Welcome to our online auction!

All the money raised from this auction will go towards helping underprivileged girls in Malaysia with their primary and secondary school education.

This auction is being run in addition to a live auction, which will be conducted at our Variety Night on 17 November.

Our exciting auction lots are listed below. For more details, view our full auction brochure here!

How it works:

We are pleased to announce our fabulous ONLINE AUCTION! This will be run along with a live auction during our Variety Night on 17 November 2018.

The online auction is a bidding-only platform. In order to make a bid, enter your full name (OR check the “I would prefer to remain anonymous” box), along with your email address and the amount you would like to bid. Then press the “Bid!” button to send your bid to us. All prices and payments will be in GBP (£).

Each auction lot has a minimum reserve price for bidding, which is listed in GBP (£) under each auction lot.

The highest online bid for each lot will be transferred to our live auction on 17 November, where attendees can bid live on the auction lots. If your bid is the highest of any online or live bids, the lot is yours!

If you would also like to attend the live auction, book a ticket to our Variety Night here!

If you would prefer to only bid online, see below to begin bidding. Your bid will reach us directly via email, and your anonymity, where requested, is protected.

The online auction will close at 10AM on 17 November. If your bid is successful, we will get in touch with you within five working days after 17 November in order to arrange for payment, delivery (if necessary) and any other details.


Auction lots below: bid now!

Lot 1

Two Weeks at a luxury staffed villa in Grenada for 8/9 persons (flights excluded)

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Nestled on the picturesque southern tip of Grenada, and only ten minutes’ drive from the international airport, the villa faces Mount Hartman Bay at the front and has views of Prickly Bay and the sea at the rear. The villa sleeps 8 comfortably (in four double bedrooms) with a further single room capable of sleeping one more. Comes with a pool, space for water volleyball, ball games in the grounds and several terraced areas. Also a gardener/Man Friday available five days a week, a maid who will be in five days a week to organise washing, cleaning and ironing and a cook who can be retained at an additional cost.

Learn more about the auction lot/s here.

Reserve Price for Bidding: £3,000

Lot 2

A week at a villa in Verriéres, France for 10 persons

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A rustic, private home (sleeps 10+) dating from the 15th century in rural South West France available for a week between 15 June and 15 July, 2019. (Similar dates available in 2020). Ideal location for rural family getaways surrounded by wonderful rolling countryside perfect for long gentle walks. There are 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms with baths. There is a generous sized swimming pool, table tennis and a BBQ.

Learn more about the auction lot/s here.

Reserve Price for Bidding: £1,500

Lot 3

Old Knock Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland

TripAdvisor rating 9.2/10

3 night self-catering stay for 8 persons + 2 pets (no disabled access)

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Winner of Scottish Herald Judges building project of the year 2017, this 14th century whimsical, fairy-tale castle has been beautifully restored by its current owners and sits atop a hill with wonderful views from its glass-domed turret over the Ayrshire coast with its rocky coves and beaches to explore. Fully equipped kitchen, sauna in the tower, a private hot tub for 7, wood-burning stoves, underfloor heating, parking for 8 cars and 3 of 4 bedrooms are en-suite. With WiFi and a cloakroom. However with steep steps around the property it is not suitable for disabled access.

Learn more about the auction lot/s here.

Reserve Price for Bidding: £1,200

Lot 4

Beautiful flat in Klosters in the Swiss Alps for 6 persons during summer 2019 for 1 week

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Klosters, with its romantic, village-like atmosphere, offers a unique combination of a renowned mountain resort and the idyll of an unspoilt Graubünden village. The small resort of Klosters offers upmarket European chic with quaint Alpine architecture. It has long been popular with celebrities, royalty and the European elite.

Streets are traffic-free. The self-catering flat is close to the village centre and set in stunning surroundings offering incredible walks, fishing, riding, mountain biking and of course shopping in the exclusive resort of Klosters. The flat has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms with a large terrace and underground parking for 2 cars. It is available between June-August 2019. Great holiday for walkers and cyclists!

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Reserve Price for Bidding: £1,500

Lot 5

A weekend (two nights) for 2 at a 5* B&B in Kimmeridge, Dorset (inclusive of visit to Steve Etches Fossil Museum)

    

Kimmeridge Farmhouse is a classic country house offering a unique and relaxing retreat in the heart of the Isle of Purbeck. The Farmhouse was built in the 14th Century, with additional extensions added in the late Georgian/early Victorian times.  The Farmhouse has views of Kimmeridge Bay over its farmland which stretches right out to the designated World Heritage coastline. A beautiful and tranquil stay in gorgeous rooms with all the amenities.

The Steve Etches Fossil Museum opened in 2016 in Dorset. Steve grew up in Dorset and ran a plumbing business for many years. His amateur passion for fossil hunting in the rich strata of the Kimmeridge clay led him to discover several fossils, and has a species of Jurassic ray named after him, Kimmerobatis etchesi. There is a possibility of a personal tour of the museum with Steve himself subject to availability.

Travel to and from Kimmeridge is not included.

Learn more about the auction lot/s here.

