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Grand Auction of Promises in aid of the Harrold Centre redevelopment

November 19, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

As part of the Harrold Centre fund-raising activities we are holding an Auction of Promises on November 19th at the newly refurbished Royal Oak in Carlton.  Tickets for this event will cost £5 to include a “Not-To-Be-Missed” Buffet and full colour catalogue.

For tickets please ring 01234 510720 or call in at Carlton Stores.

If you can’t make the evening but would like to enter a sealed bid for one of the lots, please send your bid, via email, to anthony_lockwood@hotmail.com

The highlights of the lots so far:

* A week in a top floor penthouse apartment with sea view in Nice for six guests
Details/pics of the apartment can be found at https://www.homeaway.co.uk/ Where it says ‘Where Do You Want To Go’ in the left hand box type in 8816 and then Search

* A Porsche experience day at Silverstone
One for the real speed merchant and who knows how far up the Formula tree you might go?

* A single tier celebration cake of your design
Football theme for a lad’s party? Just a special birthday or something more wacky? Let your imagination run riot and test our own local Mary Berry! https://www.facebook.com/EmilyBakesOlney/

* A cashmere scarf
A beautiful, stylish, 100% cashmere scarf

* A massage and facial package at The Retreat
Pure pampering at Harrold’s renowned beauty shop

* A beautiful Tusting’s leather bag

* A ladies cut and blow dry at No 68
Harrold’s very own top class hairdressing saloon

* Two VIP tickets for a Bros concert (choose your date and venue) during August 2017
Choose your date and venue- London, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham, Newcastle

* A meal for two at the Royal Oak, Carlton to the value of £50

* Two VIP tickets (access all areas) for the Download festival at Donnington Park, 10,11,12 June 2017
 System of a Down, Biffy Clyro and Aerosmith are headlining and Slayer, Rob Zombie and Five Finger Death Punch are also playing

* A meal for four at the Muntjac Indian Restaurant to the value of £60

* A whole jointed muntjac, ready for the freezer
Professionally butchered, jointed and bagged. About 20lbs of high quality venison

* Three men’s haircuts at No 68
Mustn’t forget the boys side of Number 68

* A gel polish manicure by Lindsay at the Pigtails Salon, Odell
Find out why her reputation keeps growing

* A hamper of traditional local produce from Carlton
From our very own local, traditional shop in Carlton

* A ladies cut and blow dry with Olaplex conditioning treatment at the highly regarded Pigtails, Odell

* A £30 voucher for Harrold’s latest eatery, the Chinese restaurant at The Oakley Arms

* The making of a posh frock (eg prom/ball dress) by our very own local seamstress Fran Ross
Fran got through to the last round of auditions for the 2016 Sewing Bee! Buyer to provide/pay for the cost of materials

* A day’s shooting on one of 3rd, 17th or 31st December (all Saturdays)

* Two VIP tickets for a 2017 British Touring Car Championship race day with driver Tom Ingram’s Speedworks Motorsport team
The BTCC is the biggest and most exciting 4 wheeled motorsport event in the UK. Watch some of the closest and most entertaining car racing at some of the UK’s best sporting venues. As a VIP guest, you won’t get closer to the action, the drama and the glamour.  VIP tickets include circuit entry, hot breakfast roll, 2 course hot lunch, afternoon tea, all hot, cold and alcoholic drinks, grid walk and garage access, meet and greet with drivers/grid girls etc, and goody bags to take home.  The 2017 BTCC calendar is available here: http://www.btcc.net/2016/06/14/2017-dunlop-msa-british-touring-car-championship-calendar-announced/ 

* Sunday lunch for four and a bottle of wine at the wonderful Fox Inn in Carlton

* One bridal skirt: The Watkins (www.houseofollichon.co.uk)
This beautiful swing skirt is a fun alternative to the big wedding dress while still providing that traditional touch.  Made with a deep peach lace laid over a heavy lining gives great shape and a fun, spin effect!  72cm waist which is a size 10 – 12

* One bridal skirt: The Hammond (www.houseofollichon.co.uk)
This simple yet stunning full length maxi skirt is a modern piece designed for the fashion-forward bride.  The Hammond has three layers of fabric topped off with light, floaty chiffon to give a full effect and ensuring that you glide on your big day!  It has a flattering waistband designed to sit in the smallest part of the tum.  64cm waist which is a size 8 – 10

* One bridal jumpsuit: The Kay (www.houseofollichon.co.uk)
An uber-cool, structured bridal jumpsuit with a cinched-in waist and wide trouser legs. The cut-out sides and 80s themed shoulder shape will give any wedding day a touch of attitude. The Kay also provides a lovely evening option, imagine that sparkle on the dance floor. This piece is a size 8
·         Made with high quality matt crepe from Italy
·         Flattering front pleats and wide waistband
·         Hand stitched British sparkle set in the front panel
·         Handmade in London

* A round of golf for four at the glorious Bedford and County golf course at Clapham

* A pack of Portuguese delicacies from Harrold based Spread The Wine
The pack comprises a bottle of Reserva wine, olive oil, honey and Port Wine biscuits

* A £10 voucher for afternoon tea or early breakfast at Teazels

* 2017 family membership of Harrold Tennis Club
No more bickering at home – take it out on each other on the court!

* Half a term of adult or junior tennis coaching with free racket and balls
From Nigel Willard Tennis

* A day’s fly fishing
A day’s fly (trout) fishing on the River Manifold in Staffordshire (season is March to September)

* A cocktail making experience for 6 people at the Royal Oak in Carlton
Each person is shown how to make 3 cocktails of their choice with snacks and nibbles throughout the afternoon/evening

* £20 off a meal for two and a bottle of house wine at the Bell, Odell

* A Christmas wreath from Podington Garden Centre

* Tuition Voucher for two to include guns, ammunition, ear defenders etc at Sporting Targets

* 10 decorated polo shirts – the buyer chooses their own design, decoration and sizes
From Dread Ltd,  Milton Keynes

* A meal for two with a bottle of house wine, up to the value of £50, at the Spices of Paradise

* Tea for two at Milton Ernest Garden Centre


November 19, 2016
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm


The Royal Oak
Carlton MK43 7LP United Kingdom