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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The ‘summer of salvage’ for Arthur Swallow Fairs

18 April 2022

Ripley Castle’s website describes a history of persecution, plague, loyalty, social turbulence and recklessness.

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Mill venue weaves atmosphere in West Yorkshire

18 April 2022

Sunny Bank Mills at Farsley near Leeds has been in the Gaunt family for six generations.

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At an indoor fair: All the fun – and serendipity – of the fair

11 April 2022

At a mid or high-end art and antiques fair buyers can comfortably get round all the stands in a day and have time to browse, consider and discuss with expert dealers. Such events have a more relaxed and social vibe to them: dealers invite their clients along and hope to meet new buyers by attracting them onto their stands with eye-catching items and displays.

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Fair's new organiser tells tales of tiles

11 April 2022

Dealer promises to promote Nottingham specialist fair

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Explore the Oxford book fair after Endurance discovery

21 March 2022

News earlier this month of the discovery of Endurance, Sir Ernest Shackleton’s expedition ship, in the icy waters of the Weddell Sea in Antarctica, will surely have made the hearts of dealers and collectors of polar material beat a little faster.

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Enys House Antiques & Decorative Fair becomes biannual event

14 March 2022

Cornish event hosted in historic house and grounds will now be staged twice a year.

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Make a date for Midhurst's Phoenix fair

14 March 2022

Launching on Sunday, April 3, in the West Sussex town of Midhurst is Phoenix Fairs’ vintage, antique and militaria fair.

News in brief – a round up of Fairs and Markets news

14 March 2022

Newmarket and Yorkshire events feature in this round up of fairs news

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Welsh fleamarket reborn under new owner

07 March 2022

Society announces Carmarthen event dates and stall and entry prices to be held at 2019 level.

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Petersfield returns after two-year gap

07 March 2022

Petersfield Antiques Fair returns to the Hampshire town’s Festival Hall after two years’ absence, due to the NHS using the venue for Covid vaccinations.

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Calling in to busy Kempton Park

21 February 2022

Snapshot of the successful Sunbury event that has been around for over 40 years

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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