Tag Archives: Antique Fairs

Bank Holiday Antique Fairs

If you’re wanting to head out this Bank Holiday weekend then here are just a few Antique & Collectors fairs that are scheduled to take place over this weekend:

  • SATURDAY 24TH & SUNDAY 25TH MAY 2014 – The Yorkshire Antiques and Art Fair at the Great Yorkshire Showground, Bowman Antiques Fairs
  • SATURDAY 24TH, SUNDAY 25TH & MONDAY 26TH MAY 2014 – Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Weekend at Stamford Meadows, Field Dog Fairs
  • MONDAY 26TH MAY 2014 – Doncaster Racecourse Antiques Fair, Dualco Promotions

Do remember to check any event you’re travelling to is still scheduled to take place before heading out – they do occasionally have to be cancelled!

Happy Bank Holiday Weekend!

Perfect Pieces November Newsletter – Out Now With Christmas Posting Dates & Gift Ideas!

The November 2013 Perfect Pieces newsletter is now out.

In this run up to  Christmas issue we take a look at a few of the new pieces of stock we’ve added this last month in preparation for all that Christmas shopping! We also include full details of our last posting dates for Christmas 2014.

CLICK HERE – To read our run up to Christmas 2014 Newsletter!

If you go out and about and visit Antique & Collectors fairs then do get in touch and give us your feedback on any you’ve visited. We’re always keen to hear what different antique fairs are like and always welcome feedback so we can publish your thoughts and suggestions of Antique Fairs worth visiting in future newsletters!

Perfect Pieces September Newsletter…Out Now!

The latest Perfect Pieces newsletter is now out!

In this month’s issue we detail some of the antique fairs that are happening in September 2013 and also take a look at a few of the interesting retired and collectable PenDelfin rabbits that we have added to the Perfect Pieces PenDelfin rabbit section this last month.

CLICK HERE – To read our September 2013 newsletter

If you’ve visited any antique fairs and think they’re worth visiting again then do get in touch – we’re always really interested to read reviews of other antique fairs we’ve not visited.

Antique & Collectbale Fairs In North Yorkshire

We recently received details of two new Antique & Collectors fairs happening in North Yorkshire – a beautiful part of the country!

Organisers AMK-Events have scheduled two new antique fairs in North Yorkshire for 2013 so be sure to check them out if you’re in the area – details below:

Thirsk Auction Mart, Blakey Lane, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 3AB. This Antique & Collectors Fair will open at 9.30am and close at 3.30pm. It is scheduled to take place on 23rd March 2013, 15th June 2013, 19th October 2013 & 23rd November 2013.

Lightwater Valley, North Stainly, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3HT. This Antique & Collectors Fair will open at 10am and close at 4pm. It is scheduled to take place on 2nd March 2013, 4th May 2013 & 7th December 2013.

Lightwater Valley, North Stainly, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3HT. This is a Vintage Wedding Fair that will open at 10am and close at 4pm. It is scheduled to take place on 25th May 2013.

For further details on these events and to confirm they are still scheduled to take place nearer the time please visit the organisers website at www.amk-antique.co.uk or telephone them on 01642 711036.

MONDAY 9TH JULY 2012 – Swinderby IACF International Antique & Collectors Fair

This coming Monday, 9th July 2012, is the Swinderby IACF International Antique & Collectors Fair based at RAF Swinderby, near Lincoln.

This antique fair is organised by IACF – International Antique & Collectors Fairs, and is a ONE DAY antique fair! It is a large antique fair with the capacity for over 600 stalls. You’ll usually find a good mix of antiques, collectables, vintage, furniture, jewellery and textiles to name a few.

It’s an early morning fair with the gates opening at 8am to stallholders and to visitors! Admission is reduced at 10am. Visit the organiser’s website at www.iacf.co.uk for full details.

Before travelling to any Antique Fair be sure to check with the organiser it’s still scheduled to go ahead – with the British weather you never know when an event may be cancelled!

Derby University Antiques Fair – 17th & 18th December 2011

This coming weekend, Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th December 2011, it’s time for the final Derby University Antiques Fair of 2011.

This antiques fair is organised by Jaguar Fairs and takes place within a building at Derby University. It’s very easy to find and is often well signposted. The fair can hold up to 200 stalls and there are good facilities on site including a very spacious cafe!

