Latest News Articles by Joan Porter
The Chesterfield magpie takes flight with new premises20 September 2021
After dealing ‘under the radar’, showground fair regular opens shop
Marketing in St Albans20 September 2021
Jennifer Titmuss, organiser of the St Albans Antiques and Vintage Market and the Chiswick High Road Antiques and Vintage Market has an upbeat update.
Continuity for October20 September 2021
Next month’s dates for the antiques, home and vintage shows run by Continuity Fairs have been confirmed.
The fabric of collecting at Chelsea Town Hall20 September 2021
Dealers, collectors, and textile enthusiasts including students looking for design inspiration will be gathering at Chelsea Town Hall on Sunday October 10.
Arms fair moves to Hendon20 September 2021
The London Antique Arms Fair, founded in 1967, will be running its 103rd fair at a new venue, the RAF Museum in Hendon on Sunday, October 3.
Peterborough antiques festival in demand with buyers and sellers13 September 2021
Ticket requests are up as the East of England Showground prepares for the biannual antiques festival.
Two goes into one with fairs at Hilton Olympia in Kensington13 September 2021
Always a bonus for buyers is two fairs in the same venue on the same day.
Popping up for vintage in Islington13 September 2021
Dealers welcome the return of Pop Up Vintage Fairs at the Business Design Centre in Islington.
Hingham grows to Easton venue13 September 2021
The success of the 18-year old monthly Hingham Antiques Fair in Norfolk has meant a move for the fair to a larger venue.
Fair near Falmouth returns to mid-19th century venue rarely open to the public06 September 2021
“There is roughly a 50/50 split of Cornish and ‘out of county’ dealers, which is great”, enthused Ralph Retallack, organiser of the annual 'Enys House Antiques & Decorative Fair'.
Meet the Henley upcycling specialist with an eight-week waiting list06 September 2021
Henley-on-Thames interior designer Sharon Ingoldby, aka The Restoration Queen, is working flat out on upcycling projects.
Malvern Flea & Collectors’ Market to go ahead in September06 September 2021
One of the UK’s best-loved and supported flea markets – billed as the biggest in the country – is B2B Events’ Malvern Flea & Collectors’ Market.
News in brief: updates on fairs in Berkshire and Chichester06 September 2021
An update on upcoming fairs and markets in the UK.
Dealers invited to take stalls at new fair in Burnley's market hall30 August 2021
The former mill town of Burnley in Lancashire is better known for its Premier League football team these days than its history.
Dealer offers Rich pickings30 August 2021
A new dealer at the Henley Décor Fair later this month will be Alexander ‘Sandy’ Rich of Tregeagle Fine Art.
Book fair returns as some turn from New York to old30 August 2021
According to the Booksellers Association, more than 60 bookshops opened in the UK and Ireland over the past 18 months, reflecting the rediscovery by many people of the pleasure of books during the pandemic despite the increase in online shopping.
Inside track on Kempton Park23 August 2021
Sunbury Antiques announces that the main grandstand will be reopening for indoor trading
Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair returns to Covent Garden after 18-month absence23 August 2021
London Fashion Week is back from September 17-21 – a mixture of digital and physical events including the British Fashion Council’s famous shows at Somerset House.
Two events coming up in East Anglia23 August 2021
Blackdog Events, based in the Suffolk town of Halesworth, organises successful outdoor brocantes in the sweeping grounds of two stately homes: Riddlesworth Hall at Diss in Norfolk and Glemham Hall, near Aldeburgh in Suffolk.
Vintage home show launches in north London with another earmarked for the west16 August 2021
Keeley Rosendale of Discover Vintage is going all-out this autumn with her vintage home shows including the launch of one in London – her first in the south of England.