2019 NUFFIELD CONFERENCE - SILENT AUCTION PRIZES
A ONE OF A KIND NUFFIELD-THEMED FIREPIT BY ANDREW GAGE
Bid for a bespoke Nuffield-themed firepit from the celebrated Firepit Company
Donated, designed and custom-made by scholar, Andrew Gage, this specially commissioned firepit will be one-of-a-kind with a design based on Nuffield and a farming theme. This unique firepit is valued at over £1,000 and will displayed in the Chesford Grange Hotel foyer throughout the 2019 conference.
THE FINAL SIGNATURE’ FROM THE ENGLISH WHISKY COMPANY
Bid for an extremely rare tribute to English Whisky Company founder, James Nelstrop ‘The Final Signature’ is both a tribute to scholar, James Nelstrop, the founder of the English Whisky Company, and a showcase of the work carried out by the distillers. James sadly passed away in 2013, aged 69, and gave his signature to the final bottling chosen from the family’s private stock and from his favourite two casks. This extremely rare and special auction prize includes a leather suitcase, rum and sherry cask strength decanter bottles of whisky, four glass tumblers, a water jug and the Founder’s Story Book. The auction prize has been kindly donated by Barbara and Andrew Nelstrop and has a value of £795.00.
SPECIAL 50% TICKET OFFER TO ATTEND THE 2020 NUFFIELD TRIENNIAL TOUR IN NEW ZEALAND
Representing a very special get-together of Nuffield scholars from across the world, this Nuffield celebration offers a packed programme of visits to leading farms and business, a series of memorable social events, together with the stunning scenery of the South Island. Kindly donated by chairman, Michael Taylor, and the committee of the 2020 Nuffield Triennial, the 50% ticket discount is for one person on the Triennial Tour (21-29 March 2020) attending on a twin/double share basis. The offer is valued at £800.
Bid for a generous 50% discount offer to attend the 2020 Triennial in New Zealand.
A YEAR’S SUPPLY OF AWARD-WINNING THATCHERS CIDER
Bid for a year’s supply of Thatchers award-winning cider
For more than a hundred years, the Thatcher family has been quietly perfecting the magic that turns apples into cider at Myrtle Farm, at the foot of the Mendip Hills in Somerset. Alongside their famous ciders, they’re also proud to grow 458 varieties of rare traditional apples; the largest collection of cider apple trees in England. Scholar, Martin Thatcher, is the fourth-generation cider maker and has kindly donated a year’s supply of cider - 365 mix-and-match bottles, including Thatchers Gold, Haze, Rosé, Rascal, Katy and Vintage – valued at over £700.