Challenging Disability Through Outdoor Adventure

The Calvert Ball

Friday 10 October 2014

Be the first to make an early bid in this years auction and get the fundraising started.  Email your bid to us by clicking the link below or call 01434 250232.  You will receive updates on how your item is doing and if you have been outbid!

The winning bidders will be announced at The Calvert Ball on Friday 10 October 2014 at Hilton Newcastle Gateshead.


This years auction prizes...

Fly to Dubai

Fly Emirates from Newcastle to Dubai.   A dynamic business centre and tourist paradise, Dubai offers fabulous shopping, fine dining and quality hotels.

Prize includes 2 economy class return flights, not including airport taxes and surcharges.

Donated by Emirates

Starting Bid £200        BID NOW

Humewood Holiday Cottage

Humewood has been finished to an exceptionally high standard and provides that something extra for a large group of friends or more than one family. The property is situated in the centre of the ever popular village of Alnmouth, just a short stroll to the sandy beach, estuary and village amenities. All the rooms are comfortably furnished and well equipped and there is a pretty enclosed patio with furniture to enjoy alfresco dining.

The winning bidder is free to choose any date available for a full week or long weekend. Sleeps 13 people.

Donated by Sean and Jane Cutler

Starting Bid £500    BID NOW

Holiday Home in France

Relax for a week’s stay in this beautiful and comfortably furnished farmhouse.  The house sleeps 8, is built of old stone and is situated in the pretty countryside of the Lot et Garonne in the South West of France.  Enjoy the wonderful views across rolling hills and the surrounding valley.

Available May - Sept 2015 inclusive (subject to prior bookings)

Donated by Chris Green, Chairman of Trustees

Starting Bid £1,000    BID NOW

Corporate Box at St. James' Park

The winning bidder will win corporate hospitality at St. James' Park at a Newcastle United match (Date TBC) for up to 6 people. Guests will arrive two hours prior to kick off and will be hosted by Concept Group staff members. You will be treated to a three course meal before the match, cheese and biscuits at half time and pie and peas at fulltime.

Donated by Concept Group

Starting Bid £250     BID NOW

Concept Group

Salmon Fishing on the Tyne

The prize includes 3 Rods for 1 day during September or October. 1000m of mostly double bank fishing set in the heart of the Capability Brown designed parkland to the historic Hesleyside Hall. The Hesleyside Beat is a prime stretch of fishing on the North Tyne; England's premier Salmon river. It is being offered for your exclusive use during the height of the Salmon season.

Donated by Anna Charlton

Starting Bid £100    BID NOW

Summer Mountain Day

Enjoy a mountain day with a British International Mountain Leader. Scale one of the UK’s highest peaks whilst developing your mountain skills. In addition to great views you will also have the chance to develop your navigation, route finding and mountain leadership skills.

Donated by Mountain Energy

Starting Bid £50   BID NOW

Winter Mountain Day

Enjoy a mountain skills day with a British Winter Mountain Leader. Climb a winter mountain peak and develop your winter mountain skills. In addition to great views you will also have a chance to develop your avalanche awareness skills, use of ice axe and crampons and winter navigation.

Donated by Mountain Energy

Starting Bid £50     BID NOW


Good luck!



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