Fairs and Markets

Antiques fairs and markets offer a great way to browse and buy.

With so many exhibitors or stallholders in one place you can view a lot of different items quickly and compare prices and quality.

Depending on the event, the first day or morning may be for reserved for trade buyers before the general public gain access.

Some antiques markets are held weekly whereas some fairs may be quarterly, biannual, once a year or have some other frequency. Check the Calendar section of this website for details or view the listings every week in the Antiques Trade Gazette newspaper.

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PAD London: The prime design destination

09 September 2019

This Mayfair event provides an eclectic selection for professionals and public alike

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Lomax in history groove

09 September 2019

Organiser holds events in notable properties with fine heritage

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Down Under: Special report from the AAADA Sydney fair

09 September 2019

A pair of Wedgwood kangaroo figures brought to the recent AAADA Antiques & Art Fair Sydney by The Antique Guild proved appropriately attractive to buyers.

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Fine Art Asia, with Masterpiece Pavilion, to go ahead in Hong Kong despite city’s political protests

04 September 2019

The organisers of Fine Art Asia and Masterpiece have confirmed the event, featuring Masterpiece's debut presence in the Far East, will proceed in Hong Kong in October, despite the city's anti-government protests in recent weeks.

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Church Street festival Antiques Anonymous returns to Marylebone for third time

04 September 2019

A one-day antiques festival is to return to Church Street, Lisson Grove, for its third year.

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Caroline Penman puts retirement on hold to run next year's Chelsea Antiques Fair

02 September 2019

Fair organiser Caroline Penman has abandoned her plan for retirement and will take on the running of the next Chelsea Antiques Fair – but at a reduced length.

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Turquoise tempter at Arley Hall

02 September 2019

This 1940s Jaeger-LeCoutre Triple Calendar 273175 Mechanical watch is offered for £4200 at the next Arley Hall Antiques & Fine Art Fair.

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Fair sets sights on science

02 September 2019

Dealer Peter Delehar brings an example of a pioneering protractor to the second edition of the Antique Scientific Instrument Fair.

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Upcoming fairs to visit in early September 2019

02 September 2019

A selection of events in Cheshire, Kent, Bedfordshire and Wales.

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Sessions on sense of style

02 September 2019

Pictured is award-winning photographer and interiors stylist Tamsyn Morgans who runs one of the workshops at Arthur Swallow Fairs’ Decorative Home & Salvage Shows.

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LAPADA fair marks 10 years in Berkeley Square with craftsmanship theme

02 September 2019

An intricate rolled paper work from the end of the 17th century comes to this year’s 'LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair' – which takes ‘legendary’ craftsmanship for its theme.

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Father and daughter trade duo now concentrate on events and busy online business

02 September 2019

Gary Munday has been a specialist dealer in antique boxes for the past 35 years, giving up his shop Mostly Boxes Antiques in Eton in April this year.

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New face at Clerkenwell fair

26 August 2019

London-based vintage costume jewellery dealer Amanda Bhatia, aka Dottie Annie’s Vintage, is a new exhibitor at the Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair.

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Two events in Suffolk in classy venues

26 August 2019

Spotlight on two upcoming fairs in East Anglia.

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York National Book Fair is a high flier

26 August 2019

Huge York event includes a mobile installation on bird theme.

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Harvey has a game plan for Petersfield

26 August 2019

Dealer David Harvey of WR Harvey brings a remarkably versatile Regency games table, c.1815, to the upcoming Petersfield Antiques Fair.

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Winter Olympia returns for second year in new format

23 August 2019

The Winter Art & Antiques Fair, Olympia, returns for the second edition in its new format this November.

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Irish dealers urge no border checks

19 August 2019

At a collectables fair in Dublin, talk was of post-Brexit free movement of antiques from north to south.

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Court is now in session as Magistrates Market Antiques Centre opens for business

19 August 2019

In January this year we ran a Fairs & Markets story (ATG No 2374) about the Georgian former courthouse in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, which had reopened its doors as an antiques and cultural centre using the first floor only.

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Congleton antiques centre stays open despite deluge

19 August 2019

The floods which swept north-west England at the end of July involved major downpours hitting Congleton in Cheshire. This included Victoria Mill Antiques and Collectors’ Centre on the edge of town, which stayed open despite flood damage, as this Twitter picture below shows.

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