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A Glittering Affair at Chorley's on 6th September

Chorley's forthcoming sale on Thursday 6th September promises to be a glittering affair as silver and jewellery come into the spotlight. These areas of antiques have been bucking the economic trend for some time and Chorley's salerooms have regularly witnessed extraordinarily high prices for natural pearls, gold and gems as well as Georgian silver.

A variety of highlights at Chorley's on Thursday 26th July

The highlight of Chorley's sale on Thursday 26th July 2012 is Lot
352, a view of Venice showing the Bacino di St Marco with the Bucintoro returning to the Molo on Ascension Day.

Dry stone wallers achieve new heights

Two dry stone wallers trained in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) are on their way to becoming master craftsmen after successfully completing an advanced dry stone walling qualification with the help of the Cotswolds Conservation Board.

Ebrington Village Fete, Saturday 14th July, 2.00pm

A fantastic afternoon out for all of the family - something for everyone.

A traditional Cotswolds village fete. Ebrington is situated at the northerly end of the Gloucestershire Cotswolds, 10 miles south of Stratford-upon-Avon and 2 miles east of Chipping Campden. 

Treasures of Gloucestershire at Chorley's in July

‘Treasures of Gloucestershire' is to be held in Chorley's Upper Gallery at Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire GL4 8EU over the weekend 7th - 8th July 2012. Hosted by The Honourable Company of Gloucestershire, the exhibition aims to raise funds for Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, currently undergoing a multi-million pound redevelopment.

The Focus is on Ceramics at Chorley's next sale

Ceramics form the focus of Chorley's forthcoming sale on Thursday 28th June 2012 and one of the major highlights is a Chinese medallion bowl (Lot 409).

Chastleton Village Fete - the first one for eighty years

Chastleton House, the picturesque National Trust Jacobean manor house nestled in the north west corner of Oxfordshire is hosting the Chastleton village fete on Sunday 10th June from 1pm until 5pm.

Olympics pop up in craft show; You can't get away from the Olympics

Everybody is talking about the Olympics. Have you got tickets? Is the torch coming to your town? And the people of Chipping Campden have a special reason to be interested: Campden was where the Olympic Games started, with Robert Dover's Olimpick Games, first held on Dover's Hill above the town, four hundred years ago. The London bid for the Olympics included a reference to this centenary.

New displays open at Court Barn Museum, Chipping Campden

Visitors will be delighted by the new displays at Court Barn which will be inaugurated on Friday 25 May. On display will be pieces by the radical late nineteenth/early 20th century Arts & Crafts designer C.R. Ashbee including a magnificent silver presentation piece, a classic designed muffin dish and some beautiful pieces of jewellery which have never been on public display before.

The University of Gloucestershire Annual Degree Show Arrives in Cheltenham

Saturday 26 May - Thursday 31 May, 10am-4pm (free admission)

University of Gloucestershire, Centre for Art and Photography, Hardwick Campus, St Paul's Road, Cheltenham, GL50 4BS and Francis Close Hall Campus, St Paul's Road, Cheltenham, GL50 4AZ

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