Auction of Promises

Welcome to The Auction of Promises Brochure

All proceeds raised will go to the Anniversary Fund

A special thank you to our adjudicating auctioneer, Guy Loveridge.

A former chairman of the Guild of Motoring Writers (2014-16), Guy published his first motoring book in 2000 and has written over a dozen since then. He’s also received the Guild’s Peugeot Motorsport Cup in 2015, and the Malcolm Jeal Award from the Society of Automotive Historians in Britain in 2019. In 2023 he was again Highly Commended in the Guild’s Awards. As an auctioneer he has been active since 1998 and held world records for prices achieved. He was at the School between 1982 and 1988 in Frys.

How to bid  

  • Browse through the list of auction lots.
  • Select any items you would like to bid on – you can bid on as many items as you wish ( be aware that you may be successful with them all).  
  • In order to bid for any item, please complete the short form with your bid and contact details.  You can make more than 1 bid on the same form.  Make a Bid. 
  • Leading bids for each item will be updated on a daily basis (working days) on this brochure. Those with leading bids will then be emailed on a daily basis (working days) with the update. Those with tied, but not leading bids, based on the t&cs, will also be informed by email on a daily basis (working days).   
  • Please note that you will not be updated immediately after making each bid.  
  • You are bidding to buy, so all bids will be considered a commitment to purchase.  
  • Closing date for online bids has been extended to Friday 31st May at 12pm. All winners  will be informed on Monday 3rd June.  
  • There are 8 lots (highlighted in red at the top of the brochure list) with a minimum bid in excess of £500 (with the exception of Lot D which has an excess of £1000). Note: there is no Live Auction, all bids are online.   
  • All money raised will go to the Anniversary Fund.
  • For further details please refer to the terms and conditions here 
  • Please contact us at auctionofpromises@berkhamsted.com with any queries. 

Happy bidding! 

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A. A fully aerobatic sortie in an Ex-RAF Scottish Aviation Bulldog trainer, piloted by Old Berkhamstedian and RAF Officer Chris Fopp

A fully aerobatic sortie in an Ex-RAF Scottish Aviation Bulldog trainer, piloted by Old Berkhamstedian and RAF Officer Chris Fopp from Turweston near Silverstone. For 1 person 

Offers in excess of £500 

B. Mixing and mastering of a song of your choice with Penn Studios

Fancy yourself as a bit of a singer? Here is your chance to move from karaoke to a full scale professional recording, mixing and mastering of a song of your choice with Penn Studios. For 1 person

Offers in excess of £500

C. A fantastic holiday package for 2 people at the Lagou Raxi Country Hotel, Greece

How would you like to spend a week in the stunning South Pelion, Greece? You can bid for a fantastic holiday package for 2 people at the Lagou Raxi Country Hotel, a cozy and elegant place that offers accommodation and breakfast, plus a delicious welcome or farewell dinner. You can choose any time of the year, except for mid July to end of August or national/public holiday weekends. You will be amazed by the beauty of the area, with its many gorgeous beaches and charming villages. The hotel is located near the lovely chapel of Agia Paraskevi, where you can enjoy the best view in the whole region – a breathtaking panorama of the Pagasitic Gulf and its islands, Mount Pelion, Volos and Evia. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the magic of Pelion in style! View more here.

Offers in excess of £500

D. Solario Racing is offering and hosting a fabulous unique two part five-star Champagne racing experience for four | CURRENT BID £1000

Solario Racing is offering and hosting a fabulous unique two part five-star Champagne racing experience for four: 

Part One: See behind the scenes of Amy Murphy’s historic Newmarket Stables, enjoy a private tour of the yard before watching horses work on some of the world’s most famous gallops. A champagne and canapés reception with Amy will precede a three-course lunch with wine at the nearby excellent Unico Italian restaurant – it’s where all the jockeys eat! 

Part Two (note this is on another date): An evening’s racing at one of Windsor’s evening meetings with Premier Badges which will include more champagne. Hosted by Simon Double, Racing Manager at Solario Racing, he will guide you through the racecard, hopefully providing you with a winner or two! There will be the opportunity to go into the paddock, normally the inner sanctum reserved for owners, trainers and jockeys.

