Head off to one of these antiques centres or fairs around the UK and enter the world of fascinating antiques and collectables, from vintage kitchenalia to antique jewellery
1 Home & Colonial Antiques Store Antiques Centre
Five floors of inspirational antique and vintage shopping for you and your home. A delicious lunch in the Black Goo Cafe is the perfect way to complement a visit to one of the UK’s most attractive and innovative antique shops.
Open seven days a week. 134 High Street, Berkhamsted, Herts, HP4 3AT. Berkhamsted is approximately 45 minutes north of central London and very close to both the M1 (J8) and M25 (J20).
2 The Old Flight House Antiques centre
The Old Flight House is a refreshingly different antiques centre. It has a fantastic range, from quality traditional antiques to vintage and retro items and stunning painted furniture, all set out in beautiful light and spacious surroundings. A licensed cafe serves good coffee and freshly prepared lunches with a lovely outside terrace for sunny days.
Open Monday to Saturday 10am–5pm, Sunday 11am–5pm. Northampton Road, Weston on the Green, Oxfordshire, OX25 3TJ 01869 343441
3 Marlesford Mill Antiques Centre Antiques Centre
Home to a fabulously eclectic mix of antiques, collectables and decorative wares, Marlesford Mill has two floors of constantly changing stock. A great one-stop shop for furnishing a home with affordable style and individuality, it has glass, mirrors, furniture, costume jewellery, clothes, vinyl, upholstery, kitchenalia and garden furniture, with bespoke furniture made on site. On the main A12 route from London to Norfolk. Open seven days a week, 10am–5pm. Main Road (A12), Marlesford, IP13 0AG 01728 748076
4 Winchester Antiques Market Antiques Fair
A bustling street market in the heart of historic Winchester, where on the first Sunday of each month you can buy from an eclectic mix of up to 80 traders.
Antiques & 20th Century Collectibles Market, 1st Sunday of every month
Art & Design Market, 3rd Sunday of every month. Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9AX
5 The Northern Antiques Fair Antiques Fair
The Northern Antiques Fair at the Harrogate Convention Centre, 19–22 October, is on target to become the premier antiques fair of the North once again. Formerly named The Harrogate Art & Antique Fair and now under new ownership and management, the event proudly resumes its original name dating back to 1951. Its mix of antiques, mid-century and contemporary pieces will appeal to the design-savvy looking for unusual one-off objects.
6 Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair Antiques Fair
Experience the ultimate of antiques events with a trip to Newark. An unrivalled product choice – with stalls covering 84 acres! For all your antique and vintage desires, it really is 'The Big One'!
Thursday 12th and Friday 13th October Thursday 7th and Friday 8th December
Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY
7 B2B Events Antiques Fair
B2B Events run the very best in antiques and collectors fairs, vintage, flea and retro fairs.
Sun 17th Sept & Sun 8th Oct – Malvern Flea & Collectors Fair, Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcs, WR13 6NW. The largest Flea fair in the UK with hundreds of exhibitors selling an eclectic mix of second-hand items. The perfect place to shop pre-loved! Admission: 7.30am–3.30pm, £5pp.
8 Sandown Park Antiques & Collectors Market Antiques Fair
For a great day's shopping head to this admission-FREE Tuesday market. Car parking is £5 or there’s a free minibus shuttle from Esher Rail Station 8.30am–2.30pm.
Tuesday 24th October Tuesday 5th December
Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9AJ
9 Ardingly International Antiques & Collectors Fair Antiques Fair
A fantastic midweek fair bursting with choice, from rustic garden goods and homewares to traditional antique furniture and vintage textiles. Not to be missed, this is truly an international event!
Tuesday 7th to Wednesday 8th November Tuesday 16th to Wednesday 17th January 2018
South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex, RH17 6TL
10 Acreman St. Antiques & Interiors Antiques Centre
A large antiques centre on the edge of Sherborne with 45 dealers, Acreman Street Antiques Centre specialises in quality from antique to vintage, including jewellery, silver, furniture and decorative items for the house and garden. They also have an in-house jewellery repair workshop, free customer parking and a tea room for light lunches. They will also purchase your unwanted items.
