Repair Shop on the hunt to restore 'special items' back to former glory - The Solihull Observer

Repair Shop on the hunt to restore 'special items' back to former glory

Solihull Editorial 16th Mar, 2024   0

THE REPAIR Shop is set to return for a tenth series and the experts are on the hunt for ‘special items’ to restore to their former glory.

Presenter, Jay Blades, and his teams have have saved more than a thousand precious items and historical artifacts since the BBC programme launch in 2017.

Some of the memorable fixes include the iconic rocking horse, a Jewish Prayer Book that survived Theresienstadt concentration camp, a grip that was used to travel over on the Windrush ships, and a 2,000-year-old Chinese statue.

Over the years there have been a a plethora of items from musical instruments to beautiful antique paintings, and charming household objects, and the team are searching for more treasures hidden across the country waiting to be discovered and brought back to life at the barn.

Jay said: “Series ten! It’s incredible to think about how many fixes we’ve completed and we want your help to really uncover some items that will make a difference to someone’s family history.”

Ceramics Expert, Kirsten Ramsay said: “We’ve fixed so many different items, including very niche objects. If you have something that is really special to you with a fascinating back story, and is in need of some TLC, we want to hear from you.”




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