Latest News Articles by Joan Porter
Business booms in fairs sector13 January 2020
A look back at the headlines of 2019 reveals a healthy trend of launches and expansions.
Have a Lincs rummage06 January 2020
Arthur Swallow’s busy vintage monthly fleamarket runs at the Lincoln Showground.
Thurman version of former Field Dog06 January 2020
Revived by Ruth and Paul Thurman last year, the former Field Dog Fairs event held in the Magnus Sports Hall in Newark under the new organisers will run on Sunday, January 26.
Belfast event is just the first06 January 2020
Organisers of the new Northern Irish fair have already booked two more dates at hotel venue
Kent County Showground event: on the doorstep of Europe06 January 2020
B2B Events’ two-day antiques and vintage fairs at the Kent County Showground are a very accessible trade stop.
Wall-to-wall vintage in Berlin28 December 2019
One of Europe’s biggest street parties on New Year’s Eve is celebrated in Berlin, which attracts visitors in their thousands.
Ready for the off23 December 2019
The Antique Forum Group will be at Uttoxeter Racecourse set in the Dove Valley in Staffordshire on Saturday and Sunday, January 11-12.
Flea hits 10023 December 2019
In Somerset on Sunday, January 5, the organisers of the Giant Shepton Mallet Fleamarket are celebrating the 100th staging of this event held at the Royal Bath & West Showground.
Two Cs takes over biannual fair23 December 2019
Organiser handed sole control of Kensington ceramics and glass event revived recently.
What I would like for Christmas16 December 2019
Organisers and dealers tell us their wishes for movie posters, motorbikes and much more.
Lassco at the centre of market09 December 2019
Outside and around the Bermondsey flooring and salvage showrooms of The London Architectural Salvage and Supply Company (Lassco), the annual Maltby Street Christmas Market runs on Friday evenings until December 20 from 6-9.30pm.
New firms open north and south09 December 2019
Focus on two shops launched in a former bank in Wiltshire and restaurant in Cumbria
Tables piled with toys09 December 2019
Just in time for Christmas, BP Fairs, aka Barry and Ellis Potter and family, will be holding a toy, train and collectors’ fair at the Stafford County Showground on Sunday, December 15.
Bath Racecourse to host biannual fair02 December 2019
Nick Bayliss of Continuity Fairs is launching a new biannual antiques, home and vintage fair at Bath Racecourse, the UK’s highest flat racecourse.
Shepton Mallet fair streamlined to be a ‘more economical venture’02 December 2019
IACF has announced a change to the three-day antiques and collectors’ fairs held in Shepton Mallet at the Royal Bath and West Showground five times a year.
Sue Ede's next Exeter event02 December 2019
Run by Devon County Antiques Fairs for many years, the renamed monthly Saturday Exeter Matford Antiques and Collectors’ Fair was taken over by SP Fairs, aka Sue Ede and family, last year.
Tree of Ages' roots now laid down in Surrey25 November 2019
Launched two years ago at a Victorian mansion at Nutley in Surrey by local antiques dealer David Steel, the 25-dealer 'Tree of Ages Antiques Fair' runs four times a year at Robert Denholm House.
Artist Gavin Turk to attend Vauxhall art fair25 November 2019
Billed as offering astonishing bargain prices, an art fair at the Workshop in Vauxhall is being run by the Art Car Boot Fair people on Sunday, December 1.
Potter around this book fair25 November 2019
Work featuring the boy wizard Harry Potter is a familiar sight at the PBFA’s annual Christmas event
Little Vintage Lover Fairs heads back to the Norfolk coast25 November 2019
Launched in Norfolk 10 years ago by local Zoe Keegan, the Little Vintage Lover Fairs team will be back at the same venue where it all started in the pretty coastal village of Blakeney for the winter Christmas fair on Sunday, December 1, at the village hall.