Items donated by Ed Sheeran, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raise £53,000 for charity

Online auction selling items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay, Dawn French and more...

Online auction selling items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay, Dawn French and more raise over £53,000 and counting for East Anglia's Children's Hospices charity. Griff Rhys Jones his pictured with his Mel Smith bust. Picture: EACH - Credit: Archant

Items donated by Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French have raised more than £53,000 for the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices charity.

Online auction selling items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay, Dawn French and more...

Online auction selling items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay, Dawn French and more raise over ?53,000 and counting for East Anglia's Children's Hospices charity. Dawn French's Rolex. Picture: EACH - Credit: Archant

The Celebrity Bottom Drawer auction, organised by comedian and presenter Griff Rhys Jones as part of his annual festive fundraising for EACH, launched on November 27 and bidding will end on Sunday at 10pm.

As of Wednesday morning, the best-performing lots were:

• Headcollar worn by Enable, signed by John Gosden and EACH Ambassador Frankie Dettori - £4,800

Online auction selling items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay, Dawn French and more...

Online auction selling items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay, Dawn French and more raise over £53,000 and counting for East Anglia's Children's Hospices charity. Cate Blanchett's deluxe box of 'Carol' film goodies. Picture: EACH - Credit: Archant

• Dawn French’s Datejust Rolex - £4,200


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• Bronze bust of Mel Smith, from the estate of Mel Smith - £4,000

• Cate Blanchett’s deluxe box of ‘Carol’ film goodies - £2,000

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over ?53,000 for the...

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over ?53,000 for the East Anglia?s Children?s Hospices charity. Tom Hollander's Valkyrie travel clock. Picture: EACH - Credit: Archant

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• Daniel Laurie’s PlayStation 5 - £1,525

The auction also included items from Ipswich Town and Norwich City, plus a visit to Holkham Hall and a week’s stay at a Welsh cottage restored by Griff.

Mr Jones said: “We can’t as easily do the sponsored stuff. The church halls are shut. The shops have been closed.

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over ?53,000 for the...

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over ?53,000 for the East Anglia?s Children?s Hospices charity. Rowan Atkinson's tour jacket. Picture: EACH - Credit: Archant

“So, I put the word out and we started our own charity second-hand site that had only celebrity cast-offs.

“If you’re searching for a Christmas present for a granny who’s nuts about Game of Thrones or an uncle who always does his Mick Jagger impression, we have unique authenticated GOT and Stones items for you.

“You have to go on the website to have a look and choose a Christmas memento for someone you know. There’s a good chance one of your favourite stars or shows will be there.”

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over £53,000 for the...

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over £53,000 for the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices charity. Paul McCartney microphone. Picture: EACH - Credit: Archant

This year EACH has experienced a hugely significant drop in voluntary income as a result of shops being closed and fundraising events being cancelled.

Just before the second national lockdown, the charity forecasted a loss of £1.7m in funding over the next 12 months - almost a third of the total it needs to support families across East Anglia.

Lots can be viewed now on www.celebritybottomdrawer.com. To donate to EACH visit www.each.org.uk/donate.

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over £53,000 for the...

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over £53,000 for the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices charity. Griff picking up Tom Hollander's jockey shorts. Picture: EACH - Credit: Archant

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over £53,000 for the...

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over £53,000 for the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices charity. Davina McCall yellow dress. Picture: EACH - Credit: Archant

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over £53,000 for the...

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over £53,000 for the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices charity. Ricky Gervais' shoes. Picture: EACH - Credit: Archant

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over £53,000 for the...

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over £53,000 for the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices charity. Ed Sheeran's shoes. Picture: EACH - Credit: Archant

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over £53,000 for the...

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over £53,000 for the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices charity. Judi Dench's 'Crawford' wig. Picture: EACH - Credit: Archant

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over £53,000 for the...

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over £53,000 for the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices charity. David Walliams 'Baby Eric'. Picture: EACH - Credit: Archant

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over £53,000 for the...

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over £53,000 for the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices charity. Delia Smith Armani coat. Picture: EACH - Credit: Archant

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over £53,000 for the...

Items from Ed Sheeran, Delia Smith, racehorse Enable, Ricky Gervais, Coldplay and Dawn French raised over £53,000 for the East Anglia?s Children?s Hospices charity. Signed Coldplay guitar. Picture: EACH - Credit: Archant

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