Marvellous Dinner Auction now open for bidding

Friday 17th June 2022

A new auction has gone live online to raise funds for Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity.  All money raised will go towards funding a new Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse, who will provide support, information and practical care for children and young people.  There are currently 82 Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses caring for over 24,000 seriously ill children in NHS hospitals and trusts across the UK.

The charity hopes to raise £120,000 from the auction to fund a children’s nurse and give a vital lifeline to seriously ill children and their families.

There are 34 marvellous lots to bid on now in the silent auction, each one offering an exclusive chance to own a unique item or enjoy an unusual Dahl-inspired experience.  Lot #25 (pictured, above) is an original portrait by charity co-President Quentin Blake of HRH Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall, who is Royal Patron of the Marvellous charity.  Lot #26 offers the chance to own a print and copy of Roald Dahl's classic book Fantastic Mr Fox, signed by Quentin BlakeExclusive behind-the-scenes tours and afternoon teas, hotel breaks in the UK and Italy, driving and golf experience weekends and even a personalised 'Happy Birthday' by Roald Dahl's grandson-in-law Jamie Cullum are among the treats in store for lucky bidders.

The live and silent auctions are part of A Marvellous Dinner on Wednesday 22 June.  Lots in the silent auction are open now until 10.30pm on Wednesday 22 June 2022.  The live auction will take bids on the night.

Please help raise funds by participating in the auction or by making a donation.