Paul Martin: My Life in TV & Antiques

We are delighted to host PAUL MARTIN, the well-known antique expert, popular presenter of FLOG IT! (Channel 5) and Antiques Road Trip (BBC) here at Bowood House & Gardens.  Paul will be spending the morning talking about his life and passion for antiques and how he was discovered by BBC Bristol before embarking on his TV career.

Paul Martin: My Life in TV & Antiques

Wednesday 4th September                             

09:30 – 13:00

Come and join Paul Martin for this engaging morning of ‘all things antique’ and then spend the afternoon wandering around Bowood House & Gardens at your leisure after the talk has finished (admissions fee included in ticket price).

During the talk there will be an opportunity for six attendees to bring along an artefact / object of their own for his appraisal*, along with a Q&A session, book signing and review of a unique Bowood artefact.

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Itinerary of the day:

09:30 – Arrival at Admissions at Bowood House & Gardens
09:30 – Tea and coffee upon arrival
10:00 – Paul Martin – “My Life in TV & Antiques”
11:15 – Guest Artefact Appraisal Session
12:15 – Bowood Artefact Session
12:45 – Q&A session
13:00 – Talk completes

Cost: £30.00 per person. (Maximum 45 people)

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Price includes:

  • Talk with Paul Martin
  • Tea/coffee upon arrival
  • Free entry to Bowood House & Gardens

* If you have an artefact you would like to bring, please request an application form from by end July 2024.  Items must be easily carried by yourself on the day, and you accept full liability for the item whilst it is being appraised.  Note: Only six people will have opportunity for item appraisal (subject to selection of item by Paul Martin).

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