Candlelighters Ilkley Ball 2014: Together we CAN fight children's cancer
Auction Prizes



Watch this space for details about our 2018 Ball prizes, but in the meantime,  here are some of the fabulous prizes kindly donated for auction at our 2017 Ball!

Tour of the House of Lords and Stay at The Athenaeum Hotel, London

A personally escorted tour of the House of Lords and the Palace of Westminster, courtesy of Lord Patel, followed by Tea in the Peers' Dining Room together with one night’s accommodation for two, with breakfast, at the 5 star Athenaeum Hotel, Piccadilly, London.

Roof Top Spa Experience at Rudding Park Hotel for 6 guests

A day’s Roof Top Spa Experience at Rudding Park Hotel includes an arrival drink and snacks, use of the Indoor Swimming Pool, Juniper Log Sauna and the Roof Top Spa and Garden and a two-course lunch. A locker, bath robes, towels and flip flops are also provided for your use during the day.

An Original Watercolour Painting by Les Packham MBE

A long-standing supporter of Ilkley Candlelighters, Les Packham MBE exhibited in many prestigious galleries in Yorkshire, London and the USA. His work featured regularly in magazines and other publications and remains highly sought after.


Les sadly died in 2015 but his family has kindly donated one of his beautiful watercolour paintings of Roseberry Toppping. The painting was published in a Scenes of Yorkshire calendar.

Emmerdale Studio Visit

ITV Yorkshire invites two people to visit Yorkshire’s top soap opera at the ITV Studios, Kirkstall Road, Leeds.  The visit includes a tour of the Emmerdale Studios and the Emmerdale Village and also includes lunch and is completely separate to the recently-opened to the public Emmerdale Experience.

An Original Commissioned Oil Painting by Portraitist Ruth Fitton

Yorkshire-based portrait painter Ruth Fitton has kindly donated the opportunity to commission a unique “alla prima” portrait in oil paints. Ruth is highly sought-after as a commissioning artist and has exhibited across the UK. Her portraits are full of vitality and charm, capturing both the likeness and personality of each sitter.

A London Theatre Package

Tickets for four people to attend 'The Mousetrap' in the Royal Box at St Martin's Theatre. Champagne at the theatre will be included. This prize is courtesy Sir Stephen Waley-Cohen and St Martin's Theatre.

Chris Monkman Private Dining - Dinner for 6 People at your own Home

With over forty years' experience as a leading restauranteur Chris aims to bring his skill, knowledge and knowhow to your home, creating a unique and intimate dining experience for you and your guests in your own home.

Slingsby Gin Experience for 16 People

Sit back, drink in hand, whilst Slingsby take you through the fascinating history of gin, right back to the original gin styles and tastes, the London gin craze of the 18th Century and how gin has developed today. You'll also enjoy a demonstration by Slingsby's mixologists on how to make Slingsby Signature Serve and get a chance to make some cocktails yourself. Package includes four drinks per guest, gin tasters and canapes.



Four vouchers have been especially provided for our Star Prize Draw by Lister Horsfall Jewellers, Ilkley.

Lister Horsfall Jewellers have also kindly provided our Special Draw Jewellery Prize.




Every year we are delighted to receive extremely generous prizes for our main auction. If you would like to get involved and donate a ‘money can’t buy’ prize for our 2018 May Ball please contact our Chair, Alison Clay today either by email or by telephone at 01756 797674.

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