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Fundraising Auction Thursday November 12th 2009

Catalogue of Lots Lot 1 Two tickets for a clash between two of Europe’s top teams as Chelsea pitch once more for international glory. When Chelsea play their crucial home leg of the Champions League quarter final – en route to finally raising the trophy in May, of course you’ll be there – in two fantastic seats right on the halfway line in the East Stand. These tickets are available to season ticket holders only – except for these two, which could be yours Lot 2 A wine tasting evening at Bacchanalia for you and nine friends in Bacchanalia’s boutique riverside wine studio, at a date of your convenience. Ideal for a stag evening, birthday or Christmas party. Their experts in Spanish wines will guide you all through a range of vintages and grapes, accompanied by traditional tapas. Courtesy of Bacchanalia. Lot 3 So who exactly is Glenda Slagg? And what was Ian Hislop’s favourite ever Private Eye cover? Find out on a private tour of their Soho offices, haunt of Peter Cook and Richard Ingrams. Your guide will be longstanding columnist and official Eye historian Adam Macqueen – who will also throw in a pint and some yarns in their longstanding local. The winner will also get a framed proof of the cover art for the week of their visit – signed by editor Ian Hislop. A TAMTF exclusive. Lot 4 One original pen portrait or print by professional artist and portrait specialist Thomas Croft. The winner of this lot secures Tom’s services to produce a unique piece of art - a line portrait or a graphic print of whoever they choose. Tom is based in Oxford and has produced portraits for both celebrities and private individuals. He can work from photographs or in person – either way, a great Christmas present. See the full range of his work here

Lot 5 One team place on the first ever all UK banger rally – End2End. Next August, you and a team of mates will climb into a rusty old banger and race 50 other similar adventurers from Lands End to John O’Groats. It’s part rally, part nationwide treasure hunt and part all-British tour of discovery – and is guaranteed to provide you with pub tales for years to come. Team places normally cost 175 but have been known to sell out in under five minutes – so this may be your only chance to get one. Find out more here Lot 6 Two nights in understated Spanish homestay luxury at Hacienda Zorita – a restored 14th century monastery and vineyard on the Tormes river in Salamanca, Spain. Once used by Christopher Colombus while he planned his voyage to the New World, now a five star boutique hotel - with a spectacular cellar. Dates chosen by winner – so another potential present, if you’re feeling generous. As recommended by The Observer. pesection Lot 7 A mixed case of top end estate wine courtesy of Bacchanalia. To lay down as an investment or see you through till Christmas, depending on your perspective. Or yet another great Christmas present. Available for inspection pre bidding on the night! Lot 8 A vintage silver tone Monet pendant from the late 1970s. One of the most respected jewellery companies in America, Monet began manufacturing in 1928. This piece dates from the classic 1970s period and is in beautiful condition. Will be available for viewing and trying on purposes on the night!

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