Paul Martin and Tim Weeks are in Bristol, collecting unwanted items to sell at a street auction without letting one local resident know the fundraising is all for her.
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Do you know your neighbours well enough to call them your friends?
Well, many of us don't -
but today we hope to change all of that,
when we bring the neighbourhood and the community together
to raise money for one incredibly special person.
Her name's Kizzy and she dedicates all her free time
to working with inner-city kids - and along the way she changes lives.
I know what they're going through, it's not nice,
and when there's nobody to turn to, that's the worst.
Meeting Kizzy gave me hope for my future.
She's like a big role model, she's like a second mother
to, like, all the other kids.
We want to raise £700 to buy Kizzy a much-deserved treat.
So, we're going into the community to find unwanted items to sell...
This is a really good find, so, thank you so much.
..furniture to upcycle and treasures and art to auction off
at an amazing street party -
but how will Kizzy react when she discovers
that, for once, all the effort has been for her?
Today, we're in Bristol, in the west of England,
in the thriving artistic neighbourhood of Easton.
It's home to a very special person.
-You all right?
Kizzy works as a radio DJ,
but she's also a youth leader, singing coach,
and mentor to local youngsters.
We've told her we are making a programme about community projects.
What she doesn't know is that actually it's all about her.
Kizzy was born in Dorset in 1964.
When she was a child, the whole family moved to Hull,
including Kizzy, and a younger brother, Andre.
Being non-white in Hull, there was not many of us around,
and my sister would always stick up for me,
she'd be the one fighting my battles in the playground.
Every day, I'd get beaten up at school, every single day.
Every day, being called names,
being pushed through glass windows...
All the horrible stuff people don't want to talk about has happened.
At 15, Kizzy moved to London to try and break into showbiz.
It was just like an adventure, it was just a new adventure.
It was almost like having wings,
and then being able to think,
"Right, now, the world is my oyster."
She soon got noticed,
and eventually worked with famous names like Prince,
Hot Chocolate, and Take That.
Yeah, I remember Kizzy coming home and telling me
that she'd got a top three hit single in one of the charts.
But not everything was going well.
After a relationship went badly wrong, she moved to Bristol,
and there she decided to use her showbiz experience
to help local kids.
Music is the common denominator that brings everybody together.
So, I thought, "Oh, maybe I could set up a school
"and teach them how to sing,"
as well as helping them through their issues,
and their dramas in life.
She set up a project called Studio 7 to support and mentor young people.
I call it a finishing school for artists,
and the idea behind it is to find young raw talent,
to polish them,
and make them into amazing superstars.
Many of Kizzy's proteges have gone on to careers in showbiz,
including actor and singer Jacob Anderson,
star of Game Of Thrones.
But every kid who Kizzy helps is special, whatever they end up doing.
It's important for everybody to find a place in their heart
to help our young children, because they're so important to us.
They really are.
As a thank you for all she does,
we'd like to send her on a pampering break.
£700 would pay for a really luxurious weekend -
and here's how we going to raise it.
Now, the plan is we knock on as many doors as possible today
here in this community, asking all of Kizzy's friends,
family and neighbours to donate any unwanted or unloved items,
so we can sell them here on the street in a pop-up auction,
in a few weeks' time.
Now, that is a big task - but there's an even greater challenge.
Keeping it a secret from Kizzy until after the sale.
We want it to be one big surprise.
It will be a tough job - but luckily I'm not facing it alone.
I've called for backup, in the shape of auctioneer
and toy and sporting memorabilia expert Tim Weeks.
-It's great to see you.
-Good to see you too.
-I am feeling confident.
-There's loads of houses.
-Lots of doors to knock on.
I reckon there's a lot of stuff here.
So, which side of the street do you want?
I wouldn't mind saving my feet, so can I have this side?
Saving your feet! I tell you what,
your feet are going to be doing a lot of running around today.
That's why I've got trainers on! Great, high five.
But which of us will come back with the most donations?
Come on, Easton, show us what you've got.
Just checking. You never know!
Fingers crossed, Tim, go on, get inside, get some stuff!
Actually, look, I'm working evenly down with Tim.
He's not having a lot of luck, either.
Finally, one of us gets a break.
Tim's knocked on Cat's door.
-I'm, like, a hoarder, so...
-You're a hoarder?!
-Oh, I love hoarders.
-Yeah, yeah, yeah! I've got loads of stuff.
