TV auctioneer shares story of his life with support group

David Palmer with Dorothy Howell, who made him a new waistcoat.

David Palmer with Dorothy Howell, who made him a new waistcoat. - Credit: Archant

David Palmer shared stories and experiences from his time in the auction room with members of the Parkinson’s Ely Support Group.

Mr Palmer, who has appeared on TV’s Flog It and Bargain Hunt attended the support group’s May meeting, held at Littleport Leisure Centre and spoke at length about his experiences as an auctioneer.

A spokesman for the support group said: “His various anecdotes brought much laughter and, in thanking him for a most entertaining afternoon, the group chairman and treasurer thanked him and presented him with a flashy waistcoat made by Dorothy Howell.”

The Parkinson’s Ely Support Group has monthly meetings on the third Tuesday of each month and is open to Parkinson’s sufferers and carers.

Anyone wishing to learn more about this group should contact either Jenny Lowles on 01353 861674 or Pam Hayes on 01353 860102. The group’s next meeting is a visit to Anglesey Abbey on Tuesday, June 16.