Bath Decorative Antiques Fair

The Bath Decorative Antiques Fair is run by Sue Ede of Cooper Events having previously been run by Robin Coleman, a Bath-based dealer, for 23 years.

It has a mix of exhibitors from all over the UK as well as some from Europe.


Eleven new faces at Bath event

26 February 2024

For its 35th edition the Bath Decorative Antiques Fair can boast 11 new exhibitors.


Wise to be an early bird at the Bath Decorative

27 March 2023

Trade day at the decorative fair is particularly welcomed by dealers when times are more challenging


Bath Decorative Antiques Fair returns with new traders and loyal stalwarts

27 February 2023

A newcomer to the Bath Decorative Antiques Fair will bring a chest of drawers in a distinct painted style as part of their debut offering.


Fair report: trade day at Bath was buzzing

18 April 2022

Mary Hossack Decorative Antiques was among the many exhibitors enjoying a successful trade day at the recent Bath Decorative Antiques Fair, selling a 20th birdcage modelled on the Sacré Coeur for £1300 among many other items.


At an indoor fair: All the fun – and serendipity – of the fair

11 April 2022

At a mid or high-end art and antiques fair buyers can comfortably get round all the stands in a day and have time to browse, consider and discuss with expert dealers. Such events have a more relaxed and social vibe to them: dealers invite their clients along and hope to meet new buyers by attracting them onto their stands with eye-catching items and displays.


Bath Decorative Fair celebrates spring with return to former spot in the calendar

14 March 2022

Traders look forward to fairs such as Bath after numerous challenges of sourcing new items


Bath: a fair with a friendly vibe

18 October 2021

Relaxed atmosphere of event held in the historic city wins praise from traders.


Stone ornaments fit Bath decorative fair organiser’s theme for this year’s edition

24 February 2020

In the vibrant world of British decorative fairs, 'The Bath Decorative & Antiques Fair' is a market leader. Now in its 31st staging, it opens its doors to the trade on March 5 and welcomes the public from March 6-8.


5 Questions: Thomas Mehigan

24 February 2020

Thomas Mehigan trades as Thomas Spencer Fine Art and next stands at the Bath Decorative & Antiques Fair.

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Relic ready to give a dealer lift at Scone Palace fair

25 February 2019

A rare Georgian invalid’s ‘chair lift’ is one of the highlights at the Scone Palace Antiques & Fine Art Fair.


Bath Decorative Antiques Fair welcomes the new and treasures the tradition in 29th edition

26 February 2018

Like most enduring events, the Bath Decorative Antiques Fair boasts a formula both familiar and distinctive which has been tempered by gradual changes.


5 Questions: Michael Todd

26 February 2018

Michael Todd is celebrating his 50th year in the business. At Bath Decorative Antiques Fair he offers a selection of 18th and 19th century items, folk art, samplers, naïve art and original painted furniture. He is based in Somerset.


Bath tipped as a smart selection

25 March 2017

The 28th annual Bath Decorative Antiques Fair closed on March 5 after a four-day run which included its busiest opening trade day on record.

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Record attendance at opening day of Bath Decorative Fair

04 March 2017

The Bath Decorative Fair kicked off this year to a larger crowd than ever before on its opening trade day Thursday.

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Bath Decorative Antiques Fair and BathVA team up for one-day style tour

19 January 2017

The Bath Decorative Antiques Fair has teamed up with Bath Vintage & Antiques Market (BathVA) to host a tour of both events.

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Bath fair has plenty for seasoned dealers and casual buyers alike

25 February 2014

It turns out that a pair of three-foot pricket candlesticks, an advertising sign and a heavy convex mirror are not the easiest things to transport with only two hands on the London Underground at rush hour. In fact, the kindness of strangers becomes crucial.


Sue Ede sticks to trusted formula for Bath and the Cotswolds

10 August 2012

Last month, we reported on Sue Ede’s purchase of The Bath Decorative Antiques Fair from Robin Coleman, the Bath-based dealer who has organised the event for the past 23 years.

Sue Ede acquires Bath Decorative Fair

02 July 2012

Sue Ede has acquired ‘The Bath Decorative Antiques Fair’ from Robin Coleman, the Bath-based dealer who has organised the event for the past 23 years.

Kirstie and Mark unveil public’s favourites

12 March 2012

TV presenters and antiques champions Kirstie Allsopp and Mark Hill announced the winners of the inaugural Britain’s Best Antiques Shops Awards at the Bath Decorative & Antiques Fair on March 8.

Doldrums of dollar won’t keep us out of Bath, say US dealers

27 February 2004

MARCH is bursting with smart, large and prestigious fairs. But, while neither massive nor flashy, the favourite of many in the trade is the Bath Decorative and Antiques Fair, the 15th of which will be staged in the Pavilion, North Parade, Bath from March 3 to 6.