Regional Fairs

Numerous art, antique and collectors' fairs take place across the year in the different regions of the UK. These can cover a variety of specialisms and can be held outdoors or in large indoor centres.


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Stan Green launches fair at York Racecourse

06 February 2023

Racecourse event launched by a veteran fair organiser after demise of one of the fairs at the same venue

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Chester fair provides selling showcase for the north-west

30 January 2023

The Chester Decorative, Antiques & Art Fair is an important moment in the calendar for collectors in north Wales and the north-west of England where there are few major collector events to choose from.

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Harrogate Pavilions forms a Yorkshire triangle of events

16 January 2023

At this month’s 'Pavilions of Harrogate Decorative Antiques & Fine Art Fair', Elaine Phillips Antiques, a returning exhibitor, offers a pair of 17th century high-back oak chairs featuring finely carved details.

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Derwen event re-establishes roots at Welsh glasshouse venue

16 January 2023

Back among the ferns in the Norman Foster glasshouse at the National Botanic Garden of Wales on Saturday and Sunday, January 28-29, will be 40 dealers including Richard Bebb who specialises in Welsh art.

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Grandma’s Attic Fairs makes move to new Hampshire site

09 January 2023

An antiques fair which was traditionally held on New Year’s Day in Winchester since 1985 has moved to a new venue.

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Arthur Swallow Fairs has 'high hopes' for 2023

09 January 2023

“All things considered, it’s been a pretty good year and we have high hopes of 2023 being a cracker”, enthused Richard Burgoin, director of Arthur Swallow Fairs as he looked back at its fairs and markets in 2022.

York vintage fair future uncertain

09 January 2023

The triannual Antique Home & Vintage Fair organised by Richard Cawood of Antique Fair York was cancelled on January 1 due to “unforeseen circumstances”.

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Youngsters in business at Malvern Flea

02 January 2023

Helen Yourston of B2B Events is gearing up for the first Malvern Flea of the year on Sunday, January 15, at the Three Counties Showground where bookings are healthy at 250 traders.

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St Albans event still going strong after five years

02 January 2023

Antiques street markets have a vibe all their own. Jennifer Titmuss of Corky Events runs her monthly antiques and vintage markets in St Albans and Chiswick and both are doing well, with the St Albans event now in its fifth year and going strong.

Fresh events for ACVR

02 January 2023

Jackie Edwards of ACVR Events has added yet more brocantes and vintage street markets to the nine she already runs across southern England which start up again in March.

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Despite news of Ally Pally’s demise, 2022 has largely been a refreshingly positive experience

12 December 2022

The year ended on a sombre note: after a near unbroken 40-year run of antiques fairs at Alexandra Palace in north London, the much-loved fair will no longer be held at this most special of venues.

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“I always do well here": Derby event answers dealer’s prayers

05 December 2022

Silver specialist delighted to count a Welsh Bible box among his sales at the Jaguar Fairs event

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Phoenix rises to the occasion

21 November 2022

Under the banner of Phoenix VAM Fairs, Sara Hughes’ vintage, antique and militaria fairs in Petersfield, Hampshire, are going from strength to strength, she says.

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Fairs news in brief including Pop Up Vintage Fairs next event

21 November 2022

A roundup of news and events from around the fairs world

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Arthur Swallow Fairs launches new Cotswolds event

14 November 2022

A new decorative and salvage fair will launch next summer in the Cotswolds.

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Swallow swoops on Cotswolds

14 November 2022

Organiser announces 2023 launch of another decorative home and salvage event

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Grandma’s going to Eastleigh

14 November 2022

Chris Brown, co-organiser of the ever-expanding Grandma’s Attic Fairs, is on a roll.

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Kent bookings bring festive cheer

07 November 2022

Venue clash means Malvern Flea is off but Detling is a definite B2B destination

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Sunday proves a busy day for Sandown

07 November 2022

Edward Cruttenden of Sunbury Antiques is looking forward to November 20 and the last monthly antiques and interiors fair of the year he runs at Sandown Park Racecourse, near Esher.

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The Swede sell of success at fishing tackle fair

07 November 2022

A dealer who acquired a long-closed angling shop is bringing a Swedish touch via Suffolk to the annual National Vintage Fishing Tackle Fair.

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