3rd May Promises Auction Catalogue

Cheddon Fitzpaine Hall, Cheddon Fitzpaine


An Evening of Music and Promises

An event in aid of SURE (Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment)

Registered Charity number 1102299)


The items listed are available for auction on the night of 3 May 2014 at the above event.


If you are interested in making an offer but you are unable to attend, please contact Jean Alger-Green on 07513460576 before 5.00pm 3rd May 2014.


Caution: This list is subject to amendment and items listed may change before the event


Additional Auction Item added 2nd May:


A made to measure general purpose saddle, Courtesy of Steve Sturgess, Sturgess Saddlers

Please note there is a reserve price of £200.00

This family run business takes pride in making only the finest saddles. They are currently exporting to France, Holland, Iceland and the USA and have been trading for over 30 years.

Sturgess Saddles are offering a made to measure general purpose saddle to your specification

1 x black or brown high quality leather (Hide and Saddle Butt) general purpose saddle

Made to measure and fitted to you and your horse. Includes one fitting.

Up to 17 ½ inch seat

Flocked with lambs wool

visit their website: www.Sturgesssaddlery.com or facebook page @ Sturgess Saddlery for more details.

How do I claim my item? – Quote this event when you contact Sturgess Saddlery and present a voucher.




Hire of Cheddon Fitzpaine Memorial Hall – courtesy of Cheddon Hall Committee

Cheddon Fitzpaine Village Hall was rebuilt in 2001 and lies in secluded woodland in the village of Cheddon Fitzpaine just a few miles from Taunton town centre.

The main hall can seat 120 people making it a perfect venue for weddings, christenings or family parties. There is a committee room which can be hired separately. The kitchen is fully fitted with two cookers, large fridge, double sink and ample working surfaces. There is also a purpose built bar which has a large serving area into the main hall.

The village hall is equipped to a very high standard and has facilities for disabled users and there is ample car parking at the site.

Got an event or special occasion coming up in the next year? Then Cheddon Hall could be your ideal venue!!!

How do I claim my item? - Please contact Stuart Triggol (Treasurer) – 01823 413459 to make your booking quoting this event. A voucher will also be issued. Booking to be made by 2 May 2015.



Two tickets to a Royal London one day cup match during the 2014 season and a signed watercolour of Marcus Trescothick – tickets are courtesy of Somerset County Cricket Club

Royal London, the UK's largest mutual life and pensions company, is the new sponsor of one-day cricket at international, county and recreational levels. Somerset County Cricket Club is offering a pair of tickets to one of the matches at the county ground in Taunton this summer.


Sunday 27 July 2014 – Somerset v Durham

Thursday 31 July 2014 – Somerset v Kent

Sunday 10 August 2014 – Somerset v Sussex

Tuesday 12 August 2014 – Somerset v Glamorgan

How do I claim my item ? – by a gift letter to be completed and returned to The Commercial Office at Somerset County Cricket Club




Aberdeen Angus beef – courtesy of Peter and Jane House, Tetton Farm, Kingston St Mary

Jane and Peter House are offering 4 kg pack of Aberdeen Angus beef (frozen) to be collected from their farm in Kingston St Mary


Pack includes


4 sirloin steaks

1.5kg minced beef

1 kg stewing beef

12 beef burgers



How do I claim my item ? – by voucher to be presented to Jane House on collection.





Dinner for two at Clavelshay Barn Restaurant – courtesy of Sue Milverton, Proprietor


Beautiful Surroundings…and a menu with the best local produce 

Clavelshay Barn is an award winning sustainable restaurant located in a traditional stone barn on a family run dairy farm on the edge of the Quantock Hills. Although in a beautiful rural setting, the restaurant is within easy reach of Taunton, Bridgwater and the M5 motorway.


Item includes dinner for two people (not including drinks)


Lower Clavelshay Farm
North Petherton
Taunton, Somerset
Ph: 01278 662629



How do I claim my item ? – quote this event at time of booking and on presentation of a voucher






OPI Express manicure – courtesy of The Lavender Rooms at Hestercombe Gardens


The Lavender Rooms are located above the Garden Shop in the historic coach house in Hestercombe.


