Silent Auction lots for Annual Ball 2023

Published on: 29th September 2023

Take a look at the superb list of lots available to bid for in the silent auction being held at The Teesside Charity’s Annual Ball.

If you’re not attending the Annual Ball but would like to submit a top bid, please email no later than midday on October 5th, she can then bid on your behalf.

1. Coupland Leather Handbag

A completely bespoke made to order Coupland Leather Handbag. Choose the colour of the leather, threads and personalise the bag with your signature/name. 

Total RRP £1,495.00 

Kindly donated by Coupland Leather  

Starting Bid: £800 

 2. Middlesbrough Football Club – two box tickets

Join our friends at Cornerstone Business Solutions in their corporate box at your choice* of any 2023-24 home game. Free-flowing alcohol accompanied by a two-course meal and top seats for the match.  

*match subject to availability 

Kindly donated by Cornerstone Business Solutions.   

Starting Bid: £300 

3. Lucy Pittaway 

Beautiful print, Northern Life, depicting our iconic Transporter Bridge by award-winning local artist Lucy Pittaway, within a 20” x 17” black frame.  

Starting bid: £275 

4. Steven Brown (Heather McCoo) 30 x 30 

Colourful Highland cow Heather McCoo wall art 30” x 30” canvas print.   

Starting bid: £200 

5. Steven Brown (Francie and Josie McZoo) 40 x 40 

Colourful Giraffe’s, Francie and Josie McZoo wall art 40 x 40 canvas print 

Starting bid: £250 

6. Golf Bonanza 1 

Gather your golfing friends for four-balls at five of the region’s leading golf courses: Middlesbrough Golf Club, Linden Hall, Wynyard, Rockliffe and Saltburn.

Kindly donated by Anderson Barrowcliffe, Charity Escapes, Gallagher and WOODSmith 

Starting bid: £500 


7. Hallgarth Manor two-night stay  

Hallgarth Manor is a traditional English country house hotel situated just five miles from the historic city of Durham. This former 16th-century estate, set in spectacular grounds and gardens, has been discreetly modernised to retain many of its original features. Noted for the excellence of its food, the comfort of its accommodation and the quality of its many facilities. The prize includes a two-night stay in a double deluxe room including breakfast plus a cream tea and a glass of fizz. 

Valid Sunday – Friday.  

Thanks to Hallgarth Manor and Charity Escapes for providing the prize.  

Starting bid: £250 

8. The Pullman Liverpool – Two Night B&B for Two in a Superior Riverview Room 

An unbeatable two-night bed and breakfast stay for two in a superior riverview room at The Pullman, Liverpool on Liverpool’s iconic waterfront. All rooms have rainfall showers, 55″ TVs with movies on-demand, luxury toiletries, tea and coffee, slippers, and fluffy robes. 

Not valid on Saturdays.
Subject to hotel availability. 

Thanks to The Pullman Liverpool and Charity Escapes for providing the prize.  

Starting bid: £300 


9. Golf Bonanza Two  

Gather your golfing friends for four-balls at five of the region’s leading golf courses: Middlesbrough, Rockliffe, Wynyard, Teesside and Saltburn.  

Kindly donated by Middlesbrough Golf Club, Durata UK Ltd, Wilton Group, Handelsbanken and WOODSmith 

Starting bid: £500 

10. Signed Bradley Wiggins CBE Photo Montage 

Take home a signed photo montage of 2012 Olympic time-trial winner and gold medalist, Bradley Wiggins CBE. 

Kindly donated by The Build Directory

Starting bid: £150 

11. Private Dining for ten at Middlesbrough Football Club

The Archery. Glamorous, high-end and ultra-exclusive. Following an incredible interior revamp, we pay homage to our first home in 1876 and invite you and nine guests to experience three sumptuous courses and wine with our compliments during your very own private dining experience at the Riverside. We look forward to welcoming you and nine guests to the home of Middlesbrough Football Club. #UTB 

*date to be agreed, non-matchday only. 

Kindly arranged by Middlesbrough Football Club 

Starting bid: £600 

 12. Red Carpet Glamour – Makeup masterclass and lunch

The ultimate day for five! Learn how to look like the star of your own red-carpet entrance with techniques from Amanda Bell, makeup artist to the stars including Siena Miller, Jessica Biel, Gillian Anderson and Helen Mirren – oh, and Jude Law and Pierce Brosnan! From primers to contouring, eye liner to brow definition, matt and shimmer shades and the best tips for your best lips, it’s all in this two-and-a-half-hour master class from the Norton-based former lead makeup artist for the BAFTAs! 

You will then enjoy a delicious lunch at Norton’s award-winning Café Lilli.  

Masterclass kindly donated by Amanda Bell. Lunch kindly donated by Ken and Cath Devereux.  

Starting bid: £500 

13. Diamond Earrings 
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend! Treat yourself to these new 9ct White Gold Diamond Stud Earrings from the Anya Belle range. The earrings come complete with a diamond grading certificate. 

Retail Price £405 

Kindly donated by Ramsdens 

Starting bid: £200 

14. Two-night stay for seven people at Hutton House, Whitby   

Located in the seaside town of Whitby, Hutton House is a spacious three storey holiday home located with the town’s amenities close by. Featuring both modern and traditional interiors throughout and a rear yard with outdoor furniture, your stay can be a mix of enjoying the hustle and bustle of Whitby or the peace and quiet of the private outdoor space. Sleeping up to seven guests across four bedrooms, Hutton House is the perfect match for family holidays and getaways with friends. 

 Subject to availability via the agent and owner.  

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Starting bid: £600 


15. Framed 30×20 print of Staithes 

High quality framed 30” x 20” photograph of Staithes by local photographer Michael Cartwright, the perfect image for your living room or office. 

Kindly donated by Michael Cartwright Photography.  

Starting bid: £200 

16. Slaley Hall – Four Ball with Golf Buggies

Gather your golfing friends for a four ball at a Championship Northumberland golf course. Described as the ‘Augusta of the North’, the Hunting Course is among the finest Northumberland golf courses and should be on every golfer’s bucket list. It even has its own version of Amen Corner – which can make or break you on the final four holes! 

Kindly donated by Meldrum Construction 

Starting bid: £250 

17. Three Framed Prints from We Built the World

‘We Built the World’ is a growing collection of high-quality limited-edition prints that celebrate Teesside’s unique character, creativity and spirit of innovation. Our three most popular prints can take pride of place in the home or office wall of any proud Teessider. 

We Built the World is a creative project created by Better, a brand agency born on Teesside and based in the former home of Bolckow and Vaughan, the forefathers of Middlesbrough and pioneers of the Iron trade. 

Spanning the Globe – Celebrating bridges worldwide, built using Teesside steel, making Teesside a key player in the British Empire construction trade. 

Steel River – The name of the River Tees, or the element tēs, means “warmth” and “boiling, excitement”, but eventually would earn the name Steel River. 

Long Gone – Commemorating the Dorman Long Tower, a celebrated example of brutalist architecture and part of the Teesside skyline for 66 years.  

Kindly donated by Better 

Starting bid: £150 

18. Fly worldwide from Teesside International Airport

Your chance to go explore. Fly anywhere worldwide on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines network from the UK and Irish Airport of the Year, Teesside International Airport, up to the value of £1,000. This includes four passes for the Rockliffe Lounge and car parking for 14 days.

Subject to availability, terms and conditions apply.

Kindly donated by Teesside International Airport

Starting bid: £500