Silent Auction in aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH)

Silent Auction in aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH)
As you may know, Pigeon has chosen East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) as its charity of the year. EACH supports families and cares for children and young people with life-threatening conditions across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.
Amongst sponsored runs, a bike ride, the “Great Pigeon Bake Off”, and an office swear box, we are holding a SILENT AUCTION.
Please see listed below a wide variety of fantastic prizes, most of which have been donated by our friends and families.

If you would like to take part:

  • The auction will take place over six weeks closing on 1 November 2016.
  • If you see a Lot/lots that you wish to bid on, please email Jenna Meredith with your bid.
  • Your bid will be made in strict confidence. You are welcome to email Jenna at any time during the auction.
  • Jenna will update you every Friday on the current highest bid for each prize.
  • The name of the person with the highest bid will remain anonymous and they will be informed privately if and when a higher bid is received.
  • Winners will be notified of their winning bid on 1 November 2016.

There are some great prizes for a great cause and we are hoping to raise lots of money. This is an open invitation and anyone can bid. Please bid enthusiastically!

Lot No. Description Highest current bid Reserve
Lot 1 Vintage Macallan – a bottle of 10 year old Speyside single malt whiskey, matured in sherry casks. Believed to have been bottled in the 1970’s. 100% proof. Best add a drop of water! £140
Lot 2 A tin of freshly baked sausage rolls baked by Pigeon’s very own Emma Conley.  A Pigeon favourite!  £50
Lot 3 Lunch or dinner for two at The Packhorse Inn, a modern European country pub located in Moulton, near Newmarket. £120
Lot 4 ***** A week’s stay in a stone farmhouse near Cahors, in the Lot region. One hour drive from Toulouse. Four double bedrooms. Swimming pool. Tennis court in nearby village. Plentiful activities in the area including boating on the River Lot, kayaking on the River Aveyron, and walking and cycling in beautiful unspoilt countryside. £2,400
Lot 5 Two magnums of Bollinger Champagne. £220
Lot 6 A natural Christmas tree freshly cut from Bullbanks Farm, Colchester. Delivered within a reasonable distance of Bury St Edmunds. Approx 6ft. £45
Lot 7 Use of a secluded beach hut in the sand dunes on Old Hunstanton beach for a weekend. A top location for a family party or a couple of beach days with the children. £100
Lot 8 A pair of tickets for the Ipswich Town v Cardiff City match at Portman Road on Saturday 10 December 2016, K.O. 15.00. Supporters of the Canaries may prefer to pay to stay away! £40
Lot 9 A case of Château Moulin Riche 2011. £350
Lot 10 A selection of 24 bottled beers. £48
Lot 11 Canapes for a private party for 10 people by Zeeus caterers. What a Christmas treat! £115
Lot 12 *New* An official Manchester United pennant signed by Ander Herrera, Ashley Young, Antonio Valencia and Marcos Rojo. The item will also include a certificate of authenticity and matching hologram. £35 £10
Lot 13 *New* A child’s story package. Pigeon’s very own Tom Tawell, a self-published children’s author has donated a signed copy of his book titled ‘Runaway Toes’, a t-shirt in your preferred size and a framed signed print (a choice of 9 illustrations). Age approx 4-7 years. £40 £15