B2B timeline: the basic essentials

22 January 2024

With Helen and Alan Yourston handing on their Malvern events, we take a look back at the story so far

Three Counties Showground in Malvern

New ownership for B2B Events’ Malvern showground events

15 January 2024

B2B Events has handed over the running of its fairs held at the Three Counties Showground in Malvern to a newly formed company, B2B Fairs, owned by Debra Scadding and Sue McIntosh.


French and Scottish-based dealers support Malvern flea fair

02 January 2024

English-born dealers living in France are coming over to stand at the Malvern Flea Fairs which is good news, not least as they offer stock not seen on the market before, says Helen Yourston of B2B Events.


Another high Helen Allingham price in Worcestershire

23 October 2023

Following the record £64,000 for a Helen Allingham (1848-1926) watercolour at Philip Serrell (20% buyer’s premium) back in July, another group of works by the artist was offered at the Malvern saleroom.


Premier Glass Fairs launches with West Midlands event

02 October 2023

Collector starts event for contemporary, vintage and antique examples in spiritual home of British glassmaking


Early dated Scottish sampler draws bidding six times over estimate

25 September 2023

Prices for embroidered samplers can vary hugely depending on what specific features are involved as well as factors such as condition and provenance.


Showground expansion gives more space for flea dealers

25 September 2023

Helen Yourston of B2B Events, organiser of the immensely popular Malvern Flea Fair held nine times a year, has heard intriguing news from the Three Counties Showground where the event is held.

Amedeo Modigliani picture

Impact of art dealer's collapse revealed by administrators

21 August 2023

Nearly 50 people are hoping to reclaim pictures they had consigned to failed art gallery Trinity House Paintings.


Auction record for Helen Allingham set in Malvern auction

07 August 2023

Thoughts that the sweet homely watercolours of Helen Allingham (1848-1926) have fallen from favour commercially may be premature, at least judging by the performance of a couple of works sold at a recent regional sale.


Windmill whirls into a shop

23 January 2023

A dealer in 18th to 20th century decorative pieces who launched a shop in the Worcestershire town of Alcester, near Stratford-upon-Avon, in October to complement his online business says business is brisk.


Youngsters in business at Malvern Flea

02 January 2023

Helen Yourston of B2B Events is gearing up for the first Malvern Flea of the year on Sunday, January 15, at the Three Counties Showground where bookings are healthy at 250 traders.


Kent bookings bring festive cheer

07 November 2022

Venue clash means Malvern Flea is off but Detling is a definite B2B destination


Traders take palace trip

25 July 2022

“Dealers are coming from far and wide including Yorkshire, Oxfordshire, Staffordshire, Gloucestershire and of course Worcestershire and the West Midlands in general,” says Paul Rowson, who in May launched his new antiques and collectors’ fair in the atmospheric setting of Hartlebury Castle in Worcester, known as the Bishops’ Palace.

Harvington Hall

Fellows teams up with historian to offer Elizabethan manor house tour

07 May 2022

Auction house Fellows is working with historian Dr Nicola Tallis to host a tour, talks and a musical performance at Harvington Hall.


How Londoners got stuffed

02 May 2022

Book on offer at fishing tackle fair tells story of East End taxidermists who preserved catches


Cotswolds Curated makes debut

28 March 2022

Exhibitions event features nine dealers from Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and Oxfordshire

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.

Malvern Flea postponed until January

15 November 2021

B2B Events has announced the cancellation of its last event of the year, the Malvern Flea & Collectors’ Fair at the Three Counties Showground on Sunday, December 5.


Fishing gear to catch your eye

08 November 2021

‘I have laid aside business and gone a’fishing,’ said Izaak Walton in 'The Compleat Angler', a celebration of the art and spirit of fishing first published in 1653.


5 Questions: Steven Beale of Trinity House Paintings

04 October 2021

Involved in the art industry since he was 16, Steven Beale opened Trinity House Paintings in the Cotswolds village of Broadway in 2006.