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The 10th Annual Strawberry Ball : July 17th 2010
This year in support of Cancer Research UK and Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust

Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour TrustWe have raised over £58,000 at previous balls which has been donated to Cancer Research UK and other cancer related charities such as the Cotswold Care Hospice, MacMillan nurses and the Frenchay oncology unit.

This year we are once again supporting Cancer Research UK but also the Brain Tumour Trust as brain tumours now kill more children than any other cancer but receive only 1% of research funding, this is a smaller charity that relies on donations to continue to support research and offer advice into this destructive cancer (www.braintumourtrust.co.uk.)

Cancer Research UKWe are excited to offer some amazing auction lots to celebrate our 10th anniverary at this years ball on July 17th at Waterley Bottom Farm.

If you would like to place a sealed bid prior to the ball please email with your name, address, contact number, the lot number and the maximum you would like to bid. We will keep you updated prior to the event if we receive bids above your offer and we will inform you if you have won the bid after the event.

All winning bids must be paid for by July 31st.

If you would like more information on the ball please email us : strawberryball@googlemail.com

Contact: Jacqui Moore, Mungos, 18 Long Street, Wotton under Edge, Glos.GL12 7EP. 01453 845511

The Auction Lots (so far):

Lot 1.A weekend break in an old fashioned , charming thatched cottage in the village of Chideock between Lyme Regis and Bridport, Dorset. One mile to the  beach.Sleeps 5.Not available July/August. www.home–cottage.net  (donated by Mr & Mrs J Bury)

Lot 2 - *

Lot 3. One nights B&B at the beautifully restored Carlton House, Wotton-u-Edge. Perfect for visiting friends or family.(donated by Mr P Roberts)

www.carltonhouse-bedandbreakfast.co.uk

Lot 4. A shooting tuition session at the renowned Lady’s Wood Shooting school near Wickwar, inclusive of clays and cartridges. (donated by Lady’s Wood Shooting School)

www.ladyswood.co.uk

Lot 5 - A weeks stay at Mammoth, California’s Premier Mountain resort. Flexible dates for skiing or summer activities during 2010/2011 in a modern, well equipped condo, sleeps 6+, in the centre of the resort.(donated by Mr & Mrs B Trafford)

www.visitmammoth.com

Lot 7- A week at Churchtown Farm holiday cottage near Dulverton, Devon. Situated on a working farm on the edge of Exmoor with easy access to the coast. Sleeps 8 people in 3 large bedrooms. Not available July/August (donated by Mr & Mrs R Tarr).

Lot 8- A spa experience at Stoke Park Club, Bucks–Europe’s leading spa and golf resort( location for Bridget Jones Diary )for two people. The SPC pure indulgence retreat includes drink on arrival, two course lunch, full use of spa, health and racquet facilities, body therapy massage including individually selected oils and SPC cocooning and a luxury age defying facial. Available any pre booked date until 1/12/09

http://www.stokeparkclub.com/ (donated by Julia Buxton, Stoke Park)

Lot 9. A meal for two at the award winning Conservatory restaurant, Calcot Manor with wine. www.calcotmanor.co.uk  (donated by Michael Stone)  

Lot 10- A week day evening spa for two people at the five star Whatley Manor Hotel, includes full use of the gym, tepidarium, hydropool, thermal suites, salt scrub showers and wave sensory room but excludes refreshments and treatments http://www.whatleymanor.com/  (donated by Whatley Manor)

Lot 11. Taylor  Made Rossa Putter. (donated by Mike Davis)

Lot 12- Taylor Made Burner Superfast Driver. (donated by Mike Davis)

Lot 13. Signed Stephen Gerrard Liverpool FC home shirt with Carlsberg in Chinese, used by the team for the last home game against Chelsea - a collectors item. (donated by Clive Evans - Adidas)

Lot 14.  Signed Stephren Gerrard personalized adidas predeator X football boots made to his specifications with special embroidery.(donated by Clive Evans - Adidas)

Lot 15 - An original art work by Belinda Downes, an internationally recognised artist based in Wotton. The picture is a mixed medium using fabric, and stitch work and was used as the basis for one of her most popular greetings cards.

Lot 16 - An original local landscape painting by artist Jane Lampard , painted exclusively for the Strawberry ball (donated by Jane Lampard).

* more details  to follow



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