Auction of Promises 2019

THIS YEAR OUR AUCTION IS SUPPORTING THE FOLLOWING

 

Afternoon tea with a sparkle at Avebury Manor Dining Room

Enjoy a Champagne afternoon tea in the exquisite setting of Avebury Manor’s stunning Dining Room, once home to renowned archaeologist Alexander Keiller.  Surrounded by hand-painted Chinese wallpaper, and overlooking the beautiful Avebury Gardens, soak up the atmosphere of the Manor and take time to enjoy a magical experience that is not available to buy.  This unique taste of life in Avebury Manor is surely one to be treasured.

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/avebury

 

 

Please note that this Promise is for up to four people on a mutually convenient date from March 2020 onwards, to be arranged with the National Trust House Manager.

Donated by The National Trust

Sunday Lunch at the Waggon & Horses

Don’t want to cook? Take a well deserved day off and enjoy a delicious 2 two course roast dinner

https://www.waggonandhorsesbeckhampton.co.uk/

 

 

This is for two people and must be booked in advance

Donated by The Waggon and Horses, Beckhampton

Family Day out at Mottisfont

Ancient trees, bubbling brooks and rolling lawns frame this lovely old house.  Crafted from a medieval priory, it is full of surprises, with art that intrigues and delights.  Carpets of spring bulbs, a stunning walled rose garden, rich autumn leaves and a colourful winter garden make this s feast for the sense all year round.

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/mottisfont

 

 

This pass is single use for a family of 4 (2 adults & 2 children)

Donated by The National Trust

Discover the UK’s ONLY Crocodile Zoo

Come face to face with some of the world’s most feared predators in a fun and safe environment, plus meet other incredible animals from around the world.

https://crocodilesoftheworld.co.uk/

 

 

Tickets for 2 Adults & 2 Children to be used between November 2019 and May 2020

Donated by Crocodiles of the World

Ramsbury Distillery & Brewery Tour

Always wanted to know how they make their beverages so good?  Take a tour and see behind the scenes of the sustainable estate and get to try a few drinks on the way!

https://ramsbury.com/

 

 

This is for two people – tours run on Fridays at 11am subject to availability

Donated by Ramsbury Brewery & Distilling Co. Ltd

Family Ticket to Adam Henson’s Farm Park

What better way to spend some family time than by meeting some 4-legged friends!  Oh, and don’t forget there are tractor rides too!

https://www.cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk/

 

 

This ticket is for 2 adults & 2 children to be used for one visit by 22nd December 2022

Donated by Cotswold Farm Park

Reflexology Treatment

Make your whole self feel better with this treatment – but please do it on either a Tuesday or Saturday afternoon or Thursday or Friday morning!

https://www.ttholistics.co.uk/

 

 

This is for one free treatment to be taken before 30th September 2020

Donated by TT Holistics

Reflexology Treatment

Make your whole self feel better with this treatment – but please do it on either a Tuesday or Saturday afternoon or Thursday or Friday morning!

https://www.ttholistics.co.uk/

 

 

This is for one free treatment to be taken before 30th September 2021

Donated by TT Holistics

Voucher – Crown & Anchor, Ramsbury

Enjoy a delicious meal, worth every penny – then get 2,500 of them off!

https://www.crownandanchorramsbury.co.uk/

Donated by The Crown & Anchor, Ramsbury

Free night at the Castle & Ball, Marlborough

Enjoy a whole night out and book your stay now! Ps don’t forget to savour the delicious breakfast in the morning!

https://www.greeneking-pubs.co.uk/pubs/wiltshire/castle-ball-hotel/

 

 

This vouchers is valid for a standard double or twin room Sundays to Thursdays until June 2020

Donated by The Castle & Ball, Marlborough

Return flight for two people

Take to the skies from a private site in Hungerford to Compton Abbas Airfield, approx. 35 minutes in a four seater light aircraft. The whole trip will take about 5 hours, to include lunch . If not too far from the route this promise will include flying over the top of the winner’s house.

 

 

Date to be mutually agreed but the flight on the day will be weather dependent.

Donated by Jonathan & Johanna Smith

Salisbury Escape Room

Think you have what it takes? Test yourself and your friends with a team session

https://www.greeneking-pubs.co.uk/pubs/wiltshire/castle-ball-hotel/

 

 

This is for a team session (3-6 people) to be taken by 19th September 2020

Donated by Salisbury Escape Rooms

A Round of Golf for 4 players at Marlborough Golf Club.

