Charity Auction

Fundraising Dinner & Auction for Carnival 

30 April at Pembroke College

Fundraising Dinner and Auction!

Enjoy a wonderful evening with drinks, dinner, entertainment and a tour of the Sir Roger Bannister collection at Pembroke College, University of Oxford, followed by a fundraising auction for Cowley Road Carnival.

There will be an amazing array of lots to bid for, including a week’s holiday in beautiful house sleeping 11 in the glorious Lake District, a family ticket to the Wychwood Festival, a tour for 20 people around the MINI Plant, tickets to tour the Wychwood Brewery, (home of Hobgoblin), tickets to see the Jeff Koons exhibition at the Ashmolean and much, much more.

Tickets are £35 to include a welcome drink of prosecco, a tour of the college including the Sir Roger Bannister medal collection, a two course dinner with wine and soft drinks, tea/coffee, live music and of course, the auction!

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Lots to be auctioned include

1 week stay in a 6-bedroom newly renovated 18th century farmhouse in the Lake District

The house sleeps 11 people. Located within the Lake District National Park, it is within easy reach of Ullswater, Derwentwater, Bassenthwaite Lake and the northern fells. Although located in complete tranquillity, the house is only a short drive from the A66, giving easy access to the M6, Penrith, 15 minutes, and Keswick, 20 minutes. Spring Bank is ideal for a family holiday or for families holidaying together. The surrounding quiet country lanes are ideal for cycling and the walking opportunities are endless.

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A Family Weekend Camping Ticket

Wychwood Festival

Cheltenham Racecourse, 31 May – 2 June 2019

Celebrating its 15th year in style, family favourite Wychwood Festival brings together a plethora of incredible entertainment for everyone to enjoy, including more than 100 acts performing across four stages.

Voted one of the UK’s best-loved family festivals, this year’s line-up so far includes The Stranglers, Craig Charles, Scouting for Girls, T’Pau and Toyah, as well as loads of amazing activities, workshops, dance, debates and comedy for all ages to have lots of fun.

And Kids under 5 go for free!

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18 holes of golf for 4 people

Frilford Heath Golf Club 

Frilford Heath Golf Club is located to the South of Oxford on 500 acres of glorious undulating Heathland and is one of the best venues in the south of England; rarely can a golf club offer three championship golf courses (Red, Green and Blue) that allow the opportunity to revel in their classical or modern challenge!

Kindly donated by Frilford Heath Golf Club


MINI logo

A private tour for up to 20 people

MINI Plant Oxford 

A fascinating experience. Take a look behind the scenes and see MINI in production, made by the BMW Group inspire with unique design, creativity and agility.

Kindly donated by the MINI Plant Oxford

2 pairs of day tickets to

Cornbury Festival 

Friday 5 July 2019

Featuring The Specials, Echo & The Bunneymen, Beverley Knight, Gaz Coombes Feast on food from the Hairy Bikers

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2 tickets to see

Jeff Koons exhibition at the Ashmolean

Jeff Koons has been called the world’s most famous, controversial and subversive living artist, and in 2019 he’s coming to the world’s oldest public museum.

This major exhibition offers an exciting journey through a career that has pushed at the boundaries of contemporary art. From the moment he burst onto the scene with floating basket balls and ready-made objects to his recent re-working of classical statues and Old Master paintings, Jeff Koons has, at turns, delighted, shocked and intrigued his viewers.

Curated with Koons himself, the show features 17 major works, from the 1980s to today, 14 of which have never been to the UK before. They include some of his most well-known series such as Equilibrium, Banality, Antiquity and his recent Gazing Ball paintings and sculptures. In the galleries of the Ashmolean Museum, where the collections range from prehistory to the present, Jeff Koons’s work will be ‘in conversation’ with the history of art and ideas which has been his focus over the past four decades.

The exhibition is on until 9 June.

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