Stones poster buyer gets satisfaction

18 September 2017

It’s only rock ‘n’ roll, but nevertheless rare concert posters are selling for large sums at auction.

Rolling Stones

Buyer does get satisfaction at Bushey Auctions after ‘The Rolling Stones’ concert poster sells for £13,000

12 September 2017

A rare concert poster from a 1965 tour by ‘The Rolling Stones’ has been snapped up by a collector after a bidding battle at Bushey Auctions in Hertfordshire.

'Tangerine' range of Whitefriars glass

Specialist fair showcases 300 years of glass in one day

28 February 2017

From 17th century fine English and European glass through to Contemporary studio designs, The Glass Fair @ Knebworth had something for all interests and pockets at its latest event.

Sally Stratton and Guy Savill of The Pedestal

Ex-Bonhams duo launch independent auction firm to champion furniture sales

18 August 2016

Two well-known former London auction specialists are launching a new enterprise selling English and European antique furniture.

Police appeal after Hertfordshire break-in

21 January 2013

Police are appealing to antique collectors and dealers to contact them if they have come into contact with some valuable pieces which were stolen during a burglary in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire.


Two jailed as dealer returns £500,000 Moore sold for £46

10 December 2012

Two men have been sentenced to a year in jail after admitting the theft of a sundial sculpture and bronze plinth from the Henry Moore Foundation.


Theft charges over Henry Moore sculpture

30 July 2012

Two men have been charged with theft after Henry Moore’s ‘Working Model for Sundial 1965’ sculpture and a bronze plinth were stolen from his former home.


Great Bed of Ware goes home for a year’s visit

26 March 2012

THE Great Bed of Ware is to be loaned by the V&A, for the first time since its acquisition in 1931, to the Ware Museum.


Organiser of Salvo turns to designer chic

05 July 2010

SALVO, the leading architectural salvage and garden antiques fair, is being repositioned to capitalise on the increasing popularity of reclaimed artefacts among upmarket architects, designers and decorators.

New venue for Cooper

19 June 2007

COOPER Antique Fairs have a new venue for their latest antiques fair: The Royal Masonic School for Girls, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire.


A restaurant By George!

13 March 2007

SPECIAL FOCUS: ST ALBANS ANTIQUES CENTREST ALBANS’ last remaining shop selling antiques may be forced out of business if a planning application for its change of use to a restaurant is approved.

From Hatfield to Knebworth

12 December 2006

MISSING Book Fairs, named after the fairs’ eponymous organiser, Chris Missing, are moving one of their six events from one stately home to another.


Zsolnay flexes its Pecs at £4500

20 October 2004

RIGHT: the most desirable of the varied wares produced by the small ceramics factory established by Vilmos Zsolnay (1828-1900) in the southwest Hungarian town of Pecs are those created after the 1890s. It was then that Zsolnay perfected his iridescent Eosine glaze and employed his principal designer, Tade Sikorski.

Salvo special

22 June 2004

THAT most singular of publications, Salvo, holds its annual fair on July 3 and 4 at Knebworth House, Hertfordshire.

Bashful Barry shares his secret

28 April 2004

FEW organisers are reluctant to blow their own trumpet, but Barry Phillips, who as Camfair puts together the monthly antiques fair at The Castle Hall, Hertford, admits he has been a bit too quiet about what he calls “Hertfordshire’s best-kept secret”.

Potters Bar fair cancelled in wake of rail crash

20 May 2002

Pennyfarthing Fairs cancelled their antiques fair at The Wyllyotts Centre, Potters Bar on Sunday, May 12 following the train crash in the town on Friday May 10 in which seven people died.