It’s two separate auctions – one online, one on the night…
Adrian Neil is the nom de plume of Adrian (Neil) Taylor) whilst focussing on portraiture as a subject.He studied at the Royal College of Art, and has exhibited in London, Europe and New York. Adrian has taught art & design and life-drawing at institutions including the Tate Gallery,the V&A, RADA, The British Museum, Central St. Martin’s and and Chelsea College of Art. Adrian is delighted to offer one head study in charcoal on paper size 40 x 30 cm, with similar detail and scale to the attached image.
The prize is for one head study in charcoal on paper size 40 x 30 cm, with similar detail and scale to the attached image.
Elena has shot for the BBC, Corriere della Sera, The Guardian, The National Portrait Gallery, The Telegraph Magazine and The Times to name but a few. View her beautiful work here
Laurence Cendrowicz is a go to photographer for many major television and film dramas and also editorial and factual productions. Recently Laurence has been shooting stills for The Miniaturist, Sherlock IV and Dr Foster.
Laurence offers a single photo portrait at a mutually agreeable time and location. To see more of Laurence’s beautiful work, please click the link;
Signed Copy of Bad Dad by David Walliams. David Walliams is one of the world’s most laugh-aloud-funny children’s authors, best-known for his novels for children including Mr Stink, Billionaire Boy and Awful Auntie. Bad Dad is his 10th children’s novel, all about a father and son who take on the villainous Mr Big. It’s a riches to rags story that will have you on the edge of your seat and roaring with laughter and it’s signed by the author himself!
Jon Snow is renowned for his collection of colourful ties. Read more about how his obsession started here.
Snow has generously donated a signed one for our school auction!
Bid for a signed copy of Kier Starmer’s maiden speach! Our local MP Keir Starmerwas elected as Labour MP for Holborn & St Pancras in May 2015. In October 2016 Keir was appointed to the Shadow Cabinet, taking up the role as Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the EU. Keir used his maiden speech in the House of Commons to defend the Human Rights Act which the Conservative Government intends to repeal. Keir also paid tribute to his predecessor, Frank Dobson and spoke about Holborn & St Pancras in his first speech in the Commons. Watch Keir delivering the speech here
A tour around the courts of the Royal Courts of Justice with Brookfield dad and QC. Stop by to listen to trials before the High Court and hearings before the Court of Appeal in one of London’s most iconic buildings.
Afterwards have lunch at Middle Temple Hall, one of London’s hidden treasures, built in 1573. You get to eat by the very tables upon which Shakespeare himself first performed Twelfth Night – who said barristers were modern? A wonderful tour of part of London not often seen by the public.
A one-hour talk with questions on Jon’s new book A Map of the Invisible: Journeys Into Particle Physics, along with a signed copy.
Location: UCL or your home (anywhere really, with any number, venue permitting, and all ages, ie after dinner to adults or for school children)
Jon is a physics professor at University College London. He is a member of the UCL High Energy Physics group and works on the Atlas experiment at Cern’s Large Hadron Collider. He is the author of Smashing Physics: The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs; his new book, A Map of the Invisible: Journeys into Particle Physics, was published in October 2017.
Host your own “Texas hold’em poker night” for up to 9 players.
Poker package includes a professional poker dealer, A Poker bay, poker chips and cards.
A great night for beginners or Poker pros.
Poker tutorial offered to teach the novices the rules before a friendly poker tournament or cash game.
Get your poker faces ready!!!
Hone your song writing skills and get tips on how to survive in the music industry with Grammy nominated, 3 times Ivor Novello award winning song writer Sacha Skarbek, who’s written hits for James Blunt, Lana del Rey, Adele and Milly Cyrus amongst others. His latest project include Sigurd the Norwegian superstar and producing for legendary Tears for Fears.
Tutored Wine Tasting evening for up to 10 people.
Led by Richard O’Mahony, co-founder of London-based Atlas Fine Wines Ltd, and wine industry veteran of more than 20 years with experience in sourcing and selling wines from across the globe, having visited or worked in many of the leading regions of the wine world, as well as two decades of experience in wine education.
