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.


Allen holds third event in Norfolk

21 February 2022

Mandy Allen, owner of the Shirehall Plain Antiques Centre in the Norfolk town of Holt, is launching a third antiques and collectors’ fair in the county.

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Pughs step down from Carmarthen but the popular event will continue

14 February 2022

Organisers put control into fresh hands after nearly 30 years of organising the fleamarket

Pay on the day chance at Malvern Flea

07 February 2022

Helen Yourston of B2B Events said it has sold out of pre-booked outside pitches at their Malvern Flea & Collectors Fair on Sunday, February 13, but plenty of cash pay-on-the-day slots are available.

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Handy if you have time to spare

24 January 2022

Horology dealer who will stand at Lingfield says buyers are keen to do repairs themselves

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'Cambridge is completely transformed' says organiser of new Eclectic Eye fair

24 January 2022

New fair organiser says university city is now a huge market thanks to high-tech developments

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Chorus of approval for Woking event

24 January 2022

Stall numbers are looking good at around 160 for Grandma’s Attic Fairs’ new antiques and vintage fair at Woking Leisure Centre which launches on Sunday, February 6.

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Tatton Park fair now to take place in February

24 January 2022

Furniture dealer Malcolm Eglin Antiques from Northumberland brings a c.1760 mahogany tip-up table to the first Galloway Fairs event of the year.

Grandma goes Woking

06 December 2021

Grandma’s Attic Fairs is at the Five Rivers Leisure Centre in Salisbury on Sunday December 12 with up to 100 stalls selling antiques and collectors’ items.

Collectors’ market still going strong in Cirencester

06 December 2021

There has been a weekly Friday antiques and collectors’ market in Cirencester’s 19th century Corn Hall in Market Square for more than 40 years.

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Holt fills gaps as waiting-list hopefuls join for fair near Oxford

22 November 2021

Dealer Marcus Potts, a regular exhibitor at the larger fairs including IACF Shepton Mallet, has filled all 40 capacity spaces at his Antiques@The Holt fair at the Holt Hotel, Steeple Aston, near Oxford on Saturday and Sunday, November 27-28.

Malvern Flea postponed until January

15 November 2021

B2B Events has announced the cancellation of its last event of the year, the Malvern Flea & Collectors’ Fair at the Three Counties Showground on Sunday, December 5.

Have fun at a monastery thanks to vintage

08 November 2021

Designed by Edward Pugin and built in 1872 for the Franciscan Order, the Gorton Monastery in Manchester is the Gothic Revivalist backdrop to Decorative Fairs Vintage@The Monastery.

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Fishing gear to catch your eye

08 November 2021

‘I have laid aside business and gone a’fishing,’ said Izaak Walton in 'The Compleat Angler', a celebration of the art and spirit of fishing first published in 1653.

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Phoenix back on the rise with a new venue

08 November 2021

Petersfield event moves to Waterlooville after NHS bags hall

Blackdog heads for Glemham Hall

01 November 2021

Blackdog Events is holding a two-day winter decorative antiques and vintage fair in one of the organiser’s regular and popular country house fair locations, the Grade I-Listed Glemham Hall, near Woodbridge in Suffolk.

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Auction house Tennants hailed as great northern fair venue

01 November 2021

The Northern Antiques Fair looks set to move permanently from Harrogate following a successful first outing at the new venue of the Tennants auction house complex in Leyburn.

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Boldy go to Barry Potter

27 October 2021

It’s toy time at Sandown Park on Saturday, November 13, where Barry Potter and family hold the largest of their regular vintage toy fairs with 500 tables staffed by more than 300 dealers.

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Sparkes charger generates a buzz at the Pavilions

27 October 2021

This earthenware charger was painted by Catherine Sparkes (1842-1910), a genre, flower painter and illustrator who made a significant contribution to the development of faience pottery at Doulton Lambeth.

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Ludlow fair is fully booked

11 October 2021

Two Cs Fairs is fully booked indoors at Ludlow Racecourse on Saturday and Sunday, October 23-24.

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Antiques at garden centres encourage growth

11 October 2021

At many garden centres the array of what’s for sale other than plants and pots includes furniture, firepits, and fleeces – and in an imaginative retail move, some offer antiques and antique fairs.

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