The Lord's Taverners Lunch

PUBLISHED: 11:10 22 December 2010 | UPDATED: 10:39 25 February 2013

“The Plymtree Pirates”

“The Plymtree Pirates”

Social diary pictures from the recent Lord Taverner's lunch event at Sandy Park, Exeter on the 14th December.

Over 431 people attended the Lords Taverners annual Xmas Lunch held at Sandy Park on 13 December and helped raise over 28,000 for the sporting charity. The speakers were Garry Richardson (of the BBC) and the comedian, John Martin.

Audience members were welcomed to the lunch by Matthew Patten (Chief Executive of the Lords Taverners) as well as Garry Richardson of the BBC and the comedian John Martin.

The lunch also included a superb auction which included such notable lots as a P1 Powerboat trip with Andrew Langdon, a helicopter trip and lunch at Burgh Island as well as 4 tickets to the Cheltenham Gold Cup which were supplied by Paul Nicholls who was also able to attend the lunch and say a few words to encourage the bidding.

Simon Harding, partner at local law firm Stephens Scown and Chairman of the Lords Taverners in Devon and Cornwall, said, The day could not have been much more of a success and on behalf of the local committee I would like to extend our thanks to the local individuals, firms and sponsors who so generously donated their time, money and support on a fantastic day for the charity.

The event helda very successful auction and the prizes / lots included:

o a helicopter trip to enjoy lunch at Burgh Island

o four "owners and trainers" tickets for the Cheltenham Golf Cup (supplied by Paul Nicholls who also attended our lunch)

o P1 Powerboating with Andrew Langdon

o a driving experience day with Porsche at Silverstone

o a holiday for 2 in Vilamoura

o dinner for 6 at the Jack in the Green restaurant.

Other notable attendees (apart from Paul Nicholls) included Richard Gould (Chief Executive of Somerset County Cricket Club), Matthew Patten (Chief Executive of the Lord's Taverners) and Deborah Clark (joint owner of Burgh Island).

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