Not a member but fancy your luck on the Marlborough course? Take three golfing companions and see if you have what it takes!

https://www.marlboroughgolfclub.co.uk

 

 

To be used one weekday on a mutually convenient date before the end of October 2020

Donated by Marlborough Golf Club

Personalised House Sign

Make your house look even more special with this hand crafted sign made specifically for you!

https://www.mjsly.co.uk

Donated by MJ Sly

Meal for Two at the Bell, Ramsbury.

Birthday coming up or just fancy a delicious meal out? Then this is the promise for you, with a three course meal at The Bell

https://thebellramsbury.com/

 

 

This voucher does not include drinks, meal must be booked in advance

Donated by The Bell, Ramsbury

Bottle of White Wine

Relax with this bottle of delicious chilled wine

https://majidss.com/fyfield-service-station

Donated by  Fyfield Service Station

Land Rover Experience

With guidance from expert instructors, and some back seat driving by up to 3 drivers/passengers, tackle tricky off-road terrain, gradients and obstacles in this exhilarating 1/2 day encounter

https://www.grange.co.uk/

 

 

Everyone driving (up to 4 of you) must hold a full UK driving licence – booking must be booked by July 2020 and taken by November 2020

Donated by  Grange Land Rover

Private Swimming Pool Hire

Enjoy the privacy of the Blue Lagoon with family and friends for a 1 hour swim session

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-blue-lagoon-private-swimming-pool-hire-tickets-53186846289#

 

 

No more than 8 people in the pool at any one time, adult to child ratios and other booking restrictions apply, redeemable Saturday afternoons until 14th December 2019

Donated by Laura Corbett

Free standard Service

While it’s having a break over the winter why not look after your Honda walk behind mower or Stihl machine (voucher for free standard service to include parts and labour)

https://www.thwhitecountrystore.co.uk/

 

 

To be redeemed in either December 2019 or January 2020 at Marlborough Site

Donated by TH White, Marlborough

Box of delicious local beef

With 10kg of various cuts of outstanding quality locally sourced Beef & Lamb – you won’t know which to cook first!

 

 

When available after winner has made contact

Donated by Ben Butler

MOT

Make sure you car is roadworthy with this free MOT promise

https://www.watterscc.co.uk/services/

 

 

To be pre-booked for a mutually convenient date

Donated by Watters Car & Commercial

Dinner or Lunch and a Drink!

Enjoy a scrumptious 2 course meal and a glass of wine!

 

Donated by The Bear, Marlborough

Bag of Dog or Cat Food

Treat your best friend to 2kg of doggy delicious More pet food

https://www.petscorner.co.uk/marlborough

Donated by Pets Corner

Home Grown Selection

Where to start with a dozen free range eggs from our back garden and a dozen sausages, three pork chops and 500g of mince pork from Avon rare breed pigs.

 

 

When available after winner has made contact

Donated by Ruth Fleming

Marlborough Summer School

Do you go every year? Or always wanted to but never have? This is the promise for you, with £200 that can be redeemed against a Summer School 2019 course of your choice

https://summerschool.co.uk/

Donated by Marlborough College Summer School

Take a walk on the wild side

Get up close to some magnificent animals in a glorious country house setting!

https://www.cotswoldwildlifepark.co.uk/

 

 

Family ticket, 2 adults and 2 children

Donated by Cotswold Wildlife Park

MOT

Make sure you car is roadworthy with this free MOT promise

 

 

To be pre-booked for a mutually convenient date

Donated by Chalky’s

£50 off a Tattoo by Ash

Always wanted some special Ink?  Treat yourself at True Gent Tattoos

https://m.facebook.com/TrueGentTattoos/?locale2=en_GB

 

 

Must be pre-booked, with Ash Clark – only valid with minimum £100.00 spend

Donated by Ash Clark

Mmmm….Tasty!!

What will you enjoy first from this lovely hamper of food

Donated by Helen Oakey

2 x Weekly Megarider Gold Vouchers.

Need to get somewhere and don’t want to drive? With these vouchers, two of you can travel for one week, or one person for two weeks!

https://www.stagecoachbus.com/regionaltickets/west/swindon/weekly

 

 

To be used by 11th April 2020

Donated by Stagecoach West

Beauty Treatment Vouchers at Christelle’s.

Relax, and enjoy £30 off a treatment at Christelle Beauty Salon.

Donated by Christelle’s, Devizes

1/2 hour Massage Therapy with Esther Smith, Elements.

