insideKENT Magazine Issue 60 - March 2017 - Page 38

ARTS+ENTERTAINMENT LOOKING FORWARD TO A BRIGHT 2017 SANDWICH AUCTION ROOM HAS STARTED ITS 2017 CALENDAR OF MONTHLY AUCTIONS AT ST. MARY’S CHURCH WITH GREAT SUCCESS. ITS JANUARY AND FEBRUARY SALES DREW A LARGE CROWD OF BIDDERS LOCALLY, AS WELL AS FROM FURTHER AFIELD – OFFERING TRADITIONAL ANTIQUES, RETRO AND SCANDINAVIAN FURNITURE, COLLECTABLES AND OBJET D’ART. This year sees the return of the popular BBC Antiques Road Trip programme coming to East Kent and Sandwich Auction Room, with the valuation days held at the Margate branch at Pettmans Removals, 52 Athelstan Road, Margate, CT9 2BH, bringing a wealth of items from all over the county. Kevin Hall, the auctioneer, says he is looking forward to this year’s auctions and seeking out those varied and interesting items that his customers are looking for. So whether you are a collector, dealer, decorator or are just looking for that elusive bargain, it is a good idea to keep an eye on their monthly online catalogue. If you are wishing to sell items from your home or need a complete house clearance, they offer a number of services at very reasonable prices. Selling at auction with buyers from around the globe, Sandwich Auction Room has attained international exposure, with a monthly auction that has been held in the historic cinque port of Sandwich for over 150 years and will continue for many years to come. The next two monthly auctions will be on 8th March & 12th April at St. Mary’s, Strand Street, Sandwich CT3 9HN. Monday to Saturday – 9:00am-5:00pm Sunday & Bank Holidays – 10:00am-4:00pm The Street, Preston, NR Canterbury CT3 1ED 01227 722250 38