An­tiques Shop­ping

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

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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.

01932 230946

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.

www.face­book.com/Bow­manAn­tiquesFairs

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

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south­ern­mar­ket­traders.co.uk 07585 123583

www.home­and­colo­nial.co.uk home­and­colo­nial.co.uk 01442 877007

mar­les­ford­mill

B2Bevents.info 01636 676531

acre­manstree­tan­tiques.co.uk

01935 508764

an­tiquesin­tents.co.uk

01544 267033

north­ern­fair.com

01797 252030

iacf.co.uk 01636 702326

iacf.co.uk 01636 702326

iacf.co.uk 01636 702326

iacf.co.uk 01636 702326

scot­tish-an­tiques.com 01828 686401 (Abernyte) 01786 841203 (Doune)

r-1 fo 2- gal­loway­fairs.co.uk 01423 522122

iacf.co.uk 01636 702326

iacf.co.uk 01636 702326

hem­swell-an­tiques.com 01427 668389

sun­buryan­tiques.com

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

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