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.


Suffolk village’s charms include two fairs and three antiques shops

06 November 2023

Two popular fairs are running in November and December in the Suffolk village of Long Melford which also offers three antiques businesses as an extra draw for buyers to part with their cash in a pre-Christmas splash.


Summer shines in Northern Antiques Fair's autumn run

30 October 2023

Among the sales at the recent Northern Antiques Fair was a painting by Lucy Harwood (1873-1972) offered on the stand of first time exhibitor Bink Fine Art. The decorative oil, Summer, sold for a price in the region of £4000-5000.

Antique and vintage street market expands into Surrey

30 October 2023

Jackie Edwards of ACVR Events increased her tally of antique and vintage street markets in southern England earlier this year, launching in Kingston and Cranleigh, both in Surrey.


Botanic garden venue set to be full of life as dealers buzz in this November

16 October 2023

An antiques and vintage fair which is held in one of the most attractive garden settings in the country is set to blossom over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, November 4-5.


Chariot clock charges to Chester

09 October 2023

If you haven’t thought about the Roman Empire yet today, here’s your chance.


The current climate? Dealers go with the flow

09 October 2023

Jane Alexander, organiser of the Dovehouse Fine Antiques Fairs, is ruminative but positive about her monthly events.


Mosse grew his pottery studio in Welsh barns

09 October 2023

Dealer Robert Pugh is bringing a collection of stoneware saltglaze pots by potter Michael Mosse (b.1951 in Yorkshire) from the 1980s onwards to the biannual Antiques in Tents.


Showground expansion gives more space for flea dealers

25 September 2023

Helen Yourston of B2B Events, organiser of the immensely popular Malvern Flea Fair held nine times a year, has heard intriguing news from the Three Counties Showground where the event is held.


New Saltash event adds to organiser’s portfolio of fairs in Cornwall

18 September 2023

Further details of a new fair taking place in Cornwall have been announced.


Busy schedule and media interest boost Shepton Mallet fleamarket

18 September 2023

One of the most popular fleas in the country has been very busy this year, both with the numbers of stallholders and visitors, says the organiser.


Yorkshire Fleamarkets make use of cattle pens

18 September 2023

Helen Bowman and Ben Wray set up their Yorkshire Fleamarkets in 2017 at Skipton Auction Mart (Sundays 9am to 4pm) and expanded to Thirsk Auction Mart (Saturdays 11am to 6pm) the following year.


Forty flock to sell at The Northern Antiques Fair

11 September 2023

As the LAPADA Fair relaunches in the south, The Northern Antiques Fair returns for its third outing at Tennants of Leyburn, North Yorkshire.


Organiser adds two Oxfordshire flagship events to busy schedule

11 September 2023

Neil Payne, founder of Hidden Treasures, has added two new antiques and vintage fairs to his packed calendar of events. Some of his fairs have been running since the 1970s at locations in Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire.


Henley ticket sales look healthy

11 September 2023

Ticket sales are way ahead of the normal level at this stage, says Gary Wallis, organiser of the three-day spring/autumn Henley Décor Fair.


Epsom fair takes root under Tree of Ages control

28 August 2023

Exhibitors and visitors alike were enthusiastic about the first Epsom Antiques Fair run under organiser David Steel of Tree of Ages.

Three Counties rolls into Bedfordshire

21 August 2023

Antiques dealers Marylyn and Ray Wood took over the 30-year-old biannual Three Counties Antiques and Fine Art Fair in 2020 and held their first staging as Castlewood Antique Fairs in September 2021.


Pals prepare for a new brocante in Lincolnshire

21 August 2023

Two dealer friends from Rutland who met at a vintage fair where they were both exhibiting are now launching their first event in Lincolnshire.


First Suffolk, now on to Norfolk

14 August 2023

Inaugural Lomax-organised Southwold event could be joined by another high-end fair also in East Anglia

Classic cars and live music at new Port Eliot event

14 August 2023

Alexa Robins, organiser of AFC Fairs’ big antiques and vintage event at the Royal Cornwall Showground, is very excited by news of a new fair she’s been asked to put on.


Farm tools help social enterprise to grow

14 August 2023

Antiques furniture dealer Philip Crosthwaite’s popular monthly antiques fair in Norwich will feature Richard Goddard, who sells antique vintage tools for a worthy social cause.