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The Anatomy of Antiques and Great Collectors though History Marc Allum Wednesday 28 November 2018

The Anatomy of Collecting – The History of Collecting and Great Collectors through History                               
Lecturer: Marc Allum is a freelance art and antiques journalist, writer and broadcaster based in Wiltshire. He is shortly to begin his 20th year as a specialist on the BBC Antiques Roadshowand has appeared on numerous television and radio programmes. Marc regularly writes for mainstream magazines and is an author, antiques consultant and lecturer. He also runs a fine art valuation and consultancy service. Marc has his own unique style with interests ranging from pre-history to modern design and is a self-confessed collectaholic. He has a passion and reputation for divining the unusual through ‘a desire to connect with history through the interpretation and pursuit of objects and their origins’. Marc has lectured widely for many years to a number of different organisations in both the public and charity sectors, including travel companies, The National Trust, the WI and many literary festivals including Cheltenham, Bath, Wells and Petworth.