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Newby Hall to host Antiques Roadshow

Newby Hall to host Antiques Roadshow

Published by May Norman at 6:51am 1st March 2020.

Antiques Roadshow to be filmed at Newby Hall

  • Antiques Roadshow is coming to Newby Hall.
  • BBC film crews will be at the hall in July, as thousands of people will be hoping they've got a priceless treasure or two.
  • Hosted by Fiona Bruce, the TV show is now in its 43rd series.

Check the attic and those car boot bargains as Antique's Roadshow will be filmed at Newby later this year.

Now in its 43rd series, thousands of people come to each Roadshow filming day hoping their car boot bargains and family heirlooms are missing masterpieces or priceless treasures.

Filming her 13th series, Fiona Bruce said:

“We’re visiting some beautiful and surprising locations and no doubt we’ll meet some surprising owners too. All comers welcome so do bring along your objects and let’s see if we can unearth some truly amazing finds. A Faberge egg would do, I’m not fussy!”

Old Books, pixabay

First broadcast in 1979 the Roadshow remains one of the most popular factual programmes on BBC One with around six million people regularly watching on Sunday evenings.

Robert Murphy, series editor of Antiques Roadshow, said:

“There’s always a buzz when the Roadshow comes to town and we can’t wait to see what treasures and heirlooms will emerge form the attic.

It’s a great day out for all the family and a brilliant opportunity to go behind the scenes of one of the of the BBC’s best-loved programmes. You never know, it could be your item that gets chosen to be on TV.

Our team of experts are looking forward to seeing your items and they’ll be able to reveal more about what they are and where they come from – and of course, that all important valuation. Come and find out if that mystery object that’s been gathering dust all these years is actually worth a fortune!”

Some of the Roadshow’s most fascinating finds include a Faberge flower ornament worth £1million, a handwritten document signed by Elizabeth 1, a ring containing a lock of author Charlotte Bronte’s hair, a wristwatch owned by Lawrence of Arabia, a 17th Century miniature book reviewing Shakespeare’s plays and a leather jacket worn by John F Kennedy.

old vase, pixabay
An example of a historic vase

It's coming to Newby Hall on Friday 31st July.

Entry to the Roadshow is free, everyone is welcome, and no tickets or pre-registration is required.

So raid the attic and unearth those car boot bargains and bring them along to Antiques Roadshow.

For more information, head to the Newby Hall website.