On Monday 15 April, one of London’s most famous auction houses will open its door to host our flagship fundraising event The Auction.
Christie's will once again provide the setting for one of the biggest nights in our annual calendar, now in its 23rd year.
In 2018, both the online and live auctions combined raised over £310,000 that went towards supporting people living with and affected by HIV across the country. In total The Auction has raised over £4.7 million and featured items donated by some of the world’s most iconic artists and celebrities.
Join us at Christie's on Monday 15 April
This year, we are thrilled to have a number of exclusive lots and experiences donated by celebrities including James Corden, Grayson Perry CBE, Courtney Act and David Bailey CBE. These celebs have thrown their support behind our work to end both new HIV transmissions and HIV stigma.
Over the next couple of weeks we will be showcasing some of the lots and providing details on how to place your bid to get your hands on these exclusive items and experiences.
Tickets are now on sale for the event which promises to be a glitzy evening, featuring all the excitement of a live auction and entertainment. We are incredibly proud to be once again collaborating with our sponsor, Prudential plc for the 10th year, to deliver one of London’s most successful charity auctions.
Bryony McFarland, Special Events Manager at Terrence Higgins Trust, said: 'The Auction offers a unique experience that brings together the world of art and design to raise money to support people living with and affected by HIV. This year’s event looks set to be the biggest yet with over 50 lots being donated to Terrence Higgins Trust by some of the leading artists and celebrities from across the world.
'From getting to be James Corden’s plus one at the Cats premiere, to a unique photograph of Queen ahead of their Live AID performance in 1985 by David Bailey CBE and a sculpture by contemporary artist Grayson Perry CBE, it’s going to be an evening of high excitement.
'Every penny raised goes towards our work of ending new HIV transmissions by 2030 but also ensuring that people living with HIV can live happy and fulfilling lives.'