Latest News Articles by Joan Porter
Oxfordshire fair postponed18 October 2021
Joy O’Meara of Jay Fairs has announced that the antiques and collectors’ fair scheduled for Sunday, November 21, at the parish hall in the Oxfordshire village of Benson has been cancelled.
Go vintage in Leeds with fresh fashion event18 October 2021
Organiser with home shows expands Pudsey offerings to fashion.
PE teacher leaps to pop-up antiques shop18 October 2021
A former PE teacher who quit his job to sell antiques full time has started a pop-up shop in the magnificent Art Nouveau-inspired Royal Arcade in Norwich.
Textiles take Somerset centre stage18 October 2021
Thirty-five handpicked textiles dealers from across the UK will be converging at the Cheese & Grain, an arts community venue in Frome, Somerset.
Organiser back in the running18 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.
Ludlow fair is fully booked11 October 2021
Two Cs Fairs is fully booked indoors at Ludlow Racecourse on Saturday and Sunday, October 23-24.
Antiques at garden centres encourage growth11 October 2021
At many garden centres the array of what’s for sale other than plants and pots includes furniture, firepits, and fleeces – and in an imaginative retail move, some offer antiques and antique fairs.
Etc Fairs brings back photography and book events04 October 2021
After 18 months, Etc Fairs in London has reinstated its themed fairs – starting with the 'Bloomsbury Photograph Fair' which will run concurrently with the book fair starting on Sunday, October 10.
Having a ball at a suitable venue: Grandma’s Attic Fairs return to Bournemouth04 October 2021
One of the most popular fairs in Grandma’s Attic Fairs’ extensive portfolio is the flagship two-day antiques and collectors’ fairs held in the Art Deco ballroom at the Bournemouth Pavilion.
You herd right: cattle market hosts fleamarkets04 October 2021
Helen Bowman and Ben Wray, formerly of Bowman Antique Fairs, now run two successful fleamarkets in North Yorkshire.
New fair for Lincoln04 October 2021
John Pullen is launching a new 50-stand antiques and collectables event right in the heart of Lincoln in the Assembly Rooms.
Past Pastiche continue with eclectic range at Bedfordshire fairs04 October 2021
Yvonne and Andy Carter are Past Pastiche, organisers of small monthly antiques, vintage and collector’ fairs.
Affordable art in global demand27 September 2021
Post-lockdown fairs in New York, London and Hong Kong show increase in sales
Two ‘biggies’ coming up27 September 2021
Dealers will be heading to Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire this month with three days of buying beckoning from the two ‘biggies’.
Oxfordshire fair: Move away from the mass market and reclaim your home27 September 2021
Taken at the last Reclaimed Home Fair in Chipping Norton’s town hall in October 2019, this image below shows some of the delights that are likely to await buyers to this Cotswolds fair, co-organised by dealers Dorothy Stiven and Heather Lawson.
The Chesterfield magpie takes flight with new premises20 September 2021
After dealing ‘under the radar’, showground fair regular opens shop
Marketing in St Albans20 September 2021
Jennifer Titmuss, organiser of the St Albans Antiques and Vintage Market and the Chiswick High Road Antiques and Vintage Market has an upbeat update.
Continuity for October20 September 2021
Next month’s dates for the antiques, home and vintage shows run by Continuity Fairs have been confirmed.
The fabric of collecting at Chelsea Town Hall20 September 2021
Dealers, collectors, and textile enthusiasts including students looking for design inspiration will be gathering at Chelsea Town Hall on Sunday October 10.
Arms fair moves to Hendon20 September 2021
The London Antique Arms Fair, founded in 1967, will be running its 103rd fair at a new venue, the RAF Museum in Hendon on Sunday, October 3.