The Silent Auction

 

Thanks to the generosity of local businesses and companies we will be hosting a silent auction that will end on Saturday 31st October with the bidding on the first lot closing at 8.30pm and the final lot closing at at 9.45pm. 

Online bidding will close at 12.00 midday on Saturday 31st October but the lots will still be available to bid on at the Village Centre until the listed closing times.

 

Below is a list of the lots, with estimated values. Please keep checking back as this will be updated as more are donated.

In the event of two winning bids being equal we will award the lot to the first bid received. Bidding has already begun and you can place a bid now by clicking the link below.

The Bid Counters show what the current bid is. If you have bid already and see another has arrived since yours then do consider bidding a bit more!

Good luck

 

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A Chocolate Halloween Hamper (£30)

Donated by The Chocolate Libertine.

 

A wonderful Halloween themed hamper containing a mouth watering selection of this seasons new treats donated by The Chocolate Libertine.

The Chocolate Libertine is a local family run business, specialising in the manufacturing of bespoke artisan chocolate products. New for this season their halloween treats include bite size eyeballs made with creamy white chocolate and freeze-dried raspberry, milk chocolate Toadstools and hand-painted milk chocolate pumpkins with edible soil base.

With their range of products featured this year in Harrods magazine as well as a limited edition Harrods Easter egg selection, this is one treat you do not want to pass up on.

 

​Full Body Massage (£50)

Donated by Hibiscus Beauty Clinic.

 

Enjoy a full body massage at Hibiscus Beauty Clinic.

Hibiscus is a Beauty & Laser clinic in Stoke Poges offering a wide range of treatments and Dermalogica products.

Laser hair removal, thread veins and pigmentation, permanent make-up, derma roller, facials, electrolysis, waxing, St Tropez tanning, OPI manicure and pedicure, holistic therapies plus a full range of beauty treatments, Dermalogica products and aloe vera products.

 

Voucher is available till April 30th 2016

 

 

 

Lifestyle/Portrait (£100)

Donated by OneDay Photography

 

Arrange a photo shoot with Professional photographer Kevin Day. Kevin will get in touch to discuss what you want from this session — family portraits at home, a session in the local countryside or a range of individual portraits. This session will last for approximately two hours which means you even have time for a range of shots including portraits and lifestyle. You will have your photographs presented in a private online gallery which you can share with friends and family and then the full size files  will all be supplied to you on disc. Prints are not included in this lot. 

 

Voucher is available till June 30th 2016

 

 

The Shepperton Book &
4 Pinewood Cinema tickets 
(£80)

Donated by Pinewood Film Studio

 

Donated by Pinewood Film Studios this beautiful book celebrates the glory of Shepperton studios with a foreword by Sir John Mills and introduction by Sir Ridley Scott. The book includes a DVD with 12 classic film trailers on. 

Included in this lot are also 4 tickets to Pinewood Cinema. Pinewood Cinema is the new way to see films from the world famous Pinewood Studios. In programming partnership with Curzon Cinemas, the leading art-house cinema chain, the new service features weekend only screenings, family friendly screenings in the morning as well as independent and blockbuster releases.

 

 

Full Body Massage (£40)

Donated by Beauty Room Treatments.

 

Located in a delightful cabin within the Pinewood Nurseries The Beauty Room is offering a full body massage. 

Beauty Room Treatments, Stoke Poges is a unisex beauty salon that offers a wide range of treatments including manicures, pedicures & massage to meet everyones relaxation and cosmetic requirements.

They are a friendly and professional salon that uses products of the highest quality.  

Located within the grounds of Pinewood Nurseries 

there is a large area of free parking for customers.

 

Voucher is available till April 30th 2016


 

 

Afternoon Tea for Two (£65)

Donated by Stoke Park.

 

Enjoy Afternoon Tea at Stoke Park in The Orangery with delicately hand-made sandwiches, cakes and scones served with delicious clotted cream, along with your choice of a wide range of teas and coffees, all the while surrounded by breathtaking views of the estate. Traditional English Tea for those wanting to enjoy a time-honoured classic.

 

Voucher is available Mon-Thurs till April 30th 2016

 

Four Ball Round of Golf (£112)

Donated by South Buckinghamshire Golf Club.

South Buckinghamshire Golf Club is one of the finest public golf facilities in the South of England.

The emphasis is on a value for money golfing experience that will exceed your expectations. Set in 130 acres of attractive mature wooded parkland, The South Buckinghamshire is the ideal venue for a relaxing game of golf. There is a friendly ambience on and off the course and the clubhouse which opened in February 2014 offers an extensive menu in comfortable surroundings with good value fayre served throughout the day.

 

Voucher is available till April 30th 2016

 

 

 

Nikon Training Day (£129)

Donated by Nikon Training School.