I can donate Foxy.
Pictures of animals always sell.
This watercolour is by a local artist,
and it should make us £20.
-These nutcracker guys.
I think they're really cool.
They're going to look great.
The prince and the soldier nutcrackers
follows a design that dates back hundreds of years.
These are modern, but really decorative,
and as a pair I think they'd make a tenner.
Sorry, is that your lunch, as well?
Finally, I've found someone in the street who will let me in.
Oh, thank you.
Daniel has a huge pile of textbooks to donate,
which cost a fortune new, so should make us a few pounds each -
and it turns out he knows Kizzy.
-Yeah. Yeah, seen her before.
-Yeah? Great singer.
So, I've been down there to the studio and music facilities
and stuff when I was younger, a bit younger, and stuff like that.
So, yeah, she's a really, really positive woman.
Just up the road, Jamila also has a couple of items for Tim.
-You've got something?!
-Can we come in?
-Fantastic. Thank you so much.
Great. Great news.
This computer desk would be perfect for someone
who's short on space who works from home...
..and this modern glass top coffee table
as a solid wooden base that would be ideal
for displaying books or ornaments.
Put it there. You've been a real star.
Thank you so much.
Meanwhile, out on the street...
Oh, I tell you what...!
It's getting really wet out there!
I'll take shelter for a minute.
I don't know where Tim is.
Hopefully, he's inside somebody's house, but...
While I'm taking shelter, Tim's lucky streak continues at Martin's.
-This is great.
-I haven't got a record player any more.
Why I kept these two old LPs... Sometimes, people...
-I believe they're coming back into fashion.
The vinyl revival is in full flow, believe me.
-Couple of old Chopin LPs...
-Yeah, great, we'll take those.
This disc could make £2,
but if you found a signed copy of the Beatles' Sergeant Pepper LP,
it would be worth £200,000.
It's an old style mouse.
-Oh, isn't that fun?!
-Are they any use at all any more?
Anyway, it may be something
-that attracts somebody in some way.
Retro computer hardware has rocketed in value.
One vintage model recently made over £300,000,
so this mouse could well be an investment for the future.
Martin's lived here for six years, and loves his neighbourhood.
It is diverse, it's exciting, it's just full of...
All living together.
It's finally stopped raining, and I'm back on track.
At my next house, Tim's been doing some upcycling of his own.
Ah, look at that! Bright yellow!
-Did you paint that?
-I did, yeah.
Well, we can have that, that will be somebody else's TV unit.
This corner unit is a bit out of the ordinary.
I like its curvy front, and the cut-out details by its legs -
and the colour. It's a show stopper.
I'm sure someone will give us £10 for it.
And Tim's still on a roll, with yet another item at Sadie's.
Yes, I've got one thing.
-I've got a sledge.
-A wooden sled with metal rails.
-Yeah, that would be great.
-Put it there.
This traditional sled could date back to the 1930s,
and is made of oak, with iron runners.
I've seen these fetch up to £50,
so I'm hoping it will make at least 20.
Go on, let's get it on the van.
With my first donations in the bag,
I'm taking time out to pop into the local community centre
to meet Kizzy's best friend and right-hand woman, Victoria.
Right... So, tell me a bit more about her.
Everybody knows her,
anybody within the music industry knows her within Bristol,
and they will go out of their way for her
-because they know what she's about.
And she helps mothers, she helps families, she's...
and it's all because of her love and her passion for our children.
When the two women met, Victoria's daughter Angel
was being bullied at school.
At that time, I was distraught.
-I bet you were.
-I was in pieces.
It was, you know, my baby.
If it wasn't for Kizzy being by my side,
I wouldn't have been able to manage, because I was in no state of mind...
-..to cope with it all on my own, I couldn't...
And she was my rock.
You always have to have that special friend...
-That you can confide in, you can talk to,
-and Kizzy was that for me.
Victoria's seen first-hand what a difference Kizzy makes
to the kids she mentors.
Here, we've got Tyrell over there, for instance.
Now, when he first came into Studio 7,
he had the biggest chip on his shoulder you could ever believe.
Tyrell? Come over here, mate.
My name's Paul. How do you do?
-My name's Ty.
-Yeah, take a seat with us.
And what has Kizzy done, specifically, for you?
When I... When I came to Studio 7,
I wasn't quite comfortable with myself as a person.
