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Bidding For Choice 2012

Dignity in Dying invites you to our unique online auction Bidding For Choice 2012.

Our Patrons, including Sirs Patrick Stewart and Terry Pratchett, have come together to raise awareness of our campaign to end needless suffering at the end of life. On offer at auction are: treasured personal items, film and TV-memorabilia, signed books and film scripts, and even a dinner date at an exclusive private member's club in London! Each donation has been specially selected and each item's auction will run for just 10 days. So if you want the chance to get your hands on a first-edition signed Ian McEwan book, or George Melly’s historic Jazz award from 1960, don’t delay or miss out.

Browse our listings, place a bid and get hold of something truly special. Happy bidding!

The lots on offer and their auction start dates are:

Wed 13th June Signed first-edition of Atonement donated by author Ian McEwan. CLOSED - see listing here
Thurs 14th June Third Star DVD and crew t-shirt donated by the film's writer Vaughan Sivell. CLOSED - see listing here
Fri 15th June Limited edition Sex and the City complete series DVD, donated by Kim Cattrall and signed by Kim, Sarah Jessica-Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis. CLOSED - see listing here
Sat 16th June VIP day at Channel 5’s The Wright Stuff with Matthew Wright. CLOSED - see listing here
Sun 17th June Jazz legend George Melly memorabilia, including his 1960 Melody Maker Award, donated by his wife Diana Melly. CLOSED - see listing here
Mon 18th June First-edition of The Book of the Homeless (ed. Edith Wharton, 1916), donated by Carmen Callil. CLOSED - see listing here
Tues 19th June The Pirates! In An Adventure with Scientists film poster signed by Hugh Grant.CLOSED - see listing here
A signed copy of Jo Brand’s memoir Can’t Stand up for Sitting Down. CLOSED - see listing here
Wed 20th June A sequined evening jacket and vintage beaded dress worn once on the red carpet by Dame Janet Suzman. CLOSED - see listing here
A signed copy of Nell Dunn's My Silver Shoes. CLOSED - see listing here
Thurs 21st June A Toshiba AT200 ultra-thin tablet donated by Nick Ross CLOSED - see listing here
A Märklin 37737 collectible train set, donated by Nick Ross. CLOSED - see listing here
Brenda Fricker's 1990 Oscar winner’s sweatshirt and specially signed photo. CLOSED - see listing here
Fri 22nd June The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel goody bag, including a signed book and Indian jewellery, from author Deborah Moggach. NOW OPEN - bid here!
Sat 23rd June Sir Patrick Stewart’s signed personal script of the new BBC adaptation of Richard II (to be broadcast end of June), in which he plays John of Gaunt. NOW OPEN - bid here!
Sun 24th June Dinner for two with Sir Terry Pratchett at an Exclusive Private Member's Club in London, plus a signed first-edition copy of his latest book. NOW OPEN - bid here!
Wed 27th June Signed Zoë Wanamaker My Family scripts & colour A4 photo signed by the entire cast. NOW OPEN - bid here!

For more information on the campaign to legalise assisted dying in the UK, visit Dignity in Dying's website

*Funds raised will go towards supporting Dignity in Dying's campaign, which is funded entirely by donations from supporters and members of the public.
To find out how you can help or join, sign up to our e-newsletter or visit www.campaignfordignityindying.org.uk.

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