SOLD! The Great British Antiques Story

SOLD! The Great British Antiques Story


A groundbreaking exhibition looking at the role of antique dealers over the last 200 years - the first time the history of objects and dealers has been the subject of an exhibition staged in a public museum

Featuring 25 stunning internationally important objects, SOLD! will tell the stories of their lives before they became museum pieces.

Items on show will include a 9cms high Fabergé miniature table on loan from the Royal Collection, a Ming bowl bought for just £55 in 1934, now at the British Museum, and a gilded warrior currently on display at the V&A Museum.


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Lennox Cato in Conversation with SOLD! curator Mark Westgarth

26 January, 11.00, Free for pass holders or normal admission. Booking Required

Lennox Cato in Conversation with SOLD! curator Mark Westgarth

Join us for this special event where you can hear TV presenter and antique specialist Lennox Cato talk about his career in the antiques business and on television with SOLD curator Mark Westgarth.

Free for pass holders or normal admission, but booking is essential.

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SOLD! Gallery tours

5 February, 2.15, Free for pass holders or normal admission

SOLD! Gallery tours

Join our curatorial team to find out more about our pioneering exhibition SOLD! The Great British Antiques Story.


SOLD! Exhibition tours

21 February, 2.15, Free for pass holders or normal admission

SOLD! Exhibition tours

Join our curatorial team to find out more about our pioneering exhibition SOLD! The Great British Antiques Story.


SOLD! Exhibition tours

5 March, 2.15, Free for pass holders or normal admission

SOLD! Exhibition tours

Join our curatorial team to find out more about our pioneering exhibition SOLD! The Great British Antiques Story.


Game-A-Thon

9 March, 2.15, Free for pass holders or normal admission, Booking required

Game-A-Thon

Join us for an art-market  themed afternoon to celebrate SOLD! The Great British Antiques Story, Unleash your inner antique dealer playing vintage games such as ‘Swindle’, ‘Masterpiece’, Antiques Roadshow’ and ‘Modigliani’. Free for pass holders or normal admission, booking required. 

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