"Any auction prides itself on being somewhat of a show. When Charlie Ross is auctioning, he is the show."
Source: Andrew T. Ramer
Past President of Ocean Tomo Auctions, LLC
The only fine art auction house to specialise exclusively in Russian art. Sales take place twice a year during London's Russian Art Week, in June and December. Since the firm’s founding in 2004, MacDougall’s has risen to become one of the three world leaders in Russian art at auction and now holds a quarter of the global market.
Gooding & Company is recognized the world over as the leading automotive auction house specialising in the finest antique, classic, sports, and racing cars. They have consistently achieved record-breaking results, including the highest sales at prestigious venues such as Pebble Beach®, Scottsdale, and Amelia Island.
The BBC enriches people's lives with programmes and services that inform, educate and entertain. Charlie Ross makes regular appearances as an antiques expert on a variety of BBC programmes, including Antiques Road Trip, Celebrity Antiques Road Trip, Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is, and Flog It!
Former racing driver, team owner and entrepreneur known for his irrepressible optimism and energetic joie de vivre. He established Jordan Grand Prix in 1990 and entered Formula One. Since selling up in 2005, he has developed a portfolio of business interests, formed a rock band, and nurtured a variety of charitable projects.
The National Autistic Society is the UK's leading charity for people affected by autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. They provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism.
The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children is the leading children's charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK and Channel Islands. They help children who’ve been abused to rebuild their lives, protect those at risk, and find the best ways of preventing abuse from ever happening.
The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation is a small, effective charity supporting a range of innovative, vital and far-reaching projects throughout Africa and Asia, achieving real results for wildlife survival.
CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, and their families. They provide clinical, practical, financial and emotional support to help them cope with cancer and get the most out of life.
Shooting Star Chase is a leading children’s hospice charity caring for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families. They support families from diagnosis to end of life and throughout bereavement.
Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Their vision is for all families to have the support they need to rebuild their lives.
The Art Room is a charity aimed at 5-16 year olds who are experiencing emotional and behavioural difficulties. There are currently nine Art Rooms in schools in Oxfordshire, London and Edinburgh offering art as therapy to increase children’s self-esteem, self-confidence and independence.
Founded in 1880, Leicester Football Club, or Leicester Tigers as they are more commonly known, have gone on to become one of the most successful and well-known rugby clubs in the world.