Flog It! (2014)

Flog It! logo

Production Company: BBC

Kent Locations: Chiddingstone Castle, Chartwell

Flog It! is a BBC One programme where members of the public bring their antiques to be examined and valued by a team of experts, with an option to sell at auction.

Chiddingstone Castle

Chiddingstone Castle

The popular show is now in its thirteenth series and in July 2014, presenter and antiques dealer Paul Martin and the Flog It! team visited Kent’s Chiddingstone Castle where experts Thomas Plant and Adam Partridge find some fascinating antiques and collectables for members of the public to take to auction. Paul also pays a visit to Chartwell, the former home of Sir Winston Churchill.

Chiddingstone Castle is a delightful historic house near Edenbridge, set in 30 acres of parkland and boasting breath-taking views of the North Downs, a rose garden, woodland and a beautiful fishing lake. Chiddingstone Castle has previously featured in Bargain Hunt (2012) and nearby one-street Tudor village Chiddingstone has been used as a film location by productions such as Walking Through History (2013), A Room With A View (1986) and Elizabeth R (1971).

Chartwell is a National Trust property set in delightful gardens and was the home to Winston Churchill from 1924 until his death in 1965. The location has previously been used by feature film The Gathering Storm (2002).

Don’t miss the Kent episode of Flog It! Which will be shown on Tuesday 9th December 2014 at 16:30 on BBC One.


For more information about filming in Kent please contact: filmoffice@kent.gov.uk

For more information about the programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006mk0g

For more information on Chiddingstone Castle: http://www.chiddingstonecastle.org.uk

For more information on Chartwell: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/chartwell/

MMFor more information about Kent’s Filming History please visit our Movie Map: https://kentfilmoffice.co.uk/kent-movie-map/moviemap-live-2/

Bargain Hunt (2012)

Bargain Hunt presenter Tim Wonnacott

Bargain Hunt presenter Tim Wonnacott © BBC

Production Company: BBC

Kent Locations Used: Kent County Showground, Chiddingstone Castle, Canterbury Auction Galleries, Canterbury

Popular daytime show Bargain Hunt visits Kent in four upcoming episodes to discover what hidden treasures the competing teams can find!

Tim Wonnacott hosts the competition, where two teams have one hour and £300 to choose the best antiques from a fair with the help from an antiques expert. They then auction these items, and whoever makes the most money from the items they have carefully selected wins! An eye for a bargain is essential!

BBC’s Bargain Hunt has been running since 2000 and the current series is the 31st. In episode 18 of the series, the Bargain Hunt team come to Kent County Showground.  Tim Wonnacott also visits Chiddingstone Castle where he discovers a murder mystery.  Other upcoming Kent episodes feature Canterbury Auction Galleries as well as the historic city of Canterbury.

Kent County Showground, is in Detling, near Maidstone. It hosts the renowned Kent County Show every July as well as many other events such as wedding fares and conferences.

The City of Canterbury is a popular tourist destination and has lots to offer, including historic buildings, shops, universities, sports venues and theatres. It is has also welcomed filming from A Canterbury Tale, Hairy Bikers County Map of Britain, and Songs of Praise .

Don’t miss the Kent episodes, which are being shown from 21st February at 12:15pm on BBC1.


For more information about filming in Kent please contact: filmoffice@kent.gov.uk

For more information about Bargain Hunt: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006nb9z

For more information about Canterbury: http://www.canterbury.co.uk/

For more information about  Canterbury Auction Galleries: http://www.thecanterburyauctiongalleries.com/

For more information about Kent County Showground: http://kentshowground.co.uk/

For more information about Chiddingstone Castle: http://chiddingstonecastle.org.uk/

MMFor more information about Kent’s Filming History please visit our Movie Map: https://kentfilmoffice.co.uk/kent-movie-map/moviemap-live-2/