Latest news about key people in the art and antiques market including top names who work at major auction houses; organisers of significant art and antiques fairs; antiques dealers; collectors; museum curators; heads of trade organisations; market and regulatory experts.


Busy schedule and media interest boost Shepton Mallet fleamarket

18 September 2023

One of the most popular fleas in the country has been very busy this year, both with the numbers of stallholders and visitors, says the organiser.


Collector interview: fragments of our medieval past

11 September 2023

Robert Weaver, a teacher and keeper of the Fellows’ Library at Dulwich College in south London, has collected medieval manuscript fragments for close to 50 years


The young guard of the book trade

11 September 2023

While the rare book trade is steadily becoming more diverse, challenges still exist, as four newer members of the Forum Auctions team in London tell ATG


‘I outgrew my china cabinet years ago – a vast army is slowly advancing towards me across the carpet’

28 August 2023

We chat to a collector whose political and royal commemorative ceramics mean he can 'survey three centuries of British history in a single glance'

Robert Kime's at home

Personal collection of dealer and decorator Robert Kime comes to Dreweatts auction

02 August 2023

Robert Kime, the collector, dealer and interior decorator who died last year, spent a lifetime building his own collection alongside his business.

ATG letter: Charlie Ross is not connected with Hanson Ross saleroom

24 July 2023

Antiques Trade Gazette reported (No 2600) on the recent opening of my new saleroom at Royston in the name of Hanson Ross.


Book specialist Vickers stands down at Lyon & Turnbull for consultancy role

10 July 2023

Book specialist Simon Vickers is retiring from his full-time role at Lyon & Turnbull to become a consultant.


Auctioneer Burns takes golf top spot in golf challenge

10 July 2023

Perth auctioneer Nick Burns of Lindsay Burns & Company was the winner of this year’s Scottish Auctioneers & Art Dealers golf tournament.

Parker Fine Art Auctions party

Party marks Buffy Parker's 50 years in the trade

03 July 2023

Buffy Parker is celebrating 50 years in the art market.


Hansons in Herts: its sixth saleroom opens

03 July 2023

Auction house Hansons has opened its sixth saleroom, this time in Hertfordshire.


All my world’s a stage – author Ned Boulting on his Tour de France book inspired by an auction buy

03 July 2023

A chance purchase at auction during lockdown inspired a whole book on a single day of the Tour de France 100 years ago


Pratt takes to a very different stage

26 June 2023

Auction house Dreweatts’ managing director Jonathan Pratt is swapping the rostrum for the stage this summer.

Obituary: Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville

22 May 2023

It would be hard to overstate Peter Brooke’s contribution to the British art market.

Auctioneum saleroom near Bath

Rebrands, expansion and promotions across the art and antiques market

16 May 2023

East Bristol Auctions plans for a rebrand and expansion is among the latest updates across the world of auction houses and dealers.


Two’s company in Cambridge

08 May 2023

Sarah Key and Phil Salin celebrated 30 years at the helm of the PBFA’s Cambridge Premier book fair in February. They chat to ATG about changes facing the fair, recent trends in the trade – and working together as a married couple


Milsted a star six times over

08 May 2023

For those of us who feel tired even thinking about competing in the London marathon, Woolley & Wallis’ managing director Natalie Milsted's recent achievement is truly awe-inspiring.

Rufus Bird

Mallett makes a comeback at Gurr Johns

24 April 2023

Historic dealership Mallett has been relaunched with furniture specialist Rufus Bird to lead the firm.

Judith Miller

Tributes paid to antiques expert Judith Miller

13 April 2023

Antiques expert, author and Antiques Roadshow stalwart Judith Miller has died after a short illness.

Johnny Depp

Hollywood A-lister Johnny Depp makes surprise visit to Lincolnshire’s Hemswell Antique Centres

07 March 2023

Buyers of art and antiques can often be glamorous and wealthy but it is safe to say not many of the shoppers at Lincolnshire’s Hemswell Antique Centres arrive by helicopter.