TV antiques expert is coming to East Budleigh

PUBLISHED: 12:00 27 September 2017 | UPDATED: 12:00 27 September 2017

TV antiques expert John Benjamin.

TV antiques expert John Benjamin.


An expert from TV's Antiques Roadshow will be in attendance for an event covering the history of jewellery at East Budleigh Village Hall.

The Discovery Day is being organised by The Arts Society Budleigh Salterton on October 5, between 10am and 3pm.

The programme for the morning includes two one-hour talks, the first on ‘Jewellery from Elizabeth 1 to Queen Victoria’, showcasing examples of beautiful jewellery in paintings and photographs, and the second on ‘20th century jewellery’, looking at items worn by powerful people and celebrities.

After lunch there will be a workshop when attendees can bring their own pieces for evaluation by John Benjamin.

The cost will be £28 including tea and coffee and lunch.

Tickets must be booked in advance from Jan Sokell by calling 01395 519028, or emailing

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