Motcomb Street Party 2015 – Auction Items

2015 Auction Items

Pages 4 – 8 in the Street Party Programme

Lot 1
Cocktail Masterclass for up to 12 people at The Goat (Fulham Road)
Kindly donated by The Goat & The Household Cavalry Foundation

Cocktail maestro Steve invites up to 12 guests to The Old Fashioned Cocktail Club to learn about the fine art and tricks of the trade to shake and stir your way to a greater knowledge of spirits and cocktail making. The evening will focus on a different spirit, giving guests the opportunity to learn how to mix, muddle and master a whole host of different cocktails from different eras. As well as the methods behind the magic, Steve will also delve into the history of the cocktails and the spirits. And from what to do with that lingering bottle of Limoncello to how to make the perfect Bloody Mary, he’ll also be on hand throughout the sessions to answer any questions guests might have.

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Lot 2
6 Months Membership to the Knightsbridge Golf School
Kindly donated by Steve & David – The Knightsbridge Golf School

This is where Sean Connery learnt how to play golf for his part in Goldfinger. Among the regulars practicing you’ll see Hugh Grant and many other big named celebrities. Steve and David are renowned as the best teachers of golf in the UK and have very kindly donated 6 months membership to their unique Knightsbridge Gold Academy, where you can hone your golf swing under the supervision of Steve & David. A wonderful opportunity for you to practice your golf swing in the centre of London.

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Lot 3
Dinner for Eight at Motcombs Private Townhouse in Belgravia
Kindly donated by Philip Lawless

A great opportunity to invite a group of friends for dinner. Motcombs Restaurant have this wonderful private house with a beautiful dining room and will offer you Champagne on arrival in their executive reception room. The Chef de Cuisine will personally prepare and cook your meal, which will then be served by the Head Butler and his staff. This item does not include wine.

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Lot 4
A days Clay Pigeon Shooting for two people with Ray Wards gun shop, including lunch.
Kindly donated by John Ward

John Ward will meet you at his shop and then drive you to his shooting school where his top instructor
will give you all the top tips on how to handle a shotgun and instruct you on Clay Pigeon Shooting.
John and the instructor will then join you for lunch.

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Lot 5
Two Night Stay at The Chester Grosvenor luxury 5 Star hotel including dinner.
Kindly donated by Grosvenor

Indulge with a luxurious two night stay at The Chester Grosvenor… Experience the exquisite eight course Tasting Menu in our Michelin starred restaurant, Simon Radley at The Chester Grosvenor, before retiring to your individually designed Deluxe bedroom, including Continental Breakfast each morning. Enjoy a Traditional Afternoon Tea for Two in the elegant surroundings of The Arkle Bar and Lounge, complete with handmade finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and a selection of French pastries and fancies. The Chester Grosvenor is situated in Chester, England. This Grade II listed building was built between 1863 and 1866 and is owned by the Duke of Westminster.

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Lot 6
Luxury Salon Experience with Errol Douglas MBE
Kindly donated by Errol Douglas

Errol Douglas MBE, is without question, one of the world’s most influential artistic hairdressers and in honour of his outstanding contribution to the hair industry he was made President of the Fellowship for British Hairdressing and has just completed his 2 year tenure this year. If you are the winner of the auction you will receive a full restyle consultation, cut and finish with Errol, colour consultation and full colour makeover with Jasmin Allen – Senior Colour Master, manicure and pedicure with Janice Stevens – Head of Beauty, plus a Moroccan Oil luxury gift set.

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Lot 7
Extremely Rare Opportunity for 5 people to Spend a Day with The Household Cavalry
Kindly donated by The Household Cavalry

From the moment you step through the gates of their Knightsbridge Barracks, you’ll be amazed at what takes place within.

