Ball auction prizes: one week internship at Mirror Group Newspapers

14th September 2017 | 0 Comments

We have been offered a number of one week, unpaid internships by some great companies which will be included in the silent auction. The internships are generally appropriate for 16-18 year olds and will provide an insight into working life and different industries.  Also great to put on the CV! The first one is a…

New auction prize: 3 day’s guiding in Cape Town

14th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Faizel Wanza comes highly recommended as a great guide in Cape Town. He will show you what Cape Town is really all about; experiencing the history, learning about the culture and eating at the best insider places. This prize does not include any travel or accommodation. The prize is 3 days of guiding in Cape…

Ball auction prize: one weeks work experience at Connection Capital

13th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Could your son or daughter be a future private equity “Master of the Universe”?  This prize is a great opportunity for them to get some exposure to the world of private equity with an active investor in UK growth companies. “Connection Capital is a boutique investment business providing high net worth and family office clients…

NPRF approves its 16th grant

13th September 2017 | 0 Comments

The charity and Prof John Spencer’s lab at Sussex University signed its latest grant on 4 Aug 2017. This is the charity’s 2nd grant supporting John’s work and its 16th overall.  In total the charity has now committed £577,000 to research into NPC, £100,000 to Sussex. The grant is to support John’s work looking to…

New auction prize: Porsche Experience “Pilot Onroad”

13th September 2017 | 0 Comments

The Porsche Leipzig Pilot Onroad package combines two childhood dreams of many sports car fans: experiencing up-close how a Porsche is assembled and then taking one for a spin on a race circuit! The factory experience gives you a behind the scenes tour of the production lines of the Cayenne, the Panamera and the Macan. You can…

Auction prize: Signed original drawing by Daniel Libeskind

13th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Daniel Libeskind is a Polish-American architect born in 1946. He is an artist, professor and set designer of Polish Jewish descent. Libeskind founded Studio Daniel Libeskind in 1989 with his wife, Nina, and is its principal design architect. His buildings include the Jewish Museum in Berlin, Germany, the extension to the Denver Art Museum in…

They Did It! Coast-2-Coast Success!

12th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Rob Trophy and the team for completing their Coast-2-Coast challenge at the weekend.  To quote Rob – “It was amazing and brutal in equal measure!” It’s not too late to support them, just follow this link!  https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/coasttocoastfornprf Thanks to the whole team for taking on this challenge and raising research funds and awareness…

New auction prize: 4 great tickets to The Nutcracker at the Royal Opera House

12th September 2017 | 0 Comments

This auction prize is 4 tickets to a performance of The Nutcracker by the Royal Ballet at The Royal Opera House on Thursday 28th December at 7.00 pm.  The seats are in row B of the Donald Gordon Grand Tier which are excellent. Peter Wright’s classic production for The Royal Ballet in the magnificent Royal Opera…

New auction prize: 2 night stay in the Hotel Kempinski Falkenstein, near Frankfurt

12th September 2017 | 0 Comments

This prize is a two night stay in a double room including breakfast at the 5 star Hotel Kempinski Falkenstein. The hotel is located to the north west of Frankfurt with commanding views over the city and just 20 minutes from Frankfurt International airport. It was built in 1909 by Kaiser Wilhelm II and now houses 112 rooms…

Loni Kreuder sculpture added to auction

6th September 2017 | 0 Comments

We are very grateful to Loni Kreuder who has kindly donated one of her fabulous bronze sculptures to the auction. She was also kind enough to provide a sculpture at the last Ball and the item proved very popular. This year the piece is Metamorphosis 2 (pictured) which stands 12″ in height.  Loni’s sculptures are…