Oxford Playhouse Gala Dinner & Auction
Oxford Playhouse's Gala Dinner and Auction is taking place this Friday evening at Exeter College with special guest speaker Miriam Margolyes.
There will be a live auction on the night of special experiences, fabulous holidays and beautiful jewellery and we are also running a silent auction during the evening.
You can bid in advance for one of the fantastic silent auction lots below. Only the bids will be shown - your name will not appear.
If you would like any further information about the auction or the dinner, please contact Rachel Green on email@example.com or 01865 305316.
Lot number 1
TEA AND SET TOUR WITH TIMOTHY WEST PLUS TICKETS FOR THE HANDYMAN
Enjoy tea at the Playhouse with Timothy West when he is here this autumn starring in Ronald Harwood’s play The Handyman (29th October to 3rd November). Timothy will also give you a tour of the set before you settle down to enjoy the show, which looks at justice and revenge in a story that intrigues from start to finish. Two tickets for the show are included together with complimentary interval drinks.
Timothy West is one of the UK’s favourite stage and TV actors. His many stage credits include Caryl Churchill’s A Number, The Winslow Boy, The Master Builder and Henry IV, all at Oxford Playhouse. On television, he has appeared in Bleak House, Lewis and Poirot, to name but a few, and his film credits include Iris.
Courtesy of Timothy West and Oxford Playhouse
Current highest bid £100.00
Lot number 3
A WEEKEND IN CENTRAL LONDON
Enjoy a weekend in London in a centrally located flat within walking distance of the Royal Festival Hall, National Theatre and the Old Vic.
Located in Westminster Bridge Road opposite Lambeth North Tube Station, the flat is situated in a purpose-built block near the colourful Lower Marsh area (the South Bank’s market) and yet is quiet for London. It has one bedroom, sitting room with a balcony looking out on a garden, kitchen and bathroom. There is secure parking and a 24-hour concierge.
With excellent access to the tube, a wide range of buses nearby and plenty to see and do, the flat is an ideal base for a London weekend.
The flat is available most weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights).
Courtesy of Quentin & Ann Campbell
Current highest bid £100.00
Lot number 4
DESIGNERS GUILD – A ROOM FULL OF WALLPAPER
The winner will be invited to visit one of our flagship showrooms, either on Chelsea’s Kings Road or Marylebone High Street, to choose ten rolls of any wallpaper. We have a team of interior designers ready to help with choice and scheming, in a setting that is sure to inspire.
There is something to suit every taste and we love creating magic in a space and transforming it with colour, texture or pattern. Whether the space is grand or modest, traditional or contemporary, small or large – the possibilities are endless. Wallpaper is an easy but very effective way of making this transformation possible.
Choose from any of our held brands: Designers Guild, Ralph Lauren, Christian Lacroix, William Yeoward or the Royal Collection, each and every one different from each other in terms of style, but similar in that they all combine unique design with great quality
Courtesy of Simon & Alison Jeffreys
Current highest bid £150.00
Lot number 5
A WEEK’S SKIING IN KLOSTERS
Enjoy a week’s self-catering ski holiday in a charming apartment in a traditional village building in the fabulous Swiss ski resort of Klosters. Centrally located and just two minutes from the ski lifts, railway station, shops and restaurants, the second-floor apartment comfortably sleeps seven. There are three/four bedrooms (double, twin, bunk and dressing room), a fully equipped eat-in kitchen, two balconies, shared use of the garden, Sky TV, a DVD player, internet access and a separate laundry room.
Klosters shares its ski area with Davos and is renowned for its off-piste skiing. The marked pistes include both the steepest and longest ski runs in Europe. Non-skiing activities include swimming, walking, ice skating and curling. The nearest international airport is Zurich, approximately 1½ hours away.
Available for a seven-night stay between 10th and 19th January 2013.
Courtesy of an anonymous donor
Current highest bid £500.00
Lot number 8
PEARL AND WHITE TOPAZ EARRINGS BY KRISTINA CHARRINGTON
A pair of 9ct white gold ‘Kiss’ earrings set with white topaz with detachable cultured fresh-water 12mm pearl drops.
Kristina Charrington is a jewellery designer with a career spanning over 20 years. Her jewellery combines classic and contemporary elements with great elegance.
Courtesy of Kristina Charrington
Current highest bid £350.00