Events & Exhibitions

Fine Art Week at Tennants

10th November 2019 to 16th November 2019

Join us for our Autumn Fine Art Sale Week - one of the unmissable highlights of our sale calendar.  From Sunday 10th November to the sale on Saturday 16th November, everyone is welcome to browse another unique collection of rare, valuable and unusual objects.  The sale includes beautiful jewellery, pictures, silver, furniture, ceramics and more, so whether you are a serious art and antiques enthusiast or you simply appreciate beautiful, collectable items, there will be something for you to enjoy.

Entry to the sale viewing is completely free of charge and there is no obligation to register for the sale.

Sale Viewing:

Sunday 10 November 11am - 4pm

Monday 11 November 10am - 4pm

Tuesday 12 November 10am - 4pm

Wednesday 13 November 10am - 4pm

Thursday 14 November 10am - 4pm

Friday 15 November 10am - 4pm

Saturday 16 November (Sale Day) From 8am

Free Talks – ‘My Favourite Things’:

Throughout Fine Art Week, our specialists will be on hand to share their knowledge and passion for their chosen field. Each day at 2pm one of our specialists will select and discuss one of their favourite things (or maybe more!) in the upcoming sale.  Talks are free of charge and there is no need to book, just report to The Garden Rooms Reception shortly before 2pm where the specialist will be waiting. Each talk will last around 20 minutes.

Monday:         Jeffrey Lasseline – Silver and Objects of Vertu

Tuesday:        Charlotte Conboy – Pictures

Wednesday:   Guy Cooper - Pictures

Thursday:       Sarah Hardy - Jewellery

Friday:           Adam Wasdell – Watches, Clocks and Barometers

For more information, please email or call 01969 621146

Behind the Scenes Walking Tours:

Get an insight into the workings of Tennants on one of our guided 'Behind the Scenes' walking tours, which are running daily from 11 to 15th November at 11am. Walking tours are great for individuals and families and last 60 minutes. Either before or after the talk, you can freely explore our public spaces for yourself, including a browse in our exclusive gift shop and exhibition displays of items in upcoming sales. Refreshments are available in either our stylish cafe or restaurant.

– Find out about the history of Tennants, a fourth generation family business
– See parts of the auction house not open to the public
– See a sale being prepared
– Learn some of the tips of the trade from an experienced auctioneer – whether you are buying or selling
– Visit the Autumn Fine Art Sale viewing
– Ask lots of questions

The admission price is £10 per person and must be pre-booked. To book, please call 01969 621146 or email

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