The Great Antiques Map of Britain

December 2015
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December 18, 2015

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Once the second city of the empire, Glasgow is home to many industries, famous names, and objects which are now regarded as valuable and collectable. Tim Wonnacott visits a farmers market on the shores of Loch Lomond, just outside Glasgow, where locals have brought along a range of fascinating treasures. They include a pie...
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December 17, 2015

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An antiques fair in the grounds of Kedleston Hall provides the backdrop to Tim Wonnacott's investigation of the antiques and collectibles emanating from historic Derby. Its rich industrial heritage has given us steam trains, some of the first Rolls Royce motor cars and a great brewing tradition, as well as the fine craftsm...
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December 16, 2015

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Windsor is renowned for its royal links, and the castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world, looming high above the Thames since Norman times. In the castle grounds, Tim Wonnacott visits the Royal Windsor Horse Show in search of antiques and collectibles that bring the history of Windsor to life, includi...
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December 15, 2015

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Tim Wonnacott and his silver rig visit the Hay-on-Wye literary festival, where he finds a striking traditional Welsh costume and a curious object relating to pit ponies among many others. Putting Hay on the Great Antiques Map of Britain, he also sees furniture made in Hay itself over a hundred years ago. He also meets the ...
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December 14, 2015

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Tim Wonnacott takes his old rig along to Cambridge and sets up at the town and country fair, where lots of eager owners have come along to show him their fascinating items, including fen skates, a vintage radio and a collection of old bottles, some of which are surprisingly rare and valuable. Tim visits Cambridge School of...
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December 11, 2015

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Although Bakewell's history is steeped in agriculture, the industrial revolutions had an enormous impact. The antiques and collectables emanating from this rich and varied past place it firmly on the Great Antiques Map of Britain. Tim Wonnacott takes his vintage silver-rig to the Bakewell Food Festival in the heart of the ...
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December 9, 2015

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Worcester proves to have an intriguing past and plenty of interesting antiques when Tim Wonnacott pitches up at a flea market and collectors fair. Local resident and antiques expert Philip Serrell drops in to show Tim some rare books about Worcester, while other locals bring such fascinating objects including a handwritten...
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December 8, 2015

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Tim Wonnacott is in London's Covent Garden to put the capital on the Great Antiques Map of Britain. He meets locals with treasures that tell the tale of London's past, including a snuffbox made from the wood used in the original London Bridge and some silver spoons created by a Victorian forger who was subsequently sentenc...
March 2015
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March 19, 2015

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The Dig the City Festival provides the backdrop for Tim Wonnacott's search for Manchester's antiques. The locals come up trumps with objects including Pilkington pottery, a rare and valuable star atlas and a fascinating book of textile samples from 1846, which illuminate Manchester's industrial past as the hub of the cotto...
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March 5, 2015

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Tim Wonnacott is at the Bristol Harbour Festival to meet locals with their precious antiques which help tell the story of this historic city. Tim meets the lord mayor to talk about his ancient ceremonial sword and values a ticket that gets you in to the Bristol Old Vic Theatre 'forever'! He examines the great legacy of Isa...
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