Treasure for Treasure @ Cathedral - 4th May
Fans of TV antiques shows will love this! TV personality and auctioneer Charles Hanson is at Peterborough Cathedral on Saturday 4th May to run 'Treasure for Treasure'.
Where: Peterborough Cathedral
When: Saturday 4th May 2019
At this free event people are invited to bring and donate unwanted items of jewellery or small, portable antiques. Charles and fellow experts from Hansons Auctioneers will receive the items for sale at their next appropriate auction. Hansons kindly waive their sellers’ commission so that the entire hammer price can be donated to Peterborough Cathedral, or shared 50/50 between the Cathedral and a parish church within the Peterborough Diocese, chosen by the donor.
Hansons’ specialists will also offer valuations on the day, for items brought along but not for sale, in exchange for a cash donation.
Treasure for Treasure at the Cathedral is something of a royal occasion too. Lesley Smith, Curator of Tutbury Castle in Staffordshire, will be present in character as ‘Queen Elizabeth I’, entertaining visitors as she holds court, posing for photos and keeping a regal eye on the treasures donated.
Lesley Smith will be at the Cathedral the evening before, on Friday 3rd May, to perform her Mary, Queen of Scots monologue.
Refreshments will be on sale and, for those with a head for heights, Tower Top Climbs to see the view from the top of the Cathedral tower will also be offered (£5 per person or £16 for group of four. Ages 8+ only and booking strongly advised. Book a Tower Top Climb).