News Archives: November 2008

Compiled by Terry Kilburn

Win a great wall display signed by Mark

Each year at this time, Mark lends his support the GOSH Starcards Xmas auction. GOSH raises funds on behalf of London’s Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital. This year’s auction starts at 8 pm (GMT) on the 24th of November and closes at the same time on the 4th of December. So, if you would like to own a beautiful 610 cm x 435 cm wall display which features a Jack of Clubs playing card personally signed by Mark together with a high quality 10×8 inch colour photograph, an original ticket and pass for the KTGC concert which took place at the Brighton Centre in the UK on the 24th of May plus a lovely Starcards presentation plaque all mounted in a silver effect frame then get ready to bid generously ! Click here to see an image of the display and for lots more info about the Starcards go to

Update: The Mark Knopfler Starcard sold for £205.


Mark Knopfler signed guitar charity auction

KNO_newsimage_1112008 Mark has donated a signed guitar to Rock For Kids, a Chicago charity that raises money to provide music education to children who wouldn’t be able to afford it otherwise. The guitar will be auctioned off on December 5th, 2008 at the Park West, along with over 200 one-of-a-kind items. You can bid here, sign up for the Rock For Kids Newsletter.