Fairs & Markets (print edition)


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Business booms in fairs sector

13 January 2020

A look back at the headlines of 2019 reveals a healthy trend of launches and expansions.

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Have a Lincs rummage

06 January 2020

Arthur Swallow’s busy vintage monthly fleamarket runs at the Lincoln Showground.

Thurman version of former Field Dog

06 January 2020

Revived by Ruth and Paul Thurman last year, the former Field Dog Fairs event held in the Magnus Sports Hall in Newark under the new organisers will run on Sunday, January 26.

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Belfast event is just the first

06 January 2020

Organisers of the new Northern Irish fair have already booked two more dates at hotel venue

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Kent County Showground event: on the doorstep of Europe

06 January 2020

B2B Events’ two-day antiques and vintage fairs at the Kent County Showground are a very accessible trade stop.

Ready for the off

23 December 2019

The Antique Forum Group will be at Uttoxeter Racecourse set in the Dove Valley in Staffordshire on Saturday and Sunday, January 11-12.

Two-day extravaganza in Shepton Mallet

23 December 2019

Also at Shepton Mallet in January, IACF’s two-day Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fair takes place on Friday and Saturday 17-18.

Flea hits 100

23 December 2019

In Somerset on Sunday, January 5, the organisers of the Giant Shepton Mallet Fleamarket are celebrating the 100th staging of this event held at the Royal Bath & West Showground.

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What I would like for Christmas

16 December 2019

Organisers and dealers tell us their wishes for movie posters, motorbikes and much more.

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Lassco at the centre of market

09 December 2019

Outside and around the Bermondsey flooring and salvage showrooms of The London Architectural Salvage and Supply Company (Lassco), the annual Maltby Street Christmas Market runs on Friday evenings until December 20 from 6-9.30pm.

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New firms open north and south

09 December 2019

Focus on two shops launched in a former bank in Wiltshire and restaurant in Cumbria

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Fast tracking at IACF’s Runway Monday fair

09 December 2019

Sellers and buyers hit the ground running to make the most of the early-morning bargains

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Tables piled with toys

09 December 2019

Just in time for Christmas, BP Fairs, aka Barry and Ellis Potter and family, will be holding a toy, train and collectors’ fair at the Stafford County Showground on Sunday, December 15.

Bath Racecourse to host biannual fair

02 December 2019

Nick Bayliss of Continuity Fairs is launching a new biannual antiques, home and vintage fair at Bath Racecourse, the UK’s highest flat racecourse.

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Typewriters playing key role for collectors and dealers

02 December 2019

Invented in the 19th century but outmoded by word processors then computers, typewriters are now having a resurgence in the collecting world.

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Shepton Mallet fair streamlined to be a ‘more economical venture’

02 December 2019

IACF has announced a change to the three-day antiques and collectors’ fairs held in Shepton Mallet at the Royal Bath and West Showground five times a year.

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Sue Ede's next Exeter event

02 December 2019

Run by Devon County Antiques Fairs for many years, the renamed monthly Saturday Exeter Matford Antiques and Collectors’ Fair was taken over by SP Fairs, aka Sue Ede and family, last year.

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Tree of Ages' roots now laid down in Surrey

25 November 2019

Launched two years ago at a Victorian mansion at Nutley in Surrey by local antiques dealer David Steel, the 25-dealer 'Tree of Ages Antiques Fair' runs four times a year at Robert Denholm House.

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Artist Gavin Turk to attend Vauxhall art fair

25 November 2019

Billed as offering astonishing bargain prices, an art fair at the Workshop in Vauxhall is being run by the Art Car Boot Fair people on Sunday, December 1.

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Potter around this book fair

25 November 2019

Work featuring the boy wizard Harry Potter is a familiar sight at the PBFA’s annual Christmas event

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