CREST Business Awards are delighted to announce that we are holding a Silent Auction to raise funds for our chosen charity this year – Surrey Wildlife Trust
We have at least 10 varied lots to bid for and hope that you will be super generous in your offers for this worthwhile cause.
Each of the lots below is available and the form is easy to complete. Simply look at the description, decide how much you wish to bid and if your figure is higher than the last one entered then scroll down to the form below, add your name, phone number, email address and the new amount bid. Minimum increase over previous bid is £5.
The lucky winners will be announced at the end of the Awards Event on 19th May and upon payment the goodies will be delivered to you.
The auction will be available online until 4.00pm Thursday 19 May 2022
Silent Auction – Lot 1
Worth £280 – Highest bid so far is: £75
4-Ball Voucher at Bramley Golf Club
A welcoming, friendly, inclusive members’ golf club set in the majestic Surrey Hills with a century of golf behind us. Just two miles south of Guildford on the A281, Bramley Golf Club is easily accessible from all directions. There are so many aspects of Bramley Golf Club that make it special:
- A beautifully maintained parkland golf course re-modelled by James Braid in 1935.
- A club with a fine tradition and history to be proud of.
- Panoramic views over the majestic Surrey Hills, an area designated as an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty”.
Carefully sited bunkers and water hazards that add a challenge and beauty to the course
Silent Auction – Lot 2
Worth £50 – Highest bid so far is: £40
Vineyard Tour & Tasting at Albury Vineyard
Albury Vineyard is the result of Nick Wenman’s passion for quality wine. Nick planted the vineyard in 2009 having retired from the IT industry to fulfil his dream of owning a vineyard. He believes that key to the success of the wines is the vineyard’s commitment to organic and biodynamic principles, together with excellent winemakers and his talented vineyard manager Alex, one of the few female vineyard managers in England.
Albury Vineyard is situated on the southern slopes of the North Downs in the beautiful Surrey Hills, just outside Guildford on the A25 towards Dorking. The vines are the traditional Champagne varietals of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, as well as some Seyval and Pinot Gris. We are committed to producing organic fruit without the use of chemicals such as herbicides and fungicides and produce English wine of the highest quality: a still rosé and quality sparkling wines.
Silent Auction – Lot 3
Worth £84 – Highest bid so far is: £40
Two bottles of Copperfield Gin
The Surrey Copper Distillery is an independent craft distillery which was founded in 2017 by the Smart family.
We are based in the heart of the beautiful county of Surrey in England, which has inspired authors, artists and artisans for centuries. We make a distinctive library of spirits inspired by history and reflecting the very essence of England. Our stills are made of copper and have been designed and made to create unique flavour and aroma combinations. The ingredients we use have been carefully selected to provide the very best spirit flavour and aroma experiences which we hope will delight you.
Silent Auction – Lot 4
Worth £30 – Highest bid so far is: £20
Indoor Wine Tasting Experience for 2 people
The award winning Denbies Wine Estate in Dorking was founded by Sir Adrian White in 1984. The estate has since been owned and managed by the next generation White family. It is one of the largest wine producers in the UK. Denbies wine now competes on an international level, including multiple gold awards for both sparkling and still wine production.
Enjoy a glass of Denbies Sparkling wine in the cinema followed by a tasting of four of Denbies award winning wines. Length of tour: Approx 1 hour. Glass of Denbies Sparkling wine or soft drink ‘Indoor Cinema Vineyard Tour’ The tour starts in the cinema featuring ‘The Vineyard Through the Seasons’. Learn about the geology and history of the estate and experience the changes in the vineyard through the seasons and appreciate the wine making process from vine to bottle.
Silent Auction – Lot 5
Worth £440 – Highest bid so far is: £100
4-Ball Voucher at West Surrey Golf Club
West Surrey located near Godalming, and close to Guildford, is a friendly private members club blessed with one of the finest courses in the South East.
Set within enviably tranquil Surrey Hills countryside, the 6482-yard Par 71 course designed by Herbert Fowler in 1910 is ranked as one of Golf Monthly’s Top 100 courses in England.
It presents an interesting challenge to golfers of all abilities, with tree lined, watered fairways leading to superb sand based USGA standard greens that provide a high-quality putting surface all year round.
