The Royal Gurkha Rifles 25 Raffle
Why we need your help
You can still donate to this website to show your support to The Royal Gurkha Rifles Regimental Trust but ticket sales for The RGR 25 raffle have closed.
Thank you for entering the RGR25 raffle website, being organised as part of the 25th anniversary of The Royal Gurkha Rifles. Each raffle ticket costs £10 or we have a special offer of 10 tickets for £50. Anyone can join in with this fundraising effort (please do share). You can buy tickets from anywhere in the world (including Brunei and Nepal) but you must be over 18 years old. Please ensure you provide contact details so we can get in touch if you win.
All proceeds go to The Royal Gurkha Rifles Regimental Trust which supports our service personnel, especially those injured on recent operations, and their families.
Nearly all the prizes listed below have a value of over £200, the organisers reserve the right to add or remove prizes. The following have been generously donated by friends of the Brigade of Gurkhas and The Royal Gurkha Rifles:
Holidays & Experiences:
1. Dinner at the Game Bird and a night stay for 2 people, with breakfast included, at The Stafford London. 5* luxury in one of the finest hotels in London, located close to St James's Palace. Prize is worth £1000. Valid for 12 months from date of winning.
2. A day sailing for up to 6 people on the beautiful classic yacht Duet. Qualified skipper and crew will be provided. Donated by The Cirdan Sailing Trust who in 2011 took injured Gurkhas sailing as part of their rehabilitation following tours in Afghanistan. Prize is worth in excess of £700. Dates available in 2019-2020 subject to availability.
3. A week stay for up to 9 people at Chateau du Pic, Najac in south west France. Weeks offered only in 2020-21. Prize is worth between £3000-£4000.
4. Three nights stay, with breakfast included, at the New Gurkha Inn Talgarth in Brecon, Wales. Kindly donated by Maj (Retd) Khusiman Gurung. Prize value over £200. Dates available in 2019-late 2020 subject to availability.
5. £250 of Theatre Tokens redeemable at more than 240 venues across the UK including London's West End. Kindly donated by Cliff Parsons.
6. One week stay for up to 4 people in Riverstone Cottage within the exclusive Escolta Alta Mountain Retreat. Escolta Alta sits in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada in Southern Spain. Kindly donated by Jackie and Nick Kyte. Valid until June 2021 and subject to availability. Accommodation is self-catered, does not include flights. Prize value £770.
7. Two days & nights accommodation in the Ndongoro Log Cabin (sleeps 10 people) within the Ragati Conservancy on the southern slopes of Mount Kenya. Kindly donated by Nick Rowe. Flights are not included. Valid until August 2020. Prize worth £1500.
8. Weekend stay (double room for two) at the Army & Navy Club (The Rag). This is one of London’s most prestigious private clubs, located on Pall Mall in the heart of Mayfair, London. Kindly donated by The Rag. Valid until 31st August 2021. Prize value £300.
9. Round of golf for 4 players at the world famous Royal St George's Golf Club. Kindly donated by The Royal St George's Golf Club. Valid until 31 March 2021. Prize value £900.
10. A private box at Ascot race course, for up to 14 people, with spectacular views of the racing and in a premium position on the finishing line. Buffet lunch, wine and beverages included. Date during the National Hunt 2020/2021 Jumps season (November to March) to be mutually agreed and subject to availability. Kindly donated by Paul Roy. Prize value over £3500.
11. 3 hours Bird of Prey experience for 2 people at the award winning Skywings Falconry in Algodonales, southern Spain. Kindly donated by Scott Mason. Valid until June 2021.
12. 30-40 minutes High G Flight Training Bulldog aerobatic experience. Kindly donated by Richard Eastment and High G Training. Prize value £300.
13. 1hr 20 minute spa treatment of your choice in the Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park London, including Nescens anti-ageing facial and Basiten Gonzalez Pedicure plus use of the extensive Spa facilities including an Amethyst Crystal Steam Room, Sanarium, Vitality Pool and a Zen Colour Therapy Relaxation Area. treatment . Kindly donated by the Mandarin Oriental. Prize value up to £240 depending on treatment choice.
Food & Drink:
14. Ten cases of premium Gurkha Beer. Kindly donated by Mr Lov Gautam (Gurkha Beer). Prize value approx £150-£200.
15. Two 70cl bottles of Johnnie Walker Blue Label. Prize value approx £300.
16. £200 voucher, with a table of up to six people, to spend at any Dishoom cafe. Valid until December 2020.
17. Tea for two in the House of Commons and a tour guided by the MP for Aldershot, Farnborough, Blackwater and Hawley. Kindly donated by Leo Docherty MP.
18. Moet champagne and chocolate hamper from Charbonnel et Walker. Prize value £250.
19. £200 voucher to be spent on dinner for up to four people at The Ivy Kensington Brasserie. Valid until 13th December 2019.
20. NEW PRIZE. Limited edition Game of Thrones entire single malt Scotch whisky collection (8x700ml). Kindly donated by Diageo. Prize worth £500.
21. £300 cash prize.
22. £200 cash prize.
23. Full vehicle Alloy Wheel Refurbishment at KAP Motor Group Folkestone branch. Kindly donated by the KAP Motor Group Management Team. Valid until end of 2020, includes all 4 wheels (including diamond cut, any alloy size and any change of colour). Prize value £600.
24. Vehicle Electronic Control Unit Remap at KAP Motor Group Folkestone branch. Kindly donated by the KAP Motor Group Management Team. Valid until end of 2020. This prize will optimise your vehicle's performance & fuel consumption using a state of the art 4-wheel drive dynanometer (one of the only places in South East of England). Prize value £750.
25. Sir Andy Murray OBE has kindly donated a signed match tennis racquet.
26. 2 tola of gold. Kindly donated by Michael Usher from Gurkha Mortgages. Prize value over £840.
27. Snowbee fly fishing kit (rod, reel, fly line and leader). Kindly donated by Robin Philpott at Farlows Group Ltd. Prize value £150.
28. Inceptor (green/blue) cufflinks donated by Benson & Clegg. Prize value £80.
29. Luxuary gentlemen's grooming set donated by Taylor of Bond Street. Prize value £200.
30. £200 Fenwick voucher.
31. Made to measure tailored suit up to the value of £1500. Kindly donated by Gieves and Hawkes Military Division, No.1 Savile Row London.
32. A framed print of a Rifleman from the Royal Gurkha Rifles holding crossed kukris. Donated by Corporal Amrit Thapa. This photo won the 2018 Army Photographic Competition Online Category. Prior to framing the winner can choose black & white or colour. Prize value unknown.
33. Over £50 of RGR products donated by Ammo & Co. Products include an RGR tie, RGR watch strap, RGR socks and RGR silver plate cufflinks.
34. Statuette of Field Marshal Viscount Slim mounted on a mahogany finish base from The Ayo Gurkhali Collection cast in bresin by Regimental Statuette Manufacturers, UK. Donated by Paul Gilham. Prize value £300.
35. RGR dinner set for 6 place settings (containing dinner plates, pudding plates, pudding bowls, teacups, saucers, teapot, milk jug and sugar bowl). See photos at 1RGR PRI Facebook page. Kindly donated by 1RGR PRI. Prize value £332.
36. Gurkha: 25 Years of The Royal Gurkha Rifles by Maj Gen Craig Lawrence CBE.. The book will be signed by all the former and the current RGR Regimental Colonels. Prize Value: Priceless!
More prizes will be added shortly. Raffle ticket sales closed at 2359hrs on 15th July 2019 (UK time).
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Total plus Gift Aid £29,490.00
Raised offline £7,805.00