Around the Auction Houses


Dixon emerges triumphant in Scottish golf challenge

15 July 2024

Golfers from the Scottish trade gathered to compete for the Nicholson Quaich at Auchterarder Golf Club beside Gleneagles Hotel last month in a match organised by last year’s winner, Nick Burns from Lindsay Burns Auctioneers & Valuers in Perth.


Pupils spend a day at Sworders to learn about the industry

27 May 2024

On April 25, in conjunction with The Worshipful Company of Art Scholars, Sworders hosted an all-day event at its Stansted Mountfitchet auction room, welcoming 30 students from Birchwood, a state secondary school in nearby Bishop’s Stortford.


Younger Young completes her professional pathway

20 May 2024

Congratulations to Golding Young director Kirsty Young who has passed her professional assessment at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). After four years of study, she is now a chartered auctioneer and valuer.


Going, going, gone over the edge

20 May 2024

Cristian Beadman, chairman of Exeter auction house Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood and valuer on 'Antiques Roadshow', abseiled down the north tower of the city’s cathedral on May 4 as part of a fundraiser for a new cloister gallery.


Hall in a day’s work for the 23-year-old who has been running an auction house since the age of 19

29 April 2024

Antiques Trade Gazette loves to hear about younger people coming into the world of art and antiques.


The world’s oldest auction house: Happy 350th birthday celebrations

08 April 2024

On February 27 the world’s oldest auction house celebrated 350 years in business.


An antiques expert with Georgian on his mind

25 March 2024

If specialist Karl Martin was the type to take work home with him he’d be in danger of never finding it again.


‘I couldn’t escape the pull of the auction house’

18 December 2023

Surrey auction house Ewbank’s has completed the transition of the business following the death of founder Chris Ewbank in June this year, at the age of 78 (Obituary, ATG No 2600).


Sloane Street Auctions launches in Fulham Road

25 September 2023

Sloane Street Auctions threw a party to celebrate the opening of its new premises at 158-164 Fulham Road, SW10.


Party marks Buffy Parker's 50 years in the trade

03 July 2023

Buffy Parker is celebrating 50 years in the art market.


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.

Harper Field

Auction house Harper Field creates a fresh feel

19 June 2023

The team at the freshly re-branded Harper Field were in fine form for the opening of its brand new saleroom earlier this month.

Bamfords’ James Lewis

Bigger and better at Bamfords' new Derby saleroom

19 June 2023

Bamfords celebrated its move into its new premises in Spondon, Derbyshire, earlier this month with a party ahead of a busy week of auctions.


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.


Kinghams marks 150 years since the founding of Martin Brothers pottery with special exhibition

03 April 2023

ATG made a visit to Moreton-in-Marsh in the Cotswolds for Kinghams Auctioneers’ Martinware show


Double take: two Winterton brothers in auction action

27 February 2023

Brothers often share many things together while growing up. Over at Richard Winterton Auctioneers, brothers Tom and Ben Winterton also share the rostrum.


Podcasts: Stay tuned for more art and antiques news

23 January 2023

Auctioneers are taking to the airwaves to promote their businesses and demystify what happens in regional salerooms.


Suits him to a tee

19 December 2022

Congratulations to Ben Haynes, chairman of Dawsons Auctioneers in Maidenhead, who has been named Golfer of the Year by the Fine Art Golfing Society.


Going, going… definitely gone in the saleroom

12 December 2022

Death at the auction is not normally seen as good news for obvious reasons.


Fall on a high after jewellery accolades

28 November 2022

Tennants’ jewellery specialist, Jessica Fall, has not only passed her Gemmological Association professional qualifications with flying colours but has also won the Bruton Medal for best candidate of the year, and the Deeks Diamond Prize for the best results in the theory examination.