Fairs, Markets, Shops and Centres


Herefordshire country house hosts charity event

15 July 2024

A private estate in south Herefordshire is holding its first country house charity car boot sale on Sunday, August 4.


Car boot spins off to Salford

15 July 2024

For the first time, the London-based Classic Car Boot Sale is taking itself up to Media City in Salford, Greater Manchester on Saturday and Sunday, July 20-21.


GNB Fairs fuels demand with series of event launches

15 July 2024

Fresh locations in use this year include venue based at former Kent colliery


Grantham artisans go fourth

08 July 2024

'The Artisan Brocante' was launched last year in the gardens of Grantham House a 17th-18th century National Trust property in the Lincolnshire town of Grantham.


Organiser goes back to school

08 July 2024

Norfolk event will make a return to a venue last used about nine years ago as part of a busy line-up


Returning exhibitors praise atmosphere and customer base of Harrogate’s Pavilions fair

08 July 2024

Long-standing committed dealers made up the bulk of the stalls at 'The Pavilions of Harrogate Decorative, Antiques & Art Fair'.


Harrogate event attracts loyal following

01 July 2024

Returning exhibitors praise the friendly atmosphere and customer base of Harrogate’s Pavilions fair


Racecourses: why thinking on the hoof works for organisers

01 July 2024

We examine why such venues can provide considerable advantages for art and antiques events


There’s no place like Dandelion Stone

24 June 2024

High up in the Pennines, above the village of Cowling, near Skipton in North Yorkshire, lies World Rough Stones House.


Vintage markets expand

24 June 2024

Go East Vintage was launched in 2021 by Louisa Ware and Onur Kurtdere, with markets in Stratford and Leyton, east London. The regular flea market venue is the Hackney Brewery (High Hill Tap).


Huntingdon fair ready for lift-off

24 June 2024

Dealer who started in business aged just 17 looks forward to his second edition of racecourse event


New chapter for Bath book event

17 June 2024

Annual fair held at the city’s Assembly Rooms since 1986 starts afresh in Pavilion venue this July


Sunday chance to try Sunbury

10 June 2024

Coming up on June 30 is the annual Sunday Kempton organised by Sunbury Antiques’ Edward Cruttenden, whose bi-monthly market at Kempton Park Racecourse recently featured as one of just two “antiquing” destinations in Qantas’ in-house flight magazine on the Sydney to London route.


Ephemera event ready to go

10 June 2024

John Robertson, the new fairs secretary of the Ephemera Society, got into the world of collecting ephemera and antique photographs back in the 1980s “due to my interest in local Sussex postcards and topographical views showing social history subjects”.


Cirencester Park event returns with 90 dealers standing

10 June 2024

Show held for the first time last year returns at same location and is fully booked


'Great location and traditional buyers': why it pays to arrive early at Petworth Park

03 June 2024

Buyers were out in force early at the 'Petworth Park Antiques and Fine Art Fair', with sales taking place in the first few minutes.


Tiffany rings up the sales at Emporium

03 June 2024

When antiques-hunting in Northumberland, the fine market town of Morpeth is well worth a visit.


Time to beehive yourself

03 June 2024

The Beehive in Alnwick, which offers the “largest second-hand vinyl collection in the North” has been owned by Mark and Sam Hobrough for seven years.


Plenty to see at the Old Forge

03 June 2024

In use at Ford as a blacksmith’s forge until the 1970s, these days it is known as Old Forge Antiques where you can find gents’ vintage clothes, antiquarian books and much more.


The varied delights when antiques-hunting in Northumberland

03 June 2024

The privately owned Ford & Etal Estates is described in tourism-speak as “one of Northumberland’s best kept secrets”.