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The Michael and Diana Green Collection of Treen and Needlework Samplers

Treen is a catch all term for small handmade wooden objects which have a functional purpose.  Chorley’s sale on Thursday, 16th December 2010 includes a wide variety of these domestic bygones from the collection of Michael and Diana Green.

Memorabilia from two important Gloucestershire personalities come up for sale at Chorleys on 16th December

Items from the Late Sir Peter Markham Scott CH, CBE, DSC, FRS, FZS (1909-1989)

Chorleys November auction on Thursday 18th November at 10.30

Halloween may be over but for those with a taste for the Gothic Chorley’s auction has just the thing.  A collection of hand carts from a property near Dursley includes a funeral bier, Lot 25, estimated at £300-500.  This would have been used to transport coffins and has an interesting provenance having been used as a prop in the film ‘The Company of Wolves’ (1984).  If this is to

Snowshill Manor and Garden Second Hand Book Weekend

Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th November 2010, 12noon-4pm
Book bargains feature alongside the usual menu of delicious cakes, hot drinks and homemade lunches at Snowshill Manor Restaurant next weekend.  Staff and volunteers are busy putting the finishing touches to their two-day second hand book sale which will take over half of the restaurant.
 

Memories of Childhood - Recent paintings by Sasha Bowles at Fosse Gallery

Sunday 10th October - Saturday 30th October
Fosse Gallery Fine Art, The Manor House, Stow-on-the-Wold, GL54 1AF
The latest exhibition at the Fosse Gallery is "Memories of Childhood" by Sasha Bowles.

Have You Been a Good Girl: Sasha Bowles, Have You Been a Good GirlHave You Been a Good Girl: Sasha Bowles, Have You Been a Good Girl

From a Gypsy Caravan to a Human Skeleton at Chorley's on 21st October

The October sale on Thursday, 21st October sees an interesting
selection of items on offer at Chorley’s. The day begins with Lot 1, a

Holy Orders at Chorley's on 21st October

Chorley’s have been instructed by the Trustees of Elmore to dispose of the principal furniture and important church plate from Elmore Abbey, near Newbury, Berkshire. The sale will take place at Prinknash Abbey on Thursday, 21st October 2010.

Two- Day Blockbuster Sale at Chorley's in September

Some hard work over the summer months by Chorley’s has resulted in a need for a two-day sale this month on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th September.  The first day, Thursday 23rd September they are selling books, pictures and furniture  including a strong section of lighting and mirrors. 

Veteran, Vintage and Classic Motorcycles at Chorleys on 21st August

Saturday 21st August 2010 11.00 Prinknash Abbey Park, GL4 8EX
The usual peaceful surroundings of Chorley’s saleroom at Prinknash is soon to be shattered by the sound of revving throttles and the smell of engine grease as Chorley’s herald the arrival of entries in their newest auction of Veteran, Vintage & Classic Motorcycles on Saturday 21st August.

The Orpheus Pavement is sold for £75,000

The reconstruction of the great Orpheus Pavement today sold at auction for £75,000 to an anonymous telephone bidder.

‘We are very pleased with the outcome – it was an impossible piece to value’, says Simon Chorley of Chorley’s.

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