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The Anatomy of Collecting, By Marc Allum


October 2, 2024


La Senieta, Moriara at 11:00AM, Casa de Cultura Javea at 19:30PM.


This presentation will entertain all audiences through the psychology, folklore and history of collecting through the ages. It will also feature the greatest collectors of all time, to include Catherine the Great. Marc Allum also delves into the details of how the Antique Roadshow works. This lecture is audience immersive is illustrated with exmples of the world's historical collectors and with objects from Mr. Allum's collection.


Marc Allum is a freelance art and antiques journalist, writer and broadcaster based in Wiltshire. He is shortly to begin his 26th year as a specialist on the BBC Antiques Roadshow and has appeared on numerous television and radio programmes. Marc regularly writes for mainstream magazines and is an author, antiques consultant and lecturer. He also runs a fine art valuation and consultancy service. Marc has his own unique style with interests ranging from pre-history to modern design and is a self-confessed collectaholic.

How to book this event

Visitors are welcome for 15 Euros,payable in advance on the website. Registration is open at 10:00 hrs.

Casa de Cultura, Javea. Visitors are welcome for 15 Euros payable in advance on the website. Registration at 18:45 hrs. and lecture at 19:30 hrs.

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