Masquerade ball

April 28th 2018, Great Barn, Aynho


Our first big fundraising event, The Masquerade Ball was held at the Great Barn in Aynho on
Saturday April 28th.

It was a huge success, thank you so much to everyone who supported the event by coming along, donating prizes and sponsorship and helping to organise the whole thing. 

Photos of the ball


We have some photos of the ball, check them out at


We raised £20,000! Huge thanks to everyone, including Microsoft for their match-funding of our live auction total. 


THANK YOU to all our sponsors



We would like to thank the following people and companies who have donated prizes or sponsorship. Without your generosity, this fundraising event would not have been possible. Our heartfelt gratitude to:

Lucy and Adam Covell

Mike O’Brien

Charlie Elvin

Hamish Stodart/ Peach Pubs

Deborah Allen/ Wychwood Galleries

Neil Skinner/ SKR Lighting Design 

Tony Herring/ THA Architects

Neil Levene 

Becky Jones 

Catriona Henk/ Tulipa 

Dave Marler/ CMS Financial Management 

Jo Belcher

Emma Spellman/ Oojamaflick

Vince South

Andy Bird ABLE gardens 

Ebury Publishing, Penguin Random House

Paintball UK 

Alice Smellie

Rob and Maureen Forsyth

Christopher Englinde and Emma Whorley

James Garrod/ Prodrive

Oxford Playhouse  

Jen Toll

Sarah Thorp 

Bolesworth International Horse Show

Blenheim Palace Nocturne

Jim Turberfield/ UK Sports Warehouse

Mark Nicholson/ Aston Martin/ Red Bull Racing

Tam Levene

Alex Moss, the Barbeque Blacksmith

Clare Bay Therapy 

Jo Padmini-Badger

Go Ape 

Helen Spencer/ Nellie and Dove 

Andy Spellman/ Guy Martin Proper 

Waddesdon Manor

Deddington Carfest

Viv Cudahy/ Auteur

Deddington Farmers’ Market

Julia Williams/ Polka dots Hair 

Juliette Lifford/ Neal’s Yard


John Anderson/ Deddington Arms 

Stacey Elder/ Boxing Hare
Bex and Tim Catling / The Duke at Clifton 

Cotswold Wildlife Park

Cotswold Gin distillery 

Jane Plummer / Dragon Framing

Paul Barlow-Heal / Cotswold Baking

May Fu 2


Steve Miller Hair

Cedar Therapy 

Victoria Prentis

Freeths Solicitors 

Nick Smith, Ashley and Dumville Ltd 

Majestic, Banbury 

Dr Stuart Herbertson

Leah and Jim Calcutt

auction and raffle prizes

Masquerade Ball Live Auction Info (pdf)


Masquerade Ball SIlent Auction Form 25.4.18 (pdf)


Masquerade Ball raffle prizes (pdf)