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2015 Roadshow!

  • Judith Miller
  • 03 Jun 2015, 3:59 PM

It's come around to the season of filming the Antiques Roadshow again, and luckily the weather is on our side!

Last week I visited RAF Coningsby at Woodhall Spa in Lincolnshire, and currently am on my way to Plas Newydd on Anglesey for tomorrow's filming.

ggLater dates I am giving valuations at include:

Broughton Castle near Banbury, Oxfordshire on 21st June
Bolsover Castle, near Chesterfield, Derbyshire on 9th July
Balmoral, Ballater, Aberdeenshire on 30th July

If you have something interesting lying around, do come along!

I will also be at the NEC 'Antiques for Everyone' Summer fair again from 23rd to 26th July, so it's going to be a busy summer.

Early 2015 update!

  • Anonymous
  • 24 Feb 2015, 5:24 PM

We've been working hard on the upcoming Miller's Antiques Handbook & Price Guide 2016-17 and it's coming together! With this, we've teamed up again with Mark Hill to start working on the Collectables Price Guide.

 We will also be at the Antiques for Everyone Spring Fair which takes place 9-12 April 2015. Read more and keep updated with the event here.

If you haven't managed to take a read, you can find my latest Telegraph Luxury article here.  Recently, Woolley & Wallis' Nick Rocke sale showcased a fantastic array of Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts pieces, and overall, it was the ceramics took my fancy.

Antiques for Everyone Winter 2014

  • Judith Miller
  • 25 Nov 2014, 5:24 PM

Join me next week at the NEC in Birmingham for the Antiques for Everyone Winter fair 2014.

 

Find us at the Miller’s stand, G46, for advice, book signing or just a chat.

 

I will be judging the best stand awards for both Section 1 and 2. These will be awarded to the stands with the best design and layout. Judging will take place on Vetting Day and the winners will be announced before the fair opens on Thursday 4 December.

 

Fellows Auctioneers will once again be sponsoring a Section 1 stand prize, the winner of which will receive £500. Birmingham Living magazine will award £250 to Section 2’s winner.

 

Good luck and best wishes!

 

The fair is taking place between 4 - 7 December 2014. Opening times are:

 

Thursday      4th December 2014      11am - 6pm
Friday          5th December 2014      11am - 6pm
Saturday      6th December 2014      11am - 6pm
Sunday        7th December 2014      11am - 5pm

 

Click here for more information.

USA Tour 2014

  • Judith Miller
  • 21 Nov 2014, 5:31 PM

So, I've been having a fantastic time making my way through Toronto, Buffalo and Chicago, and am now in NYC on this year's USA tour!

Here are some of the upcoming events you can find me at as of tomorrow, when I set off for Dallas. I'll be specifically talking about the Arts & Crafts movement:

DALLAS -  Saturday November 22

11-1PM - book signing
Forestwood Antique Mall
5333 Forest Lane
Dallas Texas 75244
www.forestwoodmall.com

 

3-6PM - Classical Architectural and Art groupbook signing and presentation
500 Hazlewood
Fort Worth 
Dallas Texas

http://www.classicist-texas.org/#!dallas/c1u7c

 

HOUSTON - Monday November 24

6-7.30PM -  talk and book signing
Antiques of River Oak
3461 W Alabama St, Houston Texas 75205

 

DALLAS - Tuesday November 25

6-7.30PM - book signing
Sniders Antiques TBD

6929 Snider Plaza

Dallas Texas 75205

 

Harrogate Antiques Fair

  • Anonymous
  • 31 Oct 2014, 12:16 PM

I'm at the Pavillions of Harrogate Antiques and Fine Art Fair today and tomorrow, signing Miller's books and selling a variety of our new books, including the gorgeous new Arts & Crafts book. Along with this, the first in our series of handy pocket guides will be with me, on Art Deco and Porcelain. I will also be judging the 'Best Stand Award'.

The fair is on between Friday 31st October to Sunday 2nd November and takes place at The Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate. It's a fantastic opportunity to buy high quality antique fine art, porcelain, silver and furniture.

Among the many fine exhibits going on sale will be a range of fine jewellery from the Victorian period to the mid-20th century from several specialists including Brieve Antiques, Shapiro & Co, and Plaza. 1920’s and 30’s Continental porcelain figures will feature on the stand of Candice Horley, 18th and 19th century oak and country furniture on the stand of Melody Antiques and Persian and Oriental carpets and rugs from M.& N. Rugs Approximately forty-five specialist dealers will be taking part, providing a broad range of pieces for collectors.

Sue, who took over and relaunched this regular autumn event just three years ago, says, ‘We now have fifty specialist dealers from across the country with a vast range of period pieces and prices to suit every pocket, from £25 to £50,000.’

The Pavilions of Harrogate is part of the Great Yorkshire Showground, located just a few minutes from Harrogate town centre. It has ample parking and is well known for its many facilities, which include high quality catering and fine dining.

Doors open at 11am and the fair will close at 5pm. Admission is £5.00.

For more details, click here.