This Sunday Dianne Brick of Amersham Antiques runs a Tunbridge ware pop-up shop at the Spa Hotel in Mount Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells, with 10% of the takings to the Disasters Emergency Committee Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. She is also donating 10% of anything she takes from her stock offered on the BADA website on Saturday and Sunday to the same charity.
Fellow dealer Matthew Holder is donating 100% of proceeds from the sale of selected items on his website in a bid to raise money for the same charity.
Meanwhile, fairs organiser IACF has donated £1000 to a charity supporting Ukraine and its refugees and is encouraging other fair organisers to do the same. IACF dealer Matthew Smith of Smith & Moon Interiors in Dorset is planning to drive to Poland with supplies. He has launched a crowdfunding site.
The Pimlico Road design district have united to organise an auction to raise funds for the British Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal.
This sale is hosted by Roseberys, online-only, from March 21-28 (12 noon). It is also supported by The Prince’s Foundation.
Find out more online at Roseberys.
At Sworders, the Essex auction house will donate profit from the sale of nine paintings by contemporary Ukrainian artists to support the work of the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal (see link under Amersham Antiques above). The paintings go under the hammer at Sworders’ Fine Interiors auction of March 22 and 23.