Jack Vettriano to host Valentine’s weekend fund-raising dinner
On Friday 11th February, Jack Vettriano will be hosting a special charity fund-raising dinner at The Old Course Hotel in St Andrews, during which his original painting, ‘Let’s Twist Again‘ is to be auctioned to raise funds for four charities.
Let’s Twist Again, was chosen by Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmond, to be his official Christmas card for 2010. The painting is on display now at the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews, ahead of being auctioned on Friday 11th February 2011.
The proceeds from the sale of the painting are to be divided equally between Bethany Christian Trust, Quarriers and Teenage Cancer Trust, selected by the First Minister and Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres, who were selected by Vettriano himself.
Tickets to attend the dinner and auction are priced at £75 and are available from Heartbreak, Jack’s official gallery. The price of the ticket includes a glass of Prosecco on arrival, a three-course meal, a half-bottle of wine per person, coffee and petits four and a donation to the four nominated charities.
If you are interested in attending the dinner and / or bidding for the painting, please contact Heartbreak, Jack Vettriano’s official gallery:
T +44 (0) 20 3219 5710
The Hotel is offering a special rate of £180.00 B&B for guests attending the dinner who may wish to stay at the hotel. For room reservations only, please contact The Old Course Hotel directly and quote ‘Vettriano auction’ to claim the special rate:
T +44 (0) 1334 474 371
Details below of the painting to be auctioned:
Jack Vettriano OBE (b.1951)
Let’s Twist Again
Oil on canvas
15 x 12 inches
Signed, Painted in 2010
Painting to be auctioned on Friday 11th February 2011
If you are unable to attend the auction in person but still wish to bid for the painting, please contact Nathalie Martin at Heartbreak. Telephone bidding on the night can be arranged and we are happy to accept commission bids also.
T +44 (0) 20 3219 5710
Valentine’s Exhibition of Edition Prints
Throughout the month of February, the Old Course Hotel will also be hosting an exhibition of romantically themed limited edition prints published by Vettriano’s own company, Heartbreak Publishing, and selected by the artist himself for the hotel. The collection will include the launch of a new edition print of, ‘Valentine Rose’, published especially for the event at the Old Course.
If you intend to visit the exhibition and purchase any prints at the event you can have it professionally framed here at the Enid Hutt Gallery, not only do we have a great choice to suit your individual taste but we are offering 15% OFF framing your Jack Vettriano Print.