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Venue switch due to Brighton Racecourse's vaccination role

09 August 2021

As Brighton Racecourse is still being used as a vaccination centre, Love Fairs’ Donny Mann did a bit of lateral thinking about his antiques and vintage fair due to be held there on Sunday, August 29.

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Book fair makes a Brighton booking

09 August 2021

An update from Jeremy Carson, organiser of PBFA’s Brighton Book Fair which will run at Brighton Racecourse (assuming it is not being used as a vaccination centre then…) on Saturday, October 30 – the first in Brighton for more than 20 years.

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A fair to make Brighton rock

10 May 2021

Organiser tells ATG why the south-coast city is a great place for a new PBFA event

Brighton antiques dealer Patrick Moorhead

Brighton dealer Patrick Moorhead consigns 124 items to auction at Christie’s

04 February 2021

Brighton-based dealer Patrick Moorhead has consigned a group of works to Christie’s which are being offered in a single-owner online auction this month.

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Brighton and Lewes fleas bounce back

17 August 2020

“We opened at the earliest opportunity two months ago and were immediately ridiculously busy,” said David Skeet, general manager of the Brighton and Lewes fleamarkets.

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Organiser Bentleys Fairs holds another 1920s themed event in Brighton

27 January 2020

To celebrate the centenary this year of the Roaring Twenties, Sharon Blagrove of Bentleys Fairs is adding a second themed 1920s event in Sussex to her portfolio this year.

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Luring the Millennials – and younger

28 October 2019

At a vintage and collectables fair in Brighton, 20-somethings were on the hunt for usable antiques.

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Brighton Love Fairs dealer focus: Warren Wilkinson

28 October 2019

For many millennials, a smartphone has replaced the wristwatch as a timekeeper, but it is also their essential tool when exploring the vintage variety.

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Why organisers love a waiting list

20 August 2018

Demand for two racecourse fairs in the south stays strong since launch a couple of years ago...

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Brighton fair in time for Mother's Day

26 February 2018

Particularly appropriately named for Mother’s Day is Love Fairs, whose upcoming fair at Brighton Racecourse runs on Sunday, March 11.

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First World War posters at auction show value of excellent condition

30 January 2018

Subject matter and rarity aside, a major concern for poster collectors is condition, as a group of First World War recruitment posters proved when sold at Brighton General Auctions.

ATG letter: You say lane, we say laine

29 January 2018

MADAM – You may call me a pedant but in Brighton there is no such place as the North Lanes.

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End of an era as antiques shop closes in historic Brighton Lanes

15 January 2018

The last general antiques shop in the historic Brighton Lanes area is to close later this month.

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5 Questions: Peter Wells of Form & Function in Brighton

02 January 2018

Peter Wells trades as Form & Function in Brighton. He stands at The London Art Antiques & Interiors Fair at ExCeL London (January 12-14).

Lalique launch in Brighton

16 October 2017

The Brighton-based Lalique Mascot Collectors’ Club is launching the second volume of 'Unique Lalique Mascots' by Geoffrey Weiner at Love Fairs’ antiques, vintage and collectables fair at Brighton Racecourse on Sunday, October 22.

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Brownfield sight develops sale demand

18 September 2017

Found by a dog walker in a roadside skip, this remarkably intact Victorian majolica teapot found the ideal bidder at Brighton General Auctions (15% buyer’s premium).

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Newly discovered Venetian painting by Edward Lear languished in storage unit

14 August 2017

Found among the contents of a storage unit, a watercolour of Venice by Edward Lear (1812-88) starred in Brighton General Auctions’ (15% buyer’s premium) sale on July 28.

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Brighton gains new vintage fair

17 July 2017

Launched earlier this year, the two-day New Road Vintage Market in Brighton has four dates in 2017, with the next on Saturday and Sunday, July 22-23.

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Brighton news in brief

02 May 2017

News about fairs and markets in the Brighton area...

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Weak pound is good flea news

02 May 2017

Alan Wilkinson is in a good position to assess the current state of the Brighton and Lewes flea markets, having owned them for 25 years. Both markets are fully let with a total of 80 stallholders and 40 cabinets overall.