Offers in excess of £1000

E. A weeks loan of a Genesis GV70

A weeks loan of a Genesis GV70. Your chance to have a weeks experience of the luxurious Electrified GV70.  A Sports SUV with an up to 400km range and all the appointments you would expect from such a stunning vehicle.

Offers in excess of £500

F. Spend a day on Suhaili with Old Berkhamstedian, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston. For up to 4 people.

Spend a day on Suhaili with Old Berkhamstedian, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, a distinguished Old Boy from our school. This is the historic 32-foot Bermudan-Ketch, the ACTUAL vessel that he sailed around the world alone and without stopping. It’s a rare and exciting opportunity! 

Offers in excess of £500

G. Sports Broadcasting Experience Day with Miles Harrison, for 1 person

Sports Broadcasting Experience Day. Your chance to get behind the scenes of the team that bring sporting events to life and who fill in the details with Miles Harrison. 

Offers in excess of £500

H. A day with the Welsh Rugby Union for 2 people

A day with the WRU for 2 people. This will include a visit to the National Centre of Excellence in the Vale of Glamorgan– Wales’s training centre for the World Cup, Six Nations and Autumn internationals. Includes a tour of the facility (meet with the coaches) and a tour of the National Stadium in Cardiff. John Neal (Head of Coaching Performance for WRU) will take you around and show you the places that the public rarely visit.

Offers in excess of £500

1. One week ski accommodation for 4-6 people

Take the family away and enjoy an indulgent ski break. 1 week stay* in a Swiss chalet apartment for 4-6 people. Located in Morgins, a village near the French-Swiss border, in the heart of the vast Portes du Soleil ski area. 2 twin bedrooms and double bed in the mezzanine for 2 people. South facing balcony.  View more here.

*Date is subject to availability and through arrangement with owner.

2. Nick Mason signed Pink Floyd Album – ‘The Division Bell’ |CURRENT BID £150

3. Face to face mentoring session for an aspiring medical student, with Medical Director, Dr Sharon Chadwick from the Hospice of St Francis (1 of 6)

Dr Sharon Chadwick is offering 6 individual lots

A face to face mentoring session with Medical Director, Dr Sharon Chadwick from the Hospice of St Francis for an aspiring medical student. Dr. Chadwick is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine with a special interest in advanced respiratory disease and advanced heart failure. 

4. Visit one of the South East’s largest vintage tractor collections. 4 tickets.

A rare opportunity to visit one of the South East’s largest vintage tractor collections, featuring the World’s first 4 wheel drive tractor, and 3 converted RNLI lifeboat launchers, weighing nearly 15 tonnes each (only 13 of this type were ever built). The collection also includes one of Great Britain’s first motor cars,  now 120 years old, and a 20 seater Bedford coach, which is 92 years old. 

5. Bowl made from acacia wood (1 of 2) CURRENT BID £200

Old Berkhamstedian Keith Goddard made this bowl from the acacia tree that stood in the Gravel Quad at Castle Campus for over 100 years.  

6. Face to face mentoring session for an aspiring medical student, with Medical Director, Dr Sharon Chadwick from the Hospice of St Francis (2 of 6)

Dr Sharon Chadwick is offering 6 individual lots.

A face to face mentoring session with Medical Director, Dr Sharon Chadwick from the Hospice of St Francis for an aspiring medical student. Dr. Chadwick is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine with a special interest in advanced respiratory disease and advanced heart failure.

7. A set of 10 hours worth of Padel Tennis court bookings at Game4Padel

 A set of 10 hours worth of Padel Tennis court bookings at the recently opened Game4Padel venue at Chesham 1879 LTSC. Padel is the fastest growing sport in the world and Chesham is the jewel of the Chess Valley, so this prize is bound to be hugely sought after. 


8. 4 Ball at The Grove Hotel 18 hole championship course | CURRENT BID £450

4 Ball at The Grove Hotel18 hole championship course. One for the devotee of the dimpled ball. A 4 ball, midweek (Monday – Wednesday) at one of the most attractive courses in England. Valid until 3 Feb 2025.

