Auction Insight Evenings

W&H Peacock Auctioneers & Valuers of Bedford and Locke & England of Leamington Spa invite groups and associations to visit the auction centres for a series of entertaining evening antiques talks and private viewings in the salerooms.

The insight evening commences at 6.15pm for 6.30pm start. It normally runs for no more than two hours. W&H Peacock Auctioneers and Valuers are based at our Bedford Auction Centre. Locke & England evenings are based at our Leamington Spa Auction Centre.

An Entertaining Auction Insight Evening

The evenings comprise:

  • Refreshments
    Complimentary refreshments on arrival with a choice of red or white wine or fruit juice
  • Introduction
    A very brief history of W&H Peacocks or Locke & England.
  • The valuation competition.
    This  is a fairly light-hearted tour around our saleroom, inspecting the lots on  view from our forthcoming Antiques & Collectors Items Sale and Weekly General Sales. Guests will be asked to give their opinion of  value on arrange of items from antique furniture, paintings, silverware,  ceramics through to collectables and many other interesting items which  are in our forthcoming auction.
  • Scoring
    Cheese & biscuits and drinks will be served whilst we mark the scores and discuss some of the items in the sale.
    There will be a prize for the winner with the most points!
  • Questions & Answer Session
    A short question and answer session with our teamAs you may know there is ample car parking available during the evening on our site at Bedford and in the car park opposite at Leamington Spa. We do encourage minimum of forty people to help make for a successful evening. (smaller groups can be accommodated with other groups) If you have any enquiries, please contact  our events co-ordinator Tim Brophy on 01234 266 366 or

We had some great evenings with local WI’s U3A’s  NFYFC, Probus and Rotarys and many other groups

Available Dates for 2017

Bedford Auction Centre
Thursday 30th March

Bedford Auction Centre
Thursday 25th May

Bedford Auction Centre
Thursday 29th June

Leamington Spa Auction Centre
Tuesday 25th July

Bedford Auction Centre
Thursday 24th August

Bedford Auction Centre
Thursday 28th September

Bedford Auction Centre
Thursday 26th October

Bedford Auction Centre
Thursday 30th November