Canaletto exhibition – Compton Verney, Warwickshire

Compton Verney will stage a number of exciting exhibitions in 2015 including Canaletto Celebrating Britain from 14 March – 7 June. This exhibition spotlights the paintings and drawings which Canaletto created between 1746 and 1755, when he chose to celebrate the latest achievements of British architecture and engineering. This is … more

Aston Martin Bond car to be auctioned at Blenheim Palace

A 1954 Aston Martin DB 2/4, which is understood to have been the inspiration for James Bond’s Aston Martin, was unveiled by international auctioneers Coys at the Old Admiralty Building, where Ian Fleming had his office. The car, which will be auctioned at Coys’ traditional Blenheim Palace sale on 12th … more