LIVE AUCTION PRIZES - Westminster Cathedral Choir School

Lot 201 Enjoy a week in Marbella in a beautiful holiday home, Value €4000
Situated in the heart of beautiful Nueva Andalucía, this five bedroom villa
(each bedroom with its own en-suite bathroom) is perfect for both quiet relaxation
or entertaining with a number of sun terraces as well as shaded al fresco dining and a
large secluded pool. More active guests can use the private tennis court or play golf at
one of the 6 courses within a 4km radius and the sophisticated shops and restaurants of
Puerto Banus are only 5 minutes away. Dates are subject to availability only. Offer to
be taken by the end of 2016. This amazing lot is valued at €4000. For more
information please ask Miss Lucy Auger or visit – property
reference S22441. Miss Auger spent a memorable week there last summer and is happy
to answer any questions about the villa and the surrounding area.
Lot 202 Head Master for a Day
Your son’s chance to run the school for a day with the help of our very own Mrs Vigurs!
Extra breaks? He decides! Donated by Mrs Vigurs.
Lot 203 Sam Pelly Family Photo Session
An exclusive opportunity for a family photo shoot by Sam Pelly at his studio in London.
Sam Pelly has been working as a photographer since finishing his studies at the London
College of Printing in 2000 and is a regular portrait photographer for Vogue, Tatler, The
Telegraph and The Evening Standard. For more information, please visit
Donated by Mr and Mrs Peganov.
Lot 204 Cricket Lovers
Mr Thomas, Mr Graham, Mr Kellaway and Ms Philips are offering a trip to a 20:20 cricket
match at The Oval for twenty boys followed by pizza. Donated by Mr Thomas, Mr
Graham, Mr Kellaway and Ms Philips.
Lot 205 American Football Is Coming to Town!
Four National Football League (NFL) Wembley tickets to see Kansas City Chiefs vs
Detroit Lions on 1st November 2015. The NFL is a professional American football league
consisting of 32 teams. Kick-off at 2.30pm. Donated by Mr and Mrs McKenna.
Lot 206 A Trip to the Honorary Artillery Company of London
An opportunity for six boys to visit the Honorary Artillery Company of London, the
founding regiment of the British army, with Mr Thomas and Mr MacGreevy. Donated by
Mr Thomas and Mr MacGreevy.
Lot 207 5 Car Supercar Experience and Framed Memorabilia and Image
The chance to drive and compare 5 Supercars on the same day! You can choose to drive
5 supercars from Ferrari, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Porsche, Audi R8 and Nissan GTR.
You will attend a safety briefing before driving 3 miles in each car around a specialist
race circuit in Leicestershire. In addition, the winning bidder also receives a stunning
framed GB Formula One Legends Display hand signed by Sir Stirling Moss. The
memorabilia alone retails at £395. Takes place in Leicestershire on selected dates
including weekends. The prize is for one driver and one spectator. You must hold a full
and valid driving license and be legally able to drive in UK. Max weight 20 stone. Max
Height 6’5”. In addition, your favourite photograph that your spectator takes from your
experience will be printed on large format, and beautifully mounted and framed as a
fabulous souvenir of an unforgettable day.
Lot 208 The Head of Masterchefs
A sumptuous gourmet four-course meal for up to 10 guests in your own home with Mr
McLaughlan as chef, Mr Graham as sommelier, Mrs Rodger and Miss Auger as
waitresses. Menus by arrangement with the hostess. Donated by Mr McLaughlan, Mr
Graham, Mrs Rodger and Miss Auger.
VIP Package for Two for the Russian Ballet Icons Gala, Sunday 8th March 2015
The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2015 will celebrate its 10th anniversary in a special
retrospective performance dedicated to the history of Russian Ballet. The ballet will be
held on Sunday 8th March at 7pm at the London Coliseum. This unique and sold out
performance will be followed by dinner at The Savoy for VIP guests in the presence of
the esteemed ballet dancers as well as members of the Royal Family, distinguished
guests and celebrities. Donated by Mr and Mrs Peganov.
