The Frontline Club’s Fixers’ Fund Auction 2010
At this year’s Frontline Annual Party and Awards we will be holding a charity auction in aid of the Fixers’ Fund. Below you will find the lots so far kindly donated by friends and members of the club.
A tour of London in Frontline’s armoured vehicle with chauffeur and guide Vaughan Smith.
One of Julian Assange’s disguises, a USB stick containing the Afghanistan and Iraq War Logs and a lunch or dinner with Julian Assange to take you through the logs.
Murdo Macleod’s book GNIUS (“face” in Gaelic), with a signed foreword by Alan Rusbridger.
A weekend stay for two at the Gandamack Lodge in Kabul; food, drink and armoury included.
Two signed Louis Theroux DVD box sets: The Strange & The Dangerous and Law & Disorder and a coffee with Louis.
A money can’t buy visit to London’s most exclusive gin bars
The private bar at the Beefeater Distillery in Kennington is famed as possibly the world’s most exclusive gin bar – cocktails at the distillery will be followed by food and drinks at Mark’s bar at Hix before a visit to London’s next most exclusive gin bar – the private club of the Yeoman Warders in the Tower of London. An exclusive opportunity to see the ceremony of the keys at the Tower completes the experience for 4 people.
An opportunity to sit in the BBC News studio watching the 6 o’clock news be transmitted live.
George Alagiah & the BBC
Jon Snow’s set of socks and tie.
A night out in Paris with free drinks for two at Bar 61.
Remy Ourdan, Bar 61 Paris
A signed print by one of France’s most experienced war photographers, Patrick Chauvel.
A tour of ITV News newsroom and studios, meet the presenters and watch from behind the scenes as an ITV News programme is broadcast live.
War Stories and Six Days by Jeremy Bowen, signed by the man himself PLUS a Hassan Nasrallah car air freshener from Hezbollah.
A framed photograph of Paddy O’Connell in mid-flow at a First Wednesday event, signed by the man himself.
Chris King & Paddy O’Connell
Home cooked spaghetti Bolognese at Paddy O’Connell’s London residence.
A Limited Edition signed copy of Eugene Richards’ War is Personal -a real collectors’ item.
Aidan Sullivan & Getty Images
A selection of 10 titles from V40, Verso’s 40th year of radical independent publishing.
The Verso Book of Dissent
The Obama Syndrome by Tariq Ali
Surveys from Exile by Karl Marx (his journalism from London!)
Meltdown by Paul Mason
Dispatches from the Dark Side by Gareth Peirce
Israel and Palestine by Avi Shlaim
None of us were like this before by Joshua ES Phillips
Words & Money by Andre Schiffrin
The Return of the Public by Dan Hind
A Seventh Man by John Berger and Jean Mohr
Dinner in the BBC’s canteen with John Sweeney and an undercover tour of the BBC.
An all expenses paid weekend for two at the Frontline Club.
The Frontline Club
Bottle of The Glenlivet Founders Reserve
Bottled this year to mark the visit to The Glenlivet by HRH The Prince of Wales to open the newly expanded Glenlivet Distillery. Only 1824 bottles of this 21 year old single malt were produced to mark the year George Smith founded the distillery. (Retail £250)
To book for the Annual Party please see here (MEMBERS ONLY).