The BIG dinner for 500 miles 7th March 2015 Live social media event

Published 3rd Mar 2015
Updated 8 th Mar 2015
The Big Dinner



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7.20pm Welcome

7.30pm: Programme One (for registered participants only) 

8pm: Fred & Tonya (Click video box below) 

9pm: Break 

9.30pm: Fred & Tonya (Click video box below)

10.30pm: Programme Two  (for registered participants only) 

11.00pm: Fred & Tonya (Click video box below) 

Midnight: Auction result (Click video box below) 

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Live BIG dinner celebrity dinner date auction summary

To bid in the BIG dinner celebrity dinner date auction click here. You do not need to be registered with the BIG dinner to bid in the auction.

Lot 1: Ian Rankin and Hardeep Singh Kohli– dinner for 2 people at Restaurant Mark Greenaway, Edinburgh on a date to be agreed plus 7 signed books, 3 films and signed menu. £2,850
Lot 2: Lorraine Kelly – posh breakfast for 2 people at The Wolseley, Piccadilly London on a mutually convenient Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday in 2015. £2,100
Lot 3: Colin Montgomerie – dinner for 8 people at The Sommelier’s Table in the Cellars at The Gleneagles Hotel on Saturday 4th April 2015 (date non-changeable). £3,400
Lot 4: Christopher Biggins and celebrity friend – dinner for 8 people at Joe Allen, London on a Monday evening to be agreed before end of November 2015. £1,500
Lot 5: Kirsty Wark – dinner for 4 people in the Grande Hall Brasserie at Hutchesons, Glasgow on a date to be agreed during 2015. £2,600
Lot 6: Nick Nairn and Paul Rankin – dinner for 8 people at the Nick Nairn Cook School of your choice (Aberdeen or Port of Menteith, Stirling) on a date after 1 September 2015 to be mutually agreed. £3,100
Lot 7: Jeremy Paxman – dinner for 4 people at Murano, London on a Monday to Thursday in 2015. £3,000
Lot 8: Fred MacAulay and Patrick Kielty – dinner for 6 people at Fera at Claridge's, London on a date to be agreed during 2015. £3,000
Lot 9: The Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland – lunch for 4 people in the Members’ Restaurant at The Scottish Parliament on a Thursday to be agreed (after the election!). £4,300

To see the general terms and conditions of the BIG dinner auction click here.

Donations to the BIG dinner for 500 miles

You can make a donation by any of these methods:

• On our Just Giving page for the BIG dinner at

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• By cheque payable to "500 miles" posted to Box 500, 44-46 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4BF

• By PayPal on the 500 miles website

• By card by calling 07967 715 690 and leaving a message. Someone will call you back to take a payment


If you make a donation by Just Giving or by text, you will have the option of making a Gift Aid declaration as part of the process.

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If you make a donation by cheque, by PayPal or by card, you will need to send us a completed Gift Aid form by post to Box 500, 44-46 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4BF. You can download a Gift Aid form here.


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