Latest News Articles by Joan Porter
Pop Up Vintage Fairs launch new Islington event27 January 2020
Another new fair launch, this time from Pop Up Vintage Fairs.
Rose & Brown back in town27 January 2020
In West Yorkshire this weekend, Rose & Brown Vintage will occupy the atmospheric setting of Sunny Bank Mills, near Leeds, built in 1829 and disused as a textile mill since the mid-20th century.
Sheffield fleamarket thrives on extra buzz27 January 2020
The Sheffield Antiques Quarter’s popular monthly community 60-trader antiques and vintage fleamarket at the 1920s-built Abbeydale Picture House will have an added buzz this year.
Jaguar’s day at the races: Organising duo launch fresh format to be held fives times a year20 January 2020
Jaguar Fairs is celebrating its 25th year in the business by launching a new one-day midweek outside antiques and vintage fair at Nottingham Racecourse.
Marsh takes a full floor at Cumbrian centre20 January 2020
Linda and Stephen Marsh, trading as Marsh Vintage Salvage, are among the dealers at Fairfield House Antiques Centre in Cockermouth in the Lake District.
Grandma’s Attic now runs Emmott events20 January 2020
It’s a hectic time for Bournemouth-based fair organisers Chris Brown and Geoff Fagan of Grandma’s Attic Fairs as they reorganise their fairs portfolio following their acquisition of the family-run Emmott Promotions.
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.