F A S T . . . F U N . . . F U N D – R A I S I N G . . .





“Fingers gave a virtuoso performance at the Friends of the Commonwealth auction for the Lord’s Taverners.”

                                                                              The Rt Hon Sir John Major KG, CH


“Fingers is a fantastic performer – you don’t realise just how much money you’ve been separated from until it’s far too late!”                                                                      Sir Tim Rice


“… a most sincere thank you for conducting such a brilliant auction at the Starlight Shooting Challenge 2013, which raised a fantastic £94,000…”.                              Neil Swan, Chief Executive, Starlight Children’s Foundation


“The auction, brilliantly conducted by ‘Fingers’ Fingleton … ”                                

                                                                              Dr. Anthony Wallersteiner, Headmaster, Stowe School


 “We are so grateful to you, once again, for seemingly achieving the impossible and raising so much money at the recent Tusk Friends of Lewa dinner. The evening was another resounding success, and largely thanks to your auctioneering efforts …”.                                               Charles Mayhew MBE, Chief Executive, Tusk


“Thank you ever so much for your wonderful hosting last night. You were a complete 'hit' with the audience and I am 100% sure that without your expert handling of the crowd we would never have raised that much...”

                                                                              Murielle Maupoint, Chief Executive, Hope4Children


“Our success was your personal success … you did ‘exactly what was on the tin’.  I loved every minute of your auctioneering and thank you for getting us over the line.”                                     

                                                                              Major Billy Swanson MBE, obo Hounds for Heroes


“You did us proud! Your auctioneering at our 50th anniversary dinner was nothing short of sensational – the most entertaining and quickest £81K we’ve ever raised! My warmest thanks.”                 

                                                                              Tim Robertson, Chief Executive, Koestler Trust


“Dear Fingers: A million thanks to you for your patience, perseverance and, above all, for your fantastic auctioneering at ‘Scrum Dine’ last night.”                                     Suzie Haworth, Corporate Development Director, Wooden Spoon


“Fingers - you were great to work with – and you really did get the most out of that room – it was a joy to watch!  The grand total was way above expectations thanks to you.”

                                                                              Liam Robb, o.b.o. Breast Cancer Care and Starlight


“Many thanks to you for squeezing grape juice from raisins in the auction, and for all your advice and guidance beforehand”.                                                         Rinni Embrechts, Event Organiser, Friends of the Commonwealth ’60 Not Out’ Dinner


“A huge thank you for conducting the auction at the Long Room Concert … we were so pleased with the result.  I thought you did an amazing job and managed to raise a fantastic amount”

                                                                              Andrea Ward, Event Manager, The Lord’s Taverners


“You were fantastic … not only did you live up to expectations but exceeded them - you made it look effortless - a great testament to your skill as an auctioneer.  This year’s event raised more than ever before - a lot of that was down to you - you’re such a star!                                                Leonor Stjepic, CEO, “RAFT”


“Thank you for being our auctioneer at the Starlight Ball … your skills as an auctioneer are superb … thank you for using them to raise the very maximum from the Grand Auction.

                                                                                                      Neil Swan, Chief Executive, Starlight Children’s Foundation


“You did a terrific job (as always) and we have been overwhelmed with rave reviews of the event from our guests.”

                                                                              Tano Rea, Events Manager, RAF Benevolent Fund


“The evening raised a great sum, which will have a real impact on what we do. Of course we could not have made this without you. We have had brilliant comments from our guests about the auction and what great fun you were”. 

                                                                              Hannah Clifford, Development Manager, Royal Court Theatre


“We were all absolutely delighted with the result you achieved – and, apart from anything else, to have discovered such a top class auctioneer!”                                           Ruth Powys, Head of Fundraising, Elephant Family


“You were really brilliant – thank you so much.  You made us so much money – 3 times more than expected!”

                                                                              Jeni Couzyn, Director, the Bethesda Foundation, South Africa


“On behalf of the Lady Taverners, thank you so much for conducting such a brilliant auction yet again, at the Baroness Thatcher lunch.”                                                  Margaret Price, Director, The Lady Taverners


“Congratulations on such a successful auction - the amount raised exceeded our expectations by at least 100%.  Think of a number - Fingers will double it!”                        Chris Atkinson, Chief Executive, Brian Johnston Memorial Trust


“The efforts you’ve put into helping us raise money for our local charities these past few years are enormously appreciated - thank you and well played!”                              Michael Teden OBE, Chairman, Charlotte Cricket Festival, North Carolina, USA



John Fingleton

19 York House, 39 Upper Montagu Street, London W1H 1FR

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