Obviously, a lot of personal issues I was going through at that time,
a lot of bullying at school, so...
So, through that time I put up a front.
Hence the reason I had the chip on my shoulder.
-Hence the reason I thought...
-That's how you have to deal with it.
-Hence the reason I thought I was it.
How would you describe Kizzy, and what does she mean to you?
She's like a big role model, she's like a second mother
to, like...to, like, all the kids.
Cos some kids don't have a mother,
and some kids don't grow up with their mother,
-so Kizzy's like the alternative, the alternative for a parent.
She's boosted up my confidence,
she's made me feel more comfortable within myself as a person,
and I feel like I can branch out more, now.
I do hope to become, like... the best singer in Bristol!
Well, I hope it happens.
I hope it happens, I really do.
Victoria's daughter Angel has come a long way with Kizzy's help,
and is taking her first steps towards a recording career.
What was it like for you at your lowest point?
What were you feeling? How did Kizzy turn it around?
I felt like I wasn't like everybody else.
I just felt completely different,
I just felt like I was always on my own,
I didn't feel like I had anyone there to comfort me
or to make me feel comfortable.
But Kizzy took Angel under her wing.
Kizzy will phone me up and be like, "Angel, come to my house!
"We're going to do some music."
We used to record, do funny, like, music stuff,
like on the computers, and it was just, she was just...
She's just there, she's just inspiring, like, just always...
been able to help me through everything,
even though I don't know how.
Like... It just seems like she's been through it herself.
Kizzy makes a difference by drawing on her own troubled youth
to help the next generation.
I know what they're going through, I've been there myself.
I've been bullied, and...
It's not nice, and when there's nobody to turn to, that's the worst.
You know, you want to die.
Or you want to cut yourself, or...
You feel isolated, and alone and afraid,
and I don't want them to feel like that.
I don't want...
So... I use music to help.
Kizzy runs workshops twice a week for talented youngsters.
Tonight, singer and former student Emma has come back
to talk to the group.
I lost my voice when I was 20.
I could have given up singing, I could have given it up.
But then I carried on,
I carried on working at it because I knew what I wanted, eventually.
Kizzy was a massive inspiration for me.
I knew what I wanted to achieve.
'Places like this are really important for young people'
because you don't know what they are going home to,
you don't know what's happening behind closed doors,
and you don't know how they're feeling inside,
and what's beating them down every single day,
but just one night a week they get together in their family unit,
and they support each other, and it's incredible.
The studio provides a space for students
to train, rehearse and hang out.
If you get the young people to trust you and to love you,
if you capture that energy,
you can direct it into a really positive place.
That's what I wanted to do,
is build a place where I could look after, protect and provide
for these young people, and...
I suppose, like a mother.
What did I love about that song?
I love the lyrics, the lyrics are awesome.
The emotion. What else?
The movement of the song.
What he did is he started off low, and then he built the song up
into a crescendo and that's when he caught you all.
Meeting Kizzy gave me hope, for my future.
Meeting Kizzy gave me a family unit that I could come to,
and I felt like I had a place in it,
and I could give something back myself,
and I felt a lot of value through that.
Kizzy's made such a difference to so many over the years -
and, what's more, she does it all for nothing.
I like that!
But my rule...
No bad language!
-You can write a rap without any swearing in it.
-It was an accident.
While Tim's on the hunt for more goods to sell,
I'm off to meet Kizzy -
but she mustn't guess what we're really up to.
Let's hope I don't get rumbled.
Now, this is the street that Kizzy lives in,
so I've got to keep my voice down, now, because I can see her house.
We're about three doors away.
I want to go inside, hopefully get inside,
and meet her, find out all about her,
and try and get some things so that we can sell them
at the pop up auction, and hopefully,
fingers crossed, we can get her to sing for us, as well -
but wish me luck.
We're after donations for a pop-up auction.
I develop young artists.
-What, you're a voice coach, then?
I'm a professional singer.
I'd love you to sing, and get the kids to sing.
-Oh... That would be awesome!
-It would make our day.
And you'd love them, because they're actually quite amazing.
-I do cry.
-Oh, do you?
I do. Yeah. A lot, because they're just brilliant.
Because there's a good music scene in Bristol...
-A brilliant music scene!
-A brilliant music scene.
-I love it so much.
-It's been buzzing for 20 years.
-I know, it's great.
So, what's the community like around here in general?