On arrival at 10am you’ll be met by an officer who will be your host for the day. First up on the agenda is the Queen’s Life Guard mount inspection followed by watching them ride out for Horse Guards. Time for a relaxing coffee break with the officers before visiting the troop lines where all the horse live, then on to see the drum horses. These enormous, glossy, muscled creatures in the stables each with their own unique personality will win you over, you’ll be reluctant to leave them, but time now for a welcome to the forge by the Farrier Major, followed by a welcome to the saddlers by the Master Saddler and then a welcome to the full dress store (uniforms). Finally, there’s just time to watch the Queen’s Life Guard dismount before having a drink in the officers mess followed by lunch with the officers.

Every Household Cavalryman is a fighting solider first – and the troops participating in ceremonial parades are fully trained operational troops who may only recently have been in armoured vehicles, or operating on their feet, in the harsh terrain of Afghanistan. By the time you leave, you’ll be filled with renewed pride for the centuries-old ceremonial traditions being continued, the breadth and depth of skills possessed by the members of the Household Cavalry and their unwavering service for their country.

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Lot 8
Master Class For Two With Executive Chef Simon Young
Kindly donated by Simon Young – The Jumeirah Carlton Tower

A beacon of British style and sophistication, Jumeirah Carlton Tower is a renowned five star hotel in London, located in the heart of the city’s central area. Enjoy a Master Class for two people in the kitchens of the Jumeirah Carlton Tower under the guidance of Executive Chef Simon Young. This is an extremely rare opportunity for two people to hone their cookery skills. Wherever your appetite leads you at Jumeirah Carlton Tower, you’ll discover imagination, attention to detail, and a very warm welcome.

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Lot 9
Two Chelsea Tickets For A Home Game 2015/2016 Season
Kindly donated by Michael Hole – Miles Commercial

Chelsea have spent most of their history in the Premier League – the top tier of English football. Since 2003 they have been owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. The past decade has been the most successful period in Chelsea’s history. Overall, Chelsea have been English champions four times, FA Cup winners seven times, League Cup winners four times, UEFA Cup Winners 3 times and UEFA Champions League winners once. In 2012, Chelsea became the first London based club to win the UEFA Champions League, after beating Bayern Munich in the final. A year later, Chelsea won the Europa League against Benfica. Their present manager is Jose Mourinho, known as the Special One, who has led the club to three Premier League titles and will be hoping to secure their fourth this season.

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Lot 10
Weekend for two at a Luxury Hotel in London & dinner at Michelin-starred Ametsa Restaurant.
Kindly donated by The Belgravia Residents Journal and Ametsa Restaurant at The Halkin Hotel

Two nights stay at a Small Luxury Hotel of The World coupled with dinner for two at Michelin-starred Ametsa Restaurant. Choose from one of 8 hotels. One of which is The Goring – where Catherine Middleton stayed before her marriage to Prince William.

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Lot 11
Weekend for two at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel and dinner at Mosimann’s Private Dining Club
Kindly donated by The Mandarin Oriental Hotel & Mosimann’s

Two night weekend stay, including breakfast at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Knightsbridge coupled with dinner for two at the famous Mosimann’s exclusive Private Dining Club.

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Lot 12
Loch Ness Highland Club Holiday – One of Scotland’s Most Beautiful Lochside Settings
Kindly donated by The Santon Group & The Lullaby Trust

The Award Winning Highland Club is your opportunity to stay in one of Scotland’s most beautiful lochside settings. The magnificent Grade A listed monastery building has been transformed combining the architecture of the original abbey with the comforts of modern day living.

You can choose to have either a two week stay for one family of four or a one week stay in two apartments for two families of four at The Highland Club. Dates will be subject to availability. The Highland Club facilities include:-
Indoor Swimming Pool: Gym, Steam and Sauna: Tennis Court: Highland Club Lounge and Snooker Room: Lochside Restaurant and Café: Cricket Pitch and Nets: Woodland Adventure Playground: Fishing: Badminton: Lochside Barbeque Area: Five-a-side Football: Outdoor and Indoor Table Tennis: Giant Chess and Draughts: Boules and Croquet: On Site Staff.

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