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York fair organiser launches another event in nearby market town

17 February 2020

Born and raised in York, Richard Cawood is the organiser of the city’s triannual 'Antique Home & Vintage Fair' and has now launched a second, smaller event in the nearby East Yorkshire market town of Pocklington.

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York book fair attracts record crowd

20 January 2020

‘Long and intensive build-up’ on Facebook brings in younger buyers to one-day event, writes Jeremy Carson.

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Teenage diary of 18th century stained glass craftsman bought by York University

20 December 2019

A 90-page journal kept by a 15-year-old boy has been purchased by the University of York for £3200 at auction.

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Real rail and the model variety

18 November 2019

Hornby Dublo collectors fought spirited battles for clockwork rarities at Duggleby Stephenson’s (18.75% buyer’s premium) York sale.

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York hosts ceramics fair for second year

04 November 2019

Forty selected ceramicists will be selling their work at the York Ceramics Fair on Saturday and Sunday, November 23-24, at The Hospitium in the city’s Museum Gardens.

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang designer's sculpture bought by National Railway Museum in York

05 September 2019

A 26-foot long kinetic sculpture by Rowland Emett (1906-90) who designed the magical car in the eponymous 1960s film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang has been sold by Bonhams for a six-figure sum to the National Railway Museum in York.

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A place going back to the future

26 August 2019

Molly and Maud’s Place near York is reprising its open weekend two years after its first staging.

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York National Book Fair is a high flier

26 August 2019

Huge York event includes a mobile installation on bird theme.

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Candlestand bought at auction reunited with pair at York museum after half a century apart

18 March 2019

A pair of rare George II rosewood candlestands c.1745-60 has been reunited by Fairfax House in York after one of them was spotted at a Woolley & Wallis auction at the start of the year.

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Dealer looks back at decades trading in York's Bishy Road

18 March 2019

Antiques dealer Robin Wetherill has been the longest-serving trader in York’s well-known Bishopthorpe Road area.

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Appeal for information following ‘Mission Impossible’ style theft at York antiques centre

09 October 2018

Red House Antiques Centre in York was the victim of an audacious ‘Mission Impossible’ style burglary.

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Yorkshire auction houses team up to expand in York

11 September 2018

Duggleby Stephenson, a joint venture between Scarborough’s David Duggleby and Boulton & Cooper Stephensons, is opening a new saleroom at the York Auction Centre.

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York racecourse venue hosts book event hailed as the largest-ever PBFA event in the city

10 September 2018

“The numbers are up to maximum capacity at 226 stands and there are a further 10 stands for calligraphers, marbled paper dealers and bookbinders – it’s the largest ever,” said York bookseller Janette Ray, spokeswoman for PBFA’s annual two-day York Book Fair.

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York greets card dealers

20 August 2018

The annual two-day York Card Expo International at York Racecourse, which runs this year on Friday and Saturday, August 31-September 1, is now in its 29th year.

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York fair organiser says Friday and Saturday is a better format for business

28 May 2018

Morgan Denyer of Rose Antiques Fairs explains the thinking behind the date changes to his fairs at York Racecourse...

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Two becomes three as York festival expands its line-up

16 April 2018

Keeley Harris of Discover Vintage launched the ambitious Festival of Vintage at York Racecourse in 2011 and each year the line-up gets bigger.

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Sampler goes back to school

15 January 2018

Work from 1880 returns to where it was made after it was offered at nearby antiques fair...

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Terracotta panels with biblical scenes sell to York church

23 October 2017

A pair of terracotta panels sold to a church in York last week during Harrogate’s Northern Antiques Fair.

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Molly and Maud and our friends in the north

11 September 2017

A group of dealers and artists will gather in a village just outside York for a temporary collective this month, displaying a sample of their offerings to a local audience.

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Donation brings York gallery one step closer to purchase of artwork worth millions

31 August 2017

The York Art Gallery has secured £180,000 towards its fundraising appeal to purchase a key work by local artist Albert Moore (1841-93).