I've had a great experience of Bristol,
so I might be the wrong person to ask...!
-I love this city!
No! No, you'll be brilliant.
You know, I can see, it's written all over your face.
There's so much passion and love.
-So, we want to see that on stage!
-Oh, I'm so excited!
-Can I have a hug?
-Yeah, course you can.
What a fantastic lady!
Oh, do you know what? I can't wait to hear her
and all the kids that she teaches and mentors sing.
If they turn up, it's just go to be brilliant.
Well, of course she's going to turn up -
we're going to make that happen.
But do you know what? She volunteered.
I didn't have to push it.
Sadly, we didn't get any items, but I tell you what,
we've got her talent for the day!
'But we can't sell talent.
'We still need items to put up for auction.'
'While I'm making friends with a local,
'Tim's struck lucky again - at Ali's house.'
Ali's donations alone will fill up a whole toy stall.
There's stuff here for all ages,
and this lot could bring in £30 towards our cause.
-Go on, have this.
-Well, thank you so much!
That's great. It's going to go a long way. It'll really help.
Let's hope this little one doesn't miss those toys.
-Well, I'll shake your hand, just about.
-Thank you so much.
That's so kind of you. I'm going to get this on the van.
While Tim's got a mountain of toys, Wendy's just got one to donate...
but it's a monster!
-It's a massive, big, tatty teddy bear.
It's in good condition. It's just a bit dusty.
Big Ted! Oh, he's still got...
He's still got a little sticker on him.
He is in very good condition, isn't he?
Well, I'm hoping that will help.
-Oh, and some DVDs.
Don't you fall down, Ted.
Stay. And some DVDs?
Oh, brilliant! Thank you!
Teddy will go down well with the kids, and I reckon there's...
25, 30 DVDs in there.
£1, 50p each.
You add it up.
Meanwhile, down the road, David's got furniture going begging,
and Tim's cashing in.
One thing we will be doing is a lot of upcycling.
-And, I mean, that is a good sized chest of drawers
that you've got there.
Three long drawers, which is always desirable, great for a bedroom.
Obviously, it's had its day, like this,
that I think we could get our upcycling team onto that.
We could definitely add value to this 1920s veneer chest of drawers.
In its current state, we'd be lucky to get a fiver for it...
..but upcycled, it could fetch three times that.
What else has Tim spotted?
And this is a bit of a dated piece, now, like this, but...
with a bit of work, again, we could turn this around,
because it's got this lovely edge, there.
Isn't that beautiful? Absolutely lovely.
This 1930s mahogany dressing table has a stepped central panel,
Art Deco curved detailing to the front of the middle drawer,
and inlaid oval handles.
Brown furniture like this is sadly out of fashion,
so this could be another upcycling project for us.
We could do something with it. Just spruce it up a little bit,
-add a bit of vibrancy to it.
I'd love to take those two pieces, that would be...
-You're more than welcome.
-Before you rush off...
-Is there something...?
..there's some quite interesting chairs
-under the carpet there.
-OK, what have we got there?
As we have a look, we can see the Ercol label.
Ercol is so much in demand at the moment, it is so fashionable.
What's great about this, as well, it's got the lighter shade of Ercol.
the darker one doesn't do quite as well.
The fact that is the lighter shade of wood,
that is really going to help it sell.
These elm chairs are a '50s classic.
Ercol made the first mass produced Windsor chairs,
a design going back centuries, with a solid seat and a pierced back.
In a vintage shop these could set you back up to £50.
These, you'd struggle to sell ten years ago,
but now they are absolutely flying.
Auction houses can't get enough of them.
This is a really good find, so thank you so much.
-It's a great donation.
-Be my guest.
So, you mentioned there might be something else hiding around there?
There's another... It's a glass fronted cabinet, that...
actually dates back to my early childhood.
I don't ever not remember... it not being there.
I think we need to get some out to then have another look.
-Can we do that?
-Yeah. Let's go get some help.
While Tim's clearing out the first of David's donations,
I've also stumbled across and Aladdin's Cave around Will's.
This is a laser level...for DIY.
This is actually professional grade.
A laser level projects a beam of light up or along a wall,
making it useful for DIY jobs like putting up shelves.
It's a smart bit of kit, and is worth £50.
This clips on there...
-I should have put that on first.
-And then that...
-OK, that drops down the pole.
