Our Charity Ball Auction is now open – bid online!

Bid online to win a truly fantastic auction prize!

Unable to attend our charity ball but keen to win an experience of a lifetime or truly unique gift? Check out our online auction!

This year, we have a whole range of exciting prizes for our auction of promises. Some are included below, but please do check back as we are steadily adding to this list!

To bid, simply email eleanor.devenish@bfadventure.org with your name, email address, phone number, item you are bidding on and the amount you wish to bid.

Please note, the closing date for online entries is midnight on Wednesday 2nd October.

Please check out our terms and conditions before bidding.

Good Luck!

BF Adventure.

Origin Coffee – Coffee Subscription & Tour

A three month, monthly feature coffee subscription and roaster tour (advanced booking required). Receive a different 250g bag of delicious coffee each month, taking you on a journey through the country of origin, farm and processing; demonstrating the very best in speciality coffee.

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InsideOut Living – Cooking Station

Treat yourself to a compact and versatile all-in-one cooking station, complete with a large cook pot with lid and ladle, a flat plancha style shallow pan and a chrome plated cooking grill. Size: H92 x W45 x D46cm.

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Isles of Scilly Travel – Two adult Scillonian day trip vouchers

Board the Scillonian III and explore the beautiful Isles of Scilly, 5 inhabited islands surrounded by azure waters, white beaches and a wonderful climate where sub-tropical plants thrive. This voucher can be accepted for a trip, or part payment towards a trip to the Isles of Scilly either on the Scillonian passenger ferry or Skybus airline from Land’s End, Newquay or Exeter. Valid until 31/10/2020 and excludes travel through June, July, August and bank holidays.

Princess Pavilion – Tickets to Ben Fogle Tour

Enjoy two tickets to see Ben Fogle on his ‘Tales from the Wilderness’ tour! From crossing Antarctica to conquering Everest, Ben will take the audience on an inspiring adventure. Ben has swum with crocodiles, saved elephants, dodged pirates, walked to the South Pole, tracked the Migration of the Wilderbeest and much more. Curious? Join him at Princess Pavilion, Falmouth on 6th March 2020 at 15:30. Receive a book by Ben too!

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Falmouth Hotel – Bed and Breakfast

Enjoy a night of Bed and Breakfast for 2 in an executive inland double room with use of leisure facilities! (spa treatments also available at an extra cost). Situated with one of the best vistas on the South Cornwall coast you will not find a better place to relax, unwind and explore the vibrant town of Falmouth. Sit and enjoy the view in the Castle Beach Lounge and Bar or in the summer months, retire to the terrace and take in the fresh sea air. Subject to availability, excluding special occasions and special holiday dates.

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Rick Stein’s Fish – Meal for Two

Enjoy a meal for two at Rick Stein’s Fish restaurant in Falmouth. This restaurant celebrates the freshest catch from around the South West cooked to Rick’s tried and tested recipes that he’s discovered on his culinary travels. The voucher is valid for a year from October 2019 to October 2020 and includes a bottle of house wine.

Marine Discovery Penzance – Ocean Discovery Trip

Tickets for you and a plus one to experience a real adventure on an Ocean Discovery Trip: a 3 hour voyage to discover Penwith’s wonderful wildlife, where seals, seabirds, dolphins, porpoises, basking sharks, sunfish and other types of marine life are frequently spotted. Sailing on a large fast catamaran can be delightfully tranquil, or if the wind allows fantastically exciting, and you can even take the helm if you like. Age 6 years +. You will be joined by a local photographer, who will take photos for you to keep, allowing you to sit back and enjoy the moment! Expiry Date 24/07/2020.

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InsideOut Living – Hanging Chair 

Receive a top quality product from this 5 star rated go-to brand for home inspiration. A state of the art, stylish yet comfortable hanging chair with cushions – lightweight, breathable and adjustable. Width: 110cm; Depth: 110cm; Height 195cm.

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Avanti Communications – A One of a Kind Skateboard

A unique piece of art and fully functional skateboard combined, this wonderful prize was designed and created by employees of Avanti Communications as part of their corporate team building activities. This skateboard sports a colourful and vibrant design for those who value originality and fun.

Cornish Horizons Ltd – Week’s Holiday, Coverack

Enjoy one week’s holiday at a much-loved holiday cottage 50 yards from the beach at Coverack on the Lizard Peninsula. Relaxation awaits! The prize value is up to £1050. Prize subject to availability. Guests must meet the terms of the owner and of Cornish Horizons Ltd. No alternative prize is offered. The prize donor retains the right to refuse entry at all times.

