Bloc Party and Lily Allen auction artwork for charity

You could win a star's hand-drawn envelope

Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke and Lily Allen are among the stars auctioning hand-designed envelopes for charity.

Around 40 celebrity envelopes will go under the hammer in the ‘Pitney Bowes Pushing The Envelope 2006’ charity auction, including designs by Phil Collins, Kate Winslet and Dame Shirley Bassey.

Bidding begins on Ebay at 11am on October 10, with the auction running for ten days.


All proceeds will go towards the funding of the National Literacy Trust.

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