William of Wykeham was a small boy when his family moved to Wickham village. John deScures, Lord of Wickham manor realised that William was a bright boy so he helped fund his education at Winchester school. William became Bishop of Winchester, founded New College Oxford and was twice lord Chancellor of England. He died in … Continue reading ‘Manners makyth man’ William of Wykeham 1320-1404
If you're interested in war memorabilia you will love Steve and Gil's 'man cave.' Gil travels to France to bring back anything from First World War trench art to propaganda leaflets from the Second World War. This Police truncheon is over 180 years old, from William IV reign.
Two ornate jewellery caskets dating back to 1909 have appeared in the market. Made in France to display beautiful jewellery for the exhibition. They have survived 107 years and hopefully will for a lot longer!
Warwick Market sells everything from Retro 'style', Retro, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Vintage and Antique items. It can be confusing as to what an items is classified! Nick, one of our stall holders summed it up for me. Antique is over 100 years old, Art Nouveau is usually pre 1920's, Art Deco 1920's-1945, Vintage is … Continue reading Retro, Vintage or Antique?