2021 Charity Golf Day Silent Auction

Welcome to our 2021 Annual Golf Day Silent Auction fundraiser – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

We are delighted to launch our silent auction to support our Charity Golf Day which is taking place on Wednesday 19th May 2021. Everyone is welcome to place a bid to help us raise funds to support our pioneering head and neck cancer research programmes.

We would like to thank everyone who has donated prizes to Oracle to support our Spring Golf day fundraising – do take a look at some of our lots below. From golf, fine dining through to entertainment there’s something to suit everyone.

It’s easy to place a bid, simply click on the link below to submit your bid and we will let you know on the 21st May if you’ve been successful.

Our terms and conditions of the silent auction can be viewed here. Click here to submit your email bid Lot 1 – Dinner party in your own home for up to ten guests – *SOLD*Expand

Our executive chef will travel to your home or a mutually agreed venue and provide you and your guests with sumptuous six course Dinner Party. Our Chef provides all ingredients needed to create a culinary feast with the menu agreed in consultation prior to your dinner party. All dishes will be table served table giving you a hassle-free night to remember – even the washing up! Let the restaurant come to you and your friends.

Minimum bid: £1,295.00

To place your bid please email us with your name and contact telephone number along with your bid.Terms and conditions:
Bookings subject to availability England and Wales only. Crockery and cutlery not included. Available Sunday – Thursday Fridays and Saturdays £100 surcharge. Excludes drinks Lot 2 – Spit n’ Sparkle party for up to fifty guests – *SOLD*Expand

An amazing way to kick-start the Summer with this fabulous prize for either corporate or family and friends event. An executive chef will travel to the location of your choice with all ingredients and equipment needed to provide a full hog roast. Your menu will consist of a full hog roast with sea salt crackling. Sourced from Owen Taylor’s of Derby from local farms/Certified Farm Assured. Rosemary and garlic infused leg of Lamb & Mint Sauce, Surf and turf” – Sirloin of beef and king prawn stir fry, A selection of five homemade salads to include plum tomato and red onion, red cabbage coleslaw, mixed leaf salad, five bean rocket and Parmesan, and potato & spring onion salad, Hot minted new potatoes, Halloumi cheese and pepper skewers (v), Large soft rolls, Assorted sauces and dips and to top it off with Tropical fresh fruit kebabs, raspberry syrup and vanilla baked cheesecake with fresh cream. A glass of sparkly for each guest is also included in the prize.

Minimum bid: £1,495.00

To place your bid please email us with your name and contact telephone number along with your bid.Terms and conditions:
To be taken throughout the year subject to availability at the location of your choice within England. Dates subject to availability. Lot can be taken Monday to Friday. Weekends available subject to a £200 surcharge. £50 supplement for events in Wales. Lot 3 – Chef’s table experience for six in the Davidoff private dining room at Mosimann’s Club in London Expand

Royal Wedding chef Anton Mosimann invites you to step into the heart of the action in the Davidoff Room, one of the very first Chef’s table dining rooms in the country. The room features a one-way glass window into the kitchen. Inspired by the beautifully functional elegance of the humidor, the renowned Swiss cigar brand Davidoff have designed an interior resplendent with full mahogany panelling and flooring. The Davidoff Room can seat up to six guests.

Guests will be offered a glass of Mosimann’s champagne on arrival and enjoy a three-course Signature Menu, coffees and petits fours with Mosimann’s wines included. Throughout the evening, the dedicated team will be on hand to satisfy the diners’s curiosity and any queries. The Pastry Chef will then interact with the guests and assist them in making their own desserts: “Build & Create your own Dessert” experience. To finish the evening you will take home a small gift as a souvenir from your day

To place your bid please email us with your name and contact telephone number along with your bid.

Dates subject to availability.Lot 4 – World’s finest links golf at Royal Dornoch in Scotland for twoExpand

Royal Dornoch is considered by many the finest links course in the world. Situated in the North Highlands. Dornoch is a charming and vibrant coastal town, surrounded by stunning scenery’.

Spend three nights of pure luxury in one of 15 luxurious rooms at 5* Links House situated adjacent to the first tee of Royal Dornoch Golf Club (RDGC)’.

You will be collected from either Inverness Airport or Rail Station by your private chauffeur and driven one hour north to Links House, where a cold glass of champagne awaits’.

Your experience is for two people and includes 3 nights at 5* Links House with full Highland breakfast, ‘two rounds on the championship course at RDGC, a visit to the ancestral home of the Dukes of Sutherland, Dunrobin Castle, two three course dinners at the award-winning Links House restaurant and a Regional Masterclass Malt Whisky Tasting at the Carnegie Whisky Cellars in the Carnegie Courthouse in Dornoch.

Private transfers to and from airport or rail station are also included. Why not take a high speed boat ride across the Loch Ness!

Links House boasts the elegance of a bygone era with 15 uniquely styled bedrooms, each named after a Highland salmon river all decorated and appointed with the finest antiques, artwork and fabrics offering the high levels of comfort you would expect from one of Scotland’s finest boutique hotels.

