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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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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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.

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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.

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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Boon time in Wiltshire town

13 February 2023

Mikaela and Roger Boon are all set again for their upcoming Wilton Vintage Fair on Saturday, February 25, at the Michael Herbert Hall in the Wiltshire town of Wilton.

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Stan Green launches fair at York Racecourse

06 February 2023

Racecourse event launched by a veteran fair organiser after demise of one of the fairs at the same venue

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Chester fair provides selling showcase for the north-west

30 January 2023

The Chester Decorative, Antiques & Art Fair is an important moment in the calendar for collectors in north Wales and the north-west of England where there are few major collector events to choose from.

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Harrogate Pavilions forms a Yorkshire triangle of events

16 January 2023

At this month’s 'Pavilions of Harrogate Decorative Antiques & Fine Art Fair', Elaine Phillips Antiques, a returning exhibitor, offers a pair of 17th century high-back oak chairs featuring finely carved details.

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Derwen event re-establishes roots at Welsh glasshouse venue

16 January 2023

Back among the ferns in the Norman Foster glasshouse at the National Botanic Garden of Wales on Saturday and Sunday, January 28-29, will be 40 dealers including Richard Bebb who specialises in Welsh art.

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Grandma’s Attic Fairs makes move to new Hampshire site

09 January 2023

An antiques fair which was traditionally held on New Year’s Day in Winchester since 1985 has moved to a new venue.

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Arthur Swallow Fairs has 'high hopes' for 2023

09 January 2023

“All things considered, it’s been a pretty good year and we have high hopes of 2023 being a cracker”, enthused Richard Burgoin, director of Arthur Swallow Fairs as he looked back at its fairs and markets in 2022.

York vintage fair future uncertain

09 January 2023

The triannual Antique Home & Vintage Fair organised by Richard Cawood of Antique Fair York was cancelled on January 1 due to “unforeseen circumstances”.

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