Events and conferences

Richard E Grant

Fear allayed over Sunbury Antiques Market despite Kempton Park redevelopment plan

16 January 2017

Supporters of Sunbury Antiques Market took to Twitter to vent their concerns about the future of the market in the face of Kempton Park’s proposed redevelopment.

Georgian cake

A Georgian Christmas in York

23 December 2016

Want to recreate an authentic Georgian Christmas? Head to York for inspiration.

LAPADA Conference

Security and trust top the bill at LAPADA conference 2017

13 December 2016

LAPADA, The Association of Art & Antiques Dealers, has announced the programme for its 2017 conference which will tackle some of the major issues dealers face today.

Eskenazi early Chinese

Dealers at Asian Art in London make sales despite apparent decrease in international visitors

14 November 2016

The 19th edition of Asian Art in London closed on Saturday at the end of a nine-day run which featured crowds that were reportedly subdued but still ready to buy.

L&T debate panel

Digital technology drives younger dealers and the art market in China

07 November 2016

The younger generation in China is fuelling the art market and the trade must embrace digital technology to compete, according to a panel of Asian art experts.

Nixi Cura

Historians should value the art market, says Chinese art expert

03 November 2016

Art historians should embrace the trade and understand the value of the art market, argues a programme director at Christie’s Education.

Martin Sims

Wildlife crime unit chief to tell ATG seminar on CITES: let’s prevent rather than prosecute

02 November 2016

The leader of the police body tackling wildlife crime has agreed to speak at the Antique Trade Gazette’s Seminar on CITES in January 2017, as the UK antiques sector faces the most serious threat ever to the trade of antique ivory.

Tang sancai figure

Oriental Ceramic Society exhibition opening at Sotheby’s

31 October 2016

The venerable Oriental Ceramic Society are holding an exhibition of Asian ceramics at Sotheby’s which opens later this week.

Risky business – seminar launched to address potential threats to buying and selling art

25 October 2016

Art Market Minds, the organisers of the annual Art Business Conference, are partnering with law firm K&L Gates to launch a seminar next month focusing on risk management in the art market.

Lee Young of Lyon & Turnbull: 'There is no fast track to Asian art scholarship'

24 October 2016

The next generation of Asian art experts will be the focus of a Lyon & Turnbull panel discussion in partnership with ATG as part of the ‘Asian Art in London’ festival in November.

TEFAF talks to tackle antiquities and fashion

19 October 2016

The ‘cultural programming’ built up around the inaugural ‘TEFAF New York Fall’ (October 21-26) includes a week of panel discussions and lectures scheduled to coincide with the fair at the Park Avenue Armory.

20th century design

Make way for Mayfair: local galleries winners at PAD London's 10th anniversary

04 October 2016

The Moët Hennessy-PAD London prize for best stand 2016 was split between two Mayfair galleries.

ATG launches seminar on CITES with SoFAA and BADA as antique ivory trade rules tighten

26 September 2016

Antiques Trade Gazette is partnering with auctioneer body SoFAA and dealer organisation the BADA to host a seminar on the essentials of CITES, as the government announces tougher rules around the trade of ivory-based objects.

Alfies 40th

Alfies Antiques Market celebrate 40 years of open doors

23 September 2016

Alfies Antiques Market celebrated 40 years open for business last night with a soiree on the roof of their multi-storey antiques centre.

Colnaghi's new shop

Old Master dealer Colnaghi to open new London gallery

22 September 2016

Colnaghi, the venerable London Old Master dealership, will open their new gallery in St James’s next month.

AFE New logo

New Antiques for Everyone Fair launches in London

22 September 2016

A new Antiques for Everyone Fair is to launch in London in January 2017.

Carleton Varney

Interior decorator “Mr Colour” to open Irish Antique Dealers Fair

19 September 2016

Carlton Varney, president of Dorothy Draper & Co and well-known US interior decorator, is set to open this year’s Irish Antique Dealers’ Fair.

Shapero Rare Books and INK LDN

New antiquarian book fair brings top of the trade to London

16 September 2016

A new London book fair organised by a pair of dealers debuts this autumn and features some of the trade’s most familiar names in a three-day luxury event.

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The Colony Room on show at auction house Bonhams

15 September 2016

Auction house Bonhams are to host an exhibition titled The Colony Room: Masterpieces from Pallant House Gallery, celebrating the fabled London drinking den beloved of artists.

Champions: the Capital Fine Art Removals team at the 14th annual fine art auctioneers vs dealers five-a-side football tournament.

Removals team lift trophy at auctioneers vs dealers annual football tournament

12 September 2016

It may have been their debut appearance at the 14th annual fine art auctioneers vs dealers five-a-side football tournament, but Capital Fine Art Removals carried all before them to lift the trophy.