Three Wheelin! All Star Cabaret Auction
All Silent Auction and Floor Auction Lots are open for bids now.
Online bidding closes 6pm, Wed 25th March, with final bids accepted on the evening of the Three Wheelin! All Star Cabaret on 26th March.
If you would like more information on any of these lots, or to make a bid please email Veronica at Tricycle
Outstanding 13th Century Manor House in Aveyron, France
Treat yourself and entertain as many as 40 guests to a week or two in one of the most beautiful dwellings in the Tarn et Garonne. Comprising a manor house, two barns, a pigeon house, a stable, a magnificent pool, two tennis courts, a chapel and a working mill, the property, which sits in 100 acres of beautiful countryside has been carefully restored and its interiors converted into comfortable accommodation. The estate is available 14 Sept – 3 October 2009, and 31 May – 13 June 2010. It is also available outside of these dates by agreement with the owner,. Full details are available at www.nouailles.com. Flights are not included. Current bid: £900
Salmon Fishing on the Spey
is considered to be amongst the finest field sport experiences in the world. This opportunity for two people to spend two days in the waters of the Gordon Castle estate rarely presents itself to anyone outside the few who fiercely guard their allotted days over generations. The lucky bidders will also benefit from the expert knowledge and tutelage of one of the estate ghillies. Flights and accommodation are not included but a list of possible places to stay is provided.
Romantic break in Paris
Enjoy 2 nights in a beautifully furnished apartment in a 17th Century building in the historical Marais district; close to the Bastille, the Picasso museums, the Pompidou Centre, the Seine and the romantic Place des Vosges, where Louis XIII married Anne of Austria. The apartment sleeps 2 people and the date is subject to availability. Current bid: £100
Queen’s Club Aegon Championship
2 tickets to the men’s pre-Wimbledon tournament at Queen’s Club. Best reserved seats in the members area of Centre Court on Wednesday 10 June. Current bid: £100
4 tickets to the Emirates Stadium
Arsenal fans this one is for you – 4 tickets in the Upper Tier, West Stand on the half way line, third row from the front. Tickets are for any Premier League match during the 2009/10 Season (excluding those against Man Utd, Liverpool, Chelsea or Spurs) – just choose the game you wish to attend when the first fixture list is published.
A treat for Golf enthusiasts
You and two friends are invited to Sunningdale – one of the world’s most famous and most beautiful golf courses, for a round with one it’s distinguished members. This auction item covers green fees for 3 people (Old or New course to be decided), with the option to have lunch in the dining room by arrangement with the donor.
‘Off-West End’ Supper Club one-year membership
Join this exclusive club and enjoy a whole range of benefits including: THREE glamorous dinners a year with speakers as passionate and entertaining as Alison Steadman and Simon Callow. THREE pairs of free tickets every month selected from a list offered by 60 independent theatres. Monthly invitations to observe masterclasses with luminaries such as Jeremy Irons, Alan Ayckbourn, Tom Stoppard and Joanna Lumley. A theatre buff’s dream. Current bid: £100
Sit in on a rehearsal of ‘The Great Game‘
The Tricycle invites 2 people to observe a rehearsal of The Great Game: Afghanistan between 8–14 April. This is something we have never offered before … that’s how rare an opportunity it is!
10 tickets to ‘The 39 Steps’ & Backstage Tour
See the multi award-winning 39 Steps at The Criterion Theatre, W1. This Lot is for a family ticket for 10 people to see the weekday matinee performance of this hilarious production (now also playing in Broadway), followed by an exclusive backstage tour.
Death & The King’s Horseman at the National Theatre with dinner
Cast members Jenny Jules, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith & Lucian Msamati invite you and 3 guests to see them in this dramatic new play written by Wole Soyinka and directed by Rufus Norris. All three of them will join you for dinner at Chez Gerard. Lot includes 4 tickets and dinner.
Dinner in the House of Lords
Hosted by Lord Ramsbotham – Vice-Chair of both the All Party Penal Affairs Group and the All Party Parliamentary Group for Learning & Skills in the Criminal Justice System, this auction item is for 4 people and includes half an hour in the debating chamber, pre-dinner drinks and a 3-course dinner with wine in the Lords private dining room.
