Latest News Articles by Joan Porter
Experience Italy: How to combine visits to beautiful towns and cities with an antiques buying trip23 May 2022
Visit to beautiful towns and cities can be combined with an antiques buying trip
Busy line-up across Surrey and Berkshire events16 May 2022
Jackie Edwards of ACVR Events is getting even busier with the antiques, brocantes and art markets she runs across southern England: nine at the last count.
Saturday visit to church in Wanstead16 May 2022
Karen Stuckey is back with an impressive array of dealers at the Saturday, June 4, outing of her Wanstead Vintage Fair.
Fair offers avant-garde attractions16 May 2022
A fair featuring books, posters, photographs, pictures and records covering Surrealism, counter culture and underground movements will take place in Paris this summer.
Flea visitors find warm welcome at Carmarthen Showground16 May 2022
Crowds descend on first event under new ownership in Welsh town
'The Glastonbury of the antiques calendar': Henley suits the mood music09 May 2022
Tunes play an important part at this four-day riverside fair with a festival feel
Event builds on resurgence in vintage cameras09 May 2022
Photographica is back on Sunday, May 22, at the Royal Horticultural Society in London.
How Londoners got stuffed02 May 2022
Book on offer at fishing tackle fair tells story of East End taxidermists who preserved catches
Well-presented stands essential at the park02 May 2022
“The sun will shine, the cow parsley will be out and we can’t wait to see you all again”, said Caroline Zoob, co-organiser with Hetty Purbrick of the annual Decorative Living Fair.
Hackney hopes for Pop Up Vintage Fairs02 May 2022
Maxine Stonehill of Pop Up Vintage Fairs popped up in March at the Grade II-listed St John’s Church in Hackney, which has had a £6m restoration and is now a busy music and events venue as well as remaining a working church.
Returning tourists give business boost for Portobello Road25 April 2022
Tourists returning to London gave Portobello Road traders a significant boost over the Easter period.
A round up of antiques fairs including a new event at Hartlebury Castle25 April 2022
Spotlight on atmospheric venues hosting art and antiques fairs including a new event.
Retro fair makes call on name change25 April 2022
The National Vintage Communications Fair has rebranded itself and is now called RetroTechUK.
Big day out promised at racecourse festival18 April 2022
York vintage event returns as first to be staged for three years
Driving bargains at Beccles Antiques Markets18 April 2022
Taking away a toy car for possible restoration for a young driver is this buyer at one of the biannual Beccles Antiques Markets.
The ‘summer of salvage’ for Arthur Swallow Fairs18 April 2022
Ripley Castle’s website describes a history of persecution, plague, loyalty, social turbulence and recklessness.
Mill venue weaves atmosphere in West Yorkshire18 April 2022
Sunny Bank Mills at Farsley near Leeds has been in the Gaunt family for six generations.
Four upcoming car boot fairs in the UK from Wilton House to Stonor Park11 April 2022
The country house car boot season is back, dominated by the mammoth annual boot event held for 40 years in aid of the local Rotary Club at Wilton House.
Fair's new organiser tells tales of tiles11 April 2022
Dealer promises to promote Nottingham specialist fair
Hunt celebrates 25 years at IACF11 April 2022
Claire Hunt is celebrating 25 years working for the fair organiser IACF.