Wightlink is supporting the BBC’s ever-popular Antiques Roadshow at Osborne, Isle of Wight in the programme’s 40th anniversary year.
Many of Britain’s leading antiques and fine arts specialists will be on hand on Thursday 14th of September17 to offer free advice and valuations to Islanders and mainlanders alike. Everyone is invited to raid their attics and bring along their family heirlooms, household treasures and car boot sale bargains for inspection by the experts, taking advantage discounted travel from Portsmouth and Lymington. Customers traveling with Wightlink with their cars and/or motorbikes can enjoy 20% off the price of day trips and overnight stays from 13-15th of September 2017.
“We at Wightlink are delighted to support Antiques Roadshow with special discounts and we can’t wait to find out what fans of the show will being along. Our crews will be on the lookout for customers carrying unusual items across the Solent.”
Antiques Roadshow presenter Fiona Bruce, who marks her tenth year presenting the programme, and Antiques Roadshow Executive Editor, Simon Shaw and pleased to be coming the Island…
“The best of working on Antiques Roadshow is that we never know who or what is going to turn up on the day. If you are a fan of Antiques Roadshow, curious to see behind the scenes, or just fancy a day out, I would urge you to dig out your treasures and come along – we’d love to see you!”
“We are looking forward to visiting Queen Victoria’s magnificent Island home. It’s the first time we have held a Roadshow at Osborne, and our experts and excited about what may come to light on the day.”
The doors open at 9:30 and close at 16.30. Entry to the show is free, everyone is welcome, and no tickets or pre-registration required.
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Visitors are welcome to just turn up on the day, but is they have an item with a particularly unusual story attached, or perhaps an interesting collection, or large items of furniture, they can let the team know in advance via the Share Your Story link on the www.bbc.co.uk/antiquesroadshow or email; firstname.lastname@example.org