And then that sits on there,
and it spins around and casts a laser all around the room.
Brilliant. Thank you very much.
Have you heard of a lady called Kizzy?
-Oh, Kizzy Morrell?
Yeah, she's brilliant. Great singer.
Great entertainer. Character.
-She's got a great personality.
-She has, hasn't she? Yeah.
-And you can have that, as well.
-Thank you. One high hat stand.
A high hat's part of a drum kit.
This stand's worth £30.
Cheeseboard kind of thing?
We'll take it. We'll put that on our bric-a-brac stall.
There is a bit of olive wood.
Olive wood makes decorative, tough chopping boards.
This should make £5.
-There you are.
-Look at that. There we go.
-There you go.
-Do you know what? You've been a real star.
-All the best.
Back at David's, Tim's checking out another of his donations -
this lovely '50s cabinet.
It just screams retro.
My favourite thing, by far, is these legs.
Real bit of style, bit of class to it.
The big question, have we got the shelf?
Unfortunately, the shelf came to a sticky end...
-..some time ago.
If this travelled from house to house, it's going to happen.
But this is a very cool, stylish piece.
This is absolutely fantastic.
I'm really excited.
And with that fantastic donation,
our rummage day has come to an end on a high note.
But which of us has managed to dig out the most items?
You've had a brilliant day.
-I haven't done too well, as you can see!
High hat stand for a drummer.
Big Ted, which is great.
But look what you've got!
-Bit of work to be done.
-I think we can upcycle that.
I think three colours.
That'll look really, really good.
We'll sand it down and paint it.
Ercol Chairs. Great name.
-Great name. I mean, it's 20th century modern, isn't it?
Auction rooms are desperate to get their hands on Ercol at the moment.
So let's get into the saleroom.
-I thought you'd like that.
-That's really nice.
I'll sell that on the pop-up rostrum.
That's sort of 1920s, 1930s.
-Love the ironwork.
That was a little kid's sled.
-Love that cabinet!
I think we'll sell that on the pop-up rostrum.
-I was going to say, I agree.
That's really nice.
but because it's got that sort of box on those legs,
it says, "Look at me, look how important I look."
-And that sums up the '50s, doesn't it?
-Yeah, it's proper retro.
-It really does.
So, we'll send the Ercol chairs to our saleroom auction.
We'll upcycle the chest of drawers and the dressing table,
and everything else, we'll sell on our pop-up auction
and at our bric-a-brac stalls.
I have to say, Tim, fantastic.
-Yeah, thank you.
-Hands up, you know.
-You're the man.
-It was a good day.
-You're the man.
-It was a good day.
It's the day of our street auction.
We've only got a few hours until we open for business.
And we've got a stage to erect, stalls to set up,
and a street to transform into a street party.
Look at this! In a few hours' time,
this will be a throng full of people enjoying themselves,
spending money, having a good time.
There's going to be such a vibe here.
This has got all the ingredients of a great street party, believe me.
And one more key ingredient is bric-a-brac -
and we've got stacks of the stuff.
You could furnish your house with what we've got to sell -
and decorate it, too.
To help us shift it, we've recruited a band of local helpers.
Yeah, that's it. Now you're in the team.
Thank you for helping us out.
I can see you've already met Tim, great to see you, Victoria. Hello!
We've got a lot of bric-a-brac, we've got a lot of furniture.
Everything must go.
We do not want to go home with this at the end of the day.
So, sell with a big smile, OK?
Everything is £2 and £1, or 50p.
Just give people change back
and hopefully they'll spend the change
on the teas, coffees and cakes.
Because that's where the money's going to be today.
Get selling, and have fun, OK?
Let's make this work.
-Go on, guys, let's do it!
-One, two, three... Easton!
The volunteers go straight to work getting the bric-a-brac priced up,
while Tim makes himself useful putting up the pop-up rostrum.
Put it there.
Meanwhile, performers have started arriving.
Wow, your hands hardly moved!
Well, how about that?! That was brilliant.
-Are you helping out as well?
-Oh, I'm the dancer.
-One of the dancers.
-OK, dancing to this?
Dancing to Richard's drumming?
It is so very good. Yeah, I can try that.
Go on, give us a few moves.
The problem is my back is hurting, so...
In such a creative corner of the city,
and with our musical guests,
we've pulled out all the stops with the entertainment today.
-Teach me something.
-Teach you something?
OK, let's start with something nice and simple, then.