England XV versus Barbarians, Rugby at Twickenham on Sunday 31st May
A unique trip for 4 boys to watch England versus Barbarians rugby with Mr Thomas and
Mr Kellaway on the 31st May at 3.00 pm followed by pizza. Donated by Mr Thomas and
Mr Kellaway.
Future Drogba!
A unique opportunity to become the future Drogba! Chelsea's Soccer School is offering a
place on a 1 week course for a boy or girl aged between 5 and 12 years old. Qualified
coaches are always on hand to inspire, encourage and share their passion for the
beautiful game. Expiry 31st August 2015. For more information, please visit Donated by Chelsea FC Foundation.
As You Like It at Shakespeare’s Globe
A trip to see As You Like It at Shakespeare’s Globe for 6 boys in Years 7-8 hosted by Mr
McLaughlan and Mr O’Brien. A firm favourite among Shakespeare’s greatest comedies,
the Marjanishvili’s production of As You Like It is unforgettably poetic and irresistibly
funny. Donated by Mr McLaughlan and Mr O’Brien.
Portrait of the Late Seve Ballesteros Painted by Anne H Mackintosh
Painted by Anne H Mackintosh in 1997 from an original portrait. This print is signed by
Seve Ballesteros, a Spanish professional golfer and a World No. 1, who was one of the
sport's leading figures from the mid-1970s to the mid-1990s and Anne Mackintosh who
is a well established portrait painter living in Scotland. Her works include portraits of
Margaret Thatcher and The Duchess of York. The print No 279 is one of a single edition,
limited to 850 copies. Only the first 425 were signed by Ballesteros. The print is also
accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. Donated by Mr and Mrs Child-Villiers.
Let’s Party!
Party at Gambado Chelsea for 10-12 boys in Years 3 and 4 with Mrs Rodger and Miss
Auger. Donated by Mrs Rodger and Miss Auger.
Signed James Blunt Guitar
Signed James Blunt Guitar. Ex-army captain James Blunt achieved worldwide fame with
his single You're Beautiful and has gone on to sell over 20 million albums. Donated by
James Blunt and Mr and Mrs Peganov.
Two tickets for a performance of "Three Lions" at St James Theatre between 24
March and 2 May 2015, subject to availability
This hilarious new comedy offers a behind-the scenes glimpse of diplomacy in action,
revealing what really went on between David Cameron, David Beckham and Prince
William in a Swiss hotel the night before England’s bid to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
In spite of missed planes, mistaken identities, misunderstandings and sartorial
challenges, they are determined to bring the beautiful game home. But, when things
start to go disastrously and deliciously wrong, three heads may not be better than one!
Donated by St James Theatre.
House Master for the Day
Mr O’Brien is also offering a chorister the chance to be House Master for the Day. Run
the house, set the menu, choose the film and write the newsletter! Donated by Mr
Two at the Movies!
Two tickets to be used at any Curzon cinema. The Curzon is a leading arthouse cinema
chain with 6 venues across London. Donated by Curzon Cinema, Victoria.
Calling all Dog Racing Enthusiasts!
A trip to the legendary Wimbledon Dog Races for ten boys in Years 5-8, with supper and
minibus transport included, accompanied by Mr Graham and Miss Hurst-Bannister.
Donated by Mr Graham and Miss Hurst Bannister.
Champagne and Chocolates!
Treat yourself to a bottle of Pol Roger Reserve Champagne and a Hotel Chocolat Goodie
Bag. You deserve it! Pol Roger has been producing exceptional champagne for over 160
years. To this day the house remains small, family-owned, fiercely independent and
unrivalled in its reputation for quality. Indeed, it is this quality which brought about Sir
Winston Churchill’s lifelong attachment to Pol Roger, who famously insisted “In defeat I
need it, in victory I deserve it”. Donated by Mr and Mrs Byas and Hotel Chocolat, Victoria
Street Branch.
Voyage on the London Eye followed by a Cruise down the Thames
Four boys savour the beauty of London with a voyage on the London Eye and a cruise
down the Thames followed by pizza with Mr Jenkins. Donated by Mr Jenkins.
Keystone Assessment - Aiming High!
