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The Stoller Hall Christmas Auction


To celebrate the festive season and to help raise vital funds for The Stoller Hall, we are hosting an online auction!

You can bid on a range of pieces and packages including the chance to play our Steinway D Piano on The Stoller Hall stage, classical concert tickets, an access all areas tour of The Stoller Hall, VIP Bar package, private tour of Chetham’s Library as well as handmade items generously donated by our traders from this year’s Makers’ Markets such as jewellery and prints.

To enter you will need to submit your bid by clicking on the ‘submit bid’ button beneath each listing.

100% of the funds will be used to support The Stoller Hall.

Items can be collected or posted at an extra cost and gift vouchers for experiences will be posted once the auction has closed on Saturday 12 December at 5pm.

*All bids will be updated within 24 hours of receipt

Auction closed.

Lot 1. The Stoller Hall Access All Areas Tour

Join our Deputy General Manager for a behind the scenes tour of The Stoller Hall.  You’ll learn about the construction of our fantastic concert hall and be able to have at look around areas that are not open to the public, such as under the stage to see the machinery that drives our impressive stage extension and above the stage where our lighting, speaker and banner hoists are located.  You will also get to have a guided tour around the architecturally stunning building that houses The Stoller Hall.  Max 4 people.

Current Bid: £70.00 – Jane Kirby 

Lot 2. Classical concert tickets – Eva Oertle and Vesselin Stanev

Eva Oertle and Vesselin Stanev

Join us on 5 May 2021 to watch Swiss flautist Eva Oertle and Bulgarian pianist Vesselin Stanev come together in this concert to perform an outstanding recital of solo and chamber works. Performing internationally as a duo since 2009, their Parisian debut together in 2010 was lavishly praised in the press. This concert highlights their focus on Classical and Romantic repertoire for the flute, showcasing their harmonious collaboration.

Current Bid: £20.00 – Kevin

Lot 3. VIP Bar package

Treat yourself and a friend to a booth reserved just for you with a bottle of prosecco on ice and some bar snacks waiting for you on arrival.

Current Bid: £35.00 – Donna Walker

Lot 4. Private tour of Chetham’s Library

Are you looking for something unique for someone you love this Christmas? Does the family need something to look forward to next year? Or get a group of friends together to enjoy this private tour of the oldest public library in the English-speaking world. Enjoy looking around the ancient buildings that date back to 1421, see the collections built up over 350 years, and find out anything you’ve wanted to know about Chetham’s. 

*At a time post Covid-19 to be agreed by both parties. 

Current Bid: £90.00 – JMc

Lot 5. One hour playing our Steinway D on The Stoller Hall stage

Have you ever fancied playing on stage but never been brave enough? Our Steinway D is the pinnacle of concert grands and you can have the pleasure of playing this uninterrupted for an hour. Bring a friend or family member along to listen or record you playing so you can have this once in a lifetime experience captured on film.  

Current Bid: £120.00 – Kevin

Lot 6. A one-off framed 310 x 180mm Giclée print of The Stoller Hall 

A one of a kind framed 310 x 180mm Giclée print of The Stoller Hall stage, based on an architectural view created especially for this auction by visual artist and musician Glen CutwerkIt was inspired by my connection to The Stoller Hall and the design of the auditorium, which I think has a big effect on audiences and performers alike. 

Current Bid: £250.00 – S Claus

Lot 7.  A handmade bag with matching card wallet and coin purse 

Made by independent maker, Debbie Prince from Make it Sew Crafty this stylish set includes a shoulder bag with a matching coin purse and card wallet. A perfect gift for that special someone this Christmas!  

Current Bid: £35.00 – Anne

Lot 8. A framed print of ‘Figure’ by local artist Catherine Jack

‘Figure’ combines two images from National Geographic magazines. The partially removed window reveals a whole other world, one that seems unnoticed by the people on the escalator. Is there a sense of danger that we need to warn them about, or are they safe in this space, distanced from nature’s destruction? 

Current Bid: £35.00 – Kath Russell

Lot 9. Pearl Bracelet from Alinae Jewellery

A beautiful bracelet made by Aline Musaro, a local jewellery maker from Alinae Jewellery. This delicate bracelet is a gold plated chain with a freshwater pearl in the centre and two pyrite stones at the end of the chain to give this a lovely finish.

Current Bid: £40.00 – Mrs Claus

Lot 10. Angel Wing Suncatcher by Stella at Clockwork Dragonfly

Do you need something to make you smile during these odd times? A beautiful handmade angel wing suncatcher using twinkling crystals – hang this in your window and watch it sparkle. 

Current Bid: £50.00 – Grandma

Lot 11. Canvas painting of ‘How to be Calm in a Busy World’ by Kelly Quinzel. 

When everything around me is moving so fast, I stop and ask, ‘’Is it the world that is busy, or is it my mind?’’ – Haemin Sunim 

Current Bid: £20.00 – Stay chilled