Talents Auction: Summer Sale 2019

Here are the remaining  Talents on offer :

4: LEONARD HARPER-GOW – will play your piano for you either for a Party/Reception or for a Private Evening (Piano required!) – donation by agreement 01361 810315

5: A special cake for a special occasion – generously created by Susan Molyneux – cost and donation to Church by arrangement. Christmas cake.

6: Lift to Edinburgh or Newcastle Airport – experienced driver and good companion – donated by Dan Miller 01573 226527.

7: NEW! Would someone like to preach on a Sunday morning – or sponsor someone to do so? By agreement with Bob- Highest competitive bid secures.

Lots 10-14 most generously donated by Tony Bacon 01573 450293  – tonybacon@btinternet.com

10: One-way travel by car for up to 4 people with reasonable luggage to any of

    – Berwick on Tweed
    -Newcastle Airport
    – More than one opportunity available by agreement

11: Attendance as my guest at one or more meetings of the Kelso and District  Probus Club on a Thursday morning at Ednam House Hotel. External speaker. Ends before mid-day. Lunch available. September to December, January to March 2020. More than one opportunity available.

12: Fly-fishing as my guest on a private lake in Kelso area for brown and rainbow trout. Up to 2 rainbow trout may be retained. Dates and times to be mutually agreed before mid October 2019, or April to October 2020. More than one opportunity available.

14: May 12th 2020. Attendance as guests at the charitable fund-raising Festival Service of the Sons and Friends of the Clergy at St.Paul’s Cathedral London at 4.30 pm. 3 Cathedral choirs will perform and the Lord Mayor and Masters etc of most City Livery Companies will attend. Up to 6 guests can accompany me. No charge, but a donation will be expected. ONE guest may be able to join me at the Festival Dinner at Merchant Taylors Hall afterwards at additional charge say £100. Dress Lounge Suit or equivalent. Further details from me when available.

15: “High Tea at Dan & Vickie Miller’s home, The Elms in Kelso. Begin with a refreshing, chilled glass of Prosecco followed by a selection of finger sandwiches, scones, and lovely Petit Fours and iced biscuits served with Fortnum & Mason Tea. Served on fine China and crystal in the beautiful surroundings of a fine Georgian home. If weather permits, take a turn in the lovely, walled garden. £35.00pp and can accommodate 8 people per sitting.” 

16: Want a chance to have your favourite 4 hymns at the main Morning Service? £20/service. Contact Bob to choose your day and your Hymns – as many days as bid for available.

18: Flower arrangement for your special occasion-or a silk flower long-lasting arrangement- generously offered by Clova Reid-cost and donation to Church by agreement. email clova@paddockhall.plus.com 01578 740247

19: .Would you like to join Bob on his Hospital Radio Programme on a Wednesday evening 6pm and pick the majority of music? Plenty of days available @£20/head. 

20: Drinks and canapes for up to 30 people in the garden, weather permitting, 6pm to 8.30pm on Friday 26 June 2020 at Springbank, Kelso (Andrew and Sheila Wemyss). £12  per head. List will go up in Church.

22: Bob always happy to transport people to stations or airport so long as price offered is reasonable.

It has been suggested that we should broaden the scope of Talents offered to include some or all of the following:

Cleaning silver
Teaching sewing
Use of computer
Flower arranging

Please contact Rob Dick or Andrew Weymss if you feel that your talents rise to offering any of the above, or any other suggestions. Offers will be confirmed and added to the main list as they become available.

















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