Reserve Price for Bidding: £200

Lot 6

2 premium seats for “Hamilton” at Victoria Palace Theatre, London 7:30PM 23 January 2019

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Hamilton: An American Musical is a sung- and rapped-through musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton is an award-winning musical (including a Pulitzer Prize for literature!) which has been performed on Broadway and now in the West End, with music, lyrics, and a book by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

The seats are dress circle with a brilliant view of the stage and cast. Please note that the date and time of this lot is fixed and cannot be altered.

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Reserve Price for Bidding: £400

Lot 7

2 tickets to BBC Proms August* 2019

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2 PREMIER BOX tickets (Grand tier box 25 immediately left of Royal Box),with canapés, wine, and champagne

Hosted by Dr and Mrs Jack and Evelyn Singer

Come and join the sponsors in their box just beside the Royal Box at the Proms at London’s Royal Albert Hall! Enjoy a night out in August complete with great company, delicious canapés and drinks courtesy of your hosts. The view (see above) is fantastic ensuring you miss nothing of the entire ensemble and the fun in the pit! *Once the programme is finalised the RAH management will offer most nights in August for the hosts to select. The final programme is published online in April.

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Reserve Price for Bidding: £200

Lot 8

2 members all-day tickets to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 21 May 2019

              

The world-renowned RHS Chelsea Flower Show showcases new varieties of flowers, fruit and plants as well as international entries for the coveted ‘Best Garden of the Show’ award. The grounds of the Royal Chelsea Hospital host the event and aside from the gardens on show there are numerous restaurants and shops to browse.

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Reserve Price for Bidding: £195

Lot 9

2 tickets to ATP Year-End Tennis Champions Tour 7:30PM, 7 December 2019, Royal Albert Hall

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This is a chance to watch your favourite players, including Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras and Tim Henman, up close and to get an autograph or two at the ATP Champions Tour. It will be a fun Christmas day out with beautiful Hyde Park nearby, and some of the greatest museums in the world a stroll away, on Exhibition Road. Make a day of it! The seats are in an excellent position being in Grand Tier 38 entered via door 9.

Learn more about the auction lot/s here.

Reserve Price for Bidding: £200

Lot 10

Andrew Marr Painting: Oil on Canvas: “Summer’s Midnight Flowers” May 2018, 82 X 107cm

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Andrew Marr, for fans of the BBC’s flagship Sunday political programme ‘The Andrew Marr Show’, needs no further introduction. He is multi-talented, not only a renowned journalist, broadcaster and author but also an accomplished painter, whose work fetches well in excess of £1000. He has had many highly successful exhibitions of his work. Do not miss out! He has generously donated one of his larger works to the HVT Auction Extravaganza, boldly executed, with strong, confident strokes framing the flowers and a superb feel for colour. The midnight blue sky conveys depth and contrast. A stunning feature for a home and a talking point forever.

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Reserve Price for Bidding: £750

Lot 11

An Indian Vegetarian cooking class with 2 Michelin star chef Atul Kochhar for 1 19 January 2019, Leiths Cookery School, London

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Atul Kochhar owns and runs three of the most successful Indian restaurants in London, Benares, Vatika and Ananda. A day with the master will elevate your vegetarian repertoire to a whole new level. The course is run at the Leiths Cookery School in Wendell Road close to Stamford Brook, Shepherd’s Bush and Goldhawk tube stations.

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Reserve Price for Bidding: £150

Lot 12

Tour of the House of Commons with Afternoon Tea on the Terrace for a Family of 4

Hosted by the RH Tracy Brabin, MP and Shadow Minister for Early Years

                  Parliament

The Palace of Westminster, , arguably the most famous building of government in the world, is a must-visit destination for anyone living in or visiting the UK. You will be shown areas of the Palace of Westminster that are not normally open to the public such as private dining chambers, the Blue Chapel and others. Then a delicious tea overlooking the river Thames. This is another of our ever popular lots and raises significantly more than the reserve bid.

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Reserve Price for Bidding: £120

Lot 13

6 bottles of Quinta do Vesuvio Portuguese Port

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Despite its remoteness, Quinta do Vesuvio, has to be the grandest quinta. Its saturated blue/purple color is more dense than many of its peers. Impressive in the mouth, with full body, sweet creme de cassis and blackberry liqueur intermixed with smoke, earth, and spice, this sensual effort possesses elegance allied to power and authority. Complex, fat, rich, and intense, it is an exceptionally stylish, graceful effort to enjoy between 2006-2020+.

Learn more about the auction lot/s here.

Reserve Price for Bidding: £50 per bottle or £250 for the box

Lot 14

Master- Touch Limited Edition Weber Charcoal Barbecue 57cm diameter

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Be the envy of the whole neighbourhood as you create a delicious barbecue meal with the iconic Weber red kettle, available for a limited time only. Be inspired by this collector’s edition kettle, equipped with Gourmet BBQ System cooking grates that will allow you to cook up an epic festive feast, and make this Christmas one to remember.

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Reserve Price for Bidding: £175


We would like to thank our wonderful donors for all their generous contributions to this auction!

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