TV’s Caroline Hawley to host auction at Bridlington RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

Bridlington RNLI is to hold a Maritime and General Auction in June. The auctioneer will be Caroline Hawley, from TV’s long running programme Bargain Hunt.

Caroline Hawley

Auctioneer Caroline Hawley

The lifeboat station is auctioning donated artwork and a multitude of lifeboat memorabilia in order to raise funds for the continued readiness of the station’s operations.

Among the numerous lots on offer are a marine clock, barometers, sextants and many other items as well as numerous original artwork and photographs.

The auction is to be held on Saturday 18 June 2022 at Bridlington Lifeboat Station boat hall, viewing will take place between 10am to noon followed by the auction from 2pm to 4pm.

Bridlington RNLI is delighted that the auctioneer will be Caroline Hawley who is not only an expert on Bargain Hunt as well as partner in Hawleys Auctioneers, Beverley.

The lifeboat station is hoping that people will pop along to bid on something unique and get hold of a lasting piece of RNLI history, whilst also helping the charity to save lives.

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