Silent Auction

The silent auction is a variant of the English auction in which bids are written on a sheet of paper. At the predetermined end of the auction, the highest listed bidder wins the item.

Live Bids will be taken on the field at the fete from 12 noon to 4.30pm. Please note that on the day, only bids in increments of £5 will be accepted.

The list is going to grow as we approach the date of the fete

Each item listed has a link for sending a bid email. If these links don’t work for you then please use the bid form here.

Be aware that we may need to send your contact details to the organisation providing the item so that they can contact you to arrange delivery

Make a note of the lot number of the item you want to bid on before using the bid form

Lot 1: Kirtlington Park tour for four
A tour of Kirtlington Park with afternoon tea for four people.
Email bid
Last Bid: £125

Lot 2: Newbury Races – 2 x premier enclosure tickets and car park pass
For any race day meeting (or evening) at Newbury racecourse, covering the remainder of the 2022 flat season and the 2022/23 National hunt season. These tickets allow access to all areas of the racecourse apart from the Member’s and Owner’s & Trainer’s enclosures
Donated by Richard Evans
Email bid
Last Bid: £

Lot 3: Kirtlington Golf Club
18 holes for four, a bucket of balls, coffee & bacon rolls on arrival.
Donated by Pam Smith
Email bid
Last Bid: £20

Flower photo
Lot 4: A flower display of seasonal flowers
Donated by The Flower Boat, Lower Heyford. (photo is just for illustration purposes)
Email bid
Last Bid: £
lot 5 tent picture
Lot 5: Family Complete Snoozing Bells – sleeps 4 people valued at £250
Donated by Cotswold Bells.
Pitch is included, as is delivery within 20 miles of Kirtlington. Additional info here
Email bid
Last Bid: £200
Drone picture of Northbrook

Lot 6: A Tour of Northbrook for four.
With tea in the walled garden. Donated by Sam and Liz Eeley
Email bid
Last Bid: £50

picture of hair dressing website
Lot 7: A ‘Ladies Cut and Finish’ in your own home
Donated by Dee deehairdresser.co.uk
Email bid
Last Bid: £
lot 5 tent picture

Lot 8: 2 nights for 2 in The Dashwood Hotel, Kirtlington
subject to availability
Email bid
Last Bid: £100

Image of Christmas Wreath

Lot 9: Christmas Wreath
With your choice of fresh foliage, similar to the photograph
Made and Donated by Caroline Rice
Email bid
Last Bid: £20

image of flowers

Lot 10: Bouquet from Jemini Oxford to the value of £35 (to be collected)
Donated by Jemini.
Email bid
Last Bid: £10

lot 5 tent picture

Lot 11: Two VIP passes to the British Touring Car Championship race at Silverstone on 25th & 26th September 2022
Full details here: pdf
Donated by Louise Goodman
BTCC website
Email bid
Last Bid: £60

Lamborghini
Lot 12: One hours drive as a passenger in a Lamborghini for one person
Donated by Nick Cox
Email bid
Last Bid: £
Bicester Hotel Golf Spa photo

Lot 13: Bicester Hotel, Golf and Spa
bicesterhotelgolfandspa.com
4 day guest passes- each pass allows use of the following facilities – Health club gym, indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam, hydro spa , Jacuzzi, performance gym, tennis courts, assault course and outdoor swimming lake.
Email bid
Last Bid: £60

Pet watercolour - dog

Lot 14: Watercolour portrait of a pet
Single subject watercolour pet portrait, professionally mounted to fit a 14″ x 18″ picture frame. Additional info here
Donated by Wendy Price
Email bid
Last Bid: £50

Blenheim Palace photo

Lot 15: Blenheim Palace family ticket
One annual pass family ticket (for 2 adults and 2 children) for Blenheim Palace (valid until 7 August 2023). Additional info here
Email bid
Last Bid: £50

Bekonscot Model Village
Lot 16: One year family pass for Bekonscot Model Village
www.bekonscot.co.uk

Email bid
Last Bid: £

Cotswold Wildlife Park image

Lot 17: 1 Adult and 1 Child day ticket for the Cotswold Wildlife Park
www.cotswoldwildlifepark.co.uk
Email bid
Last Bid: £25

Oxford Artisan Distillery logo
Lot 18: A tour for 2 adults of The Oxford Artisan Distillery
www.theoxfordartisandistillery.com
Email bid
Last Bid: £
Cogges Logo

Lot 19: A family ticket (2 adults and 3 children) for Cogges Manor Farm
www.cogges.org.uk
Email bid
Last Bid: £20

Bicester GHS golf pro picture

Lot 20: Bicester Hotel, Golf and Spa
bicesterhotelgolfandspa.com
A round of golf for 3 at Bicester Hotel Golf Club and Spa
Email bid
Last Bid: £20

Oxford Artisan Distillery logo

Lot 21: £50 Voucher for Central Heating Oil from Nolan Oils
Donated by Nolan Oils
Email bid
Last Bid: £25

Kirtlington Park Polo School image

Lot 22: One hour’s polo lesson for two
A wonderful opportunity to experience a lesson at the internationally renowned Kirtlington Polo Club.
Donated by Melissa Wadley.
Minimum bid of £100 on this item
Email bid
Last Bid: £110

Bicester GHS golf pro picture

Lot 23: One Red Falstaff apple tree, 10 ltr.
Donated by Nicholsons of Bicester
Email bid
Last Bid: £10

