Are you passionate about interiors? Do you love hunting for decorative antiques and vintage items? If so, then this event is not to be missed. Martini Mum is hosting breakfast with the Bath Decorative Antiques Fair - where, not only, will you have a private preview of the fair before it opens to the public, but also two of the country’s finest antiques experts to personally guide you around.
Join us on Saturday 12th March, at 9.30am for this exclusive event with the Bath Decorative Antiques Fair where we’re thrilled to welcome Marc Allum and Lisa Lloyd (from the Antiques Roadshow) who will be giving a talk about antiques while you enjoy breakfast from the on-site bistro. Marc and Lisa will then take two groups on a preview of the fair before it opens, pointing out their top picks on the way.
Tickets are super limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.
£10 per person, redeemable on purchases over £100 Ticket price includes breakfast, talk by Marc Allum, a preview of the fair before it opens to the public, plus entry into a competition to win afternoon tea at the Royal Crescent Hotel or a case of Champagne.
Bath Decorative Antiques Fair
The BDAF, now in it’s 27th year, is known for its eclectic mix of decorative antiques, textiles, Folk Art, Mid Century design and garden antiques. The fair has attracted an international audience and is known in the antiques trade as an excellent source of fresh to the market stock – hence the large queues around the building on opening day.
Marc is a freelance art and antiques journalist, writer and broadcaster based in Wiltshire.
He has been a miscellaneous specialist on the BBC Antiques Roadshow since 1998 and has appeared on numerous television and radio programmes. Marc regularly writes for mainstream magazines and is an author, antiques consultant and lecturer.
Marc has his own unique style with interests ranging from pre-history to modern design and is a self-confessed collectaholic. He has a passion and reputation for divining the unusual; 'a desire to connect with history through the interpretation and pursuit of objects and their origins'.
With a lifelong passion for the subject, Lisa has worked in the world of art and antiques for over 25 years. Sixteen as an auctioneer and director of Rosebery's in London before moving to South West France to restore a rambling 17th Century Chateau from where, along with her husband Marc Allum, she hosted art and antiques holidays. After returning to the U.K. in 2012 Lisa launched Hand of Glory offering an eclectic mix of antiques, objects and......in the words of John Tradescant; 'anything strang' (sic). Lisa regularly writes for various publications including BBC Antiques Roadshow Magazine, Homes & Antiques and Period Homes & Interiors and is a Miscellaneous specialist on the BBC Antiques Roadshow.