So, hold the hula hoop at the bottom, like so.
Yeah, hand on the inside.
And then, what you're going to do is open your hand out into an L shape,
and let the hoop rock over one side.
-Oh, I see.
-To the side. And then, it will spin round on your hand.
There we go!
OK. And how do you stop it?
Street art is a big part of the Bristol scene,
and this father and son duo, Keane and Dondy,
are here to create some magic.
It's given me an idea for some upcycling, Bristol style.
Could you turn that around into something quite special,
full of colour and graffiti? Which says...
-Which says "Bristol",
which says, "Yeah, this is the city of culture."
-Could you do that?
-Could you do that?
I could probably do that.
Well, looking at that, it's so tatty, we'd never sell that,
but with those guys working on it, my problems are now solved.
We'll turn that into money.
And it looks like everything's falling into place.
-Look at that.
-Do you know who put this together?
-Yeah, I do.
-It's repairable, we can repair it.
-Yeah, we can fix it.
-We can repair it. We just need a screwdriver.
It's not long until the party opens, and without the rostrum,
I'm going to be stuck. Luckily, I've had a bit of carpentry experience,
and if a screwdriver doesn't do it, good old gaffer tape will.
And the final touch...
That's good. Time for a progress check on the stalls.
Rose, it's looking great.
-It really is.
Hopefully, more will arrive throughout the day.
Do you know what? It's making me feel hungry!
What have we got here? Let's have a check through these.
Wow, we're going through the vinyl revival at the moment.
Everybody wants vinyl - just the fact that now you can get records
in major supermarkets says it all.
If they're selling it, it means people are buying it.
The first seven inch singles were introduced in 1949.
Rare ones from the '60s and '70s can be worth thousands.
So, if you can find originals,
they can be worth some serious money.
This is one of David Bowie's earliest singles, from 1967.
In a specialist shop, it could set you back £5 to £20.
That is definitely the best one in there.
Obviously, sad that David Bowie has passed,
but it makes his items more collectable,
more current at the moment.
I'm going to put that at the very front of the box,
because I think it will draw some attention.
There is David Bowie in there,
they might think there's other gems from the '60s,
and I think some of them will want that in their record box
by the end of today.
Now, remember the unloved chest of drawers Tim found
on our rummage day?
Look at it now. We gave it to our upcycling queen Irina
to work her magic.
Bristol is famous for its bright, massive, colourful balloons.
I always see them flying in the sky.
So I'm going to put a gorgeous stencil, really colourful.
I'm going to go for it on the side, here.
And then, I always associate Bristol with Banksy,
so I'm going to put one of my favourite pictures that he does,
a girl with a balloon. Perfect.
Irina has done a brilliant job.
We've got the balloons on the side, and a little nod to Banksy.
So how much will we get?
Well, I'm not sure,
but an awful lot more than we would have done in its original condition.
This chest should be one of the stars of my auction later,
hopefully helping us towards our target.
But we're going to need the street full of people
before we can get the party started.
Could you just put this on the outside of the door
-for the next few hours?
-And direct people down that alley.
-Through that alleyway, just there.
There is a basket, there is a bicycle...
And I'm not the only one drumming up support.
THEY DRUM AND SING
There's a party inside, come in, everyone!
And the hard work's paying off, as the partygoers begin to arrive.
Tyrell, Angel, how you doing?
-Thank you for coming down.
-Thanks for coming down.
-How have you been?
-Been really good.
-Down the studio?
Yeah, trying to bite my tongue from not telling Kizzy the surprise.
Oh, I bet, I bet! How's it going with her?
-Hasn't got a clue?
-She doesn't know.
-She still thinks it's a community street party.
-Ooh, bless Kizzy!
-She should be turning up any minute, shouldn't she?
And she is going on stage.
She did promise she'd go on stage.
-Are you going onstage?
Cool, man, that's really good.
And, right on cue, Kizzy's here -
our VIP guest, who is unaware that all of this is for her.
She's brought her daughter and sister along, too,
and the community's turned out in force -
we've got an amazing crowd.
And it's time to get this street party started.
So, let's get it off. Five...
-We're going to need it.
There's great stuff on the stalls -
let's start selling, and try and raise our target of £700.
Even the Lord Mayor's after a bargain.
Today is turning out to be everything I'd hoped for.
It's fun for everyone, and the money's coming in.
