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Inside on a day out: three ideas for antiques market visits

04 September 2023

Here we take a look at markets in south London, Brighton and Cardiff

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The web shop window: French mantle clock at Patrick Moorhead

17 July 2023

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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Adrian Alan moves antiques gallery to Brighton

29 May 2023

Adrian Alan, a specialist in 19th century French furniture and objects, has left London for more spacious premises in Brighton.

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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.

Jelly mould

No market wobble here as jelly mould sets new auction record

10 April 2023

This rare Victorian copper jelly mould shaped as a tortoise or turtle on rockwork sold for a remarkable £2000 at Brighton & Hove Auctions.

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Brighton racecourse venue offers separate events over a single weekend

10 October 2022

One especially good reason to head for Brighton over the weekend of October 22-23 is the presence of two fairs running at the south coast city’s racecourse.

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John Constable painting from Danny Katz's collection goes on show at Brighton's Royal Pavilion

25 July 2022

London art dealer Danny Katz is loaning a John Constable (1776-1837) painting which he bought at Sotheby’s last year to Brighton’s Royal Pavilion.

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Organiser back in the running

18 October 2021

Back in the saddle in Brighton is Donny Mann of Love Fairs, returning with his well supported antiques and vintage fair after a 19-month absence.

Venue switch due to Brighton Racecourse's vaccination role

09 August 2021

As Brighton Racecourse is still being used as a vaccination centre, Love Fairs’ Donny Mann did a bit of lateral thinking about his antiques and vintage fair due to be held there on Sunday, August 29.

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Book fair makes a Brighton booking

09 August 2021

An update from Jeremy Carson, organiser of PBFA’s Brighton Book Fair which will run at Brighton Racecourse (assuming it is not being used as a vaccination centre then…) on Saturday, October 30 – the first in Brighton for more than 20 years.

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A fair to make Brighton rock

10 May 2021

Organiser tells ATG why the south-coast city is a great place for a new PBFA event

Brighton antiques dealer Patrick Moorhead

Brighton dealer Patrick Moorhead consigns 124 items to auction at Christie’s

04 February 2021

Brighton-based dealer Patrick Moorhead has consigned a group of works to Christie’s which are being offered in a single-owner online auction this month.

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Brighton and Lewes fleas bounce back

17 August 2020

“We opened at the earliest opportunity two months ago and were immediately ridiculously busy,” said David Skeet, general manager of the Brighton and Lewes fleamarkets.

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Organiser Bentleys Fairs holds another 1920s themed event in Brighton

27 January 2020

To celebrate the centenary this year of the Roaring Twenties, Sharon Blagrove of Bentleys Fairs is adding a second themed 1920s event in Sussex to her portfolio this year.

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Luring the Millennials – and younger

28 October 2019

At a vintage and collectables fair in Brighton, 20-somethings were on the hunt for usable antiques.

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Brighton Love Fairs dealer focus: Warren Wilkinson

28 October 2019

For many millennials, a smartphone has replaced the wristwatch as a timekeeper, but it is also their essential tool when exploring the vintage variety.

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Why organisers love a waiting list

20 August 2018

Demand for two racecourse fairs in the south stays strong since launch a couple of years ago...

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Brighton fair in time for Mother's Day

26 February 2018

Particularly appropriately named for Mother’s Day is Love Fairs, whose upcoming fair at Brighton Racecourse runs on Sunday, March 11.

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First World War posters at auction show value of excellent condition

30 January 2018

Subject matter and rarity aside, a major concern for poster collectors is condition, as a group of First World War recruitment posters proved when sold at Brighton General Auctions.

ATG letter: You say lane, we say laine

29 January 2018

MADAM – You may call me a pedant but in Brighton there is no such place as the North Lanes.