Monday to Saturday 10am–5pm, Sunday 11am–4pm. 121 Acreman Street, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3PH
11 Shepton Mallet Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fair Antiques Fair
Visit this premier West Country antiques event to buy quality in quantity. From delicate glassware to chic leather items, and a multitude more besides, it’s a buying opportunity you won’t want to miss.
Friday 10th to Sunday 12th November Friday 12th to Sunday 14th January 2018
Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6QN
12 Antiques in Tents Antiques Fair
One-day, quality antiques fair. Great views across the beautiful Herefordshire countryside is the setting for this very popular one-day Sunday fair. Expect the usual high standard of stock presented by 45 dealers from all parts of the country in the large marquee and within rooms of the house itself. Excellent homemade cakes and lunches, and bar. Dogs and children welcome!
Burton Court, Herefordshire, HR6 9DN. Sunday 15th October 2017. Admission: 9.00am–4.00pm, £4.
13 Sunbury Antiques Antiques Fair
Attracting over 700 inside and outside stallholders, appealing not only to those in the antiques trade, but also to collectors, prop buyers and interior designers. Established since 1979, it has gradually evolved into the largest and longest-running twicemonthly market in the country and the team is immensely proud to now be recognised as one of Europe’s premier antiques markets.
• Second and last Tuesday of every month, 6.30am–2pm, 26th Sept, 10th Oct, 31st Oct, 14th Nov, Kempton Park Racecourse, TW16 5AQ. Free admission and parking.
14 Alexandra Palace Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fair Antiques Fair
A great variety of quality products, a pop-up vintage area and complimentary valuations from a professional, all help make this the capital’s largest Sunday antiques event.
• Sunday 19th November Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London, N22 7AY
15 Hemswell Antiques Centre Antiques Centre
Visit the home of Europe’s largest range of antiques and collectables, with approximately 400 dealers in four large buildings. A wide range of stock is always on display, including period furniture, decorative antiques, vintage, retro, clocks, mirrors, books, lighting, linen, silver, glass, jewellery, ceramics, paintings, and leather and sporting goods. Nationwide delivery available. •
Open seven days a week, 10am–5pm. Caenby Corner Estate, Hemswell Cliff, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 5TJ
16 Scottish Antique & Arts Centres Antiques Centre
These two centres offer visitors the opportunity to purchase antique furniture, silver, ceramics, paintings, collectables and jewellery from more than 250 antiques dealers. Modern furniture, design-led accessories, gifts and fashion are also available. Enjoy the ambience of Cafe Circa for breakfast and lunch or coffee and cake. Ample free parking. • Open seven days a week, 10am–5pm. Abernyte, Perthshire, PH14 9SJ; Doune, Stirlingshire, FK16 6HG
17 Runway Monday at Newark Antiques & Collectors Fair Antiques Fair
Held between the larger fairs at Newark, the Runway is an excellent opportunity to top-up on all things antique and vintage.
• Monday 20th November • Monday 19th March 2018
The Runway, adjacent to Newark Air Museum, Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, NG24 2NY
18 Antiques & Home Show Antique Fair
Attracting visitors from all four corners of the world, this large-scale show has become an unmissable buying opportunity for collectors, retail buyers, interior designers, set designers, props buyers, landscape architects, restaurateurs and those passionate about creating a stylish living space. • Monday 9th & Tuesday 10th October • Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th December 8am–5pm. Monday £20 (includes Tuesday entry), Tuesday £5. Lincolnshire Showground, LN2 2NA 01298 27493
19 Galloway Fairs Antiques Fair
Nationally known dealers selling a wide range of items to include town and country furniture, silver, jewellery, antique and contemporary art.
• Duncombe Park, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5EB. Friday 22nd–Sunday 24th September 2017. Open 10.30am–5.00pm, Sunday 10.30am–4.30pm. Normal admission £7, but H&A readers can get two for the price of one.
