Words of antiques ace

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ANTIQUES expert Arnold Burman is guest speaker at the latest meeting of Ponteland Local History Society tonight (Thursday).

The former resident antiques expert on BBC Radio Newcastle, who has appeared on the popular television programme Antiques Roadshow, will give a talk titled Chatting about antiques.

He has also been on the Newcastle Museums and Art Gallery Advisory Committee and is a past Chairman of the Friends of the Laing Art Gallery and Friends of the Science Museum in Newcastle.

Mr Burman will bring along antiques to his talk and will happily discuss any items brought by members of the audience.

The meeting will take place from 7.30pm in St Mary’s Church Hall, Thornhill Road. Visitors are welcomed at a special price of £1.50 per person.

For more information, visit www.ponthistsoc.freeuk.com