IACF

IACF stands for International Antiques and Collectors Fairs. The company organises events that take place regularly at locations including in Newark, Shepton Mallet, Ardingly and Alexandra Palace.

The IACF brand was revived in 2009 when exhibition organisers Keith Harris and Robert Thomas acquired the stable of fairs previously owned by DMG.

Items offered at IACF fairs range from art, antiques and furniture to vintage clothing, collectables and architectural salvage.


Nelson and IACF to charge VAT on stands

03 September 2013

Nelson Events and IACF have announced that they will start charging reduced rate VAT on stands at their fairs from October 1. In a letter to ATG this week, they explain why they have been forced into this move, albeit reluctantly.

VAT threat to fairs could be imminent

07 August 2013

Fair organisers IACF say they may be forced to charge dealers VAT on stalls this year – even as they launch a legal appeal against new Revenue rules demanding the levy.

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New indoor IACF fair marks a return to Stoneleigh Park

11 January 2013

International and Collectors’ Fairs are going under cover – to launch a new fair to run four times next year.

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Extra dates announced for IACF events next year

14 September 2012

International Antiques and Collectors Fairs (IACF) have announced three additional dates for 2013 at their Swinderby, Ardingly and Shepton Mallet events.

IACF apply for one-day event in Essex

28 February 2011

INTERNATIONAL Antique and Collectors’ Fairs have applied to Epping Forest District Council for planning consent to hold three one-day fairs this year at the North Weald Airfield, near Epping in Essex, one of the UK’s most heavily populated counties.

IACF to start fairs in St Albans

14 February 2011

INTERNATIONAL Antiques and Collectors’ Fairs are adding a third venue for their “one-day Monday” fairs at the Hertfordshire County Showground at Redbourn, near St Albans.

Memories of Newark fair at 25

23 August 2010

INTERNATIONAL Antiques & Collectors Fairs Ltd (IACF) plan to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their flagship event, the Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair, in October.

IACF to pilot one-day fairs at Newbury Racecourse

06 April 2010

INTERNATIONAL Antiques and Collectors’ Fairs (IACF) are to pilot a one-day Monday fair at Newbury Racecourse with two dates confirmed for this year of June 28 and August 2.

IACF change tack as Swinderby becomes one-day Monday fair

15 March 2010

INTERNATIONAL Antiques and Collectors’ Fairs (IACF), the owners of the Newark and Ardingly showground events, have announced plans to hold a regular one-day fair at the RAF Swinderby site.

New organiser to take over Detling event

15 February 2010

The Detling Antiques and Collectors' Fair on February 27-28 will be the last held at the Kent County Showground by the current organisers. A new organiser is taking on the fair after International Antiques & Collectors' Fairs failed to agree new terms with the venue.

Swinderby falls to cold snap

07 January 2010

AMONG the first major casualties of the winter weather is IACF’s third fair at the RAF Swinderby site. With no permanent buildings at the airfield and the long-term forecast predicting the coldest winter for many years, the organisers have already announced the cancellation of the next fair scheduled for February 2-3.

Newark dates stoke fair rivalry

01 September 2009

INTERNATIONAL Antiques and Collectors’ Fairs (IACF) will attempt to put clear air between next year’s events held at the Newark and Nottingham Showground and those organised by Arthur Swallow Fairs at the Lincolnshire Showground.

Newark owners revive Swinderby

21 August 2009

INTERNATIONAL Antiques and Collectors’ Fairs (IACF), the owners of the Newark showground fair, have announced controversial plans to revive the fair at RAF Swinderby just days after the site was vacated by Arthur Swallow Fairs in favour of the Lincoln Showground.

IACF book TV adverts

21 August 2009

THE new owners of the Newark International Antiques and Collectors' Fair, International Antiques & Collectors' Fairs Ltd (IACF), have booked a series of TV adverts to promote the forthcoming fair.

Harrogate decides Dickinson is too much of a drag

13 February 2003

THE country’s most famous antiques dealer David Dickinson, now a television superstar, did not work his magic on George Taylor, organiser of the Great Northern International Antiques and Collectors’ Fair at Harrogate’s Great Yorkshire Showground.

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