Edward Buckland, PKF Francis Clark, Cornish Mutual, Barclays and Coodes held the fourth annual Cornish supper and grand charity auction in aid of farming charities on Friday June 9 in the Cornish Mutual marquee at the Royal Cornwall Show.
More than 350 people attended for an evening of lively bidding for 70 lots. The night raised a record-breaking total of £13,526.70 for R.A.B.I, FCN and the Addington Fund.
Edward Buckland, of Edward Buckland Ltd Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers and Land Agents, said: We are humbled by the unstoppable generosity of the individuals and businesses who donate to this event and to everyone who takes part. This year, many lots exceeded ambitious guide prices.”
Brian Harvey, head of agriculture at PKF Francis Clark, added: “The event has gone from strength to strength since its inception in 2014. In total, almost £40k has been raised in four years and we are delighted to have been involved from the start.”
On the night, guests were also entertained by the Boscastle Buoys.
Stand-out lots included:
A two-night stay in Tresco on the Isles of Scilly, £530
Tickets to see Blondie at the Eden Project, £200
Tickets to Exeter races, £350
A meal for two at Rick Stein’s Cornish restaurant, £200
A two-hour clay shooting lesson, £250
Two nights at the Farmers’ Club in London, £350
An ocean View room at Watergate Bay, £380
Tickets for Bryan Adams at Powderham Castle, £150