The award-winning LH Restaurant, rated as one of the top dining experiences in Scotland is where you will be served by head chef Javi Santos who has been a prodigy of the Roux stable for several years.

To place your bid please email us with your name and contact telephone number along with your bid.

Flights not included. Bookings between April-October. Valid 24 months from purchase. Bookings subject to availability.Lot 5 – Four nights at Desert Springs Golf Resort, Almeria, Spain with eight rounds of golf for fourExpand

The Desert Springs Resort, located in the Almanzora region of Almeria, south-east Spain, is Europe’s only international multi awardwinning family resort and championship desert golf course. The vivid contrast of the “desert springs” and the emerald green fairways with the arid landscape of cactus, rock and owering desert, is stunning at all times of year. With over 600,000 cacti and other desert plants, the whole golfing vision is framed within a panorama of landmark mountain ranges.

Says Ryder Cup Winning Captain, Ian Woosnam OBE about The Indiana course:

“The course is in immaculate condition with greens of equal quality to those we play our own tour events on.”

To place your bid please email us with your name and contact telephone number along with your bid.

Subject to availability. Supplement for stays in July and August. Additional nights may be booked. Excludes flights.Lot 6 – BRIT Awards VIP experience for two with exclusive after party access in February 2022Expand

A unique opportunity to savour the glitz and the glamour of the BRIT Awards 2022 in person and mix with the cream of the world’s music industry as a VIP at the biggest music show and Live TV event in popular music. Do not miss an exciting night filled with excellent music, great performances and celebrity company at Britain’s most anticipated awards ceremony!

To place your bid please email us with your name and contact telephone number along with your bid.

Valid for date of event only TBC (please note this is subject to change) Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded, organisers have the right to change / alter dates/times /venue. You must be over 18 to access the VIP after party.Lot 7 – Lunch at Heston Blumenthal’s Hinds Head 1* Michelin Restaurant followed by Royal Windsor Races and River Cruise Expand

A stunning mix of racing and fine dining for two. The One Michelin Star Hinds Head Bray is set in a picturesque village made famous by its unusual principled vicar. The Hind’s Head celebrates a variety of matchless classics of British cuisine, cooked with the skill, precision and originality you’d expect from Heston Blumenthal. After a gastronomic tasting menu our guests will take a leisurely river cruise from Maidenhead Promenade, to the Royal Windsor Racecourse. Indulging on a traditional afternoon tea & Champagne whilst cruising along the River Thames. Once docked guests will be able to enjoy the Racecourse’s Famous Monday night Racing which is the perfect destination for thrilling racing. The Club Enclosure that is included is the prime position next to the winning post, ready for all of the action.

Your experience includes:

• Glass of selected wine on arrival at Heston Blumenthal’s 1 Michelin Star 15th Century Hinds Head Restaurant.

• Bespoke 5 course tasting menu followed by coffee and petit fours.

• 3 glasses of specially selected wine per person served with the tasting menu.

• Informal Q & A session with a member of the Hinds Head Team (subject to availability).

• One way coach transfer from Heston Blumenthal’s Hinds Head Restaurant, Bray to Maidenhead Promenade. Disembark close to the racecourse.

• Traditional River cruise to Royal Windsor Racecourse from Maidenhead Promenade.

• 1/2 a bottle of selected Champagne per person, served with light afternoon tea on the outbound cruise.

• Race cards available (1 per couple). • Racing posts available.

• Club Enclosure badge per guest.

• 2 course hot and cold buffet on return cruise.

• Complimentary bar of selected wine, beer and soft drinks on the return cruise.

• Cash bar facilities are available throughout the day at the Hinds Head Restaurant, river boat cruise and Royal Windsor Racecourse.

To place your bid please email us with your name and contact telephone number along with your bid.Lot 8 – Golf for three with a Pro Experience at Goodwood GolfExpand

Nine hole playing round for three players with buggies provided plus a Pro from Goodwood Golf to help you get the best out of your game. Learn tips and tricks along the way on the beautiful Downs Course.

To place your bid please email us with your name and contact telephone number along with your bid.

Valid 12 monthsLot 9 – Goodwood Golf Downs Course Fourball voucherExpand

Test your golfing pedigree on the challenge of at Goodwood Golf’s Downs Court – a ‘top 100’ golf course. Whether you decide to have a round on your own, or with friends, you’ll experience the beauty and treat that is The Downs Course.

  • A basket of range balls and use of practice facilities.
  • 18 holes of golf
  • Use of a GPS Woody Buggy
  • Enjoy a refreshing drink and bite to eat at members’ clubhouse, The Kennels – £20 per person allocation
  • A personalised locker and metal bag tag
  • Club cleaning service after your round

To place your bid please email us with your name and contact telephone number along with your bid.

Valid for 12 monthsLot 10 – Made to measure casual outfit or suit by Lydia Foulkes of Perfectly AttiredExpand

A made to measure outfit comprising of a cool casual look lot, or the option of having a suit or smart casual jacket and trousers created by Lydia Foulkes of Perfectly Attired.