The fair opens at 9am on Saturday, 17th December 2011, and on Sunday, 18th December 2011, an hour later at 10am. It closes both days at 4.30pm. Admission throughout the weekend is £4 for adults , £3 for senior citizens and accompanied under 16’s are free.

There’s usually a good mix of items on sale from pictures, alot of jewellery, pottery, ceramics, glass, other collectables and some newer collectables. There is good parking and being indoor means you don’t have to think about what the weather will be like!

If you’re still shopping for Christmas then why not pay this antique fair a visit you never know what you might spot! Visit the organiser’s website at www.jaguarfairs.com for full details.

Wetherby Racecourse Antiques Fair – 19th & 20th November 2011

This coming weekend, Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th November 2011, is the last Great Wetherby Racecourse Antiques Fair in 2011. This two day antiques fair is organised by Jaguar fairs who also organise Derby University Antiques Fair and Kedleston Antiques In The Park.

This antique fair is based within and around the new exhibition centre and grandstand at Wetherby Racecourse. The racecourse is handily located and very easy to find. The fair opens to trade at 8am when admission for adults is £4. This reduces at 9am when admission is £3. There is ample free parking at the site and it is generally quite easy to walk around and shelter if it rains!

Visit the organiser’s website at www.jaguarfairs.com for full details.

If you do visit this fair leave us some feedback below on how it was, how busy it was, was the stock there interesting etc! It’s always nice to hear how different Antiques Fairs are getting on.

Antiques In The Park @ Kedleston Hall, 8th – 10th July 2011

Starting this Friday, 8th July 2011, is the three day Antiques In The Park antiques event at Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire. This antique fair runs throughout the weekend and is organised by Jaguar Fairs.

This is a large antiques fair located in marquees and on grass outside on the National Trust Parkland at Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire. There are on-site toilets, a cafe and ample free parking for the event.

The antique fair opens at 8am until 12 noon on Friday 8th July 2011 when admission is £7 per person. From 12 noon on Friday admission is then reduced to £5 per person for the rest of the weekend. On Saturday 9th July 2011 and Sunday 10th July 2011 the fair opens at 9am.

This antique fair is based on grass so make sure you wear sensible & comfortable shoes and if it looks like rain be sure to take a raincoat! You’ll find a whole mix of antiques and collectables for sale with furniture and larger items as well. Visit the organiser’s website at www.jaguarfairs.com for full details.

Remember – Be sure to leave us a comment below if you visit the Kedleston hall Antiques Fair

Wetherby Racecourse Antiques Fair, June 25th and 26th 2011

This weekend, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June 2011, it’s the great Wetherby Racecourse Antiques Fair organised by Jaguar Fairs.

This fair takes place at Wetherby Racecourse inside the new Exhibition Centre and the main Grandstand. If it’s a nice day you’ll also find lots of outdoor stalls as well – some even on bad weather days!

This antique fair opens on Saturday 25th June 2011 at 8am to trade when admission is £4 per person. Admission is then reduced to £3 per person from 9am for the rest of the weekend.

There’s usually a mixed selection of items on sale at this fair. If it’s nice weather the turn-out for outdoor stalls is usually good and it’s pleasant to wander around. There are good facilities and ample free parking on-site. Visit the organiser’s website at www.jaguarfairs.com for full details.

Remember – Leave us a comment below is you do visit Wetherby Antiques Fair telling us what it was like!

Stafford Bingley Hall Antiques Fair, 17th-19th June 2011

Starting this Friday, 17th June 2011, is the three day Stafford Bingley Hall Antiques Fair organised by Bowman Antiques Fairs.

This antique fair is located within Bingley Hall at the Staffordshire County Showground in the heart of England! It is fairly easy to reach by road and there are good facilities when you arrive on-site including a cafe and ample free parking.

The fair opens to trade on Friday 17th June 2011 at 8.30am till 10am when admission is £6 per person. Public admission is then from 10am each day when admission is £5 per person.

This is usually a fairly large antique fair with a good turnout of stallholders and visitors. There’s generally a good mix of antiques and collectibles on sale and the quality of dealer’s stock is generally quite good.

Visit the organiser’s website at www.antiquesfairs.com/stafford for full details.

If you do visit Stafford Antique Fair then leave us a comment below with your feedback on the event!