Oxford Artisan Distillery logo
Lot 24: A Turney’s carbon steel garden spade
Donated by Turneys
turneygroup.com
Email bid
Last Bid: £
Isle of Man Collectables

Lot 25: Motor Cycles Isle of Man Collectables
This unique gift pack includes a Monster Yamaha branded mid visor cap, the autobiography of Hutchy, an Isle of man TT key ring, a Monster claw key ring and Monster sports drink bottle. All presented together in a branded Monster / Mercedes sports kit bag. Approximate value £120
Donated by Caroline Cater
Email bid
Last Bid: £

Monster Energy Gift Pack
Lot 26: Monster Energy Gift Pack
For those who love this iconic brand associated with extreme sports and racing. Pack includes, exclusive Monster design New Era 9fifty Snapback sports cap, Monster beanie hat with Monster ear plugs and lightweight Monster drawstring bag. Approximate value £75
Donated by Caroline Cater
Email bid
Last Bid: £
Mercedes Petronas F1 Gift Box

Lot 27: Mercedes Petronas F1 Gift Box
For F1 fans who love Mercedes / Petronas. Exclusive gift box containing Bose Soundsport Free wireless headphones (compatible with iPod, iPhone, iPad), Formula One Monopoly game, Monster power pack and Mercedes branded sports cap all in a presentation box. Fantastic gift for a Mercedes F1 enthusiast – Approximate value £230
Donated by Caroline Cater
Email bid
Last Bid: £30

inanitaskitchen.co.uk
Lot 28: In Anita’s Kitchen – Indian Food Cooking Demonstration and Dining Experience for 6 people
Authentic Indian cooking demonstration and dining experience at In Anita’s Kitchen, Kirtlington. Saturday Celebration Experience for 6 guests, date to be arranged. The normal cost for this event would be £50 per person Donated by Anita Chick inanitaskitchen.co.uk
Minimum bid £150
Email bid
Last Bid: £
ComputerPro logo
Lot 29: 2 hours of support/tuition for general computer or tablet issues at our workshop in Kirtlington..
Donated by ComputerPro computer-pro.co.uk

Email bid
Last Bid: £

Upper Heyford hanger

Lot 30: Two places for the RAF Upper Heyford Coldwar Airbase Tour at the RAF Upper Heyford Heritage Centre
upperheyfordheritage.co.uk/home-page/tours
Donated by Nick Forder, RAF Upper Heyford Heritage Centre Manager
Email bid
Last Bid: £150

Kayak picture

Lot 31: Hire of two person kayak for the day at Thrupp
Donated by Thrupp Canoe & Kayak Hire tckh.co.uk
Email bid
Last Bid: £10

The Manor

Lot 32: Traditional afternoon tea for 4 at The Manor Country House Hotel, Weston-on – the Green
Donated by The Manor Country House Hotel themanorweston.com
Email bid
Last Bid: £80

Summer Sounds image
Lot 33: 2 tickets (one 2 person pitch) at one of the Summer Sounds concerts in Kirtlington Polo Club August 12-14.
The winning bidder can choose the concert they would wish to attend (subject to availability): Mania-The Abba Tribute, Symphonic Ibiza or A Tribute to Queen.
Donated by Todd Littlewood of Summer Sounds
Email bid
Last Bid: £
home feast home image

Lot 34: Hassle Free Entertaining: Bespoke designed bowl food for 20 people.
Perfect accompaniment to a summer garden party. Meat, vegetarian and vegan options available
Donated by Home Feast Home
Email bid
Last Bid: £25

Haydn Middleton image
Lot 35: Creative Writing workshop lasting 2 hours for up to 4 people
Run by professional author and creative writing tutor, Haydn Middleton.
Donated by Haydn Middleton
Additional info here
Email bid
Last Bid: £
Glider flying

Lot 36: Glider Flight Experience
Donated by the Oxford Gliding Club
oxfordgliding.com
Email bid
Last Bid: £20

mooni bluetooth speaker
Lot 37: Mooni Bluetooth eye speaker
Donated by printrun.com
Email bid
Last Bid: £
Wildlife cottage garden
Lot 38: Up to two hours advice on how to make your garden (more) wildlife friendly
Advice is from a member of the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust bbowt.org.uk. This would involve a visit to your garden (if you are within 10 miles of Kirtlington) or could be by phone if further away.
Donated by Estelle Bailey, thanks to Tom Marshall for the photo.
Email bid
Last Bid: £
Gin cocktail masterclass

Lot 39: Gin cocktail masterclass for 2 at Bombay Sapphire, Laverstoke.
Donated by Mike Collins
Additional info here
Email bid
Last Bid: £

Funky Teapot

Lot 40: A bespoke teapot created by the Funky Teapot company at Wantage
Link to website:
The winning bidder can discuss with the Funky Teapot the design they would like. The teapot will need to be collected from Wantage. Donated by The Funky Teapot thefunkyteapot.co.uk
Email bid
Last Bid: £15

Mariana video
Lot 41: One hour professional video time
To produce a video for use in your business or for filming a personal event. The video will be delivered in MP4 format.
Donated by Mariana Costa of Owl Media Factory owlmediafactory.com
Email bid
Last Bid: £
Kelly's Wags
Lot 42: Dog Grooming session for a small to medium dog (to value of £50)
Donated by Kelly’s Wags, Yarnton facebook
Email bid
Last Bid: £