9. Wisden bottle of whiskey and vodka for true cricket fans |CURRENT BID £40

10. MacLean Suite Hospitality at Ross County Football Club for 4 people

This could be the best excuse for a weekend break to Dingwall and to see Premiership Football from the luxury of a box. You will enjoy fine Highland Hospitality including a hot buffet, half time fayre, access to the Executive Lounge and seats in the West Stand. Please note this voucher excludes Category A matches and is valid for Category B and C matches.

11. Nick Mason Signed Pink Floyd CD ‘Atom Heart Mother’

12. Founder and Owner of Improve On You Paul Ryan is offering his presentation skills foundation course which he will personally deliver at a venue of your choosing

This lot would be perfect for any business owner who wants to enhance the skills set of their team members while also giving them a fantastic learning experience. Founder and Owner of Improve On You Paul Ryan is offering his presentation skills foundation course which he will personally deliver at a venue of your choosing. Being a great public speaker is one of the most highly prized skills in the workplace and the content in this dynamic course can be used for presentations, interviews or sales meetings. Paul has an impressive client list including EY, ClearScore, ActionCoach and The Royal Academy of Engineering. To find out more go to the Improve On You website. Paul is one of the country’s leading trainers in his field and he promises to provide a three and a half hour experience that is guaranteed to bring all those who attend to the next level in public speaking. (Maximum 8 delegates) 

View the Improve On You website here.

 

13. Face to face mentoring session for an aspiring medical student, with Medical Director, Dr Sharon Chadwick from the Hospice of St Francis (3 of 6)

Dr Sharon Chadwick is offering 6 individual lots.

A face to face mentoring session with Medical Director, Dr Sharon Chadwick from the Hospice of St Francis for an aspiring medical student. Dr. Chadwick is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine with a special interest in advanced respiratory disease and advanced heart failure.

14. 4 x tickets to the T20 Blast game, Surrey V Glamorgan on Friday 21st June at the prestigious Kia Oval Cricket Ground CURRENT BID £150

 4 x tickets to the T20 Blast game, Surrey V Glamorgan on Friday 21st June at the prestigious Kia Oval Cricket Ground, home of Surrey County Cricket Club. Courtesy of our friends at The ACE Programme, these tickets are not ones that are available to purchase. They will be in the ACE box above the players dressing rooms. You will enjoy incredible views of the cricket and of the London skyline at sunset. Not one to be missed for the cricket lovers. 

15. Jonny Walker Private Collection ’15 (1 of 2) | CURRENT BID £320

The second release in the John Walker & Sons Private Collection range, focusing on the “Rare Fruit Character” of the Johnnie Walker range. This limited edition blended Scotch whisky was made using 29 specially selected casks. As with the previous edition, 8,888 bottled were produced, all very handsomely presented indeed. 

16. Nick Mason signed Pink Floyd book – InsideOut |CURRENT BID £50

Nick Mason signed Pink Floyd book – InsideOut. His own story of being a founder member of one of the biggest bands in the world. 

 

17. Fine Dining and Fine Jewellery experience for up to four people at The Diamond Trust | CURRENT BID £200

Fine Dining and Fine Jewellery experience for up to four people at The Diamond Trust. Enjoy a personally selected three course lunch with Champagne and wines followed by coffee and handmade chocolates at The Diamond Trust’s private showroom in Berkhamsted After lunch, Mr Vivian Watson will present a short talk about diamonds and you will have a hands on opportunity to try on and enjoy a selection of their remarkable diamond and gem collection 

18. A 4 ball voucher for Berkhamsted Golf Club | CURRENT BID £215

Keeping it local, and where your auctioneer/cataloguer spent his Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in his 1986-1987 school year – A 4 ball voucher for Berkhamsted Golf Club. 

19. One session of 3.5 hours with The Confidence Psychologist | CURRENT BID £100

Are you ready to stop smoking or vaping for good? You can achieve this during a single 3-and-a-half-hour session for 1 person with Susan Lamb, Clinical Hypnotherapist. Hypnotherapy is a safe and effective way to permanently change your habits and boost your self-esteem and motivation. Don’t wait any longer to be clean and healthy. QUIT NOW! 