The evening will be on a mutually agreed date, hosted in your own home with between eight and ten wines selected and provided by Richard to illustrate the diversity and fascination of wine. Hopefully you should leave more knowledgeable. And happier.
Generously donated by Stonebridge & Co Estate Agents, this ground floor three bedroom, 2 bathroom home is on a quiet urbanisation with a large communal swimming pool, close to the beach with restaurants and bars close by.
Closest airports are Malaga and Gibraltar, with an hours transfer.
Subject to availability
The house is on Nelson Road, just two minutes from the beach in a lovely street with the highly-rated Windy Corner Stores Cafe just a few doors down.
The house comfortably sleeps 8 (2 double rooms, 1 bunk room for 4 kids); there is a large sitting room with a log burning fire, an attic room for extra sleepers, and a garden.
Whitstable is direct on fast train from St Pancras, and the house is walking distance from station. Whitstable has some fantastic restaurants and shops.
Weekend subject to availability.
Spice Cottage in Kingsdown nr Deal, Kent.
Two bedroomed cottage Sleeps 4 (+ sofa bed to 6)
This charming, restored, terraced fishermans holiday cottage, 20 seconds from the beach, is light and airy in summer, cosy and snug in winter with a log burning stove. Beach or cliff top walks minutes from the door with far reaching views across the sea. The Zetland Arms pub on the beach to the right and The Rising Sun on the left 40 yards away..
Kingsdown is a tiny village on the coast almost lost in time (nearest train station Walmer). it is just a 5 minute drive from Deal or a lovely 45 minute walk along the sea front.
Deal is enjoying great accolades in the press at the moment for its unspoilt beauty as a seaside town. 1hr 20 mins from Kings Cross St Pancras by train or 2 hour drive.
Ground floor: Lounge (with double sofa bed), dining room, kitchen and bathroom with shower. Steep stairs to 1st floor: 1 double bedroom, 1 twin bedroom with sun deck terrace, 1 bathroom with shower/bath.
House in large grounds available for a Friday-to Sunday stay. One mile from Oxford. Gardens, walks, local RSPB nature reserve. Swimming pool in summer months. Large, characterful, eccentric house to explore with wood-burning stove.Sleeps up to six. Dates to be arranged at mutual convenience, during term-time only please. Open to Brookfield families or grandparents. No smokers or pets please.
Flora draws on Eastern art and architecture to inspire her contemporary jewellery design. In the words of Maria Doulton (The Jewellery Editor), Flora is devoted to telling a story not in words or paint on canvas, but in gold and precious stonesÃ‚. Creating bold jewels for the modern woman, Flora’s designs have been featured in Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity and the Telegraph Luxury.
Flora Bhattachary London | Fine & Bespoke Jewellery
Hand crafted fine jewellery fusing Eastern art with Western design
The Taxila Collection is inspired by an ancient shrine to the mother goddess in the V&A collections.
18ct gold plated sterling silver studs with round tsavorites stones and mille grain detail by talented jeweller and Brookfield parent Emily Bedford
A lifelong passion for dance influences Emily to work instinctively and enjoy the making process to create a movement in metal. Traditional techniques and innovative technology are used together to create these beautiful pieces.
Sweet Pea offers a beautiful 18 carat gold necklace. Beautiful semi-precious stones consisting of a large amatrine drop. Beads: Tourmaline, amethyst, spinal and lemon citrine. Retail value £660
Sweet Pea designer Siobhan O’Neill has been making jewellery since the early 1990s. Her special strength is her unique sense of colour and she travels the world searching for the most precious and rare stones. She describes the process of selecting the perfect colour combinations to create her distinctive signature pieces as similar to that of weaving different coloured yarns together. Her eagle eye hunts out the most unusual colours and cuts, and the quality has to be impeccable.
