Robbie Williams is “Doing it for The Kids” With Charity Auction at Bonhams

Robbie Williams and a signed disc
Photo: James Eppy

Robbie Williams has put up over 150 items of memorabilia for the charity auction “Doing it for The Kids,” which will take place at Bonhams London on July 13.

The auction will raise money for The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice, of which Williams is a patron.

“It’s a privilege for me to be a patron of The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice; it makes a real difference to these children whose lives have been tragically limited,” Williams said in a statement. “The sale gives a great opportunity for bidders to know their money will go to such a fantastic charity, whilst also taking home some of my most prized possessions that have been personal markers of my career and life so far.”

Items up for sale include MTV music awards, hand-written song lyrics, performance outfits, and platinum discs.

The singer-songwriter often raises money and donates it to charity. Williams is a UNICEF Ambassador, and travelled to Mozambique in 2000 following a massive flood. He is also a supporter of the UNICEF campaign Unite for Children, Unite against AIDS.

He once earned £1 million by singing for one hour to 300 guests at a birthday and donated it all to charity, and also founded his own charity, Give it Sum, in his home town of Stoke on Trent.

The suit worn by Robbie Williams for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert, Buckingham Palace, 4th June 2012 Photo: Bonhams

The suit worn by Robbie Williams for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert, Buckingham Palace, 4th June 2012
Photo: Bonhams

A set of handwritten lyrics for "Let Me Entertain You" Bonhams

A set of handwritten lyrics for Let Me Entertain You
Photo: Bonhams

A bespoke pink three-piece suit worn by Robbie Williams at the London Palladium Photo: Bonhams

A bespoke pink three-piece suit worn by Robbie Williams at the London Palladium
Photo: Bonhams

A Platinum Award for the single "Let Me Entertain You", UK, 1998 Photo: Bonhams

A Platinum Award for the single Let Me Entertain You (1998) 
Photo: Bonhams


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