DON’T forget to place your bid for some fabulous lots to be won at Lewes Football Club.
The club is holding a special fund-raising auction as part of its 125 anniversary celebrations.
Anyone can put in a bid for a host of spectacular lots to be auctioned at the club’s Gala dinner to be held on May 5 at the Pelham House Hotel. The lots are listed below.
To place bids on your preferred lots email email@example.com with your bid amount and contact details.
A Day at the Races – entry to the grandstand and paddock at Plumpton, one of the UK’s leading small jump racecourses, for two people
Legally Blonde - two top priced seats to the Olivier Award winning musical that’s playing to packed houses at the Savoy theatre.
Pelham House VIP package – two people get to experience a fantastic evening and overnight stay at Lewes’s premier hotel. The package includes a three-course dinner for two followed by a luxurious overnight stay and full breakfast in the morning. The perfect brief getaway for you and someone special.
Rook for a night – Two people can take part in a Lewes FC players’ training session under the watchful eye of the Gaffer. Are you tough enough? Then on match day, there’s a seat for one person in the dugout.
Tickets for the Gunners – two seats in the Upper Tier to watch the mighty Arsenal. Donated by Rooks Community Board member Patrick Marber who has swapped the Emirates for the Pan these days.
Mighty Rooks season tickets – Two season tickets to come and watch all next season’s matches at the Pan for free. Who needs the Emirates?
Beautify your garden – Top local landscaping company Ditchling Gardeners will produce a fantastic design for your garden (maximum size half an acre)
Closer location tour – The 2004 film ‘Closer’ starred Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Clive Owen and Natalie Portman. The screenwriter was Lewes CFC director Patrick Marber. Go on a behind the scenes London location tour with him – scurrilous gossip and movie secrets guaranteed – plus he will treat you to a free ‘on location style’ sandwich and cup of tea.
Celebrity answer-phone message – master impressionist Jon Culshaw form Dead Ringers and The Impressions Show will record exclusively for you an answer phone message from the celebrity of your choosing.
AA Gill for a day – Every month Viva Lewes reviews a top restaurant in the area. You can be AA Gill, enjoying a free meal for two (including champagne) and seeing your review published in Viva Lewes.
Have I got news for you – two tickets to watch the live recording of Britain’s favourite satirical news quiz.
Original David Lucas painting – a rare original signed painting by renowned children’s author David Lucas (48cm x 32cm, unframed). This lot is an unused panel from his popular book ‘Whale’. Lot includes a copy of ‘Whale’ and two other books by the author.
Day in a recording studio – An unforgettable day for a singer or band to record a track at a high-spec East Sussex recording studio (engineer and full support supplied).
Exclusive piece of Rookie jewellery – Designed and crafted exclusively for Lewes FC by David Smith. Own the first-ever piece of Rookie Jewellery.
Wimbledon Centre Court tickets – a pair of tickets to spend a day at the home of tennis on the first Saturday of the tournament – men’s third round
Arthur Weasley Bedtime Story – Local actor Mark Williams will come round to your house in the guise of Arthur Weasley and read your children a chapter from Harry Potter as a bedtime story.