Keystone Tutors will undertake a two hour assessment with your child in Maths and
English. This will be followed up with a detailed report giving feedback on strengths
and weaknesses. The assessment will take place at Keystone’s office in Brook Green and
is provided for students aged 8 – 13. The assessment will be particularly useful for
students taking Year 6 pre-tests or Common Entrance. Donated by Keystone Tutors.
Canary Wharf Motor Expo
Mr MacGreevy and Mr Kellaway are offering a trip to Canary Wharf Motor Expo on
either 13th or 14th June followed by lunch for four boys in Years 4-8. Donated by Mr
MacGreevy and Mr Kellaway.
“Reportage” Photo Shoot for the Family by McKay Williamson
Win a 2-3 hour family photo shoot worth £900 with one of the country’s top
photographers McKay Williamson, the premier creative agency for families whose
clients have included Mini Boden, Laura Ashley and Gap. The photo shoot will take place
in the comfort of your own home and includes £300 worth of McKay Williamson
vouchers. Valid until 5th March 2016. For more information, please visit Donated by McKay Williamson.
Explosive Science Party!
Mr Cassidy and Mr Latham are offering an explosive science party for up to ten boys
from Year 6 upwards. Donated by Mr Cassidy and Mr Latham.
French Baking Master Class
Mlle Garnier and Miss MacFarlane are offering a French baking masterclass for up to 8
boys in Years 3-6. Donated by Mlle Garnier and Miss MacFarlane.
A Fine Wine Tutored Cellar Tasting at Berry Bros & Rudd, 14th May at 6.15pm8.30pm
A unique opportunity for 4 people to visit Berry Bros & Rudd, wine and spirit merchants
at The Pickering Cellar, SW1 for a Fine Wine Tutored Cellar Tasting in Wines with Unusual
Italian Grape Varieties. Canapes and cheese will be served. Donated by Mr and Mrs
Tea for Four at the Arts Club
Relax with a glass of Champagne and 5 o’clock tea at the exclusive Arts Club on Dover
Street. Donated by Mr and Mrs Peganov and the Arts Club.
Join Sir Edward Leigh MP for an Exclusive Tour of Parliament
Mr O’Brien is offering an exclusive tour of Parliament with Sir Edward Leigh MP, plus an
interview to be published in Cathedral magazine Oremus, for up to 5 boys. Donated by
Mr O’Brien.
"The Naughty Step" Weimaraner Print by Denise Finney
“The Naughty Step” depicts a resting, but alert Weimaraner. These beautiful hounds
were originally bred by royalty for hunting large game such as deer and boar in the early
19th century in what is now modern day Germany. "The Naughty Step" is one of only
500 limited edition prints signed and numbered by the artist. Donated by "Conversation
Pieces" at
A Career in Television?
Mr Johns is offering a guided tour of the BBC studios at Broadcasting House, with
lunch/supper afterwards, for four boys in Years 6-8. Donated by Mr Johns.
Chelsea Football Club T-Shirt Signed by the Team
This Season’s Chelsea T-shirt is signed by the whole team. A “must have” for any fan!
Donated by Mr and Mrs Peganov.
Finger Licking Good!
Miss Hurst Bannister will fill your freezer with five delicious home-made family
favourites! Donated by Miss Hurst Bannister.
A Round of Golf for Three People at The Wisley Golf Club
A round of golf for 3 people at The Wisley Golf Club, a private members golf club located
near Ripley, Surrey. The Course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. consists of three
loops of nine holes and is ranked amongst the best in the country. Donated by Mr and
Mrs McKenna.
Singer-Song Writing Course
A singer-song writing course for two hours for up to 3 boys who must be guitarists or
pianists. Donated by Mr Kennedy.
Puzzle Workshop
Let’s get cracking! Mr Karrettis and Miss Riviere are offering a ‘puzzle workshop’ for
fifteen boys. A series of brain teasers, puzzles and problems involving words, diagrams
and interactive games to help your child think while having fun! Donated by Mr Karretis
and Miss Riviere.