The Confidence Psychologist website 

Email: contact@susanlamb.uk

20. Face to face mentoring session for an aspiring medical student, with Medical Director, Dr Sharon Chadwick from the Hospice of St Francis (4 of 6)

Dr Sharon Chadwick is offering 6 individual lots

A face to face mentoring session with Medical Director, Dr Sharon Chadwick from the Hospice of St Francis for an aspiring medical student. Dr. Chadwick is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine with a special interest in advanced respiratory disease and advanced heart failure.

21. Nick Mason signed Pink Floyd CD ‘The Division Bell’

22. 6 tickets to see an Open Air Production of The Gondoliers by Gilbert and Sullivan

6 tickets to see an Open Air Production of The Gondoliers by Gilbert and Sullivan Performed by Illyria. 13th July at Berkhamsted School. Brought to you by Berkhamsted Rotary.  

23. Stunning print titled ‘K2’ by Henry Fraser, the renowned “mouth artist” who paints with his mouth |CURRENT BID £70

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to bid for this stunning print by Old Berkhamstedian Henry Fraser, the renowned “mouth artist”.

Henry said:

“I have painted a few mountains over the past few years, most of the big names, and they are always a challenge. K2 was no different. I wanted to paint it in a different way to how I’ve painted previous mountains, I think in a more realistic way but instead of blur really wanting to highlight the rocks and cracks in contrast to the white snow.”

24. Tobias Oliver room make over voucher worth up to £2500 | CURRENT BID £200

Interior designer and Old Berkhamstedian Tobias Oliver is offering a room make over voucher worth up to £2500this could be the perfect excuse for that spring clean make over! This lot includes a full design scheme for one room, with moodboards, floorplan, elevations and renders. Click on this link to see Tobias Oliver’s portfolio.

25. Face to face mentoring session for an aspiring medical student, with Medical Director, Dr Sharon Chadwick from the Hospice of St Francis (5 of 6)

Dr Sharon Chadwick is offering 6 individual lots.

A face to face mentoring session with Medical Director, Dr Sharon Chadwick from the Hospice of St Francis for an aspiring medical student. Dr. Chadwick is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine with a special interest in advanced respiratory disease and advanced heart failure. 

26. 4 tickets for a 24/25 Chelsea Football Match | CURRENT BID £400

Are you a fan of Chelsea Football Club? Do you want to watch them play live at Stamford Bridge during season 24/25? If so, you don’t want to miss this opportunity to bid for 4 tickets for a Chelsea Football Match. You and your friends or family can enjoy the thrill of cheering for your favourite team and players, and witness the action and excitement of the Premier League. Whether you are a die-hard supporter or a casual fan, this is a chance to experience the best of English football. Don’t wait, place your bid now and get ready for an unforgettable match!

27. 2 day review of your company technology strategy with Bridgetech

A 2 day review of your company technology strategy with Bridgetech Group, with documented thoughts and recommendations, examining and discussing, with feedback, aspects of your corporate tech approach. Everyone needs to keep these things under review.

28. 2 passes to see Williams Racing HQ at Grove in Oxfordshire |CURRENT BID £225

A visit to the Williams Racing HQ at Grove in Oxfordshire. This is not just about Formula One, it is a fascinating experience with technology to the fore, as well as an amazing heritage.

29. Candle holder made from acacia wood

Old Berkhamstedian Keith Goddard made this candle holder from the acacia tree that stood in the Gravel Quad at Castle Campus for over 100 years.  

30. 3 night stay in a gorgeous 3 bedroom cottage in the heart of Stamford, for up to 6 people | CURRENT BID £200

Don’t miss this opportunity to stay in a gorgeous 3 bedroom cottage in the heart of Stamford for up to 3 nights! This charming property has a cozy living room, separate dining room, a well-equipped kitchen and three comfortable bedrooms. Two of them have double beds and the third one has bunk beds, perfect for kids. This is the ideal place to discover Stamford and all its attractions, from its historic buildings to its lively shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.

