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New Charity Auction to Win Trip to Set of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

DH Film
Posted by: sue
December 09, 2009, 12:30 PM

Thanks to the Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund who let us know about a great auction the are holding for their charity this holiday season where the winner will get a visit to the set of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. According to the description of the auction "The winning parent and lucky child will visit the set during the filming of the next Harry Potter movie in London in the first part of next year. They will be able to watch the filming, learn the secrets, and meet the stars."
Bidding is now open at this link, and runs until December 18th.  Proceeds from auction will benefit "The Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund's 21st Anniversary Poundcatcher campaign which aims to raise at least a pound from every rider to ensure it can continue to support all injured riders in genuine need."

Please note: Transportation to the UK is not provided (however bidding is welcome from around the world.) The DH set visit will take place at some point between January and April 2010 and  "the date is to be arranged by consent with the Studio, with 14 day's notice."  Good Luck!

Thanks Emily!

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508 Points

This is excactly the oppertunity I’ve been waiting for. This is how I can get to visit the set :D My mom agreed to bid. “squee!” :D:D

Posted by half-blood queen~ROAR~ on December 09, 2009, 01:03 PM report to moderator
4151 Points

that’s so wonderful

Posted by mai {beatnik owl} on December 09, 2009, 02:49 PM report to moderator
401 Points

Wish I was that loaded…

Posted by All Was Well on December 09, 2009, 03:13 PM report to moderator
4852 Points

wow, the set! thats an amazing prize!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on December 09, 2009, 05:07 PM report to moderator
2333 Points


Posted by theREALGinnyWeasley on December 09, 2009, 05:22 PM report to moderator
1420 Points

i know i wont will soo i am not even going to enter

Posted by alicia00 on December 09, 2009, 09:40 PM report to moderator
39 Points

this is a brillant chairty but how come its always a bidding idea..they is tonnes of harry potter fans that parents that miten b able to bidd because of the world 2day n if they won a competiton they would b over da moon..

but still a good charity:)

Posted by xharrypottergirx on December 10, 2009, 04:48 AM report to moderator
3940 Points

yeah, it’s cool, i just want to go and take my daughter, but i don’t have any money, honestly………….i mean i can’t even afford the new DVD, i guess i’ll just pray for a nice dream, then maybe my dreams can come true some day….

Posted by just another weasley ROAR,OoM2GS on December 10, 2009, 05:58 AM report to moderator
3048 Points

It is wonderful that they are doing this to raise money for charity. However, I think they should also let those in need and struggling visit the set instead of those with the most money. To see them in the last stages of this franchise would delight and enrich the lives of many children.

Posted by Kirk on December 10, 2009, 06:23 AM report to moderator
102 Points

wish i could go

Posted by lpierich on December 10, 2009, 07:56 AM report to moderator
1925 Points

why does every other harry potter article make me wanna be rich??

Posted by Parkinsonpansy on December 10, 2009, 08:41 AM report to moderator
4481 Points


Posted by Smitch on December 10, 2009, 09:42 AM report to moderator
3271 Points

That is awesome!!

Posted by Half-Blood Princess66[ROAR!] on December 10, 2009, 10:29 AM report to moderator
4056 Points

@parkinsonpansy EXACTLY! And older.

Posted by fifi ~::~ ıɟıɟ {WBM!} {ITC!} on December 10, 2009, 11:54 AM report to moderator
154 Points

I am very glad that the money is going to a charity. However, they would probably raise more money and have it be a little more fair if this was set up as a drawing. Like if you donated £10, you would be entered into the drawing. For example, as of now the bid is £1250, a little over $2000 (USD), but most people really can’t afford to spend that much. However, I am able to spend £10 (roughly $16-$17), especially if it is going to charity. Even if you only had a few thousand people donate just once, think of all the money that would have been made. For the sake of this charity, I really hope that they get some people that can afford to bid tens of thousands of pounds before the auction ends in a week. If not, they lost a big opportunity to make a ton of money for their charity.

Posted by Miss Freewind on December 10, 2009, 03:17 PM report to moderator
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