Pre-bids are now being welcomed on selected auction items ahead of this year’s Cornwall Air Ambulance Summer Ball.
The event is one of the highlights of the charity’s fundraising calendar and each year features an auction with a host of sought after and unique items for sale.
Five of those auction items have now been made eligible for pre-bidding and are open for everyone to bid on, whether you are attending the Summer Ball or not.
You can support Cornwall Air Ambulance by making a bid on one of the items below by calling the Fundraising Team on 01637 889926. Pre-bids must be in by 12pm on Friday 19 July.
A pair of tickets to the Premiere of the Downton Abbey film including B&B at The Goring Hotel
Join the cast and crew at the world premiere in London this September. Walk the red carpet, enjoy the film and mingle with the stars. This once in a lifetime experience has been donated by Carnival Films and Gareth Neame. Included in this prize is an overnight stay at London’s last remaining family-owned luxury hotel. Crafted over a century by one family, The Goring is the genuine article – a grand hotel with impeccable manners and a subtle streak of wit and wonder.
Isles of Scilly experience – 3 night stay at the Hell Bay Hotel, including travel by the Scillonian and gin tour at the Scilly Distillery
You will be whisked off on the Scillonian III arriving at St Mary’s, where you’ll be escorted to Bryher by ferryboat to enjoy a blissful 3 nights at the Hell Bay. You can relax in Hell Bay’s secluded but dramatically beautiful setting on the western shores of Bryher, Isles of Scilly. The prize includes a tour of the Scilly Distillery. Searching through the library of botanicals you’ll be able to make your own unique bottle, named by you to take home and share (if you’d like) to your friends and family.
Custom Made Nigel Semmens Ocean Magic Surf Board
Get your own custom-made surfboard by the very talented Nigel Semmens of Ocean Magic Surfboard. Board can be up to 6ft 10. Some examples will be there on the night.
One hour gig from Cornish singer Josh Curnow
Are you planning a garden party this summer? How about a Halloween get together? A Christmas party for the team at work perhaps? Cornwall Air Ambulance Ambassador, South West Wedding Awards finalist and Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist, Josh Curnow is offering an exclusive one hour set at a venue of your choice! This year alone Josh has supported the likes of Tom Walker, played at Glastonbury and been handpicked to be one of only three entertainers to perform back stage on race day at the British Grand Prix in Silverstone, so this will be a very special addition to any occasion. Full PA as well as lights and travel (in Cornwall) included. T&C’s apply. Subject to availability.
Titan the Robot performance (15-20 mins)
Amaze audiences with a 15-20 minute performance from Titan the Robot. Subject to availability and there are conditions on where he can perform:
- Large Luton van is used as a preparation room but you must be able to park on a flat area. No height barriers etc.
- If outdoors he cannot perform in the rain but will wait for a gap in the showers.
- If indoors there must be adequate access i.e. double doors, no steps etc. In this instance we would provide a check-list of all requirements. For instance Titan cannot fit through a standard door.
- Performance area must be reasonably level and in an arena style – no parade style events.
- Within 20 mile radius of Newquay. This can only be for a private event, charity event or business promotion, such as a car showroom. No pay to enter public event.