The best auctions to visit around the UK in December 2020

Diaries at the ready, we have picked out the finest auctions around the UK in December 2020


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1st Fine Watches Auction, Anderson & Garland, Anderson House, Crispin Court, Newbiggin Lane, Westerhope, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 1BF. 0191 430 3000;

1st The Best of Britain Auction – Antiques from Country Homes & Attic Contents, Hansons, Bishton Hall, Wolseley Bridge, Stafford, ST17 0XN. 01889 882397;

2nd Jewellery, Watches & Silver, Lyon & Turnbull, 33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3RR. 0131 557 8844;

3rd Design, Mallams Auctioneers, Bocardo House, St Michael’s Street, Oxford, OX1 2EB. 01865 241358;

7th Western Manuscripts and Miniatures, Dreweatts, 16–17 Pall Mall, St James’s, London, SW1Y 5LU. 020 7839 8880;

8th Italian Drawings From The Robert Landolt Collection, Christie’s, 8 King Street, St James’s, London, SW1Y 6QT. 020 7839 9060;

8th–10th Specialist Collectors’ Sale, Reeman Dansie, 8 Wyncolls Road, Severalls Business Park, Colchester, CO4 9HU. 01206 754754;

8th Decorative Arts and Contemporary Ceramics, Bonhams, Montpelier Street, Knightsbridge, London, SW17 1HH. 020 7393 3900;

9th The Christmas Auction, Halls, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 3DR. 01743 450700;

9th Toys & Models, Sporting & Fishing, Tennants, The Auction Centre, Harmby Road, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 5SG. 01969 623780;

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9th Ewhurst Park – A Single Owner Sale, Bellmans, Newpound, Wisborough Green, West Sussex, RH14 0AZ. 01403 700858;

10th A Taste of Luxury, Duke’s, Brewery Square, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1GA. 01305 265080;

10th The Interiors Sale, Cheffins Fine Art, Clifton House, 1&2 Clifton Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 7EA. 01223 213343;

10th–11th The December Sale including Jewellery, Wristwatches and Silver, Fieldings, Mill Race Lane, Stourbridge, DY8 1JN. 01384 444140;

12th Fine Art Antiques and Collectables Sale, Henry Aldridge & Son, Unit 1 Bath Road Business Centre, Bath Road, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1XA. 01380 729199;

15th Trains Galore, Special Auction Services, Plenty Close, off Hambridge Road, Newbury, RG14 5RL. 01635 580595;

15th Christmas Sale – Silver, Jewellery & Antiques, The Cotswold Auction Company, Chapel Walk Saleroom, Chapel Walk, Cheltenham, GL50 3DS. 01242 256363;

15th Christmas Auction, Capes Dunn, 40 Station Road, Heaton Mersey, Stockport, SK4 3QT. 0161 432 1911;

15th–16th Two Day Auction of Furniture & Interiors, Adam Partridge Auctioneers & Valuers, The Cheshire Saleroom, Withyfold Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2BD. 01625 431788;

16th Homes & Interiors, Sworders, Cambridge Road, Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, CM24 8GE. 01279 817778;


16th British Art Pottery, Woolley & Wallis, 51–61 Castle Street, Salisbury, SP1 3SU. 01722 424500;