Butterfly Hospice auctions off glamorous bridal package

The Butterfly Hospice is auctioning this wedding dress as part of a bridal package donated by local businesses.
The Butterfly Hospice is auctioning this wedding dress as part of a bridal package donated by local businesses.
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Blushing brides to be have been invited to bid for a glamorous bridal package and in turn raise funds for a much loved local end-of-life hospice.

Local dressmakers, beauticians and cakemakers have donated luxury wedding items to the Butterfly Hospice for it to auction off to the highest bidder.

The Butterfly Hospice is auctioning this wedding dress as part of a bridal package donated by local businesses.

The Butterfly Hospice is auctioning this wedding dress as part of a bridal package donated by local businesses.

Butterfly Hospice chairman Yvonne Slater says she is overwhelmed by the generosity of local businesses.

“I want to say a huge thank you to all the local businesses who are contributing to make this a perfect day for the winning bride and for the support shown for the Butterfly Hospice - it is very much appreciated.”

The fabulous wedding package features an exquisite wedding gown donated by Legends in Boston worth £1,700 and made to the bride’s size,

The dress is now on display at the shop in Emery Lane and has been modelled here by student nurse Leanne Chamberlain, herself a charity fundraiser.

Legends owner Julie Simmons said: “I saw the dress and thought I just had to get it for the hospice.

“I’ve done a lot to support the hospice in the past with charity fashion shows, as it’s such a great local cause.”

The lucky winner will also be offered a glamorous makeover by Perfect Ten, which will design their nails and apply make-up and Rebecca Callow, the ‘cake lady’ will create a delicious three tier wedding cake with a unique butterfly theme.

To bid send your name, address and phone number with the amount you wish to bid to: Yvonne Slater, the Butterfly Hospice, Rowan Way, Boston. PE21 9DH.

The closing date is Tuesday, April 30, at 5pm. The winner will be announced in the Standard and on the Butterfly Hospice’s Facebook and Twitter pages.