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.


Another glass act from the Bishops fair organising duo

13 August 2018

Organisers launch new fair in Suffolk after long-standing event had to be abandoned.


Firle full of varied attractions

06 August 2018

Firle Place near Lewes in East Sussex is the seat of Nicholas Gage, the 8th Viscount Gage, whose family has owned the estate since the 15th century.


Heimixen tiles take flight in Cotswolds

23 July 2018

This set of three tubeline tiles featuring polychrome birds in a grassland setting, is one of the many pieces on offer at The Cotswolds Decorative, Antiques & Art Fair at Westonbirt School.


Antiques blossom amid flower power at Devon fair

23 July 2018

The Royal Horticultural Society’s 65-acre gardens in a north Devon valley form the fragrant floral backdrop for Devon County Antiques Fairs’ quarterly two-day antiques and collectors’ events.


Malvern flea looks for bumper summer

16 July 2018

After a slow start to the year, the Malvern Flea and Collectors’ Fair is looking forward to a bumper summer.


New clients boost Petworth Park Antiques Fair

25 June 2018

A c.1715 Queen Anne burr walnut secretaire kneehole desk was among the highlight sales at the recent 'Petworth Park Antiques Fair'.


York fair organiser says Friday and Saturday is a better format for business

28 May 2018

Morgan Denyer of Rose Antiques Fairs explains the thinking behind the date changes to his fairs at York Racecourse...


New fair organiser with family values

28 May 2018

It’s all in the family for new fair organiser Emma Sheridan. Her father Gary Sheridan is GNB Fairs, with antiques and collectors’ fairs running at eight venues in the UK, including three in Suffolk and one at the Dover Cruise Terminal.

IACF takes over Bingley Hall fair

21 May 2018

IACF is to take over the running of the antiques and collectors’ fairs held in Bingley Hall at the Staffordshire County Showground.


Beccles fair hosts 100 traders for first of two annual stagings

30 April 2018

The busy market town of Beccles on the River Waveney at the edge of the Broads National Park in Suffolk started an antiques street market in the closed-off town centre nine years ago, in early May.


Allan Bellamy returns to Eltham Palace fair

30 April 2018

Allan Bellamy of Gazelles in Lyndhurst has been a dealer in Art Deco since 1982 and is a regular exhibitor at Deco fairs around the UK.


Beryl Cook cat in Cotswolds

02 April 2018

The first Cotswolds Decorative, Antiques & Art Fair of the year comes to Westonbirt School this month. Running from April 13-15, the 29-year-old event hosts 43 dealers (fully booked), particularly those from around the west of England.


Cheshire event with location, location, location

12 February 2018

Art Antiques Cheshire, the annual fair at The Mere Golf Resort & Spa, is now in its seventh year.


Festival feeling in Petersfield

29 January 2018

The next Petersfield Antiques Fair runs from February 2-4 hosting 39 dealers at the market town’s Festival Hall.


Plate on offer at Welsh fair recalls the elephant in the court room

11 December 2017

A child’s plate that celebrates a performing elephant which was bizarrely accused of murdering her keeper will be an unusual highlight at Towy Events’ last antiques and fleamarket of the year.


Autumn’s golden opportunities as three fairs look set to build on their established success

02 October 2017

As the autumn season kicks off, there is a wealth of art and antiques events to choose from around the UK. This week, ATG takes a look at three upcoming fairs beyond the London market: 'The Northern Antiques Fair' in Harrogate, the 'Bruton Decorative Antiques Fair' and the 'Chester Antiques Show'.


Fine setting for a Welsh assembly

02 October 2017

The long-running biannual antiques, art and design fairs held in the fine ornamental setting of the Orangery in Port Talbot’s 1000-acre Margam Park, has its next outing this weekend (October 7-8).

Wilton House Mammoth Car Boot fair

Bank Holiday weekend brings bonanza of antique fairs

26 August 2016

The August Bank Holiday is one of the busiest weekend in the fairs and markets calendar. Here’s a quick look at just a few of the many events taking place across the country.

King John’s House Romsey

Five venues for Romsey fair as extensive first event aims to draw crowds

06 May 2016

Jackie Edwards knows all about the logistics of organising antiques street markets and fairs, having launched and run events across Hampshire.

Edward vom Hofe salmon fly reel

The reel deal: items wanted to value at this year's vintage fishing tackle fair

05 May 2016

Now in its 12th year, the annual 40-dealer National Vintage Fishing Tackle Fair is increasingly attracting visitors, some from Germany, Italy and Denmark, to have their vintage tackle valued by dealers, particularly by Neil Freeman of event sponsors Angling Auctions.