Sunnybank – traditional 3 bedroom cottage – Townhouses for Rent in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom – Airbnb

31. A personal styling session at either Berkhamsted Owned or Amersham Owned Hospice of St Francis shops for 1 person

32. A one night B&B stay for two near the wonderful Glyndebourne

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to stay for 1 night at a B&B near Glyndebourne. You will stay in a Wealden Hall House that dates back to the time of Geoffrey Chaucer, the famous poet and writer. The house is located in the charming village of Chiddingly, a ten minute drive from Glyndebourne.

33. Johnny Walker Private Collection ’15 (2 of 2) |CURRENT BID £300

The second release in the John Walker & Sons Private Collection range, focusing on the “Rare Fruit Character” of the Johnnie Walker range. This limited edition blended Scotch whisky was made using 29 specially selected casks. As with the previous edition, 8,888 bottled were produced, all very handsomely presented indeed. 

34. Nick Mason signed Pink Floyd CD ‘A Saucerful of Secrets’

35. A signed Adam Peaty OBE shirt | CURRENT BID £21

A signed Adam Peaty OBE shirt. Olympian, Gold Medalist and multiple World Champion swimmer. Genuinely Iconic sporting memorabilia.

36. Nick Mason signed Pink Floyd 1965 7 inch vinyl |CURRENT BID £100

37. Bowl made from acacia wood (2 of 2) | CURRENT BID £200

Old Berkhamstedian Keith Goddard made this from the acacia tree that stood in the Gravel Quad at Castle Campus for over 100 years.  

38. A VIP package for four people to ‘The Polar Express Train Ride’ Event | CURRENT BID £60

A VIP package for four people to ‘The Polar Express Train Ride’ Event. The winner chooses between the 4 PNP venues: Spa Valley, South Devon, Wensleydale or Edinburgh.

Each year thousands of guests board the train at one of the heritage railway host sites and embark on a thrilling journey bringing to life the magic of The Polar Express, complete with dazzling lights, and heart-warming scenes with all the well-known characters from the popular film. As you glide through the winter scenery, the dedicated team will recreate the enchanting atmosphere ensuring an immersive and unforgettable theatrical experience.

39. Stunning print titled ‘Peony’ by Henry Fraser, the renowned “mouth artist” who paints with his mouth | CURRENT BID £100

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to bid for this stunning print by Old Berkhamstedian Henry Fraser, the renowned “mouth artist”.

Henry said:

“I painted this as a thank you to Fearne Cotton for the amazing foreword to my new book. This was a fun one for me because I got to set up my own still life with some faux peonies mum has at home. I was able to setup the flowers in a way I wanted and I thought would be the representation of the flowers. It was my second attempt at still life, the first being Six Leaves.”

40. A pair of tickets to Goodwood Revival, 6-8 September | CURRENT BID £150

A pair of tickets to Goodwood Revival, 6-8 September. One day of the three-day event, of the winner’s choice. Includes behind the scenes access, a lunch and guided walk around the paddock area. The festival is an immersive celebration of fashion, vintage lifestyle and wheel-to-wheel racing at the historic Goodwood Motor Circuit. Visitors can expect memorable demonstrations and tributes dedicated to renowned cars and racing icons, with Formula 1 drivers, Le Mans and BTCC champions and Isle of Man TT winners taking to the track.

41. Nick Mason signed Pink Floyd CD ‘The Piper at the Gates of Dawn’ | CURRENT BID £15

42. Brit Ponds – Water Feature Consultation with Founder | CURRENT BID £200

Berkhamsted firm Brit Ponds (Brit Ponds – Ponds, Water Features, Koi Ponds specialise in ecosystem garden water features created the way Mother Nature intended.  As Master Certified Aquascape Contractors and Industry Award winners for their beautiful ecosystem ponds, streams, swim ponds, Koi ponds and garden water features, they use nature’s way of rocks, gravel and aquatic planting to do the pond filtration work and create natural looking water features that have crystal clear water, are low maintenance and look beautiful all year around.  Never using harsh chemicals or building materials in their work, Brit Ponds are professionally trained and annually Certified to Master status, so you can trust your water feature in the hands of qualified professionals.  Your consultation with Founder, Daniel Windley, will be at a time to suit and discuss all of your water feature needs.

