Written by Nairn County FC February 25th 2024

Ahead of the big night on Friday (1st March) we are excited to reveal our auction list for the evening.

If you are not making the evening but fancy something in our auction, do not fear, we are accepting pre-event bids until 6pm on Thursday (29th February).

There will be two auctions on the night. One ‘traditional’ auction and a ‘silent’ auction. We are accepting bids for both.

Any bids made on items for the ‘traditional’ auction before the evening will be used as the starting amount in the auction on the night. Should you be successful, we will be in touch after the event to arrange payment.

The ‘silent’ auction items will go the highest bidder.

To bid – please email Ken@highlandcaterhire.com stating which auction item and the amount you would like to bid.

OUR 2024 ‘TRADITIONAL’ AUCTION LIST

A. FULL 2024/25 SEASON NAIRN COUNTY PRE & POST-MATCH DRINKS HOSPITALITY AND AN ADVERTISING BOARD AT STATION PARK

The legendary ‘Millenium Knob’. Experience one of the best days out in the Breedon Highland League every home game during the 2024/25 season. You and a guest will enjoy pre & post-match drinks at Station Park plus half-time refreshments and snacks. On top of this you will also receive an advertising board for the whole season too. Worth over £2000.

B. ABERDEEN FC HOSPITALITY FOR FOUR IN A PRIVATE BOX

Kindly donated by Stevie Innes. A day out at Pittodrie for you and three others in a private box with drinks and snacks with game to be arranged once won.

C. DINNER, BED & BREAKFAST OVERNIGHT STAY AT NORWOOD HALL HOTEL IN ABERDEEN FOR TWO 

Kindly donated by the Drumossie Hotel. Enjoy a luxury night away at the four star MacDonald Norwood Hall Hotel with dinner, bed and breakfast.

D. THERMAL SPA DAY WITH LIGHT LUNCH AT THE GOLF VIEW HOTEL, NAIRN FOR TWO

Kindly donated by the Crerar Hotel Group. Enjoy a day relaxing at at the newly refurbished spa at the Golf View Hotel Leisure Club in Nairn. Includes a light lunch and the use of the luxury spa facilities.

E. FOUR BALL AT CASTLE STUART (CABOT HIGHLANDS) & NAIRN DUNBAR GOLF CLUB

Kindly donated by Cabot Highlands and Nairn Dunbar Golf Club. Not only do you get to enjoy a round of golf for four at one of the best golf courses in Scotland, you also get to enjoy second round of four at the exceptional Nairn Dunbar Golf Club.

F. SIGNED CAMERON CARTER-VICKERS CELTIC SHIRT

Kindly donated by TrueFaith Promotions. A Celtic shirt signed by Cameron Carter-Vickers.

G. SIGNED SCOTLAND SHIRT

A Scotland shirt signed by players involved in the successful UEFA EURO 2024 qualifying campaign.

H. THE MACALLAN HARMONY COLLECTION AMBER MEADOW

Kindly donated by Stuart Logan. A rare whisky valued in excess of £160. Amber Meadow is a wonderful addition to Macallan’s much revered Harmony collection and has been made in honour of the lush and fertile lands of Scotland. This is a complex and balanced whisky, offering rich oak, melon, buttered scones and fresh lemon.

I. ROYAL BRACKLA 18 YEAR OLD WHISKY

Kindly donated by Royal Brackla. Valued in excess of £125. A glorious single malt from Royal Brackla. Matured for 18 years, this whisky is then finished in Palo Cortado sherry casks. Brimming with creamy vanilla and spice, this is an opulent, fruity sipper – worthy of the ‘royal’ warrant which was bestowed upon the distillery in 1833 by King William IV.

J. TWO NIGHTS BED & BREAKFAST IN JOHN O’GROATS FOR TWO INCLUDING A CASTLE MAY TOUR 

Kindly donated by Gordon Asher. Spend two nights at the top of Scotland at Hamnavoe Guest House in John O’Groats. Stay includes a tour of Castle May

K. TWO TICKETS TO THE 152ND OPEN TUESDAY PRACTICE DAY AT ROYAL TROON

Soak in the build-up to the best major in golf at Royal Troon with two tickets to the Tuesday practice day. Expect to see likes of Rory McIllroy, Scottie Scheffler, John Rahm, Tommy Fleetwood and Jordan Spieth.

L. SIGNED INVERNESS CALEDONIAN THISTLE SCOTTISH CUP FINAL 2015 WINNING SHIRT

A signed shirt from the William Hill Scottish Cup Winners in 2015. Signed by players such as Graeme Shinnie and Ryan Christie.

M. FULLY CATERED COMMERCIAL DAY FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Kindly donated by KBE Events, Ghillies Kitchen and Highland Cater Hire. A turn-key event package for your business open day or marketing opportunity. Catering for around 30-50 attendees depending on menu option. Catered by professional chefs using their incredible locally sourced ingredients and fresh handmade sides.

Glassware, cutlery and other catering essentials provided.

Sound system, lighting to enhance the space and background music supplied too.

Value in excess of £1500

SILENT AUCTION ITEMS

Money made from the items marked with a star will go towards Nairn Fire’s football trip to Barcelona.

N. CLAY PIGEON SHOOTING FOR TWO

Kindly donated by Moira Ewan. Enjoy a day out Clay Pigeon shooting at Rothiemurchus Estate.

O. BOTTLE OF NAIRN COUNTY CENTENARY WHISKY

These are rarely available. A bottle of Nairn County Whisky released for the centenary of being accepted to the Highland League (2014).

P. SIGNED 2012-13 RANGERS SHIRT

Kindly donated by TrueFaith Promotions. A Rangers shirt signed by players from the 2012/13 squad.

Q. SIGNED MANCHESTER UNITED BALL*

Signed by players including Christian Eriksen, Garnacho, Rafael Varane, Bruno Fernandes and Jonny Evans.

R. FOURBALL AT FORRES GOLF CLUB*

A fourball at the brilliant Forres Golf Club.

S. FOURBALL AT NAIRN GOLF CLUB*

A fourball at one of the best golf courses in Scotland.

T. IBROX STADIUM TOUR FOR FOUR*

A tour for you and three others around Ibrox.

To bid on any item – please email Ken@highlandcaterhire.com stating what auction item and what you would like to bid.

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