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Buckfast Abbey will welcome BBC Antiques Roadshow on Thursday 13 September from 9.30am - 4.30pm. Fiona Bruce and the team will be waiting to find out more about Devon’s beloved treasures and family heirlooms, find out the hidden stories behind the items and offer free advice and valuation.

he roadshow will be held in the grounds of the historic Buckfast Abbey, that this year celebrates 1000 years of history itself having been founded in 1018. The current Abbey Church was rebuilt by hand by the monks themselves at the start of the 20th century on the original medieval foundations.

Antiques Roadshow forms part of this year’s millennium celebrations and is an opportunity for people to not only discover how the BBC make the most watched programme on television, but also to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of a regional landmark.

Entry to the roadshow and parking is free, everyone is welcome, and no tickets or pre-registration is required. Visitors are welcome to bring their items on the day, but they are also encouraged to share their stories about the special items they are bringing on the Share Your Story page on the Antiques Roadshow website:

The roadshow starts at 9.30am until 4.30pm. For parking arrangements, please visit

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