Want to relax or have a knot you just can’t shift, find a half hour and give Esther a ring to book your treatment.

https://www.facebook.com/esthersmithmassage/

 

 

Must be pre-booked at a mutually convenient date, valid until end of May 2020

Donated by Esther Smith

Barbury Shooting School, experience for 2.

Get your eye in with this 30 clay target shooting experience.

https://www.barburyshootingschool.com/

 

 

Must be pre-booked, valid till November 2020

Donated by Barbury Shooting School

Morning on the Gallops with Nicky Henderson

Watch the horses training, and oh, don’t forget about breakfast!

 

 

 

This voucher is for two people.  To be taken during the 2019/2020 Hunt season, only available Monday to Friday

Donated by Nicky Hendersen

Matchday Tickets for Swindon FC.

Who will triumph in the battle between Swindon Town and Oldham Athletic on Saturday 14th December 2019? With this promise you can take the family and find out live!

https://www.swindontownfc.co.uk/

Donated by Swindon Town FC

Morning on the Gallops with Charles Hills Racing, Lambourn.

Watch the horses training, and oh, don’t forget about breakfast!

http://charleshills.com/

 

 

This is valid for 4 people on a date to be mutually agreed

Donated by Charles Hills

Swindon Wildcats  – Ice Hockey

Get up close to the action with “rinkside” standing tickets for a League game in the 2019/20 season.

https://www.swindonwildcats.com/

 

 

Does not include playoff or challenge games.

Donated by Swindon Wildcats

Red Lion Voucher, Avebury.

Get £25 off your food bill with this fantastic voucher from The Red Lion.

https://www.greeneking-pubs.co.uk/pubs/wiltshire/red-lion

 

 

To be booked in advance

Donated by Red Lion, Avebury

Red Lion Voucher, Avebury.

Get £25 off your food bill with this fantastic voucher from The Red Lion.

https://www.greeneking-pubs.co.uk/pubs/wiltshire/red-lion

 

 

To be booked in advance

Donated by Red Lion, Avebury

Winter Warmer Tipple

Enjoy this warming tipple by the fire or out in the field

Donated by Helen

A Morning on the Gallops with Roger Charlton, Beckhampton Stables.

Come and see the horses out in one of the most picturesque training stables in the country

https://rogercharlton.com/

 

 

Morning visit to be arranged at a mutually convenient time

Donated by Beckhampton Stables

Boom Chopper Trike Experience.

Be chauffered around the Marlborough Downs on this fabulous trike.

 

 

To be arranged at a mutually convenient time

Donated by Simon Peskett

Day at Salisbury Races.

Take a chance to get glammed up with two Grandstand and Paddock badges for 

https://www.salisburyracecourse.co.uk/

 

 

To be used in 2020 season, excluding 23rd May, 11th & 25th July

Donated by Salisbury Racecourse

The Famous Walter Rose (butchers) Luxury Hamper.

Enjoy your selection from the multiple award-winning retail and catering butchers, Devizes.

http://www.walterroseandson.co.uk/

Donated by Walter Rose & Sons

A Days’ Deer Stalking.

Whether you want to point a camera or a gun (!), this day will be worthwhile as you stalk roe, fallow or muntjac deer.

 

 

To be taken between November and March 2019/2020

Donated by Sid Vincent

Hate cleaning or Ironing?

Then this is the promise for you with two hours worth of help.

https://www.facebook.com/LOOKCleaningWiltshire/

Donated by Look Cleaning, Marlborough

A new friend

Always wanted a Hippo as part of the family – now here is your chance!

A Hamper of Goodies….

Enjoy!

Donated by Claridge Funeral Service

4 Tickets to Gin-timate evening of Mediumship

Captivating her audience, Bernie is known for her bubbly personality, endeavoring to give details from her guides that are unusual and specific in nature and the Gin and Fizz bar is open as well.

https://www.facebook.com/peculiarginco/

 

 

Evening being held on 6th December – must message with ref prior to attending.

Donated by The Peculiar Gin Company

Cream Tea for 4….delicious!

What better way to spend an afternoon than enjoying a homemade cream tea!

https://www.stpetersmarlborough.com/coffee-shop/

Donated by St Peter’s Church

Limited Edition Gloucestershire CC T20 Shirt

One of only 250 “Rainbow” shirts produced for Gloucestershire C.C.C., these shirts were worn by the County in their T20 Blast Campaign match against Sussex.  The shirt was produced as part of Gloucestershire’s partnership with the charity Rainbow @ Grief Encounter, who provide support to bereaved children and families in the Bristol area, helping them to get over the loss of someone close.

