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Antiques Roadshow star Paul Atterbury guest speaker at Havering Antique Collectors Club event

PUBLISHED: 14:42 15 November 2017 | UPDATED: 14:42 15 November 2017

Paul Atterbury from Antiques Roadshow (left), with Havering Antique and Collectors' Club member Bertie Curtis (right) and two guests who came along to the talk on the night. Picture: Havering Antique and Collectors' Club

Paul Atterbury from Antiques Roadshow (left), with Havering Antique and Collectors' Club member Bertie Curtis (right) and two guests who came along to the talk on the night. Picture: Havering Antique and Collectors' Club

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A much-loved TV antiques expert will be giving a special talk on the Victorian Age to Havering’s avid historians and collectors at a special event this weekend.

Paul Atterbury, best known for his regular appearances on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow, makes a welcome return to Havering Antique Collectors Club on Friday night.

Club member Margaret Bradenbury told the Recorder she was thrilled to have such an experienced speaker lined up.

She said: “As a regular speaker for us, he has covered many topics including Railways, Canals, Moorcroft, Poole Pottery and The Titanic.

“This time he is lecturing on The Great Exhibition at the Crystal Palace in 1851.

“An exhibition celebrating modern industrial technology, design and culture which is now regarded as a symbol of the Victorian age.

“Paul is an entertaining and engaging speaker and will be sure to surprise us with some gems of lesser known facts of this bygone era.”

And Mrs Bradenbury said the club was looking forward to a bumper turn-out for the event.

“We had previously had some problems with people not being able to park when they’ve driven down to see us, but that has all been resolved now so hopefully it will be a brilliant night.

“He’s been a really engaging, brilliant speaker every time he’s visited us before.”

And Chris Lovett, Havering Antique Collectors Club chairman, echoed Mrs Bradenbury’s sentiments.

She said: “He is an excellent speaker and we are always really grateful to him for taking the time to come and speak to us.

“He lives such a long way away and we’re such a small club that it really means the world to us when he gives a talk.

“There are never any notes, he just knows it all so hopefully he can attract a lot of non-members to come and learn.”

Mr Atterbury is the latest in a long line of high-quality speakers to have addressed the club, which holds its meetings every third Friday of the month at The Neighbourhood Centre in Gubbins Lane, Harold Wood.

Tickets for Paul Atterbury’s talk are £7 on the door for non-members.

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