20 Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Antiques Fair
Discover the wonderful world of antiques at QEGS Antiques Fair. This spectacular setting plays host to an exciting variety of stalls featuring collectables, vintage, retro, books, jewellery and ephemera displayed across two exhibition halls. With homemade refreshments and ample free parking there is something here for everyone.
• Saturday 14th Oct. 9am–4pm public, trade from 8am.
Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, 154 Northgate, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3QY
21 Marcel Fairs Antiques Fair
• Saturday 7th October, Saturday 4th November, Mill Hill Fairs, St Paul’s Church Hall, The Ridgeway, London, NW7 1QU. 9am–4pm. £1 • Sunday 8th October, Sarratt Village Hall, The Green, WD3 6AS. 9.30am–4pm. £1
• Sunday 29th October, Berkhamsted Fairs, Berkhamsted Sports Centre, Lagley Meadow, Douglas Gardens, Berkhamsted, Herts, HP4 3QQ. 9am–4pm. £2
22 The Edenbridge Galleries Antiques Centre
This prestigious antiques centre in the south of England provides the visitor with a wide variety of antiques and fine art from members of the leading trade associations, BADA and LAPADA. A monthly newsletter can be subscribed to via their website to keep you up to date with the many events they hold throughout the year.
• 1 The Square, Church Street, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 5BD
23 National Botanic Garden Of Wales Antiques Fair
Discover quality antiques at this unique location. There are up to 100 stands including an extensive array of furniture, books, porcelain, jewellery, Welsh pottery, textiles and art, and Persian carpets. The Vintage market is a new addition to the established fair, found within the Millennium Square.
• Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th October; Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th January, 10am to 4.30pm. National Botanic Garden Of Wales, Llanarthney, Carmarthen, SA32 8HN
24 Dairy House Antiques Antiques Centre
Dairy House Antiques offers an eclectic mix of items to buy. Featuring 30+ dealers, the vast array of stock, including furniture, silver, jewellery, mirrors, lighting, soft furnishings and gardenalia, changes regularly. Open seven days a week, close to the A303 and A350 on the Dorset/Wiltshire border. Free parking.
• Monday–Saturday 10am–5pm, Sunday 11am–4pm Station Road, Semley, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 9AN
25 Station Mill Antiques Centre
With 80 high quality stockists of antiques, Station Mill is an ideal place to shop. It has a wide variety of antiques, vintage and collectables beautifully displayed over two levels in a large open-plan building. Come along and spend the day browsing – stop for lunch in the coffee shop and pick up something special and unique.
• Open seven days a week, Monday to Saturday 10am–5pm, Sundays 11am–4pm. Station Road, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 5HX
26 Bowman Antiques Fairs Antiques Fair
Bowman Antiques Fairs Large quality events at Stafford and Harrogate.
27 Indigo Antiques Antiques Centre
An Aladdin’s cave in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside, Indigo Antiques carries an impressive range of antique and decorative furniture, architectural pieces, lamps, mirrors, accessories and gifts that are personally sourced from India, China and Tibet. Be inspired and relaxed as you wander around the showrooms, garden area and additional barns.
• Monday to Friday 9am–5pm, Saturday 10am–4pm. Dairy Barn, Manningford Bruce, Pewsey, Wilts, SN9 6JW
scottish-antiques.com 01828 686401 (Abernyte) 01786 841203 (Doune)
r-1 fo 2gallowayfairs.co.uk 01423 522122
iacf.co.uk 01636 702326
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hemswell-antiques.com 01427 668389
B2Bevents.info 01636 676531
acremanstreetantiques.co.uk 01935 508764
antiquesintents.co.uk 01544 267033
northernfair.com 01797 252030
iacf.co.uk 01636 702326
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southernmarkettraders.co.uk 07585 123583
www.homeandcolonial.co.uk homeandcolonial.co.uk 01442 877007
edenbridgegalleries.com 01732 864163
qegsantiquesfair.co.uk 07495 362291
antiquesfairs.com 07889 828288 01274 588505
dairyhouseantiques.com 01747 853317
indigo-uk.com 01672 564722
derwenfairs.co.uk 01267 220260
stationmill.com 01608 644563
marcelfairs.co.uk 07887 648255