The best auctions to visit around the UK in October

Diaries at the ready, we have picked out the finest auctions around the UK in October


1st Antiques & Fine Art, Special Auction Services, 81 Greenham Business Park, Newbury, RG19 6HW. 01635 580595;


1st-2nd Home, Garden and Natural History Auction, Summers Place Auctions, The Walled Garden, Stane Street, Billingshurst, West Sussex, RH14 9AB. 01403 331331;

5th Decades of Design, Fieldings, Mill Race Lane, Stourbridge, DY8 1JN. 01384 444140;

8th 20th Century Design, Sworders, Cambridge Road, Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, CM24 8GE. 01279 817778;

9th & 23rd Antique Furniture, Interiors & Collectors Auction, The Bakewell Auction House, Peak Shopping Village, Chatsworth Road, Rowsley, DE4 2JE. 01629 730920;

11th-12th Two Day Sale of Studio Ceramics and Modern Design, Adam Partridge Auctioneers & Valuers, Withyfold Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2BD. 01625 431788;

12th Fine Art & Antiques Auction, Trevanion & Dean Auctioneers & Valuers, The Joyce Building, Station Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 1RD. 01948 800202;

14th Antique and Vintage Fashion and Textiles, Kerry Taylor Auctions, 249-253 Long Lane, Bermondsey, London, SE1 4PR. 020 8676 4600;

15th The Watch Sale, Fellows, Augusta House, 19 Augusta Street, Birmingham, B18 6JA. 0121 212 2131;

16th Scottish Art, Bonhams, 22 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JX. 0131 225 2266;

17th Autumn Fine Art, Duke’s, Brewery Square, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1GA. 01305 265080;

19th Titanic, Transport and Icons Sale, Henry Aldridge & Son Auctioneers & Valuers, Unit 1, Bath Road Business Centre, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1XA. 01380 729199;

23rd British & Continental Pictures & Prints, Olympia Auctions, 25 Blythe Road, London, W14 0PD. 020 7806 5541;

24th Toy, Railwayana & Camera Auction, Hansons, Heage Lane, Etwall, Derbyshire, DE65 6LS. 01283 733988;

29th GOLD: The Midas Touch, Sotheby’s, 34-35 New Bond Street, London, W1A 2AA. 020 7293 5000;


30th The Classic Tradition, Lyon & Turnbull, 22 Connaught Street, London, W2 2AF. 020 7930 9115;