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AQOB 2018 raised £54,655 for STEPS
Thanks to all our sponsors, supporters and guests.
Save the date – the next A Question of Brains will take place on
TUESDAY 8TH OCTOBER 2019

SILENT AUCTION LOTS TO BE SOLD ON THE NIGHT

 

OVERNIGHT STAY AND GOLF FOR TWO AT THE VINEYARD 

****SOLD FOR £320****

The Vineyard, near Newbury, Berkshire, is a Relais & Châteaux Five Star Hotel and Spa renowned for its impeccable service 3AA Rosette Restaurant and award winning 30,000 bottle wine cellar Enjoy an overnight stay (Excl Saturdays) including dinner and breakfast plus a round of golf for two at the neighbouring Donnington Valley Golf Club.

Kindly donated by The Vineyard   www.the-vineyard.co.uk


LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY CRICKET CLUB

****SOLD FOR £300****

This amazing lot includes 5 tickets for the Beer & Balti hospitality package at the Vitality Blast fixture of your choice in the 2019 season

 

Kindly donated by LCCC 
www.leicestershireccc.co.uk

 


FLY AWAY 40 MINUTE FLYING LESSON FOR ONE PERSON

****SOLD FOR £160****

Flying a Cessna 152 2 seater plane from Leicester Airport this introductory flying lesson will give you a real experience of what flying a light aircraft is like and to gain a better understanding of aviation. This lesson will include a flight briefing on a one-to-one basis with the instructor, followed by a cross-country flight. The student will handle the controls under the supervision of a qualified flying instructor. A certificate of flight will be awarded on completion of the lesson and the flight time will count towards the hour requirement to obtain a Private Pilot’s Licence.

Allow 60 minutes for this experience. Friends and family may take photos at the aircraft and then watch from the club cafe or balcony which have excellent views over the runways.

Kindly donated by Christie Townsend


FLY AWAY FAMILY AFFAIR 40 MINUTE FLYING LESSON FOR ONE PERSON

****SOLD FOR £100****

Flying in a four seat Cessna 172 or PA-28 light aircraft from Leicester Airport up to two family members or friends may occupy the two rear passenger seats. This introductory flying lesson will give you a real experience of what flying one of our light aircraft is like and to gain a better understanding of aviation. This lesson will include a flight briefing on a one-to-one basis with the instructor, followed by a cross-country flight. The student will handle the controls under the supervision of a qualified flying instructor. A certificate of flight will be awarded on completion of the lesson and the flight time will count towards the hour requirement to obtain a Private Pilot’s Licence.

Allow 60 minutes for this experience. Friends and family may take photos at the aircraft and then watch from the club cafe or balcony which have excellent views over the runways.

Kindly donated by Christie Townsend


LEICESTERSHIRE FAMILY PACKAGE

****SOLD FOR £320****

With fun days out for all the family plus a romantic night away for Mum and Dad this package includes tickets for 2 adults & 2 children to visit Conkers, the King Richard III Visitor Centre, the National Space Centre and Twycross Zoo plus a one-night getaway for Mum & Dad at the exclusive Winstanley House Boutique Hotel in Leicester. 

Kindly donated by Winstanley House www.winstanleyhouse.co.uk
and the attractions. Click on each image to visit their site.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


TV CENTRAL NEWS STUDIO VISIT

****SOLD FOR £200****

Take a peak behind the scenes at the Central Television studios at Gas Street, Birmingham and watch a live local news broadcast as it happens. This is a money-cannot-buy opportunity for two people (at least one must be aged 18+) to be taken on a guided tour and have the opportunity to meet the on-screen news and weather presenters. Date to be arranged.


PHILLIPS SONICARE DIAMOND CLEAN ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSH

****SOLD FOR £75****

This top of the range rechargeable toothbrush will give you exceptional daily cleaning for a brighter, whiter smile.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kindly donated by Alexandra Dental Care

www.alexandradentalcare.co.uk

 


“A BREED APART” COUNTRY ARTISTS COLLECTABLE DOG 

****SOLD FOR £230****

 

Artist Grant Palmer has produced a fabulous collectable series of statues of dogs under the collective name “Mutts.”  “Lightning” is an endearing Greyhound who will always put a smile on your face and would love you to take him home.

 

 

 

 

 

 


ENLIGHTEN TOOTH WHITENING 

****SOLD FOR £110****

A teeth whitening treatment valued at £495 provided by Loughborough Dental and Implant Centre.  www.loughboroughdentists.co.uk


EDEN PROJECT FAMILY TICKET 

****SOLD FOR £135****

A family ticket for 2 adults & 2 children to visit the Eden Project in Cornwall and for two people to fly over it on Hangloose – the longest and fastest zipwire in England.     Kindly donated by Stephen Mabbott

 www.hanglooseadventure.com    www.edenproject.com   


ALL LOTS ARE SOLD SUBJECT TO Auction Terms and conditions 2018

WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL OUR GENEROUS SUPPORTERS AND SPONSORS FOR OFFERING US SOME AMAZING PRIZES.

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