Antiques roadshow for charity

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WHITBY residents are being invited to a fund-raising “antiques roadshow” to raise money for a cancer support charity.

The Jet Set fund-raising committee for Macmillan Cancer Support is holding an antiques valuation at Bede Hall at Sneaton Castle tomorrow between 10am- noon.

Sally Millington, fund-raising manager for Macmillan, said: “Many of us have something in the home that may have been passed down to us or given as a gift and we’re not sure of its origins or value.

“This is a great chance for people to bring along their own items and find out more about them.

“It’s a bit like Antiques Roadshow but without the film crew.”

Expert Robert Smith is donating his time to the fund-raiser and will value a maximum of three items per person.

For each item there is a minimum donation of £3.

There will be refreshments, a tombola and a Macmillan stall, plus a chance to meet the Jet Set and find out how you can get involved and help raise money for the charity.

Sally added: “This is a great event and we just really hope that people will come along and help us to raise money for people affected by cancer.”

For more information contact Sally on (01904) 756404.