Lockdown Auction

Another promises auction! But this is important during these difficult times and we hope you will bid with your usual generosity. Below is a list of over 30 fabulous promises many of which can be taken during the lockdown.

 

Included are some of the Point to Point promises that would have been up for grabs had it not been cancelled. Funds raised by those promises (indicated with 'P2P' on the auction site) will go direct to the Point ot Point  and the remainder to the Hunt Club.

 

The auction will close at 22.00 hours on 7th May and you will be informed if you have won a promise by email. You will be sent your promises voucher within a few days of the auction closing.

 

Thank you to all our generous donors.

 

Good luck  and Happy Bidding!

Wilton Hunt Club

 

Click here to go to the auction

 

PS If, having seen the list, you feel you have a promise to give please email Ally Acland alison.acland@btopenworld.com

Lot

Promise

Generous Donor

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A delivery once a week of fresh garden veg, herbs and flowers (within 10 miles of Salisbury), from May to September.

Margaret Keevil

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Design and creation of a simple website for your business using 1&1. Winner must supply all copy and photos and pay the ongoing website charge (approx. £15/month)

Ally Acland

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A 3-course supper for up to 8 people. Delivered. Alcohol excluded.

Helen Mullens

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Practical garden advice from Margaret. Send her photos of your garden, and she will annotate suggestions for things for you to do and come to you later in the year with yet more practical advice.

Margaret Keevil

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Your eggs hatched in an incubator and raise for you. You could use your own eggs or use Ionas'' eggs which could be 6 x pure Polish bantam, Polish bantam x Pekin bantam or Polish bantam x Hampshire Red hen. Max 6 eggs and reared until they are off heat.

Iona Forge

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Use of gallops. Get your horse fit for eventing, hunting or racing with 8 sessions on all weather gallops at West Forest Farm, Gare Hill, Frome, BA11 5EZ. To be taken at a mutually convenient time by arrangement before 21 March 2021.

Annie Bacon and Josh Cameron

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The very best gardener for 4 hours a week after the shut down until the end of September. To help you catch up in the garden and prepare for Autumn planting.

Margaret Keevil

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A selection of 10 excellent novels to read over the lockdown – 2nd hand.

Grace Wilkinson

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A day for one as a guest of Senior Racecourse Veterinary Surgeon, Martin Peaty at Salisbury Racecourse. Including trip to the start and two course lunch. To be taken by the end 2020 season at one of Salisbury Racecourse’s day meetings by arrangement with Martin.

Martin Peaty

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Four large pots of tulips, which will flower for ages in May, and give a huge impact splash of colour.

Margaret Keevil

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A sumptuous 5-course dinner party for 6 people after the lockdown. Starter, main course, dessert, cheese, coffee & petit fours. All shopping done and no mountain of washing up to do after your guests depart so the lucky winner can kick back and relax. (Excludes alcohol)

Claire Hooper

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A selection of veg and tomato plants, to be delivered to you in early May, ready to plant out.

Margaret Keevil

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Your sweet tooth catered for over the lockdown! (or freeze and save for later) One raspberry & white chocolate meringue roulade, One chocolate & black cherry roulade, A tray of 12 chocolate brownies. All of these will be delivered fresh (within 12 miles of Salisbury) but they can all be frozen.

Claire Hooper

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A delicious barbecue pack from Midgham Farm. Comprising 3 packs of gold award speciality sausages, 8 hand pressed burgers and 5 generous rump steaks. All will be freshly made so suitable for freezing.

Sarah and Nigel Witt

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A Sopley Farm veg box. Including freshly picked asparagus (and strawberries if collected after the end of May). To be collected from Sopley farm, BH23 7AZ.

Dan Tanner

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A decorated, iced, 12'' two tier sponge cake of your choosing, with icing. This can be a celebration cake. Alternatively you can bid for 12 decorated cupcakes instead.

Alice Whitlock

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A drawing of your favourite pet or hound by artist Georgina Drewett on fine art paper ready for you to frame. To be taken before 21 March 2021.  Photos to be provided by the successful bidder.

Twiga Drewett

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A selection of vegetable seedlings ready to plant out.

Helen Mullens

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Day shadowing a race day steward at Avon Vale (Larkhill), Portman (Badbury Rings), South & West Wilts (Larkhill) or Cattistock (Chilfrome) Point to Points 2020. By arrangement with the Mark.

Mark Elgar

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A delicious afternoon tea hamper for four, including a coffee and walnut iced sponge cake, scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam, salmon and cucumber sandwiches.

Grace Wilkinson

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A Framed Coloured  Map of the Wilton Hunt Country and Meets

Wilton Hunt with Artwork by Tom Nutbeam

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Six pots of gorgeous annual plants to suit your own colour choice and growing conditions.To be collected after last frosts of Spring by arrangement with donor.

Margaret Keevil

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Ten bales of lovely hay made on the chalk downs above the village of Martin. Ready for collection off the field from Martin, Fordingbridge summer 2020.

Martin Peaty

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Half a butchered pig reared in The Cranborne Chase. To be collected from near Damerham.

Rob Shepherd

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An hour-long lesson on the flat or jumping with Badminton event rider Gubby Leech at Gubby Eventing on the Clarendon Park Estate, near Salisbury.

Gubby Leech

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A visit and vaccination of your horse against influenza (and tetanus if due) or herpes from the Barn Equine Surgery.

The Barn Equine Surgery

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Two training sessions for two horses at Larkhill Racecourse. These can be taken either in this current season or in the 2021 season.

Larkhill Racing Club

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One tonne of Logs delivered. A one tonne capacity dumpy bag delivered within a 15 mile radius of Wilton. The bag is a one tonne size bag but dry logs will not be the same density as aggregate and not weigh one tonne.

Flamstone Logs

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A one hour dressage lesson with international dressage rider and BD Listed Judge Anna Jesty at her yard BH21 8LX (Verwood) or within a 10 mile radius. To be taken by March 2021

Anna Jesty

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A scrumptious chocolate mousse will deliver within 10 miles Salisbury or can be collected.

Saska Combes

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An escorted ride for up to four people round the beautiful bridle ways of Rockbourne,   Whitsbury and Breamore with refreshments on the way. To be taken as soon as lock down finishes.

Nick Matthews

32. 5 x Round Bales of 2019 hay (4ft) to be collected from Hare Lane Farm, easily loaded into a horse trailer or lorry.  Min Lockyer
33. 5 x Bales of Wrapped Haylage summer 2020 (5ft) to be collected from Hare Lane Farm. Min Lockyer
34. A day’s fly fishing for brown trout and sea trout on the River Axe in May, June or July accompanied by Angus Mann with a picnic lunch provided. To be taken May, June or July 2020 by arrangement with Angus.  Rod can be provided if necessary. Angus Mann
35. A guided tour for a party of up to four of the SSSIs at Knowle Farm, Broadchalke followed by tea in the farmhouse- best taken in July when the rare flowers and butterflied are at their best.  To be taken July 2020.   A refund will be provided if it is not possible to take the tour due to COVID-19.  Angus and Janey Mann
36. Two original 19th century Surtees humorous hunting novels: Mrs Sponge’s Sporting Tour and Hawbuck Grange. Both with repaired spines but otherwise in good condition complete with vignettes and full-page illustrations/cartoons. Trish Strachen