South Shropshire Assessment Event supporting the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity
Photo: James Forster – Awaiting Antiques Valuation Charity Event
Submitted by Duncan Foulkes
Midlands Air Ambulance Charity will benefit from an antiques valuation event to be held in South Shropshire this month.
Experts from London-based Forster Fine Art and Chiswick Auctions invite people to bring works of art and antiques to Village Hall, Norbury, near Bishops Castle on Thursday, November 18 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
James Forster, an appraiser and fine arts consultant who lives locally, and Matt Caddick, director of Chiswick Auctions, will give potential appraisals of the auction market in exchange for a donation of Â£ 1 per appraised item, with all money going at Midlands Air Ambulance charity.
If owners wish to sell their items, Chiswick Auctions offers a route to the London International Market.
Refreshments will be available during the afternoon, with donations to the same charity.
James said: âWe are both looking forward to meeting people in Norbury to evaluate their items and fundraise for the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity at the same time.
âIt would be great if we managed to uncover some hidden gems during the event.
âBeing based in London, Chiswick Auctions has access to the international market with a large database of buyers and collectors, which is very beneficial when it comes to getting the best possible price for consignment items. “
Maria Jones, Head of Fundraising for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, said: âWe are delighted that James of Forster Fine Art and Matt of Chiswick Auctions have chosen to support our life-saving charity with this review event. located in Norbury.
âWith the help of people and businesses like them, we are able to raise the Â£ 10million we need each year to stay operational.
Home visits can be arranged on request to view collections or individual items of value if owners are unable to attend the event. Contact James on tel: 07887 597302 or email [email protected]