If you can round that up to a pound...?
And what will you throw in for a pound?
-A big smile.
-No problem at all.
-No, I like this.
-There you go.
-I like this.
What a fantastic start to the street party.
There really is such a cracking atmosphere here.
Already, it literally is only just five minutes in.
A lot of people have turned up -
I just hope they start digging deep into their pockets,
and start spending money.
This isn't just a street party,
this is our very own mini carnival -
but we've set ourselves a big target, of £700.
Luckily, everybody here is 100% behind the cause.
Yeah, I've known Kizzy for a while, she's a wonderful lady.
Does a lot for the local kids in the area, and is a fantastic singer,
-as you will see later.
I think she's going to sing a song.
-I didn't know that.
-She knows that, but that's about it.
-She definitely doesn't know, does she?
-No, she doesn't know,
but apparently, earlier, she said...
I heard her saying, "There's been a funny vibe,
"a funny energy for a few weeks, I don't know what it is."
Can this lovely lady...
-..get up on the stage? Because she said to me,
when we were rummaging her house...
-..that she's a singer.
-Yes, she is, yeah.
-Go on, please?
-Mm-mm. All right.
Right, I'm going to sing a little something for you.
It's a gospel track,
so I'm dedicating this to everyone.
Doesn't matter whether you're religious or not,
I just want to sing you the song, so...
Here it goes.
# Jesus, how I love you
# I'll sing your praises, O Lord
# I love you. #
I love you, Bristol.
That girl can sing.
Well, well, well!
Wasn't expecting that.
Kizzy, that was amazing.
-Was that all right?
That was better than all right, wasn't it?!
It was a bit special.
Everyone is having a great time, but this is all about raising money.
The Ercol chairs that Tim found on the rummage day
have been sent to a saleroom auction.
They could make up to £50,
and are going under the hammer of auctioneer James Lewis.
Lot number ten.
The pair of Ercol dining chairs.
There we are. And the pair of Ercol dining chairs, £10 for them.
10 for the Ercol. 10 bid. 15, now. 15 bid.
20 with the lady. 25.
That's £20, 25, now.
Down the centre at 20...
472, thank you.
She's got a bargain -
and with my auction fast approaching,
I need to get the cash rolling in.
We have 15 minutes before the stalls close.
Everything is for sale, now, for £1, so whatever you can carry, £1.
Thank you so much!
Thank you! So, that's for you.
-I'll give that to you, look.
-Can you hold that?
-Is that too heavy?
-What do you think, have you got it?
Well, that is it. The stalls are now officially closed.
That is it, we have to stop selling -
which means we can now start counting the money.
Adding up our takings so far,
we've raised nearly £300...
which is great progress,
but it still leaves me with 400 to make on the rostrum,
and that's a big ask.
Our first lot is the 1930s wooden sled.
It's got to be worth £20.
It's oak, retro, it's got the look -
steady the teddy on it, I don't know.
Use it! It's wonderful decoration from a bygone era.
Who's going to start me off with a bid of £5?
Surely 5, anywhere? Thank you, straight in, 5.
I'm looking for 10, do I see 10?
10, thank you, sir. Hands up in the air.
£10. I have a bid at 10.
Can I make this 12? Thank you.
13. £13 now.
£15. Fair warning, I'm selling at 15.
16! Two hands went up then, I'll take yours, madam.
16. Hammer's going down at £16...
-It's going once!
Thank you! That's more like it.
It's going once, twice...
£21, late legs.
£21 is with me now.
It's against you, madam.
-Let her have it.
-Let her have it.
Sold! £24! CROWD CHEERS
Next up, it's the 1950s glass fronted cabinet
that Tim found at David's house.
I'm hoping to get £30 for it.
I'm selling at £35.
It's going once, twice, fair warning...
And that's worth every penny.
Our upcycled furniture also finds its fans -
the spray-painted dressing table makes a tenner...
Fair warning, I'm selling at £10.
Sold, thank you.
..and Irina's Bristol themed chest of drawers
makes a very respectable £16.
It's going once, twice...
Sold. Thank you, £16.
Next, one of my finds.
The high hat stand. Should make £15.
Any drummers out there?
We have a high hat stand.
HE MIMICS HIGH HAT
It's going once, twice...
Fair warning. Sold, thank you.
Finally, we've got three modern works of art,
the highlights of our auction,
and I've got high hopes these will do well here.
