Charity Gala

Please place your bid amount on your desired item(s). Online bids will close at midnight on Friday 18th Nov and no further online bids will be able to made after this time. Your bid will be blind, so no one else will be able to see the current highest bid on the item, so make sure you give it your best bid!

Those attending the Charity Gala Dinner and Auction on Saturday 19th November will be able to continue to bid on the evening, starting from the highest online bid received.

Good luck everyone, some fantastic prizes to be won.


  1. A fantastic opportunity to have up to a 2 week stay in a holiday home in Australia. 90 mins from Sydney in a lovely little beach town with nice cafes and restaurants, called Killcare. It’s about 4 mins walk through a bush track direct to the beach.
    3 double bedrooms (2 large and one small) and a bunk room for kids that sleeps 4 so great for two families at a time. It has a high-end chefs kitchen fit out and a lovely deck with views.
    Kindly donated by Nick Durrant & Ros Anderson (Current Parents)
    T&Cs: Dates subject to availability. Up to two weeks.
    Lot 1
    Bid here for Lot 1
  2. Two nights dinner bed and breakfast at the luxury family run four-star Thurlestone Hotel.
    This wonderful prize offers a room with fantastic sea views of Thurlestone Bay for two people, full use of all the Voyage Spa facilities and dinner in the award winning Trevilder restaurant.
    Kindly donated by the Grose family. (Old Blundellian, Current & Former Governors)
    T&Cs: Dates subject to availability.
    Lot 2
    Bid here for Lot 2
  3. 2 or 3 night stay in an idyllic holiday cottage in Cornwall.
    A 2 bedroomed Victorian cottage in the sleepy village of Coombe, which lies in land between Truro and St Austell. A recent full restoration has lovingly been completed. 1 x kingsize bedroom, 1 x bunk bedroom and plenty of room for a tent in the garden! Perfectly placed to explore the north or south coast beaches, St Mawes and the stunning Roseland or further afield.
    Kindly donated by Christopher and Laura Clifford. (Current Parent & Staff)
    T&Cs: Dates subject to availability.
    Lot 3
    Bid here for Lot 3
  4. Step aside Alan Titchmarsh! Garden design consultation by Blundell’s Head Gardner, Harry Flower.
    Kindly donated by Harry Flower, Blundell’s Head Gardener (timing to be agreed with Harry).
    T&Cs: Date/time to be mutually agreed. Location in Devon or Somerset.
    Lot 4
    Bid here for Lot 4
  5. This once in a lifetime opportunity of a commissioned painting of the winners choice by Aurelie Baudry Palmer, who has been asked by the Royal Family to paint the invitation for the Princess of Wales' Christmas Carol concert.
    Kindly donated by Aurelie Baudry Palmer (Wife to Old Blundellian and Well-Wisher)
    T&Cs: Commission to be agreed upon and timeline subject to availability.
    Lot 5
    Bid here for Lot 5
  6. A 1% share in the Nigel Hawke Racing Syndicate Racehorse Professor Calculus, a lovely young racehorse whose campaign will be to race at west country race courses this winter.
    Nigel says:’ Professor Calculus is a good looking athletic 4-year-old bay gelding by the prolific Sire Twilight Sun and winning Dam Roselea Lady. The Professor is taylor made to run at West Country race tracks this winter.’
    Kindly donated by Nigel and Katherine Hawke (Current Parents)
    T&Cs: Value: £360. It is an all-inclusive purchase including training fee for a 1% share for one year.
    Lot 6
    Bid here for Lot 6
  7. Fourball at Saunton Golf Club worth £500.
    Kindly donated by Saunton Golf Club.
    T&Cs: Dates subject to availability
    Lot 7
    Bid here for Lot 7
  8. A delicious Vintage Afternoon Tea for 2 people at the Restaurant, Kitchen at Quantock Lakes in Nether Stowey, TA5 1HY. If you’ve enjoyed what you’ve had tonight, imagine what an afternoon tea would entail.
    Kindly donated by Dawn Griffin from Food4You (Sponsor and Supplier)
    T&Cs: Dates subject to availability
