Early speakers from a past ‘National Vintage Communications Fair’.

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The National Vintage Communications Fair will be held at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre in Fosse Way, Warwick.

It attracts more than 200 stallholders from across Europe and the UK as well as the US.

Owned and run by the British Vintage Wireless Society, this fair offers an astonishing array of early technology including crystal sets, military and communications receivers, early speakers (see image from a past fair), early telephones, phonographs, 1950s and ‘60s record players fair, pre-war TVs and scientific instruments.

Tackle time

The Vintage Fishing Tackle Fair runs in the Worcestershire town of Redditch at the Abbey Stadium, with 35-plus stands selling tackle galore, plus books and prints reeling in collectors of all things piscatorial – including valuations by Neil Freeman of Angling Auctions.

Call organiser John Andrews on 07980 274383.