Fairs, Markets, Shops and Centres


Picnic plans for dealers ahead of Arthur Swallow Fairs' new Cirencester Park event

29 May 2023

Adam Hills of Retrouvius, the London shop and studio specialising in architectural salvage, has 35 ex-University of Nottingham large oak refectory tables and benches with hand-carved details to shift.

Owners of Sherborne Antiques Market

Sherborne Antiques Market full of success stories

29 May 2023

A tribal art specialist, who started his career as a schoolboy, is one of 38 dealers at this thriving Dorset centre.


Bath time in Manchester

22 May 2023

The Vintage Home Show runs in three locations including the atmospheric and restored Victoria Baths in Manchester


Career path leads to brocante buzz

22 May 2023

Event held in Oxfordshire village includes a talk by dealer who also stars in a TV antiques show


Ideal for impressing cool customers

22 May 2023

This classy teak wine cooler exudes Mid-century style, all clean lines and simplicity.


Marylebone fest is back in antiques-rich area

15 May 2023

After a four-year absence the Church Street Antiques Fair is returning to Marylebone in London on Sunday, June 11.


Coronation fever at Arthur Swallow Fairs

15 May 2023

A coronation theme was taken up by some of the dealers at Arthur Swallow Fairs’ three-day decorative home and salvage show at Ripley Castle, near Harrogate.

Suffolk event offers the pick of Provence

15 May 2023

Lovers of the le style français can look forward to the week-long annual French summer market to be held at the home of dealers Cathy and Peter Bullen next month.


Brocante bonanza in the east of England

08 May 2023

Lawns of a Norfolk hall form the venue for another event staged by Blackdog in a beautiful setting


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.


Son of prolific artist Robert Lenkiewicz opens gallery in south Devon town

01 May 2023

An addition to the businesses on the Ashburton Antiques Trail is Reuben Lenkiewicz Fine Art & Antiques Gallery, which is run by the son of the charismatic, renowned and prolific artist Robert Lenkiewicz who died in 2002.


Make a date… but the right one

01 May 2023

The biannual 'Antiques in Tents' held at Burton Court, near Leominster in Herefordshire, has its first outing of the year on Friday and Saturday, May 12-13, not Saturday and Sunday May 12-13 as we wrote in ATG No 2590.


Taking the hassle out of buying from abroad

24 April 2023

Annual Kent fair supplies local and European stock


New faces in tents

24 April 2023

The biannual Antiques in Tents has its first outing of the year on Friday and Saturday May 12-13 with some new faces in the 60-dealer line-up.


Two fairs to tempt you to Long Melford

24 April 2023

A monthly fair billed as the longest-running and only midweek datelined pre-1930s antiques fair in the world has just celebrated its 32nd anniversary


Fair review: So long to the showground as Peterborough’s Festival of Antiques comes to an end

24 April 2023

Two days of brisk trading mark a fond farewell to Peterborough’s Festival of Antiques.

Francis Frith photograph

Three events to provide a snapshot of the vintage photographica market

17 April 2023

Collectors of photography have an eyeful next month in London with three fairs dedicated to the art, both vintage and modern.

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.


Rain doesn't stop trade at latest Lincoln Showground antiques fair

10 April 2023

Barry Fletcher of the Carpet Merchant is an Arthur Swallow regular, making the journey over from Belgium.


Textile fair hopes to encourage fresh talent to the trade

10 April 2023

Textile Society’s annual fair is part of a drive to help fund ways of bringing in fresh talent to the field.