Haughton Fairs

Haughton International Fairs was founded in 1982. Its inaugural event was the International Ceramics Fair and Seminar

Run by Anna and Brian Haughton, the firm organised the International Show in New York until the fair was superseded by TEFAF New York in 2016. They also organised Art Antiques London which launched in June 2010 and ran until 2016.


Dealer news in brief including the sale of a photography archive from the pages of ATG

13 February 2023

A summary of news and events from around the trade

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Hush hush: Haughton International Seminar returns to tell “Secrets of the Bedroom”

29 February 2020

Forget Harry and Megan’s public exploits and go back in time to explore the private life of historic royals at The Haughton International Seminar, which returns the summer.


Meissen teapot among top sales at 'A Collectors’ Paradise'

06 August 2018

This early Meissen teapot and cover was among the stand-out sales at the joint selling exhibition 'A Collectors’ Paradise' held at Brian Haughton Gallery in St James’s.


Organiser of porcelain exhibition and seminar draws inspiration from the past

25 June 2018

Several of the events taking place during this London summer season have put the emphasis on growth or diversification as organisers look to the future. But for porcelain dealer Brian Haughton, whose pair of porcelain events returns this month, the key is keeping specialised and drawing inspiration from the past.


Meissen pug group in paradise

25 June 2018

Among the highlights Brian Haughton offers in 'A Collectors’ Paradise' is this Meissen group of a Danish pug dog with her two puppies, modelled c.1745 by JJ Kaendler (1706-75) and painted black, brown and white.

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London mayor Sadiq Khan: ‘London’s art and antiques summer season is proof the city is open for business’

31 May 2017

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has endorsed the publication of the Antiques Trade Gazette’s annual celebration of London’s summer season of fairs, exhibitions, auctions and events.

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Triple threat: Three major fairs hold steady in the wake of Brexit concern

08 July 2016

It is two weeks since the first of the three major London summer fairs opened. With all three now concluded, ATG looks back on a summer season acknowledged as surprisingly successful.

Haughtons’ New York Fine Art Fair facing the axe

04 January 2010

THE recession continues to take a heavy toll on the New York fairs scene and the first casualty of the new year looks set to be the Haughtons' International Fine Art Fair.

Haughtons’ new London venture absorbs Ceramics Fair

30 November 2009

FOUNDED by Brian and Anna Haughton in 1982, the International Ceramics Fair and Seminar will from next year be incorporated into the organisers new event Art Antiques London.

Four key names sign up for Haughtons' London fair

16 November 2009

LONDON-based organisers Brian and Anna Haughton are first off the mark in announcing top names who have signed up for one of the numerous events vying for exhibitors in June 2010.

Four big London fairs set for June 2010 as now Haughtons join fray

12 October 2009

LONDON-based international fair organisers Brian and Anna Haughton have announced that they will launch a new fair in London next summer, taking advantage of the opportunity offered by the demise of Grosvenor House.

Ceramics Fair moves to the Mall Galleries

17 August 2009

HAUGHTON Fairs are to move their venerable International Ceramics Fair & Seminar from its long-time home at the Park Lane Hotel, Piccadilly to the Mall Galleries on Carlton House Terrace, SW1.

Haughtons scrap design fair

20 May 2009

LONDON-based organisers Brian and Anna Haughton have cancelled this year's New York International Art & Design Fair, slated for October 2 to 7.

New York Asian fair cancelled as downturn bites

22 December 2008

LONDON-based organisers Brian and Anna Haughton have cancelled the International Asian Art Fair scheduled for March 11 to 15 at New York's Park Avenue Armory – the first major fairs casualty of the world economic turmoil.

Haughtons to launch quality fair in Dubai

29 May 2007

FOLLOWING rumours in the trade, London-based fair organisers Brian and Anna Haughton have confirmed exclusively to ATG that they will launch a high-end international fair in Dubai next February.


An object lesson in how to get the balance right

12 July 2005

Never was an event more aptly named than Brian and Anna Haughton’s International Ceramics Fair and Seminar, the veteran ceramics fest which celebrated its 24th staging from June 16-19.


New York’s finest – the Haughtons still fit the billing

14 October 2004

JUST a week after they dismantle the stands of their art and design fair, London-based organisers Brian and Anna Haughton return to the Seventh Regiment Armory, Park Avenue at 67th St, New York for their 16th annual International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show.


Top names help Haughtons beat design problems

29 September 2004

OCTOBER is the busiest month in New York for London-based organisers Brian and Anna Haughton who, as Haughton Fairs, brought quality, vetted fairs to Manhattan in 1989 with the launch of their International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show at The Seventh Regiment Armory on Park Avenue.

New names at the Armory

13 July 2004

LONDON organisers Brian and Anna Haughton, organisers of the International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show in New York, have added some distinnguished new faces to their line-up for their 16th staging of the fair at Manhattan’s Seventh Regiment Armory from October 22 to 28.


Size diminished, quality undiluted say ceramics pioneers

03 June 2004

LITTLE wonder that London organisers Brian and Anna Haughton have such a soft spot for their annual International Ceramics Fair & Seminar, the 23rd of which will be staged from June 10 to 13 at The Commonwealth Centre in Kensington High Street, London W8.