Your outfit will be designed just for your exact measurements and styling preferences. The styling consultation will be at a time and location convenient to you.

To place your bid please email us with your name and contact telephone number along with your bid.Lot 11 – Antique diamond earrings from leading Jeweller Susannah Lovis Expand

Based in the prestigious Burlington Arcade, Susannah Lovis is the esteemed name in vintage and antique jewellery. Established for over twenty years, Susannah stocks a diverse and extensive array of incredible and often one-of-a-kind bespoke pieces, lovingly handcrafted by talented artists and jewellers.

Susannah has kindly donated a beautiful pair of floral diamond stud earrings set in 18k white gold. The classic design is an easy to wear every day pair of earrings that twinkle beautifully at night as well. They are very comfortable and expertly made, these diamonds are set to sparkle so beware!

These earrings are for pierced ears with a post and scroll fitting.

Each earring is composed of seven diamonds totalling 0.24 carats, G/H colour, VS clarity, with a combined total weight of 0.48 carats.

Kindly donated by Susannah Lovis Jewellers.

You can view the earrings in full online here.

To place your bid please email us with your name and contact telephone number along with your bid.Lot 12 – Six bottles of one of Italy’s finest red wines, Amarone – *SOLD*Expand

A case of 6 bottles of Amarone della Valpolicella 2017, “Ripe and voluptous damson, cherry and chocolate” made by Michele Peroni of Cantina Valpantena, who matures the wine in French oak barrels for added complexity.

Kindly donated by John Blanchard.

To place your bid please email us with your name and contact telephone number along with your bid.Lot 13 – Signed copy of Nigella’s no.1 bestseller “cook, eat, repeat” – *SOLD*Expand

Oracle Vice-President Nigella has kindly donated three signed copies of her no.1 best selling book “cook, eat, repeat”

Minimum bid: £15.00 (includes P&P)Lot 14 – Goodwood Golf Membership Credits – the ultimate in flexible golfExpand

Enjoy all the benefits of Golf at Goodwood with a credit membership giving the ultimate in flexibility and accessibility. This credit membership offers 150 credits (see details below).

Credit membership benefits include:

  • Use of the Downs and Park courses
  • Use of The Kennels, the exclusive Member’s clubhouse
  • Complimentary entry for 2 people to the Festival of Speed
  • Complimentary entry for 2 in the Richmond Enclosure to the August Bank Holiday Friday meeting at Goodwood Racecourse
  • Members competitions and events
  • 10% discount off your total bill at The Goodwood Bar & Grill

Credits are used to pay for golf-related activities and vary depending on the course played and the time of day you tee off (Peak, Popular, Peaceful and Twilight). You can also redeem your credits against buggy rental, range tokens, trolleys and bag storage.

Members may reserve tee times up to four weeks in advance.

This offer includes membership of Goodwood Golf and the annual fee.

To place your bid please email us with your name and contact telephone number along with your bid.Lot 15 – Goodwood Golf Braid MembershipExpand

  • Unlimited golf on The Downs and The Park Course (subject to availability)
  • Complimentary one-hour golf lesson
  • One 30-minute sports psychology consultation
  • 12 Braid Members guest green fee passes (valid on The Downs or Park Course)
  • Complimentary range balls on either driving range
  • Complimentary Kennels Membership for a partner or family member
  • Preferential rates for Membership of The Goodwood Health Club
  • 10% discount off your total bill at The Goodwood Bar & Grill
  • Complimentary entry for two to the Festival of Speed (excluding Saturday)
  • Complimentary entry for two for the Richmond Enclosure at Goodwood Racecourse on August Bank Holiday Friday
  • Exclusive Braid Membership matches at The Belfry, Centurion Club, London Golf Club and Royal Mid Surrey Golf Club

Terms and conditions:
Braid Membership is an anniversary membership meaning that a Member will be liable to renew on the or before the 1st day of the month following the date joined.

Minimum bid: £2,000 (published value £2,250)

To place your bid please email us with your name and contact telephone number along with your bid.Lot 16 – Original 2015 US Masters Golf Cap and Programme – *SOLD*Expand

New cap with tag from world famous golf tournament The US Masters. With original spectator guide of the event.

Minimum bid:  £20.00

Kindly donated by Mr Bob HowesLot 16 – Signed copy of Michael Morpurgo’s new book “A Song of Gladness” – *SOLD*Expand

Written during lockdown by Oracle’s Patron Sir Michael Morpurgo, A Song of Gladness is a timely reminder of the beauty and importance of the natural world from two of today’s most celebrated children’s book creators. From a blackbird in a Devon garden to leopards in the African savanna, hibernating bears and chimpanzees high in the forest canopy, A Song of Gladness reminds us all of our connection with nature, and with each other, and the urgent need for us to join together in caring for the planet and every creature in it.

Minimum bid: £15.00 Click here to submit your Bid