Yalding Church Preservation Society

an independent charitable trust Charity No:1075662

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Lot 7 – A personalised metal fireside companion set.

Yalding Forge is a focal point on the Yalding High St and just across the road from the church.

This family run business with five generations of history and presence in the village sine 1950 will create your very own companion set.

Blacksmith Tim Dunmall will advise and guide you on the style and design he can create for you so it will be very much a very personal creation.


Tim can even emboss with whatever name you desire. So this could make a very unique gift or present for a loved one.

This item has an estimated value of £250

The auction will go live in just five days time and you can make your bids here

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Lot 6 – A Yalding Garden makeover

Do you have an unruly and unloved garden? Does it need some TLC? Well then this is just the ticket for you… 6 members of the volunteer team who have helped to maintain the Yalding (Organic) Gardens since it’s closure have kindly agreed to donate their skills and efforts to your local patch.

There will be an initial appraisal of what needs to be done and then following an agreement of how much they can do…they will get stuck in.

Please Note – Hard landscaping and building is not part of the remit of this makeover

We have a an estimated value of £500 for this Lot

The auction now goes live in just five days and to make those bids please click this link here

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Lot 5 – A weeks holiday rental for a family at Villa Serin in Akyaka, Turkey

Fancy a guaranteed summer sun holiday? Well this item will tick that box!

Villa Serin in village of Akyaka will be your base for a weeks holiday and can easily accommodate a family of 6. There are 2 double beds and a small bathroom and utility room on the ground floor with its own entrance.

The first floor has a reception room with a full kitchen and a large balcony with table and chairs for dining.  The 2nd floor has a double master bedroom, double room with bunk beds and a day bed, and a family bathroom. For more details click here for full brochure.

Booking is made directly with owners and subject to availability.

N.B. Flights and Transfer are NOT included

To see more on this click the following link Villa Serin Brochure 2012

This item has an estimated value of £400

The auction will no go live in six days time and you can make your bids here

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Lot 4 – A ‘Hari Covert’ meal for twelve persons

A stalwart supporter of YCPS Hari has agreed to host your very own private “Secret Supperclub” event at his secret local location.

Following a welcome drink and nibbles on arrival  you will be served a special four course meal served to your select group of guests.

Hari  is something of a man of mystery, some might say an “enigma” but he just loves to cook his unique style of food. He has cooked in a cheese cellar and even cooked for royalty.

He cooked locally for a double gold Olympic medal winner and even managed to rise to the YCPS challenge of serving a dinner on the church roof in the summer of 2012.

This is your chance to host your very own special dinner. All you need to do is supply your own drinks to have with the meal. Glasses, Ice Buckets and water Hari will happily provide.

(The estimated value of this item is £420)

The auction of promises will now go live in just 7 days time… to make your bids click the link here

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Lot 3 – Specialist Tea Tasting to create your own Tea blend

alexThis is a very different and unique chance to learn more about what is considered to be the UK’s national drink!

You will be issued with a pair of tickets  to attend a “Blends for Friends” public tasting event hosted by Master Tea Blender Alex Probyn.

Alex has a delightful relaxed and informative way of talking tea and will ensure you not only get to taste a range of teas but his company will give you the chance to put together your very own tea blend. This is very much an item for the tea enthusiast and would make an ideal gift for someone of such a disposition.tea1

You will spend circa 3 hours learning all about tea prior to creating your own personal blends which will be sent in a 100g bag by post to you.         

(The estimated value of this item is £100)

The Auction goes live in eight days time…to make your bids please click here

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Lot 2 – A Framed & Signed England 2007 Rugby World Cup Team Shirt

A true piece of sporting memorabilia that will only appreciate in value! ball

The 2007 Rugby World Cup hosted in France culminated with a South Africa and England final at the Stade to France in Paris.

Alas  Soutjonny-wilkinson-fly-halfh Africa went on to win 15 to 6 and were crowned world champions.

The England Squad was made up of 30 players in total. This shirt is signed by twelve members of that squad including fly-half Jonny Wilkinson and fly-half Toby Flood.Toby Flood 14/2/2009

Captain for the squad was prop Phil Vickery and vice captain was Flanker Martin Corry

This shirt would brighten the wall of any true Rugby fan eager to get their hands on a piece of sporting memorabilia.

This Lot has an estimated value of £50


The signed 2007 England Signed shirt

 The auction goes live in nine days time to make your bids then please click the link here

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Lot 1 – Carnoustie Golf Hotel & Spa, Carnoustie Scotland

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This is an ideal item for the golf enthusiast!

Those very nice people at the Bespoke Hotels Group have donated a two nights dinner bed and breakfast including a bottle of house wine each day at this four star hotel located just on the edge of the infamous Scottish championship links golf course.

With an indoor heated pool, Sauna, Fitness centre, Hot Tub plus championship links golf course on your doorstep this would make the ideal leisure break.

The AA rosette awarded Dalhousie Restaurant serves local produce inspired dishes with views across the golf courses and nearby coastline.

A thirty minute ride from Dundee Riverside Airport or a 5 minute walk away from Carnoustie railway station plus plenty of hotel parking means this is very accessible to the visitor.

N.B: Those guests wishing to play on any of the 3 courses in Carnoustie can make use of the preferred tee times held by the hotel. The hotel holds tee times 12 weeks before staying and this must be prepaid by this time. We kindly request to include this information when booking. Please note Green Fees for Golf are not included in this package. Transport to the hotel not included

We have estimated this package is worth somewhere in the region of £500 and the voucher supplied is valid until 30th September 2014

Bidding opens in 10 days time….To make your bid once the Auction is live pleas click this link here