Lunch with Nick Lander
A unique opportunity to join FT restaurant reviewer and food expert, Nick Lander for lunch and gain an insight of how he critiques. Lunch is for two people at whichever restaurant Nick is reviewing on the agreed day.
Dinner Party for 10 catered in your home
This must be the ultimate way to entertain your guests for dinner without having to lift a finger. You and 9 friends will be treated to a sumptuous curry dinner in your home cooked lovingly for you by private chef, Anupam Ganguli. Current bid: £300
Gardening tips from Ken Livingstone
Have you ever wanted expert advice on your garden, roof terrace or patio? Well now you can, with a morning or afternoon in the company of the Evening Standard gardening columnist Ken Livingstone (oh yes, and ex-mayor of London!). This unusual auction item is restricted to the greater London area, preferably any morning or afternoon the week of 4 May (negotiable).
Early morning tour of the Van Dyke at Tate Britain
This auction item is for 6 people to enjoy an exclusive early morning tour of the fabulous Van Dyke Exhibition at Tate Britain. Your guide will be Tate Britain Director Stephen Deuchar, and the tour will be followed by breakfast in the Tate café. Auction includes entrance and breakfast. Exhibition ends 17 May.
Le Corbusier at the Barbican with architect Tim Foster & lunch
A group of up to 4 people will be guided through the current Le Corbusier exhibition at the Barbican with expert commentary from architect Tim Foster, who will then take the four of you to lunch. Exhibition ends 24 May.
Work experience at Tim Foster Architectural Practice
The perfect gift for a young person to jump-start a career in architecture. One-week’s work experience at Tim Foster Architectural Practice: one of London’s top firm of architects, and the design team behind the Tricycle’s award winning cinema. The placement must be taken in June or July 2009. Currrent bid: £100
Gentlemen treat yourself, or ladies treat the man in your life to a beautiful black leather, fully fur-lined PRADA coat. Brand new (still in its carrier), chest 42″, length 39″. RRP £2,000.
Anish Kapoor work of art
The very rare chance to bid for a framed original drawing by one of the world’s most influential artist of his generation – Anish Kapoor. Kapoor is currently exhibiting in Vienna, and he has exhibitions at the Royal Academy, London and the Guggenheim New York scheduled later this year. Owning an Anish Kapoor is every art collectors dream. Current bid: £10,000
Sun-drenched St Barts
A two-week holiday in a stylish 2 double bedroom villa on the chic French island of St Barts between June – October subject to availability. This spacious and contemporary retreat overlooks a fabulous swimming pool and stunning views of St Jean Bay. It is conveniently located with easy access to the island’s 22 beaches, numerous restaurants and designer shops. No children under 12, flights not included. Images available on request.
Channel 4 News LIVE & dinner with Jon Snow
A rare opportunity for 4 people to spend the evening in the company of the nation’s favourite newscaster – Jon Snow. Jon will give you a personal tour of the Channel 4 newsroom before leaving you with the programme director in the Control Room where you will watch the 7pm news go out live. As if this wasn’t enough excitement, Jon will then take you and 3 guests out to dinner!
Lunch and shop in Paris – with a twist
Spend the morning visiting Atelier Chloé in Paris in the company of the fashion house creative director Hannah MacGibbon. who will then take you for lunch. The icing on the cake is that you will be offered a Chloe handbag of your choice. Now that’s what we call a very special ‘going home goodie bag’! Current bid: £400
England vs Australia at Lords
This is the moment cricket fans have been waiting for – the return of the fiercely fought Ashes this summer. This lot is for 2 tickets to join Tricycle chairman Johnny Levy and acting legend Jim Carter in the Mound Stand (Row 17) on Sunday 19 July for a spectacular day at the most famous cricket stadium in the world.
A relaxing week in a 17th Century Tuscan Villa. Up to 14 people can enjoy a one-week stay in this peaceful villa set in the stunning Tuscan countryside near Lucca. Complete with swimming pool, hot tub and outdoor pizza oven the villa is available off-peak season at a mutually agreed time. No children under 8, flights not included. Images available on request.
If you would like more information on any of these Lots, or to make a bid please email Veronica at Tricycle