Catherine Brown is offering this OPI Express manicure, to be taken before 3 November 2014


How do I claim my item? – presentation of a voucher from the Lavender Rooms




Tickets for West Somerset Railway – courtesy of WSR, Minehead


West Somerset Railway is offering 2 Adult Day Rover tickets - valid on all normal service days.


For full timetable, see www.west-somerset-railway.co.uk


How do I claim my item? – Tickets already available and can be taken on night of the Auction





Two Hour driving lesson (new driver or refresher course) - courtesy of Kiff Miles


Kiff Miles is a well known driving instructor who is based in Kingston St Mary.


He is offering a 2 hour lesson in his funky Fiat 500 either for a new driver or as a refresher course for those who took their test a good few years ago and feel they would benefit from an update.


How do I claim my item? – by voucher to be presented to Kiff Miles when booking is made for the lesson




Hair pampering pack and styling by Charlotte Elizabeth – Courtesy of Charlotte Elizabeth Patch, Hairdresser


Charlotte is a freelance hairdresser covering the Taunton and Ilminster area. Registered with the British Hairdressing council, Charlotte is fully insured and CRB certified. Charlotte launched her professional career in 2012 and has over five years experience and knowledge gained within the hairdressing industry. Whilst completing her NVQ Level 2 within a leading West Country salon chain, she trained as a Goldwell colour technician. She has subsequently completed her NVQ Level 3 Diploma in hairdressing at Yeovil College. In June 2014, Charlotte will be attending the prestigious WAHL academy in Kent to complete a barbering course. Her passion for hairdressing has also led her to teaching, and she will complete her A1 Assessors course in the summer of 2014.


Charlotte excels in all aspects of hairdressing including artistic styling for special occasions and weddings. Although based in Somerset, she is prepared to travel further-afield for special occasions.


Charlotte is offering a mini hair hamper (available to take away this evening) plus a wash, cut and glamour blowdry




How do I claim my item? – Voucher to be presented to Charlotte at time of booking




3 nights in a luxury 5* Eco lodge at Mill Meadow, Kingston St Mary – Courtesy of Chris & Suzanne Heayns

An opportunity to stay in the lovely Woodpecker Lodge for 3 nights during the low season (October, November, December 2014, January, February March 2015 - excluding school holidays) at Mill Meadow, Parsonage Lane in Kingston St Mary. The offer is to be taken by 2 May 2015.


Woodpecker Lodge, a Gold Award winning luxury eco lodge with sauna and hot tub, sleeps up to 6 people.


What does it offer? - First floor double bedroom with ensuite bathroom, ground floor king bedroom, family shower room with infra red sauna. Fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher, fridge freezer. Open plan living/dining area with Freeview TV, DVD and board games, leading to private terrace. Mezzanine area with bean bags and sofa bed and door to outside balcony. Utility room with washing machine and drying facilities. Free Wifi, private parking. Cycle hire and fishing on site. All bed linen and towels are provided.


Perfect for couples and families alike. Need extra room for guests for a family occasion? This is the ideal solution!!!



How do I claim my item? – this event to be quoted at time of booking and presentation of voucher on arrival





Wine Hamper – 12 bottles of wine/champagne – donated by friends in Kingston St Mary


A great selection of white, rose and red wines plus one bottle of champagne


How do I claim my item? – Take wine away at end of the evening !!




1 day of Sea fishing out of Brixham – courtesy of Ross Parham, Spot On Charters, Brixham


Ross Parham is offering one place for a full day (weekday, 10-11 hours) of fishing trip aboard the premier charter vessel “Spot-On!” operating out of Brixham. This item is valid for weekdays only until the end of December 2014.


“Spot On!” is a premier charter boat operating out of Brixham and Torbay. It is a new charter angling boat – a Cougar Catamaran 10m MK2 offering speed, comfort, stability and space. Facilities include on deck toilet, undercover seating and hot food/drinks.


Spot On! is fully licensed and insured for COP Cat 2 (60 miles) for 12 passengers and 2 crew.




How do I claim my item? – Quote this event at time of booking and upon presentation of a voucher from Ross Parham





Wine Hamper – 12 bottles of wine/champagne – donated by friends in Kingston St Mary


A great selection of red and white wines plus one bottle of champagne



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