 

 

Size Large
Can be signed if winner wants
Part of the proceeds of the sale of the shirt will go back to the charity.

Donated by Ben Wilson

Only Fools and Horses Display

This fantastic presentation is based around the hilarious scene in which Del Boy falls through the bar.  This display is personally signed by David Jason

Donated by Kate Fry

Love Jewellery?

Always wanted to try your hand at making your own piece? Then this is the promise for you and a friend as you join a workshop to have a go!

https://elementsofavebury.co.uk/

Donated by Elements of Avebury

A Weekend Stay at Maida Vale Flat, London W9.

Catching a show? Going for dinner in town? Need a base for a family trip to London? Have full use of this 2-bed flat in Maida Vale, any weekend, December 2019 to February 2020. Christmas or New Year – double the winning bid

 

 

To be booked in advance, taken by end of February 2020 for a mutually convenient weekend

Donated by Avebury Cricket Club

Feeling nostalgic?

Take a ride in a 1914 Stanley model 607 steam car and it accommodates 3 people so you can bring a friend! ENjoy the experience and on arrival at theat your destination you will get to see lots of other  vintage/classic cars.

 

 

This is a local rally so the the date will be by prior arrangement and over the spring and summer months. 

Donated by Peter Turvey

Feeling nostalgic?

Take a ride in a 1914 Stanley model 607 steam car and it accommodates 3 people so you can bring a friend! ENjoy the experience and on arrival at theat your destination you will get to see lots of other  vintage/classic cars.

 

 

This is a local rally so the the date will be by prior arrangement and over the spring and summer months. 

Donated by Peter Turvey

Visit to Watership Down Stud, nr Newbury.

Grab this amazing opportunity for you and 3 guests to tour this fabulous stud.  Best time of the year is June or July, when you should also be able to see yearlings, mares and foals.

 

 

 

Date to be mutually agreed by prior appointment

Donated by Watership Down Stud

Set of Horse Shoes.

Get your best friend some new shoes for Christmas.

https://www.chapelforge.co.uk/

Valid within a 20-mile radius of Avebury – must be booked in advance

 

 

Donated by Chapel Forge Farriers

Meal for Two & A Bottle of House Wine at The Bell, West Overton

Birthday coming up or just fancy a fabulous meal out? Then this is the promise for you, with food from award-winning chef Andrew McNaughton at the fantastic Bell at West Overton. 

https://thebellwestoverton.co.uk/

 

 

Must mention voucher at time of booking – valid until 31st May 2020

Donated by The Bell at West Overton

Assorted Hamper

Tuck into some lovely goodies from our local

http://aveburyshop.co.uk/

Donated by Avebury Community Shop

Handyman Services – Kevin Lowe, Marlborough Area.

2 hours labour, including general DIY, painting, fencing, patios, window cleaning, hedge cutting etc.

 

Race Car Driving Experience, Thruxton.

Winner must hold a valid UK driving licence! Expires 19th October 2019 – an amazing day out!

http://thruxtonracing.co.uk/experiences/jaguar-ftype-plus

Donated by Alan Blake

Enjoy a game of Darts? Want to look the part?

Grab this or it’s twin promise and get ready to strut your stuff!

 

 

 

Size 4XL

Enjoy a game of Darts? Want to look the part?

Grab this or it’s twin promise and get ready to strut your stuff!

 

 

 

Size M

Family Ticket to Cotswold Motoring Museum

…Spend quality time together with this interesting promise

https://www.cotswoldmotoringmuseum.co.uk/

 

 

Family ticket for 2 adults and 2 children, valid to 30th November 2020

Donated by Cotswold Motoring Museum

A Morning on the Gallops with Alan King Racing, Barbury Castle.

See wonderful racehorses in training, then join Alan King for brunch!

http://alankingracing.co.uk/

 

 

To be arranged at a mutually convenient date

Donated by Barbury Stables

Spend some quality time together…

….and enjoy some beautiful surroundings!

http://www.batsarb.co.uk/

Donated by Batsford Arboretum

Have a special dinner planned?

Want that homemade dish but don’t want to actually make it? Then this is the promise for you

 

Dish for up to 8 people,  Avebury area. Donated by Kate Fry

Got a teen who loves to read?

With Boy Giant, Secret Weapon and s signed copy of David Baddiel’s Taylor Turbochaser, they won’t know which one to read first!

 

Donated by Kate Fry

VIP Tickets

Two tickets to Fight Town 3 professionals boxing

http://www.neilsonboxing.co.uk/product/4/

 

 

Valid only on Saturday 30th November

 

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