Fairs, Markets, Shops and Centres


It’s a Shaw thing in Berkshire

08 August 2022

Jackie Edwards launched her antiques and vintage street markets nearly 10 years ago as ACVR Events.

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Teddy bear and doll fair is back

08 August 2022

Popular toys event returns after Covid disruption and includes ex-Woburn Abbey festival

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Civil war helps Wallingford centre to thrive

08 August 2022

Business is doing so well at the newly acquired and renovated antiques centre in Wallingford, formerly the Lamb Arcade, that turnover has increased by 25%.

Chilton Antiques closes after 32 years of trading

08 August 2022

A few antiques businesses operate in garden centres but sadly one of these is closing.

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Traders take palace trip

25 July 2022

“Dealers are coming from far and wide including Yorkshire, Oxfordshire, Staffordshire, Gloucestershire and of course Worcestershire and the West Midlands in general,” says Paul Rowson, who in May launched his new antiques and collectors’ fair in the atmospheric setting of Hartlebury Castle in Worcester, known as the Bishops’ Palace.

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Head to Hexham midweek

25 July 2022

This display of copper and pottery pieces is from one of Colin Caygill Events’ busy monthly midweek antiques and vintage fairs run in Northumberland in the market town of Hexham.

Busy summer of fairs in Suffolk

25 July 2022

Plenty of antiques and vintage fairs take place in Suffolk this month and early in August.

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Three-day fair launch in Ascot

25 July 2022

Famous Berkshire racecourse hosts new event featuring 60 high-end dealers

Page pledges to open fourth Antiques on High centre

25 July 2022

Another centre will be added to the Antiques on High brand currently in Oxford, Sidmouth and Bowness-on-Windermere when owner Vincent Page opens a fourth shop “north of Birmingham but south of Bowness,” he says.

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Taxidermy and lots of other stuff

18 July 2022

Couple move upstairs in their 17th century Cotswolds townhouse to open an antiques shop below

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Wembley organisers take over Cheltenham market

18 July 2022

The organisers of the Wembley Antiques Market in north London have taken over the monthly Cheltenham Antiques and Vintage Market from Corky Events, which runs antique markets in St Albans and Chiswick.

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Berkhamsted boost: Herts in the right place

18 July 2022

Another day, another antiques street market. What could be better on a sunny day than browsing stalls and buying something you didn’t know you wanted but are so pleased you did?

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The former mills now grinding out antiques sales

11 July 2022

Ex-industrial premises have been brought back by firms relying on heritage interest

The Yorkshire Fleabag

Fleabag firm scratches an itch with new antiques shop

04 July 2022

Event organiser with memory of family antiques shop starts a bricks and mortar venture

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Grand car boot venue in east Yorkshire

04 July 2022

The Sykeses of east Yorkshire made their fortunes in the 18th century not only from cloth but from the flourishing Baltic trade in crude iron.

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Help make Thames festival a buoyant event

04 July 2022

Calling all antiques and vintage dealers, more of whom are needed to swell the numbers in the antiques street at the annual Thames Traditional Boat Festival held this year from Friday to Sunday, July 15-17.

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Shepton all set for summer

04 July 2022

“After a very busy Easter event which was spectacular, our Shepton Flea is back in full force with our next flea on Sunday, July 17”, says Sue Ede.

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A Bright idea for a new museum

27 June 2022

After 50 years of buying at markets and shops, Oscar winner opens new venue to the public.

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Cygnus takes flight in Berwick

27 June 2022

Named after the Cygnus swan constellation on the Milky Way with a nod to the White Swan Inn nearby, a shop in Berwick-on-Tweed is certainly looking starry since it opened in mid-June.

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Only here for the Beer – and antiques

27 June 2022

A jewellery dealer with years of experience honed at Portobello, Greenwich and Covent Garden markets now owns a busy antiques shop in east Devon.

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