Get ready to bid big and share the link when our silent auction goes live on Monday 2 March. Yet again we’ve been bowled over by the generosity of school families and local community contributions.

You can help us thank these generous souls by following @OurGreatFete on Instagram or joining one of the (unofficial) Wales Street Primary Mums (dads/caregivers also very welcome) facebook group, where we’ve been posting about them. Leave them a comment to show your appreciation.

From Monday, you’ll be able to check out all the amazing things on offer at:

With massive thanks, here’s a taster of what you can look forward to:

  • An Allpress Espresso ‘Perfect Cup for Home’ workshop for coffee enthusiasts or the home barista worth $170
  • A ‘Bar North’, part of Preston newcomer Northside Food Hall, cocktail voucher worth $100 to get you started on a good night out
  • Two classic hats, unique vintage imports by Smart, Alec hatters, worth over $175 each
  • A Micro ‘Sprite’, the perfect all-round scooter scooter (colour to be chosen by the successful bidder) worth $180
  • Kids drawing and watercolour painting workshop for two at Wales Street parent run Rushy Arts in Thornbury worth $70
  • Two 3-month memberships and goodie bags worth $180 each from lovely, modern Jetts Gym in Northcote
  • 10 weeks of Tuesday afternoon children’s art classes in Term 2 from Wales Street family business Art Hideaway worth $300
  • Voucher for 10 skaters at Skaterz Eltham for a Thursdays or Fridays session during school term time worth $200