Blankney Hunt
Blankney Hunt

                        Silent Auction


Blankney Hunt Committee

Invite you to support


2018 Silent Auction


Please see the full list of auction lots, generously donated to raise funds for the hunt.

Closing date for bids is Friday 3rd November at 8pm.

Bids can be taken by phone, or using the attached bid form via post or email. We will also be accepting bids via our action Facebook page.

In order to respect the generosity shown by those who have donated lots, reserves will be added to each lot.


For further information please contact:

Susie Lawrence or Becky Shaw or

Skinnand Manor, Navenby, Lincoln LN5 0LW

Please see auction lots below!!


 Auction Lots


Lot 1 

Half a Colston Bassett blue Stilton cheese.

Kindly donated by Mrs Georgie Pemberton.



Lot 2

A3 Pastel Portrait of your horse, dog or cat by Susan Robertson BA Hons. (Unframed)

Kindly donated by Susan Robertson Animal Portrait Artist



Lot 3

A day shooting at for one Gun at Water Pryory Estates on their keeper / beaters day (January 19).This is usually a 1,000 + bird day.  

Kindly donated by Mr Simon Roe



Lot 4

A one hour Hot Stones Massage, with a Qualified Sports Massage Therapist.

Kindly donated by Mrs Becky Marshall



Lot 5

A days hunting for 2 people with The West Norfolk Fox Hounds. Please contact Adrian Whitehead for any further details.

Kindly donated by Mr and Mrs Adrian Whitehead



Lot 6

A days guided fly fishing experience for 2 people (suitable for any level of fisherman) at Rutland Water, taking home the catch. Tackle and equipment can be provided, and a picnic lunch is included. To be taken at a date convenient to both parties.

Kindly donated by Mr Neil Squires.



Lot 7

Hunting Barron from the Lincoln Knights Trail.

Kindly donated by Mr and Mrs Ritchie Hawcroft.



Lot 8

Tickets for two people to the Premier League Football match of your choice.

Kindly donated by Mr Peter Hayward.



Lot 9

A days hunting in Lincolnshire with the Belvoir Hunt (Tuesday or Thursday).

Kindly donated by Mr Kit Henson, Joint Master of the Belvoir Hunt



Lot 10

Lunch for two people at The Bell, Coleby.

Kindly donated by Paul Vidic.



Lot 11

Sunday lunch for two people at Branston Hall Hotel.

Kindly donated by Branston Hall Hotel



Lot 12

A basket containing 4 bottles of hand selected Gin’s. Ideal for next season’s Hipflask!

Kindly donated by Mr and Mrs J Morgan - Smith



Lot 13

Limited Edition Print by Daniel Crane – Secretary’s Hunt Coat & Bag (65cm x 98cm)

Kindly donated by Mr. Daniel Crane.



Lot 14

One hour’s private tuition with EE Freelance Riding Instructor.

Kindly donated by Mrs. Emma Elliott.



Lot 15

A four ball, 18 hole round of golf at Blankney Golf Club (midweek or weekend)

Kindly donated by Blankney Estates Ltd.



Lot 16

Annual booster vaccination for two horses.

Kindly donated by Mrs. Susie Lawrence.



Lot 17

A days fishing for 2 rods at a 4 acre private lake, well stocked with Rainbow Trout. Available between 1st April and 31st October 2018.

Kindly donated by Mr and Mrs M Casswell



Lot 18

A half day of ultimate indulgence, with treatments of your choice, offered by Champneys Trained Beauty Therapist.

Kindly donated by Mrs. Rhia McCarthy.



Lot 19

A Nordman (Non-drop) Cut Christmas Tree, delivery available subject to location.

Kindly donated by Mr Graham Brown.



Lot 20

A day shooting at Coleby.

Kindly donated by Mr Gerald Needham.



Lot 21

A handmade, bespoke dog kennel.

Kindly donated by Mr. John Kaberry.


Lot 22

Hat Hire for two Ladies from Get Ahead Hats Lincoln Showroom.

Kindly donated by Mrs Jenny Dickinson










The highest bidder shall be the buyer.   If any dispute arises the Blankney Hunt Committee shall have the absolute discretion to settle it and to put any disputed lot up again.   The Blankney Hunt Committee acts as agent only.   They shall have full discretion to refuse any bidding, to divide any lot, to combine any two or more lots and to withdraw any lot or lots from the sale without in any case giving reason.


Payment must be made in cash or by cheque after the sale.



All lots are sold with all faults, imperfections and errors of descriptions.   Neither the organiser nor the donor can be held responsible for errors of description or for genuineness or authenticity of any lot, or for any fault or defect in it howsoever caused.   No warranty whatever is given by the organisers or donor to any buyer in respect of any lot and any implied conditions or warranties, and all lots are sold subject to no return.


Except in so far as other arrangements may have been made with the organisers of the sale, the buyer shall pay the purchase price within 7 days of the sale.   If at the expiration of a further 7 days the lot is not paid for in full, the sale may be rescinded without any notice being given to the buyer.   The property of the lot purchased shall not pass to the buyer until he has made payment in full.   Nevertheless, every lot shall be at the risk of the buyer from the close of the Auction.


For this sale The Blankney Hunt will charge no vendor's commission nor will the buyer's premium apply.


Purchasers of shooting days are asked to ensure that any person who takes part in the shoot is a safe and experienced shot and is fully covered by Third Party Insurance.   The donors reserve the right to see evidence of insurance cover and to ask anyone who shoots dangerously to leave the shooting field immediately.   We feel sure that prospective purchasers will appreciate the sense of this condition.


All guns must possess up to date Firearm Certificates or Shot Gun Licences, Game Licences and be insured.


Bids must be made by phone or email and can be taken for all lots as described in the catalogue using the attached bidding form, or on the Facebook page, and must be received by 8pm on Friday 2nd November.  Thereafter the highest bidder shall be the buyer; these will be announced via email on Saturday 3rd November 2018.


Full details of each lot will be sent to the successful bidder when the lot is paid for.


Following the auction, mutually convenient arrangements should be made by the purchaser making contact with the donor.   Initial contact should be made no more than 4 weeks after the date of the auction.   Unless otherwise stated in the catalogue, purchased lots should be taken up within 12 months of the date of the auction.


The Hunt has described the promises to the best of its ability and belief from the information provided by the donors, but can take no liability whatsoever in respect of faults, deficiencies or errors of description, verbal or printed.   If there is any dispute, the organisers' decision shall be final and binding.

Silent Auction Bid sheet.doc
Microsoft Word document [58.0 KB]


The Blankney Hunt Ball

Saturday 9th March 

George Stephenson Hall, Newark Show ground, Newark, Notts


Please see Hunt Ball page for more info or contact Miss Hannah Scully- 07950 871664


Silent Auction

Please see Silent Auction Page for more details.

Happy Bidding!!


Christmas Drinks Party

Saturday 1st December

Springfield, Branston

By kind invitation of Mr and Mrs Tinsley.

£15 per person

For tickets please call Tracy Harris - 07979104347


Blankney Hunt Carol Service

Thursday 20th December

St Oswalds Church, Blankney

7pm,  followed by mulled wine and minced pies in the golf club.

For more infor please call Graham Royce - 07946576020


For more details on all events please CLICK H

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