43. 6×45 minute Executive, Mindset or Neurodiversity Coaching with OCB Coaching | CURRENT BID £200

6x 45 minute Execution, Mindset or Neurodiversity Coaching, to be taken before the end of 2024. The coaching can focus on any topic where the individual wants to create change in behaviour or mindset e.g. career (not these will be via Zoom).

44. Does your son or daughter aspire to become a lawyer? ABV Solicitors are offering work experience at the firm |CURRENT BID £100

ABV Solicitors are offering work experience at the firm.  

ABV is one of the best criminal law firms in the country and represents clients in some of the most serious and high profile cases that come before the courts. 

Cited in the Legal Directories (Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500) as  “Leading Firm”  specialising in fraud, criminal and regulatory work,  ABV Solicitors have offices across London and the Thames Valley.   ABV Solicitors has also been rated as one of the Times Best Law Firms four years consecutively. 

This week will provide a real taster of life as a Solicitor, conferencing with clients, preparing cases and attending the Magistrates Court and Crown Court with Solicitors and Barristers. 

This is ideal for an aspiring lawyer aged between 16 – 21. 

This can be arranged in 2024.   

45. Half day 1:1 bespoke photography workshop with photographer Adam Hollier CURRENT BID £75

Did you get a new DSLR camera as a present? Struggling to get the most out of it or simply want to take better photos? 

This course is ideal for: 

📷  Students about to embark on or have just started a photography course
📸  People with a basic understanding of the camera
📷  Semi professionals who want to up their game and go full time
📸  Those wanting to improve their photography skills and need some inspiration

Why not join me on a three hour one-to-one photography workshop, where you can expect to: 

📷 Learn more about your camera
📸 Understand the basics of digital photography
📷 Find out what makes a great image
📸 Understand composition, depth of field, lighting, shutter speeds, aperture settings, ISO settings, image resolution
📷 Have a great time! 

Remember these one-to-one camera workshops are tailored around you and your skill set so let me know if there’s a particular style of photography you are interested in (sports, landscape, portrait, general etc). 

46. Face to face mentoring session for an aspiring medical student, with Medical Director, Dr Sharon Chadwick from the Hospice of St Francis (6 of 6)

Dr Sharon Chadwick is offering 6 individual lots.

A face to face mentoring session with Medical Director, Dr Sharon Chadwick from the Hospice of St Francis for an aspiring medical student. Dr. Chadwick is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine with a special interest in advanced respiratory disease and advanced heart failure. 

Winter Escape 1

“The start of the ‘Winter Escape’ collection, a collection born in the winter inspired by my desire to be away from the cold, in a tropical climate and beautiful crystal clear waters. Pale green aqua tones with a shimmer representing glistening water which is visible as light hits the artwork”.

70cm x 2.4cm

Resin, Acrylic & Pigments on a Cradled Wood Panel

To see more of Skevi’s work, click here https://www.yourabstractartist.com/

47. A piece of art by Saatchi Art featured, international exhibiting and selling artist, Skevi Brodie | CURRENT BID £90

Winter Escape 1

“The start of the ‘Winter Escape’ collection, a collection born in the winter inspired by my desire to be away from the cold, in a tropical climate and beautiful crystal clear waters. Pale green aqua tones with a shimmer representing glistening water which is visible as light hits the artwork”.

70cm x 2.4cm

Resin, Acrylic & Pigments on a Cradled Wood Panel

To see more of Skevi’s work, click here .


48. Gregory Porter Print | CURRENT BID £10

This is a limited edition Giclee print of a Portrait of Grammy award winning Jazz extraordinaire Gregory Porter, completed by Contemporary Artist and Old Berkhamstedian, George Groves.

Every print will come signed by the artist, and numbered out of 50.

