Bid for a Famous Face!


We’re offering you the chance to bid on exclusive self portraits by famous faces from the world of art, sport, TV and music.

Over 200,000 children created self portraits, projecting their images onto the front of Buckingham Palace as part of Face Britain.  Now we are inviting you to bid for your favourite artist or celebrities self portrait in our unique eBay and Christie’s auctions taking place in May.  All of the proceeds will support our projects, meaning you could recieve a unique piece of artwork and also enable disadvantaged children throughout the UK to engage with the arts.

eBay Celebrity Auction

Between the 3rd and the 13th May you will be able to bid for an exclusive celebrity self portrait via eBay.  You could pick up an original self portrait by Jamie Oliver, Adele, Amanda Holden, Nick Park, The Wanted, Derren Brown, Fearne Cotton or Ronnie Wood (plus many more)!  There are almost 50 different celebrity self portraits in the auction.

Bid for a celebrity self portrait now at






View all of the Face Britain celebrity self portraits avaliable on eBay.

Christie’s Gala Dinner & Auction

Self portraits created by well known artists will be auctioned at the Face Britain Gala Dinner & Auction at Christie’s, King Street, SW1 on 9th May. Amongst the artists whose works will be featured in the auction are Tracey Emin, Sir Peter Blake, Ryan Gander, Maggi Hambling, Colin Self, Angela de la Cruz and Mary McCartney.

A few remaining tables (£2,500 for a table of ten) and a limited number of places (£250 each) are available at this unique event. Guests will also enjoy a performance by Tim Minchin, comedian and composer of the Olivier Award-winning ‘Matilda the Musical’, as part of the the evening.



















View all of the Face Britain artists self portraits being auctioned at Christie’s.

If you would like to receive further information about the Christie’s Gala Dinner and Auction or to purchase tickets, please email or call +44 (0)203 326 2233.  For information regarding absentee bidding please contact the Christie’s Client Service team on +44 (0)207 389 2658 or via email quoting Face Britain Charity Auction.

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