The Antiques Roadshow is a popular BBC One show, presented by Fiona Bruce. The show travels across the UK and invites members of the public to bring their antiques and collectables to be examined and evaluated by experts.
Antiques Roadshow has returned to Kent for its 39th Series, visiting Ightham Mote in Sevenoaks, Kent.
Antiques Road Show Ightham High (c) Ightham Mote
Ightham Mote is a 14th century moated manor house located in Sevenoaks. The property has a long and varied history, having been owned by
medieval knights, courtiers to Henry VIII as well as high-society Victorians.
The Antiques Roadshow, presented by Fiona Bruce, is the popular BBC One show where members of the public can bring antiques and collectables to various locations across the UK where experts will examine and value the items.
Now in its 38th series, the team visited Walmer Castlein Deal, Kent in July 2015, which will be shown over two episodes.
The public came along to recount the stories behind their antiques, find out more about their pieces and marvel at the castle itself. Treasures brought in for valuation included a remarkable prisoner of war diary, a show stopping collection of ceramic grotesque birds by Martin Brothers and a late 18th-century round revolving table with a secret compartment intrigues.