Regional Fairs

Numerous art, antique and collectors' fairs take place across the year in the different regions of the UK. These can cover a variety of specialisms and can be held outdoors or in large indoor centres.


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Two brocantes to put in your diary this summer

20 May 2024

Brocantes bring a taste of summer to the nation's country houses – here are two to attend this year

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Parking problems addressed at Giant Shepton Flea

29 April 2024

The nursery rhyme 'Rain, rain go away' could be the response after the UK experienced in the past 18 months the fourth-wettest period since records began.

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Glass and ceramics combo makes a second appearance in West Midlands

29 April 2024

Richard Burtonshaw launched his sold-out Premier Glass Fairs event last year at the Ruskin Glass Centre in Stourbridge and now he’s back in the Midlands on Sunday, May 12.

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Wirksworth beats the weather

22 April 2024

“Despite the awful weather we still had over 50 stalls and our indoor venue, the Memorial Hall was packed,” said Sally-Anne Swindell, organiser of the Wirksworth Antiques in the Street’s early April event in the eponymous Peak District market town.

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Fair ideal for new contacts

22 April 2024

Aspal Antiques launched at the 140-acre Stonham Barns Park near Stowmarket in Suffolk in 2021.

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Stoneleigh gets off to a fine start

22 April 2024

Successor event to the Peterborough Celebration of Antiques has plenty of room for expansion

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Word on the street market scene

15 April 2024

With a West Sussex event about to start, we take a look at the appeal of these outdoor opportunities

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Cheltenham Racecourse was natural choice say fair organisers

08 April 2024

The antiques and collectors’ fair being launched at the famed Cheltenham Racecourse on Sunday, May 19, features indoor room for 100-plus exhibitors.

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Range of highlights spotted in the Cotswolds

01 April 2024

A pair of Second World War Japanese binoculars are among the highlights at the Cotswolds Decorative Antiques & Art Fair where the dealer offering them, Jeroen Markies Art Deco, is part of a group of newcomers.

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Cheltenham market to host 50 dealers this month

01 April 2024

Visitors to Cooper Events’ three-day decorative, antiques and fine art fair at Westonbirt School in Tetbury from April 12-14 may well take in another antiques shopping delight that beckons nearby.

Stonor Park marks start of car boots

01 April 2024

Probably the first of the 2024 season’s ‘country house antiques and vintage car boots’ will run on Sunday, April 28, at Stonor Park, near Henley in Oxfordshire, with 200 sellers.

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New event for Scottish Borders region as fair to be held at Paxton House

25 March 2024

The Scottish Borders region welcomes a new fair in the summer at Paxton House, less than a 10-minute drive from the coastal town of Berwick-upon-Tweed.

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Nottinghamshire organiser reconfigures event set-up as heavy rain causes problems

25 March 2024

Winter 2024 turned out to be the wettest ever in the UK - which inevitably threw up significant challenges for fair organisers.

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Popular fairs set for single Hampshire and Dorset date

18 March 2024

Grandma’s Attic Fairs will be very busy on Monday, April 1, with two of the organiser’s most popular fairs running on the same day.

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Get the Friday feeling in Cirencester

18 March 2024

Every Friday since the early 1970s, the Corn Hall in Cirencester, a building at the heart of the town’s life since the 19th century, hosts an antiques and collectables market.

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Organiser makes plea for Fawley Hill reinforcements

18 March 2024

Judy, Lady McAlpine needs more antique and vintage traders to sign up for her vintage festival held in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support at Fawley Hill, near Henley, from Friday to Sunday, May 17-19.

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Showground showcase in Norfolk

18 March 2024

The Norfolk Antique & Collectors’ Fair has been running for 24 years at the Norfolk Showground, near Norwich.

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Celebration event filling up fast

11 March 2024

With one hall full and the other getting very close, IACF counts down to its new Midlands two-day fair

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From Massive Attack to manor house fair

04 March 2024

Organiser and dealer whose previous experience was putting on a 1990s gig tries running an antiques fair

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Eleven new faces at Bath event

26 February 2024

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

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