Paul Atterbury Desert Island Books: Antiques Roadshow 40 Years of Great Finds

 

Much loved Antiques Roadshow expert and author Paul Atterbury has written more than 60 books on subjects ranging from Weddings to Canals, Moorcroft Ceramics to Railways, River Walks and Holidays to World War One. His latest, celebrates four decades of one of the nation's most beloved television programmes, Antiques Roadshow. During the past 40 years the show has told thousands of unique stories about the beautiful, curious and priceless gems, toys, furniture, paintings, ceramics and more that have been handed down through the generations, or found in attics around the world.

Paul will choose his eight Desert Island Books, and talk about his new book and  wonderful adventures on the programme, in conversation with fellow Roadshow expert Hillary Kay.

Listing Details

4.00 pm Sunday 22nd October

Venue

Dorset County Museum

Ticket Prices

Adults: £10.00

Booking

Tickets will be on sale in August.

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