First up, a canvas signed by a hundred street artists.
This is a unique piece.
Who's going to start me off with a bid of £10?
Come on, there's some great names on there.
10 anywhere? Thanks to the gentleman on the front. 10. 15.
15, now. It's against you, madam.
I have 15 on the front.
17, thank you. 20.
20. 20, now.
I'll take 23 from you, thank you.
24. £24 is with me. 25.
Thank you. 26.
£26, and I'm selling at...
35. 35, it's against you, sir.
-I'm selling at 40. It's going once...
Thank you, £42.
It's going once... Twice, fair warning, sold...
£42. That is a great result.
Next, the artworks painted at our street party.
Fantastic antiques of the future we watched being created today.
First up, the colourful canvas Dondy painted just this afternoon.
And I'm selling at 15.
It's going once, twice...
Sold, thank you.
And our final lot is Keane's amazing piece.
Who's going to start me off with a bid of £20?
I've got 20 anywhere? Thank you.
20, now. I have 30.
30 over here. 40, do I see 40?
£40. £40 anywhere?
Yes, 40. 40, and I have one more bid, one more bid will seal it.
£50, I'll take 50.
Thank you so much. I've got a bid at 50 and I'm selling at 50.
This is the one! Showing here, Tim's right in front of it.
-Look at that! And I'm selling...
Oh, wow. £51.
52. I've got a bid at 55, and I'll take 55.
Thank you very much.
It's going once, twice...
Sold! £55, thank you.
Thank you so much.
You have been fantastic!
And I can reveal we have made a grand total...
of £760, so thank you!
Bristol, thank you so much!
We had a target of £700,
and I think it safe to say we slashed that.
It was touch and go, but thanks to your help,
thanks to the community turning up, we've achieved our target.
Now, most of you know
what this is all about, and who this is for.
OK? We've managed to keep it a secret for so long.
I don't know how we got away with it, but we did,
because this fundraising event is for one very special person here,
in the heart of your community.
She's changed many people's lives for the better.
Lots of young people have come on in life because of this person,
and they are with me now, they know who we're talking about.
Most of you do.
And I'm getting closer to this person,
because she deserves this very special day,
where the whole community says - Kizzy Morrell!
Mama, Mama Kizzy! This is for you, my darling!
You are a real talent.
This is all for you, all of these people.
All of your best friends.
All of your family, that you haven't seen for a long time
have been in on this. And, boy, have you got a voice?!
-Now you know what all the secret...
-Now, can you read this out?
Oh, God, I don't even know what to say!
You deserve this. You deserve this.
Read this out, read this out to all of your friends, family,
neighbours and community.
"To Kizzy from all your friends and neighbours in Easton,
"to thank you all the work you've done in this community."
Oh! "We're treating you to a well-earned spa break."
-Oh, yes, please!
-Oh, yeah! Bring it on!
Three cheers for Kizzy!
-Hip, hip... ALL:
Oh, my God!
I... I've never had anything like this ever in my life.
I do what I do because I love it
and I believe that community should stand together,
it takes a community to raise our children,
and I'm more passionate about our children than anything.
And if we all stay together and work together,
even if it IS for free,
not everything's about money, we can make a better community.
This has just blown my mind completely
so... Thank you!
Bless you. Thank you so much.
Oh, what a day! Very special person.
Oh, wow! Vicky...!
See, I told you she was going to hit me!
My mum's squashed! My mum's not going to be able to breathe!
Yeah, squeeze her!
-We love you.
It's really nice to see the community just come together
and we've all, like, got different artists onstage,
bringing everyone closer.
It's a really nice event.
She really, really deserves it,
she does so much for the kids, and for the community, and everybody.
Everybody loves her. Kizzy is Kizzy.
I think it means a lot to Kizzy.
It's a sign that, as a community,
that we really appreciate her and we value everything that she does,
and yeah, I just think Kizzy's incredibly blessed
by what's happened today. And surprised.
It doesn't get much better than that.
Keep watching this programme.
I hope you enjoyed it, because we could be in a street near you soon,
and this auction could be all for you.
Since the street auction,
Kizzy's just about forgiven Victoria for helping us spring the surprise -
and she's even going to take her along on the spa break.
Presenters Paul Martin and Tim Weeks are in Bristol, collecting unwanted items to sell at a street auction without letting one inspirational local resident know the fundraising is all for her.