Sterling silver studs with diamond stones by talented jeweller and Brookfield parent Emily Bedford A lifelong passion for dance influences Emily to work instinctively and enjoy the making process to create a movement in metal. Traditional techniques and innovative technology are used together to create these beautiful pieces. http://www.emilybedford.co.uk
Private Pilates sessions with Anna Longmuir (Harmony Pilates) a Balanced Body Certified Pilates Instructor. Sessions will be tailored to the client and will incorporate mat, reformer and small equipment. The aim being to help the student to become stronger and more confident in their own body so they move more freely and easily as well as looking and feeling better.
3 x 1 hour sessions (value £120)
Renowned barber and stylist Michael will give free haircut and Flaxton Ptootch hairdressers in Kentish Town High Street.
The hair division of Flaxon Ptootch has been the backbone of all that happens there since way back in the last millenium.
A policy of high quality, low maintenance haircutting, comprehensive colour range, attentive service, and unique customer care makes them a pillar of the hairdressing mecca that is Kentish Town.
PerformancePro is a state of the art, athlete grade gym in London’s West End. Self confessed fitness geeks, the PerformancePro team aim to nurture, motivate, encourage and support you, so you get fitter, faster, stronger and leaner.The prize is for a gym based based assessment and consultation which will include the following:
Goal setting and needs analysis.
Body fat measurements using our BODY MATRIX ultra sound system.
Gym based movement screen.
PLUS 2 x 60min Personal training sessions.
Claudia will give you a 10 class pass to her fantastic Vinyasa Flow classes – dynamic yoga in Highgate.
Richard Ashforth is co-founder and International Creative Director for Saco Salons & Academies and Global Styling Ambassador for Schwarzkopf Professional.
He is Internationally renowned for his directional, forward thinking ideas, his belief in simplicity and commitment to beauty – reflected in everything he does. Richard shoots for Vogue and other international publications
This appointment is worth £160.00
Jo has created some of the most sensational gardens in the area. In a one hour consultation Jo will offer advice and ideas about how to transform your garden and give you a summary of next steps.
'Jo did our front garden. She has transformed it into a magical oasis which we love coming home to and experiencing each time we leave the house. It's become quite an attraction on the street - countless people stop to take photographs and ask who did it. As well as being immensely talented Jo is an absolute joy to have around and to collaborate with. We have recommended her to everyone we know with a garden!'
Sandy McBride and Russ Clapham, Swains Lane N6
A completely free website, built in WordPress. Rob will sit down with you to work out the functionality and design – and then build it. If you employed an agency, this would cost thousands, so a very valuable prize!
For reference, Rob built the new Brookfield website from scratch, as well as several others that he can show you to get an idea of what is possible.
(Note: you will need to pay for a domain name and hosting, and be responsible for updating the content.)
(WordPress is an industry-standard web publishing tool that powers more than a quarter of the world’s websites.)
We will help you on issues surrounding the disposal of assets, and will also answer questions such as:
What is the law relating to will in England?
What does a will contain?
When is the right time to create a will?
We will also explore ways to assist you if you are contemplating drafting a will or updating an existing will.
Please see our website for more details.
These are 90-minutes each and are valued at £360 per session / £1,080.00 (before VAT).
Executive coaching helps professionals to realise their full potential in their work and careers. Coaching helps individuals build confidence, resilience, relationship skills, be better leaders, find a better work-life balance, have award-winning ideas and identify more meaningful jobs or careers.
My clients range from the self-employed and the juggling working mums through to CEOs and director-level within organisations such as Google, IBM and Facebook.
More details available.
Fancy yourself as the next Fabregas, Iniesta or Messi? This unique prize is brought to you by the company who provides tech for the likes of A.C. Milan, PSG, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Spurs. This is your chance to learn how the pros do it.
Bring a team down to play a game at our pitch in London; we’ll kit you out with specialist football performance trackers which measure your every single movement on the pitch and provide each player with a detailed picture of their game.
How far you run, how fast you run, where you go on the pitch, how many sprints you make and how long they are. You’ll be able to track your performance against the pros, and your teammates!
One of our uniquely qualified sports scientists who works with the pros will ref the game and help each team member interpret their personal data as well as provide top tips to take their play up a few notches.
This is a unique opportunity for a group of mums or dads who want to up their game, or a once in a lifetime birthday party idea for your kids.