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Philleigh Way Cookery School – A Food Lover’s Day!

Enjoy an exceptional cookery course for 6 at the Philleigh Way Cookery School with Rupert Cooper. The course will be followed by a 6 course dinner in the evening. You’ll experience some of the finest produce found anywhere in the United Kingdom with fresh fish and shellfish landed daily, wonderful meat and vegetables grown on their own farm and wild food foraged from their woodland, hedgerows and river banks. A Farmhouse Cookery style is inspired by recipes handed down over the generations, fantastic local produce and experience gained working in some of the top kitchens in Cornwall and around the globe.

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Pentillie Castle and Estate – Tea for Two

Enjoy Afternoon Tea for Two in Pentillie’s iconic setting. Afternoon Teas are made up of a selection of home-made sandwiches, mini savouries, scones, miniature desserts and cakes, accompanied by freshly made tea or coffee. This voucher is valid from 1st December 2019 until 1st December 2020.

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Tour of Trengwainton Garden for 6

Relax and take in this stunning sheltered garden bursting with exotic trees and shrubs from around the world. You will receive a personal tour by Colonel Edward Bolitho, OBE and get to visit on a day that’s closed to visitors (Friday or potentially Saturday). Having the gardens to yourself, you’ll get to explore parts not open to the public. You will also enjoy a champagne tea on the Terrace. In this warm and luxuriant garden, you can follow in the footsteps of the 1920s plant hunters to see plants that flowered in Britain for the first time. Prepare to be amazed by sea views, a stream garden, open meadows and award-winning magnolias and rhododendrons. Expires 30/09/20.

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Berepper Barns, Gunwalloe, one week’s holiday

Enjoy a week’s stay in a delightfully authentic two-bedroom holiday cottage which has been converted from a 1900’s granite barn. Situated on the stunning Lizard coastpath, it’s a walking distance from beautiful beaches and incredible walks around the National Trust Penrose estate. The cottage has two super king zip and link beds, which can be made into single beds making this cottage very versatile for friends and family. The cottage must be taken before Whitsun half term and excludes Easter holidays. Not to mention, you will receive a voucher for Sunday lunch for two at The Halzephron Inn, one of the most historical and famous inns in Cornwall.

Original quilted wallhanging by Carol Brown. 

‘Storm at Sea’, this beautiful and unique wallhanging has been constructed using 100% cotton fabric and is ready for hanging. Its size is approximately 88cm x 62cm.

The Bishop of Truro – Dinner at “Lis Escop”

Enjoy an experience to remember: dinner at “Lis Escop” in the beautiful area of Trelissick, prepared and served by The Bishop of Truro, RT Revd Philip Mounstephen. Moreover, up to 6 people are invited, providing a fantastic opportunity to treat friends and family! Time limit within a year.

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Sarah Newton & Houses of Parliament

A Tour of the Houses of Parliament offers a unique combination of one thousand years of history, modern day politics and stunning art and architecture. Sarah Newton MP will guide you through the Houses of Parliament on a personal tour for two people. The Tour will be followed by a tempting cream tea with Cornish clotted cream. Tours are available when Parliament is sitting, Monday to Thursday on sitting weeks, and must be pre-booked.

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Exclusive bottle of Seven Fathoms Rum

Treat yourself to a very exclusive 750 ml bottle of Rum imported specially from the Cayman Island. Starting with fresh cane juice, traditional techniques are used to craft the rum in small batches. The rum is matured in white oak bourbon casks and taken to a secret location off the Cayman coast. Anchored at 42 feet (7 fathoms), the casks gently rock with the currents at a constant temperature; the result is this very special rum.

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Tarquin’s Gin – 2020 Tour. 

Tickets for two on a 2020 tour. Enjoy a gin and tonic on arrival and hear first-hand from Tarquin about how he started Tarquin’s and its history. See the distillery and have a chance to wax your own bottle of gin and keep it!

Avanti Communications – Luxury Cornish Hamper

Indulge in a luxury hamper donated by Avanti, which has selected BF Adventure as its Charity of the Year. Treat yourself to a variety of delicious Cornish food and drink, from wine, chocolates, relishes, tea and much more, all contained in a wicker picnic basket.

More info coming soon!


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