BBC Radio 2 Chris Evans Breakfast Show Auctions: 2011
Last year, Chris's Radio 2 listeners raised over a million pounds for BBC Children in Need by donating and bidding for his tailor-made auction packages.
A huge thank you to all of you from everyone at Pudsey headquarters on behalf of all those disadvantaged children and young people who are benefitting as a result. Your donations make such a difference.
The Big Boundary Cricket Package
- Auctioned: Mon 14 Nov 2011
- Amount raised: £100,000. Congratulations to Jon from Surrey!
The winner and his or her pals will have the opportunity to play a game of cricket against the legendary Bunbury's at the winner’s local ground or a mutually agreeable venue.
Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff will captain the winner's team which will include Chris Evans, Ronnie Irani, Michael Vaughn, Andrew Strauss and Darren Gough.
On the day itself, players will have a barbecue on arrival - cooked by Jody Scheckter's Laverstoke Park Farm team.
Man of the Match will be awarded a Cricket Bat signed by the entire current England Team!
The match will be 25 overs each way with a break for afternoon tea – served and provided by Sainsbury's
As an added bonus, Jack Russell will create an oil painting encapsulating the special day on canvas for the winner from the colour notes, photos and sketches he’ll take on the day.
Many thanks to...
- The Bunbury's
- Laverstoke Park Farm
- Jack Russell
- The AF Foundation
- Magnolia PR
- SDL Group Ltd
- England Cricket Board
The Super Swing Package
- Auctioned: Tue 15 Nov 2011
- Amount raised: £150,000
- Dinner at "Dinner by Heston Blumenthal" at the Mandarin Oriental".
- Overnight accommodation at The Langham Hotel in London
- A hop, skip and a jump over to nearby BBC Radio 2 for the Chris Evans Breakfast Show
- Rolls-Royce transfer from R2 over to Sunningdale Golf Club where you’ll be met by Lee Westwood and Darren Clarke for 18 holes of golf
- Chris Evans and Chubby Chandler will make up the 2 x 4 ball teams
- It's not over yet... dinner will be at Sir Michael Parkinson's Michelin Star Restaurant - The Royal Oak, where Parky will be the Table Guest
- That night's accommodation is at the 5 Star Coworth Park in Berkshire
Many thanks to...
- The Langham Hotel London
- Dinner by Heston Blumenthal at the Mandarin Oriental
- Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Sunningdale
- Sunningdale Golf Club
- The Royal Oak
- Sir Michael Parkinson
- Coworth Park
Chris Evans' Magnificent Seven
- Auctioned: Wed 16 Nov 2011
- Amount raised: £506,490
- Seven couples will have the chance to drive seven of the most beautiful cars known to man
- The winning bidders will drive through some of the most picturesque country roads Britain has to offer
- The tour will happen in the last week of June 2012
- Starting from Chris’ home in Berkshire, you’ll witness The Chris Evans Breakfast Show being broadcast live from his Ferrari garages
- There’ll be a delicious barbecue breakfast cooked for you by Formula 1 racing legend Jody Scheckter and his Laverstoke Park team.
- You’ll dine like royalty throughout and make a pit stop at Chewton Glen in the New Forest – one of the top spa hotels in the South East.
- On the final driving day, the convoy will head to Thruxton Race Circuit where you’ll be met again by Jody Sheckter for a flying hot lap in a Ferrari Enzo
- The Magnificant Seven Tour will end at The Cottage Inn located in the picturesque village of Maidens Green; where you will stay overnight and enjoy a sumptuous dinner
- The following morning you will be transferred over to Foxbridge Golf Club where you will not only meet the 30 Dine and Disco Couples but you will play 9 Holes of Golf, Nearest to The Porkpie Competition and, of course, not forgetting Vassos’ BIG Quiz
- This package also includes the Dine and Disco Evening
- On the final day's fun, you’ll get a ride up the famous Goodwood Hill climb in one of these beautiful motors at the Festival of Speed
- 1960’s FERRARI 275 GTB
- 1985 FERRARI 288 GTO
- 1992 FERRARI F40
- 1993 FERRARI 512 TESTAROSSA
- 2011 FERRARI SA APERTA
- 2011 FERRARI FF
- 2012 FERRARI 458 SPIDER
- Back Up: 2001 FERRARI 550 BARCHETTA
The Track Cars:
- 1956 FERRARI 860 MONZA
- 1963 FERRARI 250 GTO
- 2004 FERRARI ENZO
Many Thanks To:
- Laverstoke Park Farm
- Hoyle Fox Classics
- Maranello, Egham
- Cliveden House
- Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa
- Nick Mason
- Thruxton Race Circuit
- The Winning Post
- Hamilton Classics
- Classic Insurance Services
- Groupama Insurance
- Bailey's Coaches
- Starbucks Coffee Company
- Collins Maps
- Now Group UK Ltd
- Flowline 2000
- Ground Force Security
- Delice de France
- Zigma Ground Solutions
- Red Bull
- Pains Fireworks
- James White Drinks Ltd
- Max Clothing Ltd
Dine and Disco
Auctioned: Thu 17 Nov 2011
- 9 Holes of Golf at Foxbridge Golf Club
- Nearest to The Pork Pie Competition
- Vassos' BIG Quiz
- Champagne reception at The Mulberry
- 5 Course Dinner Cooked by Giorgio Locatelli and his Team from Locanda Locatelli
- Accompanying wines selected by TV presenter and wine expert Olly Smith
- Freshly baked bread by Paul Hollywood
- Paul will also do a Bread Master Class for those who do not wish to play Golf!
- Chris Evans will once again do a DJ Set and countdown to the Main Man – Sir Tom Jones!
- Sir Tom Jones will perform in the TeePee of Love
- Ticket to Goodwood Festival of Speed for Sunday 1st July 2012
And a final treat...
- Each of our thirty one 'Dine and Disco' couples will have their names thrown in to a hat and at the end of the evening we will ask Sir Tom to pick out one of the names, and whomever's that is will be given the keys to a fantastic classic Ferrari 412i V12. One of the classiest cars ever!
With Thanks To:
- Foxbridge Golf Club
- The Mulberry Inn
- Giorgio Locatelli
- Olly Smith
- Paul Hollywood
- Sir Tom Jones
- Eclipse Presentations
- Beautiful World Tents
- Jane Asher Cakes
- Geometry PR
- Harper Luxury Gifts
- Acorn Printers
- Matthew Clark
- Clarion Communications
- LED's Dance
- M&M World
- Magmix UK
- Chefs Kit
- Peppa Pig World
- Shepherd Neame
- Shuffle Truffle
- Elite Helicopters
- Amber Promotions
- Norton & Company Marketing Communication