 

This is a real opportunity to get the most from your Nikon camera. A fantastic lot that would be a great "extra" gift for that special person who may just get a new camera for Christmas, or perhaps you just want to take your photography to the next level. There are an enormous range of courses to choose from including Getting started with DSLR photography, Film Noir portraits, Food photography, Wildlife photography and many more. Do have a look on their website for the full range of courses, dates and locations. 

 

 

 

 

 

Shopping voucher (£50)

Donated by Sainsburys Supermarket.

 

This is a voucher to the value of £50. Even if Christmas wasn't just around the corner this is probably the easiest lot to bid for. If you ever shop at Sainsbury's then this is for you, if you just bid £50 for this voucher then you can just use it on your next shop and BBC Children in Need get your £50, so why not add your donation to the voucher value and really make a difference to helping a child live a little better.

 

 

 

A Night at the Opera (£250)

Donated by English National Opera.

The English National Opera have donated 2 top price tickets at £125 each for this stunning production of the Gilbert and Sullivan's classic
The Mikado.

Nov 28, Dec 3, 5 and Feb 3 @ 7.30pm

Almost 30 years on from its premiere, Jonathan Miller’s dazzlingly inventive staging of The Mikado returns to the London Coliseum. Set in an ever-so English 1930s seaside hotel, Miller’s Marx Brothers-inspired song-and-dance Mikado has long been a popular hit with audiences of all ages. The combination of Gilbert’s virtuosic wit, Sullivan’s memorable melodies and Miller’s witty antics is irresistible…

‘A glorious production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s best comic opera’ Daily Express 

 

 

Poinsettia arrangement (£50)

Donated by Pinewood Nurseries.

 

A beautiful seasonal Poinsettia arrangement that will surely be an eye catching piece for the festive season.

Pinewood Nurseries is a local independent plant nursery which specialises in growing annual bedding and hanging baskets for wholesale & retail.

The nursery offers the broadest selection of what is new, most popular and unique in the world of bedding. The Farm Shop offers an ever changing selection of tasty treats alongside the every day staples of your kitchen cupboard. With ample parking on site a relaxing and friendly shopping experience is always to be had.

 

 

Paintball! (£100)

Donated by Delta Force UK . 

 

Each ticket is valued at £100 and provides
free entrance and equipment hire for 10
people at any of the high quality Delta Force
paintball  venues across the UK. Although
lucky for us there is a great venue on
Gerrards Cross Road just North of the village.

This is perfect for that special birthday coming
up, or perhaps a group of work colleagues
can get together and have a great day out.
The sessions start at about 9.00am and last
till 4.00pm with up to 14 games throughout the
day. Have a look at their website to see just
how much fun you can have just a few hundred
metres up from the Village Centre.

Why not get together with a few friends and
put in a great bid for BBC Children In Need for
this great donation.

The cost of the actual paintballs is not
included in this lot. See website for details.

 

 

Sunday Lunch for Four (£40)

Donated by The Fox and Pheasant

 

Enjoy a great Sunday lunch with friends or family at the Fox and Pheasant. The voucher entitles you to a meal for four people (drinks are not included) at this great pub/restaurant just up the road from the Village Centre. This Carvery is a really popular Sunday venue so once you have won this lot please make sure you book your table well in advance.

 

 
 
Four tickets to
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK (£32)

Donated by The Stoke Poges Players

 

A family ticket for 4 to see this seasons panto by the Stoke Poges Players in the Village Centre.

The Director for this production will be our glamorous Ugly Sister Euthanasia, aka Martin Shackleford, who will be assisted by Julie Cawood. The whole group are looking forward to putting on what they hope will be another great show. We won’t have the Ugly Sisters this time but on stage there will be Gorgonzola the cow, a talking harp, a goose laying golden eggs and an apprentice to the Squire. With the addition of these characters all members of our audiences should find something that will appeal to them..

 

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Included in the lot:

  • 12-14 action-packed games

  • Choice of quality paintball game zones (featuring props from Hollywood movies)

  • Full head protection anti-mist 
    goggle system 

  • Full body protection - body armour

  • Full neck protection - combat suit with high padded collar

  • Custom designed combat suit

  • Latest USA-spec rapid-fire semi-automatic machine guns

  • Hip-mounted 400-shot capacity ammo magazine – DF battlepack 
    (to safely carry your paintballs)

  • Tuition and supervision by friendly DF marshalling staff

  • Unlimited gas propellant

  • End of day debrief and awards

  • Comprehensive public liability insurance

  • Tea & coffee refreshments all day

 

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CLOSING TIME FOR BIDDIING ON THIS LOT 8.35PM

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The club is affiliated to the Chiltern Association of Camera Clubs (CACC).

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