Events & Exhibitions

Fine Week at Tennants

15th March 2020 to 21st March 2020

Join us for our Spring Fine Art and Fine Jewellery, Watches & Silver Sales Week - one of the unmissable highlights of our sale calendar.  From Sunday 15th March to the sales on Saturday 21st March, everyone is welcome to browse another unique collection of rare, valuable and unusual objects.  The sales include 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 15 March 11am - 4pm

Monday 16 March 10am - 4pm

Tuesday 17 March 10am - 4pm

Wednesday 18 March 10am - 4pm

Thursday 19 March 10am - 7pm 

Friday 20 March 10am - 4pm

Saturday 21 March (Sale Day) From 8am


Free Talks – ‘My Favourite Things’:

Throughout Fine 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:         Adam Wasdell – Clocks and Watches

Tuesday:        Jeffrey Lassaline – Silver and Objects of Vertu

Wednesday:   William McNab - Whisky, who will be talking about The Whisky Sale: A Private Collection, which will be taking place on 20th March

Thursday:       Guy Cooper - Paintings

Friday:           Jewellery, with a member of the department

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 16th to 20th March 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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