Challenging Disability Through Outdoor Adventure


Silent Auction

During the evening there will also be the opportunity to bid on the fantastic prizes in our Silent Auction. These prizes will be on display with a clipboard in front of the prize so that guests can write down bids at their leisure over the course of the evening. You will need to return to check that no-one has out bid you during the evening.

Winning Bids will be announced at midnight on the 11th September at the Charity Ball; the highest bid written down will win the prize which can be taken away on payment.


Please note that payment can be made by cash, cheque or card.


Lot 11 - Lakeland Radio DJ Experience




The recipient will spend time with an experienced presenter in the studio, where they will be guided through the basics of presenting a radio show. The hour long "mock radio show" will be recorded, edited & presented on a CD to the budding presenter. Mutually convenient date will be arranged between the station & the recipient. The prize is suitable for adults or older children.

Donated by Lakeland Radio


Lot 12 - A tour of M-Sport’s facilities at Dovenby Hall





A perfect prize for Rally car enthusiasts! A behind the scenes tour of M-Sport’s facilities for up to 4 people. M-Sport operated Ford’s World Rally programme from 1997 to 2013 remaining integral to the championship with its own teams as well as the development & manufacture of a wide range of competitive, reliable cars.

Donated by M-Sport


Lot 13 - 'Early Spring by the Beck' by Dr Alistair Brewis


This delightful oil painting was painted by the late Dr Alistair Brewis who, as well as being an accomplished Artist & respected Doctor, was a strong supporter of the trust & Chairman of the Friends of Lake District Calvert Trust for many years. Size approximately: 58cm x 50cm (23” x 20”) including mount.

Donated by Mary Brewis



Lot 14 - Ben Fogle: Call of the Wild, 2 tickets with Meet & Greet



In 'Call of the Wild', Ben recounts how he became drawn to, and so enamoured with, adventure, travel and the harsh challenges associated with a life in the wilderness, from his first adventures travelling across South America as a younger man, to some of the toughest trials known to man. 2nd October 2015 at The Sands, Carlisle.

Donated by The Sands, GLL



Lot 15 - Premier League Football, 2 tickets: MCFC v CPFC


This one is for the Football enthusiasts! We have 2 tickets for what promises to be an exciting game between Manchester City v Crystal Palace Football Clubs. The match takes place at Manchester on the 16th January 2016.

Donated by Barclays Bank



Lot 16 - Crabtree Clay Shoot & Meal at The Plough for 2


Thinking about giving clay pigeon shooting a go? Crabtree have the facilities to offer a great day of sporting shooting. The 50 clays first timer package includes everything you need to get started. To top off your day enjoy a 2-course meal at The Plough, Lupton, a stylish historic pub with a relaxed atmosphere, friendly service & excellent food.

Donated by Crabtree Clay Shoot & The Plough, Lupton



Lot 17 - 'Cooks the Perfect' book, autographed by Mary Berry


For fans of Mary Berry & The Great British Bake Off, autographed by Mary Berry, this book features over 100 delicious recipes  to try; just imagine Mary is in your kitchen with you, saying "keep an eye on that".

Donated by Mark Winfield, Trustee



Lot 18 - Tandem Paragliding Experience


Enjoy the thrill of a tandem paragliding flight with an experienced instructor and experience the thrill of seeing the beauty of the Lakes from the sky.

Donated by Escape Paragliding



Lot 19 - 'Invincible' by Sarah Taylor


Sarah Taylor is emerging as one of Cumbria’s most exciting young contemporary artists, having a bold and individual style that continuously evolves; this print of the painting ‘Invincible’ is a brilliant example of her unique style of painting.

Donated by Sarah Taylor, Artist




Lot 20 - 1-Day Water Sports Tuition for 4



Enjoy ½ - day water sports tuition at Nichol End Marine for up to 4 people with lunch, tea & scones in the café. Tuition can be in sailing, canoeing, kayaking or windsurfing.

Donated by Nichol End Marine


Lot 21 - 1/2 Day Spa Pamper Experience for 2




Armathwaite Hall has created a timeless, yet contemporary countryside spa within a stunning rural setting, offering a relaxed, high comfort, luxurious spa facility. Spa experience includes: Welcome refreshment & guided tour, full use of The Spa facilities, lounge & hush relaxation room after your face or body treatment.

Donated by Armathwaite Hall Hotel



Lot 22 - Paddle Board Experience for 4




This is the essential package for those new to the sport, giving you a quality 2 hour session with a qualified instructor followed by 1 hour free paddling time. The lesson provides you with the foundations, knowledge and technical skills to excel at Stand up Paddle boarding

Donated by Lakeland Paddle Boarding









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