Auction of Promises

Our Charity Auction will be held on the 29th January 2016 at Thame Town Hall between 8pm – 10pm.

To email in advance bids please send the amount you wish to bid up to, your name and a contact number to:

Advance bidding will close 30 minutes before the event begins. New lots are being added all the time so do please check back here regularly to avoid missing out.

Please do come along on the night. Your generosity will save lives and also support the 3000 orphans and unaccompanied minors who have recently been given permission to find refuge in the UK.  The 3 charities support children affected by war in different way so this will help both here at home and overseas.

There will be complementary bubbly and nibbles on arrival and throughout the night which means this is an event not to be missed. Here are the lots:

1) Trip for one to an Exhibition chosen by a winner at the Royal Academy with coffee in the private Friends lounge followed by Afternoon tea at Fortnum and Mason. (Accompanied by Jeannete Matelot)

2) £500 Photography session for a family or a couple with your chosen image printed in a 30×22 inch Gallery Frame courtesy of Pictures inc. Photography

3) Passenger ride in a Lotus sports car

4) 30 minute flight in a Technam Echo Plane. Bids over £140 will get 45 minute trip. (13.5 stone weight limit)

5) Household Accounts – half day tuition on MS Excel on how to set up a spreadsheet for keeping household accounts and importing data from online bank accounts

6) 2 lots offering 1x half days Health & Safety consultancy for your business (normal cost £250 each)

7) Half Day Excel Training or Work on your spread sheet from a certified Microsoft trainer.

8) 4 hours Driving Tuition with professional instructor Tom Baker

9) One to One Swimming lesson at the Oxfordshire Golf Club

10) Illustration of your house – watercolour, pastel or ink by a trained architect and exhibiting artist

11) Motorbike ride as a pillion for 1 hour

12) Golf Armband signed by Tom Watson at his final appearance in the British
Open in a beautiful frame.

13) Signed photo of Saint’s legend Matt Le Tissier.

14) 2 Tickets for the Lords Test vs Sri Lanka. Day 4 in the lower tier of the Grandstand. Sunday 12th June

15) Family Photo shoot with a professional photographer and prints worth over £150

16) Hoovering by Paddy Harris and sons!

17) 2x personalised cushions made to measure. Designs already made include everything from Marvel Superheroes to beautifully frilly.

18) Hair cut & finish in your home by Shaun Russet.

19) Completed Will (Single person or Joint couple value)

21) Candid Family Photo Shoot by a photography student

22) CD signed by Jazz Musician Ben Castle

23) 4x half hour Drum lessons with a professional Tutor (expires July 2016)

24) A cake a month for 6 months

25) An introduction to Reflexology

26) A Raclette dinner – meats grilled at your table with continental cheese and lovely accompaniments

27) Hand knitted socks (bidder to choose wool) (£50 bid received already)

28) Six hair cuts from a travelling stylist (within 10 minutes of Thame)

29) A tray of Hand-made fudge – you can choose the flavour!

30) 1x Basket of ironing per week for a month

31) Homemade Cake of your choice

32) A Beautiful Vintage tea for 10 with 4 types of homemade treats and handmade decor – you choose the location. (Has a reserve of £50)

33) Have a personalized Board game made for you and your family. A unique gift or treat

34) Home-made Apple Pie

35) Hoovering 6x Dyson cleaning sessions

36) Gardening undertaken to update your home ready for Spring

37) 1 whole Case of mixed red & white wine
2x Sauvignon Blanc (white) South Africa
1x Bordeaux St Aulay, 2012 (red) France
1x St Emilion 2012 (red) France
1x Cote of Roussillon 2014 (red) France
1x Tempranillo Shiraz (red) Spain)

38) Weekly cake baked for a month – delivered to you every week for a month. Choose from a list including: Chocolate Orange Marble Cake, Lemon-Glazed Ginger Cake, etc. Expires 1st August

39) Rainbow cake serves 18

40) A professional disco. They’ll bring the music and lights, you provide the space.

42) Babysitting courtesy of Daisychain Nannies (up to 6 hours on an evening)

43) 2 Night break in a private annex at Old Lane Cottage in Chinnor. (Not August 2016 – expires January 2017)

44) Stress Buster Treatment- Indian Head Massage followed by Foot and Hand massage

45) £50 giftcard for Malmaison (Hotel du Vin) -Malmaison in Oxford and hotel du vin in Henley

46) £50 Bowen treatment Voucher – Touch based therapy for relieving aches and pain.

47) 1x 5 a side Football shirt worn and signed by Peter Shilton, John Barnes and Dennis Wise.

48) £50 Gift Voucher from Biaggio Jewellers in Thame

49) Every Day Super Food -Jamie Oliver Cookbook

50) PK Spa treatment (Eclipse Hair Design)

51) Olaplex & Blow Dry (Eclipse Hair Design)

52) Cut & Finish (Eclipse Hair design)

53) Handcrafted Necklace made from Semi Precious stones to your own design

54) Black Rock Grill dinner (max 4 adults or family of 5)

55) Cut and Blow Dry with Style Director at Tony & Guy

56) Top Sport Voucher £10

57) Amazon Voucher £50

58) Babysitting vouchers (1x evening)

59) Babysitting vouchers (1x evening)

60) A bottle of champagne

61) Signed Slowmo Guys (Youtube Sensations) gear

62) An aerial HD shot of your house (location dependant – if permissions can’t be gained from neighbours will become a wide aerial shot of Thame including your house in it)

64) Handmade Jewellery by Laura Braybrook. A bespoke design

65) 1 hour individual yoga lesson worth £40 with Sandra Boucher, Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga teacher with over 20 years experience.


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