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“The Earl’s Court venue was incredibly popular for weddings and business conferences and it was becoming increasingly difficult to find suitable dates.”

John Wilson, organiser of the London Antique Arms Fair which has moved to the RAF Museum in north London’s Hendon.

“Moving the event to May should finally banish this issue once and for all, as well as allowing plenty of time for dealers to re-stock after January.”

Jane Juran, organiser of the Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair in Battersea. The event’s new dates will combat conflicts of interest dealers sometimes encounter with the Easter holidays.

“[It is] a very good addition to our specialist portfolio of art fairs.”

Fair direct Robert Sandelson on his purchase of Draw Art Fair with brother Johnny.

“The shop is about theatre, but it is just the tip of the iceberg. The warehouse has everything.”

Dealer Christopher Howe ahead of his Battersea warehouse sale.

“Part of this is designating further ports, including Eurotunnel and Dover, so that people and businesses can still trade and move CITES specimens with minimal disruption.”

International environment minister Zac Goldsmith says Defra is ready for Brexit with the opening of ports to CITES-listed specimens.

“Our father’s interest in Islamic art can be traced back to his childhood when he was gifted a large silver coin from Persia.”

Oliver Hoare’s children ahead of the sale of his Islamic art collection at Christie’s.


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