WITH the severe weather that has hit the UK set to continue, there have been a number of changes to the fairs and auctions calendars. Here is a list of cancelled or rescheduled events, which will be regularly updated, but ATG advises anyone thinking of travelling to an event to check in advance with the relevant organisers before travelling.
1) The Pavilions of Harrogate Antiques & Fine Art Fair due to take place from December 3 to 5 at the Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, has been cancelled. Contact 07768 953629.
2) The ceramics fair at the Royal Crown Derby Factory and Museum in Derby December 4-5, organised by Prestige Ceramics Fairs has been cancelled. The fair will be rescheduled for February. The next Prestige Fair will be held on the at Kensington Town Hall on January 15.Contact 07940282324 or email email@example.com.
1) Golding Young & Co have postponed their sale in Grantham on December 1 as a result of major accidents on main arterial routes into Lincoln. The sale is now re-scheduled for Friday morning at 10am. Please call 01476575202 for further details. The sale on December 2 sale will go ahead as normal.
2) Addisons of Barnard Castle have postponed their auction this week and it will now form part of their large Antiques & Interiors sale on January 6.
3) M.W Darwin & Sons of North Yorkshire have postponed their sale on December 3. It will now take place on December 10. Contact 01677 422846.
4) Cundalls of North Yorkshire have postponed their sale on December 9 at the Milton Rooms, Malton.
5) Borders Auctions Ltd in Scotland have postponed their sale on December 4. It will now take place on December 11 at 1pm.
6) Shapes’ fine art and antiques sale in Edinburgh sale on Saturday, December 4 will be postponed for a week. It will now take place on December 11.
7) Lindsay Burns of Perth have postponed their Winter Antiques & Fine Art Sale on December 7-8. It will now take place on 14-15th December 2010 with the order of sale on each day remaining the same. Contact 01738 633888 or see www.lindsayburns.co.uk
8) Bellman’s of Billingshurst have postponed their Antique & Collectors sale on December 2-3. It will now take place on December 9-10
9) Eastbourne Auction Rooms have postponed their Fine Art, Antiques & Collectables sale on December 2-3 . It will now take place on December 6-7.
10) A.E. Dowse & Son in Sheffield have postponed their Fine Art & Antique sale on December 4. It will now take place on December 11.
11) John Walsh & Co’s auction at Ashfield House, Ossett on December 2 has been rescheduled for December 9 at 10.30am. Tel: 01924 264030
12) Andrew Smith have postponed their Christmas Antiques Auction on December 4. It will now be staged on December 11.
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