Auction of promises 2022 – lots – Brightling, East Sussex – village website

1     A selection of six evergreen azaleas
Generously donated by Andrew & Ellie Edgar

2     Half a home reared lamb
Generously donated by Andrew & Caroline Wedmore

Lot 3: Duck house by Ross Turner

3 A handsome, hand made duck house  complete with bedding and food
Generously donated by Ross Turner

4     A load of logs
Generously donated by Chris French

5     A delicious homemade cake
Generously donated by Caroline Siggs

6     A homecooked lunch or dinner for six (excluding wine)
Generously donated by Harriet Norman

7     Entry for 4 guests to Sarah Raven’s Cutting Garden Open Day, 15 July 2022.  Tour the beautiful garden and enjoy lunch as part of this promise.  NB entry on this day is between 09.45 & 12.45 only
Generously donated by Sarah Raven

8       Experience a Pottery Throwdown experience for two over two days.  Hand build a bowl/figure one day then return a couple of weeks later to glaze/fire
Generously donated by Katrina Blench

9     A Family Membership for this year’s Heathfield Agricultural Show for 2 adults & 2 children. Includes: admission to Showground and Members’ Enclosure, with  catering & bar and free parking (before 10.00am) plus much much more …
Generously donated by Nicola Magill

10  Your name/home immortalised in a novel
Generously donated by Alan Judd

11  2 bottles Mountfield Winery cuvée 2016 sparkling wine
Generously donated by Judy Petty

12  Three of Vanessa’ wonderful dahlias
Generously donated by Vanessa Everett

13  A case of delicious red wine from the  Montepulciano region of Italy
Generously donated by Paul & Deborah Hatfield

14  Two tickets for the Stewards Enclosure at Henley Royal Regatta 2022 on any one day between 28 June – 3 July
Generously donated by Paul & Deborah Hatfield

15  Start your party off with a swing – six bottles of champagne
Generously donated by Cynthia & John Donald

16  Two Pairs of vintage leather riding boots: Size 10
Generously donated by Mark Bridge

17  Lunch for 6-8 People at Brightling Park
Generously donated by Di Grissell

18  An 8 ton digger & operator for one day
Generously donated by Russell Norman

19  A beautiful homemade cake
Generously donated by Caroline Croft

Lot 20: Gypsum mine tour

20  Not to be missed! A tour of the British Gypsum mines for 4 people
Generously donated by British Gypsum

21  Sunday Lunch for 4 people at The Swan Inn, Woods Corner (not to include drinks)
Generously donated by The Swan Inn

22  A meal for 6-8 people cooked in your home by celebrity Brightling chefs
Generously donated by Joanna Coleman and Beverley Quinn

23  A day’s shooting at Brightling Park.  Join a Family Day on 16 January 2023  Around 150 birds  All catering included
Generously donated by Helena & Henry Grissell

24  A full service for your bicycle with replacement       parts to the value of £50 as required    
Generously donated by Chris Lever

25  Signed copies of Charles Moore’s  biography of Margaret Thatcher
Generously donated by Gardie Grissell & Charles Moore

26  The use of the Temple, Brightling Park  for a tea or drinks party on a fine day
Generously donated by Henry & Helena Grissell

27  A whole deer butchered and ready for  your freezer
Generously donated by Stan Quinn

28  A large sourdough loaf (or two small  loaves) each month for 6 months
Generously donated by Charles Everett

Lot 29: Bronze resin model of a Royal Engineer

29  A wonderful bronze resin model of a Royal Engineer measuring 12″ high by well-known local sculptress Mary Cox
Generously donated by Mary Cox

30  A one-ton bag of woodchip (ideal for garden paths or muddy gateways)
Generously donated by Charlie Norman

31  A delightful hand-tied bouquet of flowers
Generously donated by Lizzy Suggitt

32  1 x 25kg sack of peanuts
Generously donated by Wrenns Feeds

33  1 x sack of working dog food
Generously donated by Wrenns Feeds

34  1 x 20kg wild bird food
Generously donated by Wrenns Feeds

35 A tour of the famous Keeley cricket bat factory,Ashburnham and the very special offer of a custom-made bat for adult or child.
Generously donated by Keeley Cricket Bats

36 Four hours cleaning of your home by Home Hug bespoke cleaning company with the additional touch of a flower posy.
Generously donated by Toni Page

37 A Canon 600D camera including spare batteries and charger.  This is a used camera, and although without instructions, they are available to download from the internet.The camera was found locally a couple of years ago, and despite being advertised as ‘found’ on a number of occasions, it has not been claimed.

38  A watercolour of Brightling Church

Lot 39
  1. A Fortnum and Mason hamper bursting with goodies (and a perfect accompaniment for Lot 26 – picnic/drinks at the Temple!)
    Generously donated by Biddy and Hugo Akerman
  2. A free one-hour shamanic healing treatment in the healing room at Green Oak Farm, Brightling with a little introduction to shamanic practice in the context of living alongside nature spirits on a biodynamic farm
    Generously donated by Dr Joanna Gore
  3. An experienced carpenter and joiner for the day. Wood repairs and renovation work. Paul Rushworth is experienced in conservation work, listed buildings and bespoke joinery both inside and out
    Generously donated by Paul Rushworth
  4. Treat yourself to a 30 minute relaxing back massage in the comfort of your own home.
    Generously offered by local qualified beauty therapist Donna French
  5. The choice of a manicure or pedicure
    Donna will come and pamper you in your own home