Collectibles Sought for Auction to Save Bude Sea Pool
By BudePeeps | Tuesday, July 03, 2012, 14:56
Inspired by the success of the cake auction at the Brendon Arms in Bude over Jubilee weekend, the Friends of Bude Sea Pool will host a major charity auction of collectibles, antiques, pledges and promises on August 3rd 2012. As the with cake auction, all profits will go to Sea Pool funds.
Friends of Bude Sea Pool
Several valuable items have already been donated for the auction, including a selection of antique fob watches, First World War medals, collectible cigarette cards and packets, antique maps, rare artworks by local artists and vintage automobilia along with a range of pledges such as short-break holiday vouchers, babysitting hours, first aid training courses and more.
The Charity Auction will take place at the Falcon Hotel in Bude on the evening of Friday 3rd August 2012. Lots will be available to view from 7pm, with live music from the GMC Contemporary Choir and local talent Jim Keir to keep the audience entertained until bidding begins. 'We're expecting people to really get into the spirit of things' says FoBSP Chairman Paul Tilzey, 'and be generous with their bids. After all, many of the sale lots are the kind of things that money can't buy in any normal circumstances.'
More donations of collectibles and pledges are being sought by the group, so that everyone who attends the auction can experience the thrill of winning a friendly bidding war. If you'd like to contribute to the auction lots then please contact Terry Jourdain (email@example.com) or drop off the item at Seventh Wave Gallery on Belle Vue (01288 356935).
So please check your attic or shed, and see if you have any good condition collectibles or memorabilia to donate; jewellery, watches, medals, antiques, furniture, coins, artworks and so on. Pledges, promises and vouchers from individuals or businesses are also warmly welcomed.
All donations will contribute towards an entertaining evening, with a wide variety of lots to suit all tastes and budgets. All bidders will have the satisfaction of knowing that the funds raised will go towards the upkeep of a vital local amenity and visitor attraction.