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Grand Charity On-line Auction Raises over £14,471 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices in Norfolk

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Lord and Lady Baker of Little Moulton enjoying a glass of champagne with Fabian Perez

Lord and Lady Baker of Little Moulton enjoying a glass of champagne with Fabian Perez

As the World Cup gripped the Nation a selection of World Cup memorabilia; including a 1966 England World Cup Shirt signed by 10 of the Final starting England team, a signed Pele shirt, and a feast of fantastic Original and Signed Limited Edition artwork by Los Angeles based Argentinian Fabian Perez, a Stephen Fry signed tie and props from the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban film, singer & song writer Sting and Elvis Costello, along with many more great donations, went under the hammer raising over £14,471 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) Quidenham hospice in Norfolk.

The Grand Charity Auction delivered a feast of surprises not just for the local Norfolk community, by also attracting bids from around the UK and overseas in Denmark, Bosnia and the USA.

The Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH was organised by Russell Baker, Lord Baker of Little Moulton, who lives in Bracon Ash, near Wymondham, with marketing support through Jonty Young who owns Norwich based marketing company Creative Hub Norwich. Barclays Bank and Norwich City Football Club also provided tremendous support for this year’s fundraising event.

One lucky winner Ms Nichola Westlake from Brighton said: “I’m completely overjoyed with winning the Fabian Perez Signed Limited Edition art-piece named ‘The Embrace II’ which was part of Fabian’s latest collection, and even more surprised to get Limited Edition No: 2.”

Lord Baker said: “The online charity auction has proved to be an even bigger success this year and the quality of the donations were outstanding, but of course the bar has now been set quite high for next year’s event which I hope will be even more successful.”

Lord Baker added “Apart from the obvious financial rewards which will help EACH continue their fantastic work, and help aid the impending costs associated with the new Norfolk based hospice construction in the village of Framingham Earl, there is the increased awareness and vision about EACH to the wider National and International communities. I think this year’s auction has gone some way to ensure both a successful funding and awareness campaign.”

Laura Carver, EACH Norfolk Fundraiser, said: “We’re absolutely delighted with the events Lord Baker puts on for EACH and the funds raised are fantastic. His continued support and that of the wider community is appreciated by us all as it enables us to continue caring for the children and families in the area who require our support.

EACH is a charity that supports families and cares for children and young people with life-threatening conditions across Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex. The EACH care teams help children and families with the emotional and physical challenges they face, helping them to make the most of life wherever they wish – in families’ own homes, in the community or at one of the hospices in Quidenham, Ipswich and Milton.

EACH relies on public support for the majority of the income needed to deliver care services, and a 100 per cent reliance on voluntary income for the new hospice. With the purchase of land, building costs and professional fees, the cost of the new hospice is likely to be in the region of £10 million.

EACH will continue to run Quidenham hospice to its current high standards until a new hospice is built.

For further information about East Anglia Children’s Hospices, including forthcoming events and how you can help raise funds, please visit the EACH website.

www.each.org.uk/

Registered charity number 1069284.

The Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH 2014

Welcome to this years Grand Charity auction in aid of EACH and thank you very much in advance for your kind and generous support for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.

The money you donate will help EACH to provide care and support for children with life threatening conditions and complex health care needs, and their families. EACH need around £16,000 each and every day to continue their magnificent work which must all come from the generosity of yourselves and events like these.

The On-line Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH is opens on Saturday 14th June 2014 through to midnight on Saturday 28th June 2014. You can register your mobile phone and bid for some fantastic items here -

http://galabid.com/auction/each.

However, I know that everyone interested in this event, or people and organisations wishing to support EACH, may not be able to bid in the auction. So this page is set up to enable you to make a donation that will go some way to reaching the funding needed for EACH to continue their fantastic work support children with life threatening conditions.

To donate to this great cause please go to – http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/LordBakerofLittleMoulton

Sale of the Century! The Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH with Nicholas Parsons

Sale of the Century! The Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH with Nicholas Parsons.

Saturday 28 June, 6:00pm

On Saturday 28th June, Nicholas Parsons returns to Norwich to present The Grand Charity Auction in aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH). This event is taking place in the very same studios where he made his name presenting ITV’s hit TV show, Sale of the Century. He will be co-hosting the event to help raise funds for this fantastic local charity.

