LOT 13 A pair of vintage Wade NatWest Pig Money Boxes
The family of pigs started with baby Woody for children who opened an account with a minimum of £3 and after six months, if the account contained at least £25, they received Annabel. After one year, if the account had grown to at least £50, the savers received Maxwell and at eighteen months if the account held £75 the children were rewarded with Lady Hillary. After two years, if the account had risen to at least £100, Sir Nathaniel was presented
LOT 14 Five day holiday at Ruda Holiday Park -
Take a beautiful golden beach...Add in a generous helping of rolling surf, a sprinkle of thatched roof cottages, and a traditional village pub serving home-
This auction prize is for a midweek stay in a Luxury Holiday Home which sleeps up to eight people -
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LOT 9 Golden Ticket to visit Devon's Top Attraction
This ticket is worth £500 and entitles up to four people to visit 40 of Devon's Top attraction -
LOT 15 Four-
With stunning views of the sea, Bideford Bay, our North Devon holiday park is set within a beautiful wooded hillside.
A fun indoor pool, and crazy golf course are among the great facilities that will keep the family occupied, as well as leisurely evening entertainment and a delicious food menu at the Manor House bar and restaurant
4 Night Stay at Bideford bay Holiday Park. Available from 9th October 2016 to 30th June 2017 (subject to availability, excluding all School and Bank holidays).
LOT 16 Three hour Private English Tuition
Susan Bates has been teaching English for 15 years at Pilton, GTS, Marland Academy and for the last 5 years has worked at the personalised learning service: North Devon Academy, working with students who have struggled, for whatever reason, to succeed in mainstream school. Sue works with Key Stage 3 and 4 students of all abilities, helping them successfully achieve qualifications in Functional Skills, English Literature and English Language. Sue is happy to support learning at all levels!
LOT 18 Children’s Party for 10 at McDonalds Restaurant, Bideford
Enjoy a no mess, no stress children’s birthday party at Mc Donald’s Restaurant Bideford for 10 children – why not combine the bespoke celebratory cake auction lot and enjoy a party to remember. -
LOT 19 EMF (Unbelievable) – vintage memorabilia
Best remembered for the international smash "Unbelievable" and incendiary live shows, the British dance-
LOT 20 The Story of North Devon Boxing (Volume One) – signed by the author Dick Brownson
Dick, from Bideford, a former boxer, trainer, promoter and director of the British Boxing Board of Control, had the idea during his eight years as landlord of the Royal Exchange, Barnstaple, from 1978 to write ‘The Story of North Devon Boxing’. Anyone interested in local boxing will love this signed copy of Dick’s first volume. (He is currently working on volume two).
LOT 21 Wild Bill Longley – signed by the author Dick Brownson
Dick Brownson is a native of the West Country and has spent his life involved in boxing and the entertainment business – but never lost his interest in the old Wild West which began as a school boy. He was a founder-
LOT 22 A collection of 10 original print run 1970’s satirical cartoons
A collector’s set of 10 pen and ink cartoons from the original 1970’s print run. A unique insight into the mores, politics and foibles of the day, illustrated with punchy caricatures and hand drawn text.
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LOT 23 Trolley Dash at Tesco Bideford
To be held in Tesco Bideford store only -
LOT 24 Sandy Brown; Ceramic Platter
Sandy Brown is internationally known as an influential figure in European and world ceramics. Over 30 museums worldwide hold pieces of her work in their collections, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; World Ceramic Centre, Ichon, Korea;
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Canada; Frankfurt Museum of Applied Arts, Germany etc.
She has been the subject of two major Arts-
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LOT 25 Lily Lake Creative Cakes
A box of 24 delicious vanilla cupcakes decorated with beautiful handmade sugar roses (any colour) with label tags and personal message attached to each cup cake
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LOT 26 Hardy & Knox
Are you an Aspiring Writer? Get an in-
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LOT 27 The Barnstaple Leisure Club
A year standard membership for The Barnstaple Leisure Club enjoy our heated pools or work out in our state of the art gym
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LOT 28 Signed Barnstaple rugby shirt and rugby ball by rugby legend Neil Back.
Synonymous with one of the world’s most celebrated sports, Rugby legend Neil Back continued to make his mark on the face of international rugby throughout his long career. Renowned for his passion, dedication and incredible skill on the pitch, Neil Back is a true sportsman. His tenacity and spirit guaranteed that he was an instrumental part of England’s 2003 world cup winning side and his unwavering dedication to the sport has continually reinforced his position as one of the most recognisable and influential players that the sport has seen in recent times.
His career has seen him play for some of the most formidable sides in the game and he captained both the Leicester Tigers squad and the England team to victory. With an incredible 18 years at the Midlands club of which 5 were spent coaching the team to success. Back played alongside fellow rugby legends such as Martin Johnson and was part of a team so successful that the 2000/01 season saw them collect trophies for the Zurich Premiership and Zurich Championship, as well as the Heineken Cup at Parc des Princes.
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LOT 29 Signed Boxing Gloves – Tommy Langford
Tommy Langford is an undefeated Middleweight boxer from Devon, based in Birmingham. He racked up Haringey Box Cup titles & National finals before storming the pros with 16 wins. The six foot honorary Brummie stopped Raimonds Sniedze with a round two TKO in 2013 and Nicky Jenman the following year in the same fashion. One of this year’s most talked about boxers
LOT 30 Signed Somerset County Cricket Club Bat
Somerset County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-