#EnglishTourismWeek19: Petworth Antiques Market

Our series of blogs for #EnglishTourismWeek19 celebrates all that’s great about the Chichester region. This time, Kathryn Mandry, Market Manager at Petworth Antiques Market gives us a taste of the wonderful world of Antiques dealing. You can walk through the centuries in the historical town of Petworth, although the Antiques Market that I run started in 1967, the same year that I was born! It was a partnership for the first 5 years between Dealers Diana Souster & Doris Rayment , in a smaller building. Petworth Antiques Market opened in East Street in 1972, chosen for its increased space...
Posted on March 26th 2019Category: Blog

#EnglishTourismWeek19: Edes House

Our series of blogs for #EnglishTourismWeek19 celebrates all that’s great about the Chichester region. This entry from Kim Wright, Events Manager at Edes House gives us a peek into one of the city’s most recognisable buildings. Having trained in hospitality and with a background in hotels the thought of being part of a team at Edes House in Chichester was very appealing indeed! Edes House is a grade 1 listed building dating back to 1696 and is situated on West Street. The house was originally built for John Edes, however as he died before it was finished, his wife Hannah was the first...
Posted on March 26th 2019Category: Blog

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