A great event for a great cause.

* Nicholas Parsons opens the show as he reminisces about his time presenting Sale of the Century.

* The black tie event includes a sumptuous 5-course dinner, lovingly cooked by chef proprietor, Jake Weatherhill.

* One of the UK’s leading impressionists and stand-up comedians, Aaron James, will be co-hosting the event and your auctioneer for the evening. Additional entertainment comes from magician extraordinaire, Sean Goodman.

* Internationally renowned artist, Philip Gray, will also be producing a ‘live’ art piece throughout the evening.

* Two auctions – one live in the studio and one online. Your chance to bid for international art pieces including 3 donations from Fabian Perez, holidays at home & abroad and exhilarating group days out to mention but a few.

Tickets for this fantastic event are priced at £75pp. For those of you wishing to make group bookings, all tables are set for 8 people. For more information, call the box office on 01603 727727 or to book online, click here.

Nicholas Parsons at the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH

Nicholas Parsons

Fabian Perez who has very kindly donated an original art piece to the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH 2014

Fabian Perez who has very kindly donated an original art piece to the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH 2014

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Register Your Mobile for the Grand Charity Auction in Aid of EACH

The Grand Charity ‘Silent’ Auction in aid of EACH starts on Saturday 14th June 2014 and ends on the ‘live’ auction night at EPIC TV Studio’s in Norwich on Saturday 28th June (23:00).

To register your mobile phone go to - http://galabid.com/auction/each/register

You can watch the The Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH ‘live’ at EPIC TV Studio’s from the following website on Saturday 28th June 2014 - http://www.epicstudiosnorwich.com/events/each-grand-charity-auction/

Make sure you’re involved…the Auction of the Century.

EPIC TV Studio's in Norwich who will be hosting 'live' to the World, the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH on Saturday 28th June 2014

EPIC TV Studio’s in Norwich who will be hosting ‘live’ to the World, the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH on Saturday 28th June 2014

Live from Norwich: The Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH to be broadcast around the World

A Grand Charity Auction and Black Tie dinner in aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) whose patron is HRH The Duchess of Cambridge is to be held at EPIC TV studios, Norwich, Saturday 28 June 2014. The auctions, one silent and one live will be broadcast live online enabling interested bidders throughout the world to boost the charities coffers.

The event which is the brainchild of charity supporter Lord Baker of Little Moulton, Norfolk is set to raise thousands of pounds for EACH, a charity dear to his heart. EACH is a charity that supports families and cares for children and young people with life-threatening conditions across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk. The EACH care teams help children and families with the emotional and physical challenges they face, helping them to make the most of life wherever they wish – in families’ own homes, in the community or at one of the hospices in Ipswich, Milton and Quidenham.

The silent online auction opens Saturday 14th June and the public are invited to bid for itemised lots at http://galabid.com/auction/each. Successful bidders will be announced at the grand event on Saturday 28th June. The live auction, comprising of 10 lots will take place on the night and can be viewed in real-time online at http://www.epicstudiosnorwich.com/events/each-grand-charity-auction/.

Amongst the fantastic lots donated by businesses and individuals for the 2014 Each auction are an original work executed on the night by internationally renowned artist Philip Gray whose work is collected by Barack Obama and Bill Clinton. An artwork, titled ‘Tess on Leather Couch’ by Los Angeles based artist Fabian Perez ,who was the 2012 Olympic official artist. A VIP day for four with The Blades, the world’s only licensed aerobatic airline. Sporting memorabilia; Including signed shirts from Norwich City FC and a ‘Class A’ mascot day for next season. A seven day stay at a beach villa, Kololi, Gambia, worth £1,000. A weekend glamping at Dunwich, Suffolk. A 2014 RBS Six Nations shirt, signed by all Six Nations Captains. A beautiful handmade child’s rocking horse. A Stephen Fry personally signed tie. An evening at EPIC; 10 tickets for any gig plus pre-gig drinks and backstage access. A two person champagne Virgin Balloon flight and many other fantastic lots. Organiser Lord Baker, fully expects more great donations prior to the event.