    Lot 8
    Bid here for Lot 8
  9. Family photo shoot, all beautifully edited and delivered by Emma Solley Photography. Value of prize donation is £350.
    Kindly donated by Emma Solley (Current Parent)
    T&Cs: Dates & location to be mutually agreed
    Lot 9
    Bid here for Lot 9
  10. Land Rover Experience Day for 2 people at Awliscombe, near Honiton.
    Kindly donated by Julian Ball at Inspired Partnership Limited (Supplier)
    Lot 10
    Bid here for Lot 10
  11. A scrumptious 3 course Sunday Lunch for Four with a bottle of wine at The Hartnoll Hotel.
    Kindly donated by owner, Claire Carter.
    T&Cs: Dates subject to availability
    Lot 11
    Bid here for Lot 11
  12. A term of group classes of Yoga from Fiona Yoga and an M&S Apothecary Time For You Gift Set.
    Kindly donated by Fiona Kitson (Past Parent)
    T&Cs: Dates subject to availability
    Lot 12
    Bid here for Lot 12
  13. Use of Tiverton Rugby Club attic sponsors lounge for a 1st XV game 23-24 season.
    Dates will be sent to the winner when released to pick date.
    Space for up to 60 people, and private balcony view of the pitch.
    Private bar (drinks not provided). Buffet available on request or can supply own catering.
    Kindly donated by Alex Willis at Blubox Developments (Current Parent and Supplier)
    T&Cs: Dates will be sent to the winner when released to pick date. Available during the 2023/24 season.
    Lot 13
    Bid here for Lot 13
  14. Blundell’s Head Chef to cook a 3 course dinner for an 8 person dinner party in The Beale Centre, Blundell’s School.
    All you need to do is enjoy the food and byob!
    Kindly donated by Ankur, Blundell's Head Chef (timings to be agreed with Ankur)
    T&Cs: Date and menu to be mutually agreed preferably during term time.
    Lot 14
    Bid here for Lot 14
  15. Drone Photography shoot worth £300
    Get some fantastic aerial photography of your choice with the use of a drone and qualified operator.
    Kindly donated by Ben Boswell, Blundell’s Director of Development
    T&Cs: Dates to be mutually agreed and subject to good weather, area within 50 miles of Tiverton.
    Lot 15
    Bid here for Lot 15
  16. "Namoh Curry Hamper" - a selection of Our Handmade Award-winning Curry Sauces "Namoh Sauce" which will include Namoh Curry Sauce, Namoh Korma Sauce and Namoh Kadai Sauce. All Sauce are produced with locally sourced produce and made in Devon.
    Kindly donated by Ankur, Blundell's Head Chef.
    T&Cs: Collection from Blundell’s or free postage in the UK.
    Lot 16
    Bid here for Lot 16
  17. Flexi Boarding for five nights.
    T&Cs: To be used within the 2022/23 academic year as agreed upon by the Houseparent.
    Lot 17
    Bid here for Lot 17
  18. £200 M&S Vouchers, perfect for the Christmas shop!
    Kindly donated by Phil Jones at
    Lot 18
    Bid here for Lot 18
  19. Six-Week Block of Pilates Classes and an M&S Apothecary Time For You Gift Set.
    Kindly donated by Emily Earl (Staff & Current Parent)
    T&Cs: Dates subject to availability.
    Lot 19
    Bid here for Lot 19
  20. Large beef box, to be ready second week of December, perfect for the Christmas festivities.
    When you choose to eat meat choose your provenance, for local quality and the best welfare standards.
    Kindly donated by Annabel Taylor-Ross (Past Parent & Sponsor)
    T&Cs: Ready second week of December, pick up from Washfield, Tiverton, EX16 9RF
    Lot 20
    Bid here for Lot 20
  21. Bottle of vintage port (Graham's 1985).
    T&Cs: Collection from Blundell’s or free postage in the UK
    Lot 21
    Bid here for Lot 21
  22. A surprise large hamper full of delicious goodies (as many items as they can fit in!).
    Kindly donated by Malcolm and Julie Pyne (Supplier)
    T&Cs: Collection from Blundell’s
    Lot 22
    Bid here for Lot 22
  23. Milwaukee drill set worth £300
    Kindly donated by CEF, your electrical experts.
    T&Cs: Collection from Blundell’s
    Lot 23
    Bid here for Lot 23