Take a look at the amazing items that you can expect to find auctioned at this exciting evening – if you look carefully you will find all the ingredients for your perfect Christmas Dinner!!

Silent Auction – scroll down!


Lot No. Promise: Kindly Donated By: Contact Details
1 A pair of 3 ft artificial Christmas Trees The Auction Committee www.stosythparishchurch.co.uk
2 A Box of Wine – 6 bottles The Hoy 01255 821799
3 Dog Grooming Sessions x 4 in 2019 Perfect Paws Pawfect Paws St Osyth Facebook Page
4 Sunday lunch for four people The Kings Arms 01255 821156
5 Cut & Blow Dry Bubbles Hair Dressers 01255 821180
6 1 hour shooting session for 1 person Matthew Ford Gardening Services 01255 823363
7 Sunday Lunch for two people Dukes Bistro www.facebook.com/Dukestearoomandbistro/
8 Introductory lesson for 2 people in London; multiple locations Arch Climbing www.archclimbingwall.com
9 5 sacks of logs – delivered in the village Bill Handscombe 01255 820035
10 12 jars of preserves – 1 per month; jam, marmalade and chutney Lesley Grimwood
11 Voucher for 2 people Paintball Extreme www.paintballextreme.co.uk
12 Bronze Christmas turkey Roger & Brenda Lord https://earlshallfarm.info/
13 Two hours ironing Sallyanne Stiff
14 A round of Golf for four people at Clacton Golf Club Clacton Golf Club www.clactongolfclub.com
15 £160 Family Photography Gift Experience Jill Bligh
16 1 hour fitness or yoga mindfulness in the comfort of your own home Paddy Bellis www.yogabuzz.co.uk
17 Hand carved wooden platter Jim McCree
18 Large Belgian Chocolate Father Christmas Oh Sugar www.facebook.com/Ohsugarclacton
19 A welding lesson – make an kitchen or garden object Tiny
20 GCSE maths tuition 2 hours Julia Smith
21 A signed Darts Shirt Wayne Mardel
22 2 medium breakfasts Shy Pig Café www.facebook.com/shypigcafe
23 1 x three hour Gardening sessions Majestic Gardens
24 Amazon Gaming Mat L and K Funeral Directors http://landk-funeraldirectors-donnasflorist.co.uk/
25 2 Artisan Breads, tomato and olive, plus 20 rustic rolls Allison Bond – Watershed Studio www.watershedstudio.co.uk
26 Sunday Lunch for two people The Red Lion www.theredlionstosyth.com
27 2 Hanging Baskets Horticultural Society www.stosyth.gov.uk/horticultural-society
28 Children’s Entrance tickets x 2 Colchester Zoo www.colchester-zoo.com
29 Garden Entrance for two at Beth Chatto gardens Beth Chatto Gardens www.bethchatto.co.uk
30 Round of golf 2 people Clacton Golf Club www.clactongolfclub.com
31 Decorated Christmas Tree Auction Committee
32 E-cigarette starter kit & 10ml juice Vape Cabin www.vapour-hut.co.uk/st-osyth/39962.html
33 3 hours electrical work Les Jones
34 Three course meal for two people Black Buoy, Wivenhoe www.blackbuoy.co.uk/
35 Season ticket for two people 2019 Green Island www.greenislandgardens.co.uk
36 Cut & blow dry Strands Hairdressers 01255 820311
37 Fish & Chip Supper The Village Chippy
38 A traditional fresh foliage Christmas wreath available 8th December Allison Bond – Watershed Studio www.watershedstudio.co.uk
39 Homemade, decorated Christmas Cake Pat Semple
40 A brace of Oven-Ready Pheasants Beckys Butchers, Badley Hall Farm, Gt Bromley www.beckysbutchers.co.uk
41 Homemade Shortbread biscuits Monica Harvey
42 MOT Formula 1 Autocentre www.f1autocentres.co.uk/branch/car-tyres-service-mot-Clacton-on-Sea
43 Voucher Clacton Pier www.clactonpier.co.uk
44 £50 Voucher for shooting lessons Park Hall Shooting Centre www.parkhall.info
45 A decorated Christmas tree The Auction Committee
46 A hand carved chopping board/platter with owl design Harps Corps https://www.harpscorp.com/
47 Sack of spuds The Lows, Lodge Farm, St Osyth
48 Sack of onions The Lows, Lodge Farm, St Osyth
49 Two homemade Christmas puddings Sue White
50 Two stems of Brussel sprouts The Auction Committee
51 Large Christmas Ham Jerry and Elaine Murray –   St Osyth Butchers 01255 820292
52 Beach Hut in Brightlingsea for a day Stephanie Smith
53 Pair of tickets for 15th December ITFC v Wigan Athletic Ipswich Town Football Club www.itfc.co.uk
54 Sunday Lunch for four people – starter, main (to be decided beforehand) and dessert Lesley & Steve Grimwood
55 Overnight stay for 6 at The Old Café

