Clarion Events

Clarion Events was founded as an events organisation in 1947 in the UK. As well as organising consumer events in sectors such as motoring, travel, leisure and retail, it also organises art and antiques fairs.

These include the summer and winter fairs at London's Olympia.


Pic 1 - general.jpg

Is the price right? At Olympia, dealers give buyers their tips on negotiation

15 November 2019

A fair’s last day is traditional hunting ground for buyers seeking discounts. This timing may be misguided, however, as ATG learned in the closing hours of the Winter Art & Antiques Fair at Olympia London

winter-olympia-2348news.jpg (1)

Winter Olympia returns for second year in new format

23 August 2019

The Winter Art & Antiques Fair, Olympia, returns for the second edition in its new format this November.

img_4-3.jpg

In the footsteps of Clarion, MAD begins NEC tenure

05 August 2019

An Art Deco bronze by Demétre Chiparus (1886-1947) sold for more than £20,000 at the latest 'Art and Antiques for Everyone' fair – the first edition under the management of MAD Events.

img_7-1.jpg

Silver casserole tureen serves up early top sale at the Olympia fair

24 June 2019

A silver casserole tureen was among the highlight sales during the early hours of The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia.

img_7-1.jpg

Long runner: Summer Olympia fair gets two extra days for its 47th edition

19 June 2019

With a longer run and back to being branded as an independent event, the venerable Art & Antiques Fair Olympia remains a stalwart for both the collector’s market and the decorative trade.

20180720_121404.jpg

Clarion Events sells Art & Antiques for Everyone following two-year drive to secure fair’s future

30 April 2019

Clarion Events has sold Birmingham’s Art & Antiques for Everyone (AAFE) fair after more than a decade of ownership.

Olympia

Exhibition venue Olympia set for £700m redevelopment

05 July 2018

The £700m redevelopment of events venue Olympia in west London is under way with plans expected to be submitted by September.

Olympia

A day at the fair: some top spots around Olympia as the summer antiques event opens its doors

20 June 2018

The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia opened this morning with around 150 dealers exhibiting as a large standalone section in the House & Garden Festival.

olympia-2-2317dd-09-11-17.jpg

Winter Olympia given fresh hope with new format

19 June 2018

Clarion Events has offered officially to run the November edition of Winter Art & Antiques Fair Olympia in a new format this winter.

Melody

Clarion hopeful about event’s future following the conclusion of second ExCeL fair

20 January 2018

Among the sales at last week’s London Art Antiques & Interiors Fair (January 12-14) was an 18th century oak farmhouse dresser.

Sadiq Khan

London mayor Sadiq Khan: ‘London’s art and antiques summer season is proof the city is open for business’

31 May 2017

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has endorsed the publication of the Antiques Trade Gazette’s annual celebration of London’s summer season of fairs, exhibitions, auctions and events.

Opening Day Art & Antiques Fair Olympia

A day at the fair: Views of the Art & Antiques Fair, Olympia

28 June 2016

The Art & Antiques Fair, Olympia is the longest-running of the three major London summer fairs. Here are a few views of the fair captured during ATG's visit to the preview of the event now celebrating its 44th year.

Clarion issue warning over scam guide

08 July 2013

Olympia organisers Clarion Events have issued a warning to exhibitors after they were targeted by another of the scam guides so often reported on these pages.

Clarion close office in Birmingham

21 January 2013

Clarion Events, owners of the ‘Antiques For Everyone Fairs’ in Birmingham, have announced that as of February 1 they will close their Birmingham office, thereby moving the management of the triannual fairs to the head office in London.

Struggling National fair is cancelled

03 December 2012

Clarion Events have decided to cancel ‘The National Fine Arts and Antiques Fair’, scheduled for January 16-20 at Birmingham’s NEC because of a lack of exhibitors.

2063DD06A-12-11-09.jpg

Will Olympia fair be this year’s winter warmer?

09 November 2012

It seems only yesterday that the June Olympia fair closed its doors at the West London venue, but its wintry cousin is almost upon us.

2063DD02C-12-10-31.jpg

Antiques for Everyone: the largest fair of its kind

31 October 2012

Birmingham’s NEC is once again about to host the egalitarian jamboree of the antiques world.

Olympia stand sales enjoy an early surge

27 February 2012

CLARION Events announced last week that stand sales for the Summer Olympia fair this June are up over 100 per cent from this time last year.

1997NE02A.jpg

Clarion breathe new life into Olympia fair

27 June 2011

What a difference a year makes.

Clarion set early bookings deadline for Olympia

04 April 2011

IN a forthright announcement, organisers Clarion Events have stated that they are setting an absolute deadline of April 20 for applications to exhibit at this year's Olympia International Fine Art & Antiques Fair.

News

Categories