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On the 12th of May 2020 it will be Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday!
Paul Stafford, an artist, member of the Royal Society of Sculptors, and a quarterfinalist on MasterChefUK 2019, together with project partners Gallery Different and Robin Hutchinson MBE put a call out to Artists to put in a “shift” for the NHS and to either produce an artwork in their Home/Garden/studio during this ‘Lockdown’ period or to donate an existing work. Over 50 professional artists have answered this call.
“At weekends, overnight and evenings there is virtually nothing to eat except a crap vending machine with crisps and chocolate. Seriously!"
UK CONSULTANT SURGEON,
COVID-19 ICU UNIT, MONDAY 23RD MARCH 2020
Although artists, actors, musicians and creatives might not possess the practical skills to help our heroes, they do have ingenuity, energy and generosity in abundance. Whilst they might not be able to cook for our heroes they can still feed them.
You now have a fantastic opportunity to acquire one of these artworks by bidding on this online auction. Bidding is open now, and will close at 5pm on Florence Nightingale’s birthday, the 12th May.
Funds raised will be channelled directly through mealsforthenhs.com and will go straight to the frontline to feed our wonderful NHS heroes, so do please bid generously!
Successful bidders will need to liaise with the artist to pick up the artwork at an agreed address, or to arrange a courier to pick up the artwork at an agreed address. Locations are shown for each lot. Note – works on paper are unframed unless the listing or image states otherwise.Close.
1. You enter the absolute maximum that you are willing to bid for an item.
2. jumblebee places a bid on your behalf, using the minimum amount required to make you the highest bidder, i.e. current bid price plus bid increment OR the reserve price, if there is one and it can be covered by your proxy bid.
3. jumblebee continues to bid on your behalf, whenever you are outbid by another member's bid, until your maximum bid is exceeded or the auction is won.
4. jumblebee will notify you by email if your maximum bid is outbid by another member and provided the auction is still running, you will then have a chance to enter a new maximum bid if you wish.
The current bid on an auction item is £100. The minimum increment is £10. You enter a bid of £150 (your maximum bid).
Using your bid, but increasing only by the minimum increment, jumblebee sets the current bid to £110.
Another person bids £130 but they are immediately outbid by jumblebee bidding on your behalf and the current bid goes up to £140.
The auction finishes and you have won the auction item at a price of £140.