Antiques Event Weekend : Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 July 1995

There will be an Antique Event Weekend at Grimsthorpe Castle over the weekend of Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 July 1995.  The Event will be open each day between 10.00am and 5.00pm with an auction on the Saturday evening at 6.00pm with viewing from 5.00pm.

Entrance is £2 per day (concessions £1) which includes entry to the grounds and gardens, all aspects of the Antiques Event Weekend including specialist lectures.

On Saturday there will be an Antiques Roadshow followed by the Auction with Goldings and Young of Grantham.  Specialist lectures on “18th and 19th Century Furniture” by Peter Jones of Gallery Antiques in Oakham at 11.45am and on “China Restoration” by Paul Macaulay from De Montfort University at Lincoln at 1.15pm will take place in the Conference Room.

George Archdale, formerly from the BBC Antiques Roadshow, will talk about “Small Antiques for Auction” on the Sunday at 11.45am whilst at 1.15pm John Greaves will tal about “Dating 18th and 19th Century Glass”.

Overall there will be 80+ dealers in marquee and outdoor pitches, refreshments, a Saturday auction, beer and wine tent, antiques advisory service, specialist lectures, entertainments, demonstrations of Hornby trains and toys, spinning, caning and rushing, restoring rocking horses,  barn owl conservations (Saturday only) at the Event organised by Field Dog Fairs.  For all enquires contact them on 01780 410286.

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