Tickets to the Black Tie Dinner and Auction which will be hosted by Aaron James, top comedian and impressionist are £75 each or £1,200 for an eight person sponsored table. Sponsored tables will allow companies to market their brand globally whilst the auction is streamed live and on television. Aaron will provide entertainment during the dinner with his fast paced repertoire of stand- up comedy and sports impressionism. He will also host the live auction. www.impressionistaaronjames.co.uk

The five course dinner is being provided by Florentina, run by chef proprietor, Jake Weatherill who has worked with many Michelin Star chefs including, Daniel Clifford. www.florentina-events.com.

Lord Baker said “EACH rely upon voluntary donations for the majority of their income. They receive some Government funding but the majority comes from the community.”

Lord Baker added, “It’ is important for local communities and businesses to pull together to help ensure the valued support local charities provide are able to continue”.

To book a table and for further information about the EACH grand auction and black tie dinner please contact EPIC Box Office 01603 727727. www.epic-tv.com/events/box-office.html

EPIC TV Studio's in Norwich who will be hosting 'live' to the World, the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH on Saturday 28th June 2014

EPIC TV Studio’s in Norwich who will be hosting ‘live’ to the World, the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH on Saturday 28th June 2014

Fabian Perez who has very kindly donated an original art piece to the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH 2014

Fabian Perez who has very kindly donated an original art piece to the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH 2014The BLADES

Tess on Leather Couch

 

The Embrace II

 

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Tickets & Tables Now On Sale for the Grand Charity Auction at EPIC TV Studio’s in Norwich

Tickets for the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH (East Anglia Children’s Hospices) organised for Saturday 28th June at EPIC TV Studio’s in Norwich are now available on-line at the EPIC Box Office. We have some massive donations – and its being broadcast ‘live’ on the night.
The link at EPIC is http://www.epicstudiosnorwich.com/events/each-grand-charity-auction/
Its going to be a fantastic evening in June and hopefully raise great funds and awareness for EACH.

EPIC TV Studio's in Norwich who will be hosting 'live' to the World, the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH on Saturday 28th June 2014

EPIC TV Studio’s in Norwich who will be hosting ‘live’ to the World, the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH on Saturday 28th June 2014

Providing the Auctioneer services, Impressionist and stand-up comedy act at the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH at the EPIC TV Studio's Norwich on Saturday 28th June 2014.

Providing the Auctioneer services, Impressionist and stand-up comedy act at the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH at the EPIC TV Studio’s Norwich on Saturday 28th June 2014.

EPIC Studio’s Norwich

Providing the Auctioneer services, Impressionist and stand-up comedy act at the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH at the EPIC TV Studio's Norwich on Saturday 28th June 2014.

Aaron James to Star at the Grand Charity Auction 2014 at EPIC TV Studio’s Norwich

Lord Baker of Little Moulton is pleased to announce that Aaron James one of the UK’s leading Sports Impressionists, After Dinner Speaker, Stand up Comedian and Voice Over Artist is attending the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH at the EPIC TV Studios in Norwich on Saturday 28th June 2014.

As well as being an accomplished M.C and auctioneer, Aaron is regarded by his fellow professionals as a “top drawer” speaker and one of the best impressionists around today.

Aaron James is a sporting impressionist who has gained a reputation as a first class speaker.
Taking stars from a wide range of sports including football, rugby, cricket, boxing and golf, and adding hilarious comedy, makes Aaron James an experience not to be missed!

With well over 15 years of experience, his inoffensive humour means Aaron is ideal for EACH fundraising events.

Aaron’s fast growing reputation has led to some prestigious work, including numerous shows in Las Vegas, World Cup finals, “Friday night with Jonathan Ross”, C4 “Big Breakfast”, Match of the Day Live at the N.E.C and much more.

His ability to adapt to any audience has made him extremely popular for pre-match entertainment at a host of sporting events. As well as domestic football clubs like Manchester Utd, Chelsea and Aston Villa, Aaron has performed at Champions League finals, World Cups and European championships. He is regularly at Twickenham for England rugby matches and entertained before many world title boxing matches, in the UK and Las Vegas.

Aaron James will provide the auctioneer services for the ‘open’ auction; the evenings MC; plus of course the Impressionist and Stand-up Comedy to keep the auction alive and vibrant.

