Handcrafted doll's house up for auction at Parkinson's UK fundraiser

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First published in News Ilkley Gazette: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

MUST.

A HANDCRAFTED doll's house is being auctioned for charity at a fundraising event in Horsforth this weekend.

The piece, which has been lovingly furnished, with more than £1,000 spent on it, will be for sale at an event in Horsforth Hall Park cricket club to raise money for Parkinson's UK.

The auction, on Sunday, August 31, will be part of the wider event, which includes a fashion show, a bouncy castle, a raffle and refreshments.

The event will start at 2pm, with a fashion show by New Collection at 3pm, and an auction of promises at 4.15pm.

Organiser Karen Brown said: "My uncle made the doll's house and some of the furniture and he and his wife then collected lots of different pieces of furniture and accessories, my aunty sadly passed away in June so my uncle wants it to go to a good cause.

"It is a six room two story house with an attic. Every room is furnished with quality furniture and lots of extra detail eg, flower vases , cutlery and crockery in the kitchen , a lovely display drum kit and even suit cases in the attic. It is also fitted with a lighting kit .

"I have books of receipts and logs of what has been spent in excess of £1000."

Tickets for the event cost £5, including a raffle ticket, and can be bought in advance or on the day.

Karen said: "There will be lots of fun things for the family and a bouncy castle for the little ones. There will be hot and cold refreshments to purchase , and there is also a bar.

"The auction of promises starts at 4.15 . We have lots of great things promised for auction including the dolls house . This will be followed by a raffle with good prizes."

Karen can be contacted on 07715403955 .

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