Do not miss this opportunity to spoil yourself and support the Scout Group at the same time.
Look through the programme. See anything you like?
It could be yours for a very affordable price!
Here is a rundown of the evening:
A BIG THANK YOU
The Scout Group would like to thank all of you who have either offered promises of goods or services for the auction or who have helped in some other way in its preparation. Without your generosity and support, this event would not be possible. In particular, we are grateful to the following companies for their donations:
|1||Free basic service for a rotary lawnmower
Professional lawn mower service at F.Giles (located Chessington Garden Centre). https://www.fgiles.com/
|F Giles Garden Machinery (Professional)|
|2||Gardening / clearing (2 hours)
Strong, hard worker with many years experience doing gardening, weeding and odd jobs for neighbours and friends.
|3||Lawn mowing (2 hours)
2 hours of lawn mowing at a weekend
|4||1 hour of help in your garden/B>
||Samuel Krisnha (Beaver) Accompanied by Mum or Dad|
|5||Voucher Term for the Heart and Soul Choir in Epsom (Wednesdays 8pm) or Ashtead (Mondays 7.30pm)
The Heart & Soul Choirs are about singing and music being accessible to all in their community. (https://www.heartandsoulchoir.co.uk/)
|Roz McLeod (Professional)|
|6||Piano lessons (3 x 30 minutes)
Three 30 minute piano lessons for beginner or up to grade 6, ages 6-80+. I have over 30 years experience teaching all ages and abilities including special needs and preparation for ABRSM exams up to grade 7
|Julie Houghton (Professional)|
|7||Piano lesson (1 hour)
1 hour piano lesson to learn your favourite song
|Judith Sitford (Professional)|
Food and Drink
|8||Two Course Meal for 2 at The Barley Mow, Epsom
Valid until 31st December 2020. Please book via phone or email to check availability. (https://www.barley-mow-epsom.co.uk/)
|The Barley Mow (Professional)|
|9||A bottle of port signed by the current Prime Minister|
|10||A £20 Voucher for Ben's butchery, Upper High Street, Epsom.
|Ben's Butchery (Professional)|
|11||An espresso duo coffee set and coffee cups and for 2||Christine Fellows|
|12||Large selection of Lindt chocolates||Ellie Dandher|
|13||A 2 course toastie meal
Two course toasties (one savoury, one sweet). Please tell us of any allergies in advance.
|Ben Webb (Scout)|
|14||Soup for your freezer, with organic vegetables of your choice
(approx 2 litres)
|15||A parent and child cupcake class - lots to choose from in the year so you can pick any available. Pandibakes now meet in the Scout HQ during the week. https://www.pandibakes.co.uk/ Usual cost £45||Pandibakes (Professional)|
|16||A Victoria sponge or Devil's food cake||Chloe Houghton|
|17||Large Christmas cake
Large Christmas cake, for delivery in December as it's best to ice it nearer the time to allow for it to be fed with brandy for a few more weeks!
|18||Large Christmas cake
Large Christmas cake, for delivery in December. Contains nuts (from marzipan).
|19||Cakes (1 per month for 6 months!)
Either a monthly cake for 6 months, or 6 cakes/sets of 12 cupcakes over whatever time suits. E.g. carrot cake, chocolate brownies, iced cupcakes, chocolate cake.
One batch of homemade mince pies
|21||A Christmas cake or 12 Cupcakes||Celia Di Cicco|
|22||A Pizza making party
Pizza making party for up to five people (children or adults or both) which would cover everything from dough making through to cooking in a wood fired oven.
|Celia Di Cicco|
Home Made Gift
|23||Hoodie made into cushion cover (2 lots)
Has your child outgrown their leavers' hoodie, but you don't want to throw away their memories? I will turn their hoodie into a zipped cushion cover, for you to fill with your own 14"-18" cushion (final cushion size will of course depend on the size of the hoodie!). You may 'bank' this promise until whenever you like, but if you'd like your cushion cover ready in time for this Christmas, please bring your hoodie to HQ on 28th November.
Badges on to Beaver / Cub / Scout / Explorer jumper/shirt - Main badges, top award badge (i.e. Chief Scout), and up to 5 staged activity badges. Ideal for someone changing sections in the next year.
|25||A 1 hour French or German lesson
Can be toddler, child, teen (GCSE) or adult.
|Carolyn Tesslement (Professional)|
|26||Maths Tutoring (up to Year 6)
2 hours of Maths tutoring, up to Year 6. Contact to arrange convenient time / date.
|Sarah Fowler (Professional)|
|27||Tutoring - Maths, Physics or Biology||Chloe Houghton|
|28||Dog walking service
One weekend of dog walking
|29||Dog walking service
2 mornings (at a weekend)
|Oscar Shimell (Beaver) Accompanied by Mum or Dad|
|30||Holiday hamster / rabbit care
Holiday care for one pet e.g. rabbit or hamster, which can stay at home alone during the day (whilst at work)
|31||Megaball donated by Toy Barnhaus, worth £5||Toy Barnhaus|
|32||Voucher for 2 to Bocketts Farm, Leatherhead
Entry for 2 to Bocketts Farm (until 23rd July 2020), excludes 20-24th Dec, 17-21st Feb, 4-19th April, 8th May, 22nd May-1st June). https://www.bockettsfarm.co.uk/
|33||Voucher for 2 adults - London Transport Museum
The voucher is for one use only. Valid until Thursday 29th October 2020. https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/
|London Transport Museum|
|34||2 hours relaxing in a Jacuzzi hot tub for up to 6 people, ideal for a family or for friends.
