Fairs, Markets, Shops and Centres


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24 October 2022

Lucy Burnett is a dealer at Market Cross Antiques in the Somerset town of Somerton, near Yeovil.

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Bath VA market comes under new ownership

17 October 2022

Organiser of Wembley and Cheltenham events takes over.

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Two useful buying opportunities in Wiltshire

17 October 2022

Dealer Chris Watt opened Salisbury Antiques Centre nearly 30 years ago originally as a trade warehouse and despite upheavals down the years still believes "it’s well worth doing if sometimes all over the place”.

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Antiques outpost in Shakespeare country

17 October 2022

Mike Collins, the popular director of Sherman & Waterman which runs the weekly antiques markets in Covent Garden and Spitalfields – two of the busiest and best known markets in London – is as ebullient as ever.

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Brighton racecourse venue offers separate events over a single weekend

10 October 2022

One especially good reason to head for Brighton over the weekend of October 22-23 is the presence of two fairs running at the south coast city’s racecourse.

Antiques on High goes fourth with latest centre in Taunton

10 October 2022

Vincent Pugh and his wife Lesley White have opened their fourth centre under the brand name of Antiques on High.

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Bazaar full to the brim

10 October 2022

‘Overflowing’ is how you might describe The Vintage Bazaar held in the Cheese and Grain, a community events venue in Frome, Somerset.

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Organisers of So Last Century report robust business at fairs

03 October 2022

String of events such as So Last Century experience strong interest

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Antiques in the Park: a venue with great potential

03 October 2022

“The feedback from dealers and visitors was very good and as a venue the showground has great potential for growth with excellent road links,” said Kate Button of Black Dog Events as she talked about her new event, Antiques in the Park.

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Antiques in Tents at Burton Court for its 10th year

03 October 2022

Grade II-listed manor house Burton Court near Leominster, Herefordshire, is the setting for Antiques in Tents’ next fair on Friday and Saturday, October 14-15, with 50 dealers.

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Whole lotta love for Ludlow

03 October 2022

Fairs are often good places to celebrity-spot and one of these sighted at the Ludlow fair was the veteran Led Zeppelin rock great, Robert Plant.

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Banknotes mark end of an era

26 September 2022

Examples from the UK and Commonwealth featuring the late queen make mementoes.

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Healthy interest at Kent garden centre event

26 September 2022

Fire Kettle Events runs the popular biannual antiques and collectables fairs at the 14-acre Coolings Garden Centre in Knockholt, near Sevenoaks in Kent.

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Dealers support Cheltenham event

26 September 2022

The trader figures for Jonathan Nixon’s antiques and vintage market in Cheltenham – launched at the beginning of July – are now approaching 60.

Visit a fair crammed full of the write stuff

26 September 2022

If your fountain pen is prone to leaking, as King Charles III’s unfortunate double mishap in Edinburgh and Belfast showed, then maybe pay a visit to the biannual specialist London Autumn Pen Show on October 9.

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Surprises in store at the ‘Horti’ show

26 September 2022

Many visitors to the popular Adam’s fair end up buying items they had not come for.

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All set for a sunny future

19 September 2022

Hemswell Antique Centres is now completely full with 400 dealers trading out of the four centres on the Hemswell Cliff site in Lincolnshire.

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Corky goes east

19 September 2022

Jennifer Titmuss of Corky Events, who runs monthly antiques markets in St Albans and on Chiswick High Road, is on the move again as she launches a market in the E17 London Borough of Walthamstow with the first on Sunday, September 25.

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Brocante’s growing success

19 September 2022

There are few antiques centres and even fewer fairs held in garden centres and nurseries but along has come news of The Potting Shed Brocante which ran at the King John’s Nursery in the Kent village of Etchingham earlier this month.

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Come for a kimono, leave with a necklace

19 September 2022

Serendipitous finds – and planned purchases – abound as antiques return to Ally Pally

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