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26-Jul-2019
- Amazing Donations
Mary of Teck (1867 - 1953) was the mother of two Kings and grandmother to our present day monarch Queen Elizabeth II. She was born at Kensington Palace, granddaughter of George III and named Victoria Mary Augusta Louise ...read full article
25-Apr-2019
- Amazing Donations
There has been a marked shift in the perception of photography as an art form in the past few years leading to its emergence as one of the hottest new investments for those who not only want financial returns but also th...read full article
01-Dec-2018
- Amazing Donations
The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashion and Politics illustrated periodical was the Regency equivalent of Vogue today. Launched in 1809 by Rudolph Ackermann (an Anglo/German bookseller, invent...read full article
13-Nov-2018
- Amazing Donations
FARA Charity Shops are not only regularly donated fabulous works of art but we are also generously given many beautiful art books. This blog is about one such book titled 'Mitsou, Quarante Images' donated amongst a large...read full article
17-May-2018
- Amazing Donations
Launching FARA Fine Art has meant we have had the privilege to handle some truly amazing pieces of art and as collections go, this red leather-bound album is absolutely full of the most beautiful drawings and paintings b...read full article
17-May-2018
- Amazing Donations
Through the kind support of our customers, FARA Charity Shops regularly receives amazing donated art. FARA Fine Art has been developed to realise the true value of these donations through diligent research and evaluation...read full article
10-Feb-2017
- Amazing Donations
As with every donation that we graciously receive, there is a story behind each and every garment. Often we wonder when that beautiful embroidered dress was worn last and for what occasion.Some of our items could have ha...read full article
22-Jul-2016
- Amazing Donations
Are you a comic book fan? Do you enjoy reading and collecting these fantastic graphical novels? Recently we received an amazing donation of comic books ranging from old to new from popular well known titles like Image, A...read full article
10-Nov-2015
- Amazing Donations
As a child, nothing beat the adrenaline of the occasional trip to the toy shop to finally buy the one toy that will fill you with happiness and fulfil your aspirations. However this joy was often short lived, as it only ...read full article
13-Oct-2015
- Amazing Donations
It’s hard to imagine what to expect when you start a new job. My first day was no exception. An array of various items were scattered across my desk, all of which needed to be researched for an upcoming charity auctio...read full article
01-Dec-2014
- Amazing Donations
Sprung from the page of the Michael Bond book in 1958, Paddington bounced onto the big screen in 2014, rekindling the nation’s love for the young Peruvian bear who travelled to London in search of a home. Finding himse...read full article

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