A bottle of wine will also be provided or soft drink Under 14s to be supervised at all times. Towels and costumes not provided.
One evening of babysitting at a mutually agreed time.
|36||Babysitting evening with taxi to venue (locally)
One evening of babysitting at a mutually agreed time, with taxi service to and from venue locally.
|Hayden Fowler (Explorer)
Sport and Leisure
|37||One half term free dancing lessons at Ambition School of Dance (located in the Scout HQ)
They provide an extensive timetable of dance classes for children aged 18 months and over along with adult classes from beginner level. Voucher is for any age range. https://www.ambitiondance.co.uk/
|Ambition School of Dance (Professional)|
|38||A Four ball voucher at Tyrell's Wood Golf course
|Tyrrells Wood Golf Club|
|39||A Mountain bike tour for 2 hours, with pub lunch in a beautiful Surrey pub.
Need to provide own bikes and kit (lunch provided).
|40||Salsa lesson for 2 beginners (approx 90 minutes) - totally relaxed and fun - no experience required! (3 lots)
Lesson for all 6 people (3 x 2 people) to be at the same time
|41||FA one hour photo shoot in our bright, modern photography studio (worth £75), followed by an image viewing meeting and £25 credit towards our beautiful bespoke wall portraits, prints and high resolution image collections
Light Republic is an independent, family photography studio, situated at the heart of Epsom in Surrey; and utilises state-of-the-art photographic and retouching technology. Voucher expires 31/01/2020 https://www.lightrepublic.co.uk/
|Light Republic Photography Studio|
Hair and Beauty
|42||Voucher - Headmasters Hair cut and blow dry
See details on voucher. https://www.headmasters.com/salons/epsom/
|43||A ladies cut and blow dry <||Jo Stephens|
|44||A Freddie's Flowers bouquet
A big box of beautiful, seasonal and fresh Freddie's Flowers direct to your door (www.freddiesflowers.com). All their flowers come direct from the grower so they're the freshest around! Every delivery comes with a step-by-step guide to help you make the most of your flowers.
|45||Taxi service (up to 4 people)
It could be for something like a lift to or from an airport, or a lift to and from a party, or something similar. The main parameters are: Any time during the 12 months starting on the day of the Auction; Any time of day or night, any day of the week; Will cover Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted airports and addresses reasonably local to Epsom & Ewell (fuel cost and Dart charge included in promise); Can take up to four passengers + luggage (I have a Skoda Fabia (the estate, so not a huge boot, but can cope with a fair amount)) Would need plenty of notice to guarantee availability.
|46||Car cleaning for two carts
Car Cleaning services; will wash, polish and valet 2 cars
(One scout, one explorer, one competent adult)
|47||Car cleaning with a cake and prosecco picnic
The car wash would need to be in Epsom or Ewell, or within 15 minute drive. We'll go to their house to clean inside and out, hoover and dry. Meanwhile you enjoy the cake and prosecco.
|48||Motorbike ride to Newslands Corner
Ride on the back of BMW R1150GS motorbike - round trip to Newlands corner! Newlands Corner commands some of the best views over the Surrey Hills.
|49||Software repair for Windows computers||Ben Johnson (Explorer)|
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|50||Supply and fit a wireless router based Yale alarm kit (1A - 320 Sync) with app for remote functionality.
NOTE: Additional accessories e.g. more motion sensors beyond the kit will be charged for. Installation to take place during the week. https://www.rbpsecurity.com/
|Rob Price (Professional)
RBP Security Ltd - Yale Partner
|51||2.5 hour Wordstar Social Media Consultancy training session for a small business, sole trader, someone needing to use social media for work or someone needing to improve their professional profile and connections. Any combination of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.||Trish Crawford (Professional)|
|52||Driving lessons (up to 5 hours)
5 hours of driving lessons. Contact to arrange convenient time / date
|Melanie Abernethy (Professional)|
|53||Copywriting service (up to 5 hours)
Copywriting service - have you got a dissertation to edit? Have you got a job application you want to spruce up? Giving a speech and want to make it perfect? Do your kids need help improving how they write essays? This lot won't write it for you but it will give you suggestions and advice on how to improve an existing document, from someone who has been writing speeches and government documents for MPs and Ministers for nearly 20 years. (Can be email or face to face)
|Nick Poyntz (Professional)|
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|54||Holiday cottage for 2 days (4 bed), North Devon
A 2 day break for 4 people at our cottage in Georgeham, North Devon (Excludes school holidays - successful bidder to contact Wayne & Jane to discuss dates and availability.)
|Jane and Wayne Smith|
|55||Holiday cottage for a week (6 bed), North Devon. Including vouchers for family attractions The Milky Way (2 adults) and The Big Sheep (2 adults)
Located on the North Devon coast near Hartland and Clovelly. Includes school holidays.
Stay in a 6 bed holiday cottage for one week in 2020. Situated in North Devon, 3 miles from the lovely fishing village of Clovelly. Consisting of a lounge/kitchen room with log burner and TV, plus access to a rear courtyard with garden table and chairs. A double bedroom, a twin bedroom, bath/shower and toilet room, plus attached, but separate entrance, to a double sofa bedroom with ensuite shower room. There is additional garden furniture at the front of the property.
Local attractions include:
Cottage belongs to Richard and Christine Ascough. Week to be negotiated, but school holidays generally not a problem. Please bring your own towels and sheets as the cottage is not serviced. Cottage is dog friendly