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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West Sussex event benefits from the ‘triangle’ location

08 May 2023

Fair in Petworth benefits from its setting near to a famous National Trust’s property and an 'antiques destination' town

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Love Fairs on track with two extra events

08 May 2023

So popular are Love Fairs’ events at both Brighton and Lingfield racecourses that organiser Donny Mann has added an extra annual fair to each event.

Visitors to Beccles Antiques Market

Beccles Antiques Market is back

17 April 2023

It’s coming up to open season for open-air markets and the popular Beccles Antiques Market is back this month on Sunday, April 30.

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Festival of Vintage returns to York Racecourse

03 April 2023

People watching as well as stall perusing is one of the big attractions of the Festival of Vintage held biannually at York Racecourse.

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Top stories this week including news of dealers seeking refunds after York fair cancellation

02 April 2023

The most viewed stories on this website over the last week included news of dealers attempting to receive a refund for deposits after an event was cancelled.

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Dealers seek refunds after York fair cancellation

27 March 2023

Dealers who had planned to stand at the Antique Home & Vintage Fair in York have been attempting to receive a refund for deposits paid to organiser Richard Cawood after the event was cancelled.

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Easter Weekend options for a fair visit

27 March 2023

The long Easter Weekend this April is packed with art and antiques fairs taking place around the country. Here we pick out a few highlights from the calendar.

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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

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Fond memories of the Peterborough festival

27 March 2023

Dealers look back at the huge Peterborough event now holding its last showground venue staging

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Go down by the riverside for a packed event

20 March 2023

Described by organiser Gary Wallis as the “Glasto of the antiques calendar”, the Henley Décor Fair is back at the Henley Showground by the Thames with a four-day packed schedule.

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18th century sieve among highlights at Cotswolds fair

20 March 2023

A Georgian treen searce is among the highlights available at The Cotswolds Decorative Antiques & Art Fair.

Call out to vintage traders for Henley events

20 March 2023

Judy, Lady McAlpine is looking for more vintage traders to take space at two events in Henley this summer.

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Organisers promise a wow factor

13 March 2023

Thirty dealers will be spreading out on the ground floor and in the grounds of Enys House, Penryn, near Falmouth in west Cornwall at the first of this year’s antiques and decorative fairs on Saturday and Sunday, April 1-2.

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‘Business is good’

13 March 2023

Alex Robins of AFC Fairs is a busy woman. She kicks off her showground scene on Easter Friday and Saturday, April 7-8, with the first of the biannual antiques and collectors’ fairs which she has run at the Wadebridge Showground in north Cornwall for 15 years.

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Worth popping in to see grandma

06 March 2023

Revived Woking event proves a hit with dealers who say the organisation is still a strength

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On a space exploration mission: new salvage fair in Tiverton

27 February 2023

Organiser of Devon event that has run out of room for dealers launches second fair in Tiverton

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Festival of Cards moves up the Junction

27 February 2023

Held at the Bath & West Showground in Somerset for many years, the annual Festival of Cards has moved to a smaller location nearby.

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How to be happily tied up in Notts

20 February 2023

Young fair organiser keeps very busy by running three events near Newark under Red Fox banner

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More like a full English on the menu

20 February 2023

Not only does Paula Duggan run Little English House, a business selling antiques and items created from antique fabrics, she organises an interiors fair in Howden, near York. And she is also opening a shop in the market town.

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Antiques on High: Business adds a fair to its roster of centres

13 February 2023

Couple already running four branches take on Dunster event to boot

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