Fairs & Markets (print edition)


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Dealers pre-booking stands at Sue Ede's fair in Shepton Mallet

06 December 2021

“Our December event is always a busy one and we’ll be inside the Showering Pavilion and outside at the showground as usual”, said Sue Ede of SP Fairs.

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Still nuts about antiques after 40 years in business

29 November 2021

A Basingstoke firm which recently celebrated 40 years in the business is “one of the few single-owner antiques shops left in Hampshire”, says its owner.

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Bibliophiles spoilt for choice with one live and two online book fairs on the way

29 November 2021

Buying online took off in the trade last year with one notable example being The Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association (PBFA) which launched its monthly online back-to-back book fairs in April.

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Why this Italian majolica charger may represent a recurring dream

29 November 2021

In Fairs, Markets & Centres in ATG No 2516 we featured a story about 'The Venus of Meudon', a 1.9m tall sculpture by the Dadaist sculptor Jean Arp. Owned by dealers Karin and John Haines, it stands in a commanding spot at the Melford Antiques, Interiors and Lifestyle Centre in Suffolk.

Dealer Nelson-Griffiths sets auction dates

22 November 2021

In ATG No 2502 we mentioned silver dealer Mark Nelson-Griffiths, who stands at a number of fairs countrywide including the Peterborough Festival of Antiques, Lomax Fairs in Southwold, IACF Alexandra Palace and Aztec Events at the Norfolk Showground.

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Ephemera Society’s fair includes unusual buys such as Christmas card embellishments

22 November 2021

Buyers looking for something a bit different this Christmas could head to the Ephemera Society’s winter fair which is back at the Holiday Inn in Bloomsbury, London, on Sunday, December 5.

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Lighting up the arches in south London

22 November 2021

“I spotted this venue a while ago and recently decided I had to give it a go,” says Alan Old of So Last Century Fair talking about AMP Studios in south London where he is running a Christmas market on Sunday, December 5.

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Holt fills gaps as waiting-list hopefuls join for fair near Oxford

22 November 2021

Dealer Marcus Potts, a regular exhibitor at the larger fairs including IACF Shepton Mallet, has filled all 40 capacity spaces at his Antiques@The Holt fair at the Holt Hotel, Steeple Aston, near Oxford on Saturday and Sunday, November 27-28.

Expect the unexpected at two Hackney flea events

22 November 2021

The organisers of Hackney Fleamarkets, which includes the Peckham Salvage Yard at Copeland Park, run two of their regular flea dates before Christmas.

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How to go green in Glasgow

15 November 2021

Be inspired by the recent COP26 summit and buy sustainable, recycled items in the host city

Malvern Flea postponed until January

15 November 2021

B2B Events has announced the cancellation of its last event of the year, the Malvern Flea & Collectors’ Fair at the Three Counties Showground on Sunday, December 5.

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London markets: Sunday dates announced

15 November 2021

Portobello and Golborne markets are opening for four Sundays only before Christmas this year: November 28, December 5, December 12 and December 19.

Bath generates an atmosphere

15 November 2021

The pre-Christmas market organised by Bath Vintage and Antique Markets this year runs on Sunday, November 28.

Have fun at a monastery thanks to vintage

08 November 2021

Designed by Edward Pugin and built in 1872 for the Franciscan Order, the Gorton Monastery in Manchester is the Gothic Revivalist backdrop to Decorative Fairs Vintage@The Monastery.

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Fishing gear to catch your eye

08 November 2021

‘I have laid aside business and gone a’fishing,’ said Izaak Walton in 'The Compleat Angler', a celebration of the art and spirit of fishing first published in 1653.

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Phoenix back on the rise with a new venue

08 November 2021

Petersfield event moves to Waterlooville after NHS bags hall

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Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair offers works from 500 artists

01 November 2021

A popular annual arts event in south London is the annual Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair.

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Make a beeline for Frock Me! as vintage fair shifts next date

01 November 2021

Matthew Adams has been in touch about a change of date for his Frock Me! vintage fair and its associated jewellery event which was long announced for Sunday, November 14, at Kensington Town Hall in west London.

Blackdog heads for Glemham Hall

01 November 2021

Blackdog Events is holding a two-day winter decorative antiques and vintage fair in one of the organiser’s regular and popular country house fair locations, the Grade I-Listed Glemham Hall, near Woodbridge in Suffolk.

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Fifties 'Venus' by Dadaist designer among delights at thriving Suffolk centre

01 November 2021

After three lockdowns but also a successful start in 2020, in April this year Graham Hessell finally threw open the doors to his Melford Antiques, Interiors & Lifestyle Centre.

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