Lee over Sands

Smith Farms Clacton Ltd www.theoldcafe.info
56 Round of golf 2 people Clacton Golf Club www.clactongolfclub.com
57 Nail file & polish Glow Beauty & Tanning Bar 01255 820777
58 Voucher for a Hand tied bouquet Donna’s Florist from the Shed 01255 822278
59 Takeaway for 2 The Happy House Chinese 01255 822163
60 Hand-made bird table made by Mr Collins Mr Collins
61 Boat trip to Mersea Island with fish & chips for 4 people Greg & Andrea Kibbler
62 School of Rock 2 tickets & train travel Andrew Lloyd Webber https://uk.schoolofrockthemusical.com/
63 1 hour group tuition for up to 10 people or two groups of five people – all equipment provided Millers Barn Golf Park www.millersbarngolf.co.uk
64 Bed and Breakfast at Barnfield Barnfield B&B https://www.bedandbreakfast.eu/bed-and-breakfast/saint-osyth/barnfield-b-b/1743220/
66 Two hours spent on a combine harvester next August Roger Lord, Earl’s Hall Farm, St Osyth
67 3 course lunch or ‘candlelit’ dinner with champagne and wine for 10 people David and Isabella Harrington
68 Last chance to buy two Christmas trees The Auction Committee


Lot Promise Donated by
A Painting of Beth Chatto’s garden Heather Morton
B Julia Noble prints limited editions – three beautiful horse paintings Andrea Kibbler
C Jack Vettriani large print Andrea Kibbler
D Red Leather Pouffe TMB Sofa Centre


E Cream wool rug Pan flooring


F 50 pre-loved golf balls Jim McCree
G Shell & Pearl necklace A & R Jewellers
H Various fresh homemade cakes that you can bid on individually or for the whole lot! Christine Kenny
I Gin & Tonic anyone? A premium bottle of Gordons Pink Gin, with a selection of Fevertree Indian Tonic plus a lemon. Just add ice! St Osyth Working Men’s Club
J     Vertical ‘Green Wall’ Garden Planter John Semple
K 2 dining room chairs from Cult Furniture www.cultfurniture.com
L Evening course in the new year at Watershed Studio making a tote bag with Janine Wyman tutoring.  Spaces available for 10.  Chance to make a fabulous bag using Janine’s treasure trove of fabrics and trimmings.  Includes refreshment. You will need your own sewing machine. You can bid for one or more places – best ten win! Janine Wyman & Allison Bond  www.watershedstudio.co.uk

The Silent Auction items will be displayed along with the details, the lot number and the latest bid.

If you wish to bid you must go to an Auction Assistant who will be delighted to help. You will be asked to fill in some brief contact details on a card then your bid will be registered.  This will go up on the board replacing any previous bid and stay there until someone bids higher than you or until the end of the auction.  If you are successful you will be asked to settle your bid on the evening.

Festive Hampers Raffle

Various wonderful pamper hampers and festive hampers will be raffled during the evening. Please take a look at the great quality of hamper contents.

With thanks to our sponsors

None of this would have been possible without the wonderful support of our sponsors who between them have covered all of the costs involved.  A huge thank you.




The Hutley Family


National Association of Caravan Owners


Hunt Healthcare Group Care Homes


Scott & Sheen Estate Agents


Rotary Club of Clacton




Entrac Printing


Venables Tile Centre


Stanfords of Colchester

Ellacott Morris



Terms and Conditions

  1. Disputes: The Auctioneer will conduct the Auction and in all matters at the time of sale his decision will be final. He also reserves the right to withdraw any lot for which no reasonable bid is made. Any subsequent disputes will be referred to the Auction Committee whose decision shall be final.
  1. Payment can be made by cash, cheque or by card using a card reader which will be available on the night. Payable to St Osyth Parish Church
  1. Purchasers will be given a number on arrival. This will then correspond to their successful bid. Purchasers will be either given paperwork outlining the promise with full contact details or the item purchased will be available to take home immediately.
  1. Legal liability: It is not the intention that this Auction creates any legal relationship between any party or any resultant legal liabilities. The generous donations of time and skills will be deemed debts of honour and not form any legal contract. Dates and times are to be arranged between the buyer and the donor at their mutual convenience
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