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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).

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Serve up teapots and tankards in York

30 May 2017

An early rare Lowestoft teapot and cover and a pair of 19th century glass marriage tankards from York are just two of the highlights at the third annual York Antiques, Decoratives & Fine Arts Fair.

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York’s Fairfax House seeks funds to buy Grinling Gibbons panel from Leeds dealer

08 May 2017

Fairfax House in York is trying to raise £300,000 to purchase a panel by the celebrated woodcarver Grinling Gibbons (1648-1721) from dealer Tomasso Brothers.

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A Georgian Christmas in York

23 December 2016

Want to recreate an authentic Georgian Christmas? Head to York for inspiration.

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Annual York book fair reaches record number of dealers in 2016

12 September 2016

This week’s York National Book Fair hosts the most exhibitors ever to feature in its 42-year history.

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Ceramic art fair in York holds plenty of northern soul

08 September 2016

Forty-two ceramic artists have been chosen from 100 applicants to exhibit at the three-day Ceramic Art York event which opens tomorrow at the city’s Museum Gardens.

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Harrison’s time has come again in York

01 October 2012

The technological breakthrough of a clock which could keep accurate time to within one second every month was an unheard-of feat in 1727.

Fairfax barometer back on display

22 June 2009

THE important 17th century ivory barometer stolen from the Fairfax House Museum in York has been recovered and is back on display in the museum.

Stonegate dealers join forces to pursue cash claim

05 March 2003

A support group has been formed by the 100 or so dealers with claims against Anthony Gilberthorpe, the previous owner of Stonegate Antiques Centre in York.