In 2015, the Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair will move its dates to the end of June, running from June 18-28 to coincide with Masterpiece fair and the major Impressionist and modern art auctions.
The second half of June also sees major events in the British
social sporting season such as Royal Ascot, Wimbledon, Guards Polo
and Royal Henley Regatta.
The event will also move from the enormous Grand Hall at
Olympia, which the organisers have struggled to fill with stands in
recent years, to the smaller National Hall next door, the venue for
the Winter Fine Art & Antiques Fair in
Fair director Mary Claire Boyd said of the move: "By changing
our dates to June 18-28, this will make London even more compelling
for all those interested in arts and antiques. We are responding to
the needs of the trade who recognise that many important
international buyers choose to make only one visit to London in
June. This will help to underpin London as the global focus for art
and antiques during this period."
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