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Cavendish Venues’ creative Kathy Prest in show, celebrated in sculpture auction!

September 29, 2017

Cavendish Venues’ creative Kathy celebrated in sculpture auction!

Cavendish Venues are proud to have a team of multi-skilled staff and that stretches beyond conferences, meetings and events. Our long-standing Sales Executive Kathy Prest has wonderful creative talents especially with artistic sculpture.

So much so, 11 of her creations have been selected for auction next week at Aynhoe Park with Farnon & Lake – see how special they are here below and:

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These will be auctioned alongside the original casting of the William Webb Ellis statue by Graham Ibbeson, the only copy of which resides outside Rugby School in the UK.

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Farnon & Lake bring a new and captivating approach to auctions. Taking guests on a journey throughout, they are bringing to life the history of each lot that can only come from spending time with the vendors to understand the relevance and provenance of the items being sold.  The creative force behind Farnon & Lake, “The Auctioneers”, firmly hold the belief that an auction should be an aspirational event, one that presents unique opportunities for securing exceptional investments in the most unusual and engaging way.

To bring these collections together, Farnon & Lake have removed the auction from the expected and neutral settings of such a sale, instead carefully selecting a backdrop for the pieces that is fitting with their style and subject matter. The arresting and unusual Aynhoe Park will present a living gallery for the event whereby the house itself mirrors the beauty and diversity of the pieces. The Auctioneers encourage anyone with a passion for sculpture, whether regarding art in its purest form or having a discerning eye for an investment, to engage with them and to join them in October.

Farnon & Lake are hosting private viewings on Wednesday 4th October, followed by the event on Thursday 5th October. Access to Aynhoe Park will require pre-registration of interest in the first instance. Every sculpture will be listed and available to view online in advance of the day for all registered guests. For those unable to attend in person, a live online bidding facility will be available, again via a pre-registration process.

The Sculpture Auction – Thursday 5th October 2017

To register your interest in attending the preview on Wednesday 4th October 2017 and/or the Sculpture Auction itself on Thursday 5th October 2017, please contact Farnon & Lake directly here.

Email your attendance request(s) to

Once your interest is registered, The Auctioneers will be in touch.


If you have an interest in the arts, do arrange to go and see – you may meet our lovely Kathy there in person too!
You can contact Kathy on her sculptures or with any event enquiries at

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