Silent Auction – Lot 6
Worth £?? – Highest bid so far is: £75
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast for Two at The Woking Hilton
Within walking distance of Woking train station, the new Hilton hotel is located at Victoria Square Mall in the city centre. The hotel is within 25 minutes of several attractions, including LEGOLAND®, Ascot Racecourse, and a dozen golf courses. London is about 40 minutes away by train. Unwind with views of the city 22 stories up at their rooftop bar.
This voucher entitles the owner to an overnight stay for two guests, in a Deluxe Bedroom at Hilton Woking with Breakfast and Dinner in Oxbo restaurant. Dinner is for two guests from the TDH menu and does not include beverages.
It is subject to availability and not able to be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion. Valid for 6 months from the date of opening
Silent Auction – Lot 7
Worth £55 – Highest bid so far is:
Fly Fishing for one at Birtley Lake
Birtley Lake is a horseshoe lake with 500 yards of bank situated in beautiful parkland surroundings of Birtley House at Bramley, just 5 miles south of Guildford on the A281.
This voucher is for one person fly fishing for a full day (9am to 6pm) by prior date agreement in the current season (ie prior to 31st October).
The lake is stocked with brown trout up to 5lbs and a few rainbows and is in beautiful surroundings. If the successful bidder is not a current licence holder, he/she will need to pay £6 for a day licence and if not an experienced fly fisher we can supply kit and training on the day.
Silent Auction – Lot 8
Worth Priceless! – Highest bid so far is: £50
Adopt an Animal with WWF
WWF Animal adoptions give a huge boost to our work. As an animal adopter you’ll be protecting precious habitats around the world and all the species which rely on them. The winner will be able to select their favourite from 12 iconic species including the Giant Panda and also choose between our standard welcome pack or a pack created for children under 12.
As part of your adoption, you will receive an initial welcome pack including species information, a personalised adoption certificate and an optional soft toy to love forever. We will also keep you updated on how you’re supporting our vital work including sending adoption updates three times a year.
Silent Auction – Lot 9
Worth £70 – Highest bid so far is: £40
Spirit of the Woodland Session for Two at Birtley Woodland
A seasonal opportunity to experience an ancient tool, the Medicine Wheel to embrace and honour the changing seasons as they move through the Year. This brings us together, to honour the land and each other with ceremony, drumming, storytelling and a warm fire.
The session starts with a Sensory trail which offers an introduction to the Medicine Wheel and the Sacred drum to connect more deeply to your inner nature and the land in which your body walks.
It brings us together to celebrate the changing seasons and honouring the land with Ceremony.
Silent Auction – Lot 10
Worth £33 – Highest bid so far is: £25
The Surrey Sweetness Box from Sensiful
A box of delightful artisan delicacies from Surrey, perfect for a loved one with a sweet tooth.
Sensiful is an online, local gift shop that sells gift boxes. Sensiful boxes are packed full of marvellous, original gifts – all sourced from fellow independent brands dotted all around Surrey. There’s something for everyone and for all occasions. The gift of a Sensiful box is a fabulous surprise for your loved one as well as bringing smiles to many Surrey makers. Every gift box gives something back to local charities too – so you can feel triply good about your gift choice. The boxes are all beautifully wrapped in sustainable packaging and can be sent straight to the recipient with a handwritten note.
The Surrey Sweetness Box is full delightful artisan delicacies from Surrey, perfect for a loved one with a sweet tooth. It contains biscuits, jam, truffles, popcorn, snacks and chocolate. Delicious! The RRP is £33.00.
Silent Auction – Lot 11
Worth £60 – Highest bid so far is: £30
Puremess Gift Box
A lovingly created Puremess gift box, full of luxurious skincare products to truly pamper yourself. All the packaging is sustainable, including the tissue paper, wood wool and ribbon!
At Puremess, we believe that beautiful skin is achieved through a daily skin care routine using nature’s finest ingredients. Daily self-care and love means your beauty shines from the inside out. We are passionate about creating natural products that optimise skin health, providing maximum nourishment, which is why we only use ingredients like oils, butters, waxes and botanicals. We source from local trusted suppliers and avoid chemical nasties like SLS, SLES, petrochemicals, parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, palm oil, synthetic or artificial fragrances.
Online bidding now closed. Please submit in person at the Awards event