In early 2023, George and Gregory teamed up, as George was commissioned by financial planners Attivo to create a Portrait of Gregory, to be unveiled at the famed Cheltenham Jazz Festival. In late 2024, George had the grand honour of exhibiting the original Portrait at The Royal Albert Hall, engaging hundreds of fans of Porter to the picture.

Subsequently, this Portrait accumulated widespread attention, featuring in the BBC and Jazzwise Magazine, just to name a few.

Size A4, frame not included.

49. Fortnum and Mason Chocolate Box | CURRENT BID £100

50. An evening for up to 10 people, at the David Case Pavilion, food provided by Chartwells. | CURRENT BID £100

Why not take this opportunity to host up to 10 people at the school’s David Case Pavilion, overlooking Chesham Road Playing Fields.

Food (BBQ style) will be provided by Chartwells. Make it more fun and BYO beer, wine, fizz, whatever takes your fancy.

Date to be arranged with School.

51. A Tour for up to four people of the Household Cavalry’s Museum at Horse Guards Parade and Mounted Regiment in Knightsbridge Barracks. | CURRENT BID £50

52. Old Berkhamstedian Alice Hewson’s Ladies European Tour golf bag | CURRENT BID £100

This is Alice Hewson’s Ladies European tour bag, used for all of her 2023 season. It’s literally been around the world with her and stood on some very prestigious golf courses, including the Ladies US Open on the world famous Pebble Beach, California. It was by her side when she represented England in the professional team event, the International Crown event in America, then at Ladies Scottish Open and British Open and all Aramco events. It’s also been to Kenya (Alice was runner up), Ireland, Australia, South Africa, India, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and all around Europe and various events America, including doing her warm weather training at TPC Sawgrass, where she regularly plays the Stadium Course with the founder member’s. She’s rarely back in the UK but she is managed by Team Wasserman and has several sponsors, including all her clubs and kit from Titleist.

About OB Alice Hewson: Alice won the England U13 championships and was in the National U18 team at age 15. Her first GB&I cap came at age 15 in the Junior Vagliano Trophy and she played in three Vagliano Trophies. She also represented Great Britain & Ireland in the Curtis Cup in 2016 and 2018 and the Astor Trophy.

Hewson represented England twice at the European Girls’ Team Championship and five times at the European Ladies’ Team Championship. She was the only player to be part of both England teams to win the European Ladies’ Team Championships consecutively in 2016 and 2017.

After leaving Berkhamsted school, Alice attended Clemson University 2015–2019. She won her first two tournaments as a freshman, and by the time she graduated she held 49 records at Clemson, also winning 3 further times including the Clemson Invitational home tournament.  Individually, she played in the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur in 2019 and finished T10 and in the summer that year, she won the European Ladies Amateur Championship.

In 2020, Alice finished 5th at LET Q-School at La Manga Club and started her LET career with a win in her first event, the Investec South African Women’s Open in Cape Town and later that year won the Grand Final of Rose Ladies Series. 

Alice has had a successful tour career so far and entering her 5th season. She’s had an excellent start to her 2024 campaign and continuing to travel all over the world. She’s currently in Australia and will move on to South Africa in a few weeks.

53. 3 night stay for up to 7 people at Camelot House Cornish Holiday Lets | CURRENT BID £350

Offering a 3 night stay in one of the duplex /penthouse apartments, Excalibur or Lancelot. Holiday apartments are set within a private road with breath-taking sea views and views over the legendary Tintagel Castle, also known as Camelot Castle.

The link to the website is https://camelothousehl.co.uk/

54. Old Berkhamstedian Jonathan Bond’s LA Galaxy Football Shirt

Jonathan Bond, former goalkeeper for the LA Galaxy, has kindly donated one of his football shirts. Prior to signing with the Galaxy, Bond played for West Bromwich Albion, Peterborough United, Gillingham F.C., Reading and Watford.

55. Up to 3 guests to play a round of golf with Philip Golding, winner of The French Open 2003, at an 18 hole course of your choice | CURRENT BID £300

Philip Golding – Winner of The French Open 2003.
Five time winner on The Legends Tour (still actively playing).
Professional golfer and PGA qualified coach, with a career spanning four decades.

www.philipgolding.com

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