With some fantastic donations already catalogued that include an original art piece from Fabian Perez and a personal appearance on the night by artist Philip Gray who will produce a ‘live’ art piece that involves the audience and to be auctioned off on the night, it stands to be a great evening for all.

Please call EPIC Box Office on 01603 727 727 or visit http://www.epic-tv.com/events/box-office.html for more information.

Lord Baker of Little Moulton

Lord Baker of Little Moulton who is organising the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH. The auction consists of two auctions; a ‘closed’ auction and an ‘open’ auction. The event will be beamed ‘live’ to the World on Saturday 28th June 2014 from the EPIC TV Studio’s in Norwich.

Providing the Auctioneer services, Impressionist and stand-up comedy act at the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH at the EPIC TV Studio's Norwich on Saturday 28th June 2014.

Providing the Auctioneer services, Impressionist and stand-up comedy act at the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH at the EPIC TV Studio’s Norwich on Saturday 28th June 2014.

EPIC TV Studio's in Norwich who will be hosting 'live' to the World, the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH on Saturday 28th June 2014

EPIC TV Studio’s in Norwich who will be hosting ‘live’ to the World, the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH on Saturday 28th June 2014

Fabian Perez who has very kindly donated an original art piece to the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH 2014
Fabian Perez who has very kindly donated an original art piece to the Grand Charity Auction in aid of EACH 2014

 

Lord Baker of Little Moulton with Edward 'Ted' Moore outside Ted's home in Bracon Ash, Norfolk.

Bracon Ash Social Club – Celebration and Charity Evening

A charity horse racing night has been arranged by Russell Baker, Lord of Little Moulton, who lives in Bracon Ash, near Wymondham, and with the help of local community support is hoping to raise significant funds for the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (R.A.B.I.). R.A.B.I is a grant-making charity that supports members of the farming community facing need, hardship or distress. Founded in 1860 the charity has an unbroken history of providing long-term care and emergency help for farmers, farm workers, tenant farmers, farm managers, and families.

R.A.B.I. provides care and support for farmers, farm workers, farm managers and their dependents. Many of those individuals supported are retired people who are struggling to get by on low incomes. They also help people of any age in times of crisis and those who are disabled ranging from young children to people over 100 years old.

In addition to raising much needed funds for R.A.B.I the charity horse racing event is also to celebrate a local man in the village of Bracon Ash. Mr Edward ‘Ted’ Moore is celebrating his 84th birthday whilst also celebrating over 40 years as an active member of the Bracon Ash and Hethel Social Club. Sadly Mr Moore lost his wife Jessie in September this year; they were married for over 60 years.

Mr Moore said, “It’s been really hard over the past couple of months, and R.A.B.I have been very supportive. It’s fantastic that Lord Baker has arranged and sponsoring this event and in doing so supporting R.A.B.I”.

Lord Baker said, “I am absolutely delighted to be able to arrange this horse racing night of behalf of Mr Moore, ‘Ted’ really is a wonderful man who is an inspiration to the local community”. All the proceeds on the night will be presented to R.A.B.I”.

Lord Baker continued, “The Bracon Ash and Hethel Social Club is an important part of the local community so I am hoping we will get a great turnout on the night. The club itself has been closed since May this year due to flood damage, and this event is effectively the opening night, so many celebrations all round”.

The horse racing evening will be held at the newly refurbished Bracon Ash and Hethel Social Club in Hawkes Lane on Saturday 9th November 2013. Doors open at 19:30 and naturally everyone is welcome.

EACH Charity Auction 2013 Raises £10,066 – Fantastic

Ladies and Gentlemen,
I am delighted to announce that the first EACH Charity Auction for 2013 has raised £10,066.
The auction has been a great success and we are looking forward to next years event which we hope will raise even more money for EACH.
I am now looking at other charitable events but essentially will take the summer off and start again in Sept/Oct. I will start organising The EACH Charity Auction for 2014 in October so any prize donations are most welcome.
The attached photos were take at the Artique Galleries in Norwich for the presentation and Art evening and are courtesy of -Coral Baker – Independent Photographer.
So a huge thank you to everyone who got behind this years event and I hope we can make next years event even bigger and more successful.
All the best and many thanks for your ongoing support.
Lord Baker of Little Moulton
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