"Gentle Work" Print by Peter Smith
“Gentle Work” shows racehorses exercising through the sea on the Scottish coastal town
of Ayr, and is one of only 500 limited edition prints signed and numbered by the
renowned equestrian artist. Donated by "Conversation Pieces" at
Ski London
Whether you are a beginner or an Olympic hopeful, Mrs Cowper-Smith is offering a
coaching session with an instructor for up to 4 children at Skiplex endless dry ski slope
in Chiswick. Suitable for beginners to advanced skiers, or snowboarders. Donated by
Mrs Cowper-Smith.
"Don't Push It and AP McCoy" by Joanna Stribbling
This print of 2010 Grand National winners Don't Push It and 19-times National Hunt
Champion Jockey AP McCoy is one of only 500 limited editions. The picture is signed by
the 2010 BBC Sports Personality of the Year and Guinness World Record-holding jockey
Tony McCoy, who has won over 4,000 races, and the artist. Donated by "Conversation
Pieces" at
Football Mania!
Coach Zach is pledging an after-school mid-week football training session for one boy
and a friend, followed by a trip to a football match and hot dogs. Donated by Coach Zach.
A Fine Wine Tutored Cellar Tasting at Berry Bros & Rudd, 17th April at 6.15pm8.30pm
A unique opportunity for 2 people to visit Berry Bros & Rudd, wine and spirit merchants
at The Pickering Cellar, SW1 for a Fine Wine Tutored Cellar Tasting in Fine Wine and
Cheese with Paxton & Whitfield. Canapes and cheese will be served. Donated by Mr and
Mrs Fennell.
Introduction to Perfume
Learn all about the 4000 year old art of perfumery, handed down from the ancient
Egyptians and Romans. This will begin with constructing a specific perfume by smelling
and recognising key raw materials. Discover the various olfactive families including
floral, citrus and amber. This fascinating interactive lesson is available to children and
adults during the week after school. Donated by Miss Riviere.
Milan Expo 2015 Visit
8 entry tickets to the Milan expo are available for 2 adults and 2 children (aged 4-13
years) on two visits. These are open tickets and can be used Monday to Sunday 10am to
11pm from 2nd May to 31st October 2015. We recommend the successful bidder visits to book using USERNAME: [email protected]
PASSWORD: WCCS2015. These tickets also include entry to La triennial di Milano – Arts
and Food starting on 10th April 2015. Donated by Mr and Mrs Russo.
Dress Fitting by Renowned Fashion Designer Michaela Jedinak
Michaela Jedinak is a fashion designer who designs power dresses for senior business
women, celebrities and European Royalty who need a dress they can rely on from desk
to dinner. Michaela call you before the visit in order to select the most appropriate
styles, colours and shapes and will visit your home to help you find the perfect dress.
The visit will last about one and a half hours. THE TIMES London quoted ‘ Little red
dress is a cut above the rest’ and style editor Lisa Armstrong from THE TELEGRAPH
wrote ‘For those who live in dresses, Michaela’s concept is a Eureka moment’, The WALL
STREET JOURNAL named her as an upcoming label for female business leaders. Her
dresses have been featured on BBC NEWS NIGHT, SKY NEWS, CNBC, ITV DAY BREAK,
have been worn by business leaders such as Arianna Huffington, Fiona Bruce, Cilla
Snowball CBE, Countess of Bradford Dr. Penelope Law, Jules Porter OBE, Vanessa
Vallely, Tania Bryer, Jennifer Fox, Collette O’Shea. This lot needs to be redeemed before
the end of April 2015. Donated by Jane Laumet.
“More Tea, Vicar?”
Tea and a private tour of Lambeth Palace for a family of up to 8 members, one weekend
afternoon on a date to suit. Lambeth Palace is the London home of the Archbishop of
Canterbury. Many of the beautiful rooms have retained their original function as spaces
for hospitality. The Chapel and the Crypt Chapel are used daily for worship and prayer
by the Archbishop and the Sisters at Lambeth. Donated by Dr Sam and Dr Jo Wells.
A local, national derby!
Two tickets for the England vs Scotland rugby game at Twickenham on 14th March
2015, donated by Nick Morell, Chair of the Old Boys' Association.