Thursday, 19 December 2013

Antique Fairs in the UK

Antique furniture and other items are very sought after; it can make a beautiful addition to any home no matter what your tastes.

Whether you are looking for antique beds, French antique furniture, antique or vintage textiles or even smaller collectable items; all of these items of course can be found in antique shops, but finding these can often be difficult and so the best place to have a good choice of antique goods is at an antique fair!

Here at D&P French Interiors we have put together a list of upcoming antique fairs in the UK to help you find any that are near you; you could even fit in some last minute Christmas shopping if needs be!

December                              

Saturday 21stHatfield House in Hertfordshire has an antiques and collectors’ market this Saturday, it is free admission and parking and there is a restaurant on site.

In Wetherby, West Yorkshire, Wetherby town hall is having an antique, vintage and collectors fair on Saturday where there will be a range of furniture, books and more; it is free entry and is open between 9.30 and 4.30pm.

In Norfolk on Saturday, The Parish Hall on Church Street is having an antique and collectors fair where there will be dealers in small furniture, ceramics, porcelain, jewellery and more. This will be open from 8am until 3.30pm, free admission

In Whitstable Kent, St Mary’s Hall will be hosting the Seaside Brocante Fair where there will be a wide selection of antique and vintage items; it will be open from 10am until 4pm and admission is £1.

Sunday 22ndIn Mold, North Wales there will be an antiques and collectables fair at Beaufort Park Hotel this Sunday, it will be open from 9am until 4pm and entry is £1.

Park Hall Hotel in Chorley, Lancashire has an Antiques and collectables fair on Sunday which will be open from 9.30am til 3.30pm. For years Park Hall has been the venue for world renowned antiques fairs, so this is one not to miss!

Thursday 26thIn Lytham St. Annes in Lancashire, the Lowther Pavilion will be hosting an antiques and collectors fair between 9.30am and 4.30pm, admission will be £1.

Friday 27thDoncaster Racecourse will have up to 400 stalls at this antique and collectors fair between 9.30am and 4.30pm. (This fair is also happening on Saturday 28th)

Saturday 28thHelmsley Town Hall in North Yorkshire is having a fair between 9.30am and 4.30pm.

At the Prestwood Centre in Stafford there will be a 2 day antiques and collectables fair where exhibitors will come from all over the UK with a huge selection of goods.

The Burgess Hall in St Ives will have over 50 specialist antique dealers at this fair which will cost £2 and will run from 10am until 4pm.

At St Mary Magdalene Church Hall, Donegall Pass, Belfast there will be a free antiques and collectable fair that will be open between 10am and 4pm.

Sunday 29thAt the Coventry Sports Connexion the Sky Blue Sports Connexion antiques and collectors fair will take place between 9am and 4pm. There will be over 100 stalls, free parking and admission will be £2.

At Wilmslow Leisure centre in Cheshire, this antiques fair is a regular event that will be open between 10am and 4.30pm; entrance costs £2.

Dunston Hall in Norwich is holding and antiques fair where all items on sale pre date 1940. Admission will be £3 and the fair will run from 10am until 4pm.

Berkhamsted Sports Centre in Herts will hold an antiques and collectors fair with over 100 stands between 9.30am and 4pm.

Millenium House Pensilva in Nr Liskeard, Cornwall will hold an antiques fair with up to 70 stands full of a wide range of antique goods; open from 10am until 4pm and admission is 50p.


Monday 30th and Tuesday 31stHelmsley Town Hall in Helmsley, North Yorkshire will be holding another antiques, vintage and collectors fair over these 2 days, between 9.30am and 4.30pm.