CRAFT FAIRS & FLEA MARKETS
Contact the fair, organiser or venue listed on publicity material for an up-to-date diary of events, and double-check these nearer the time, as events and venues can often change at short notice
A ADVINTAGEOUS VINTAGE FAIRS (07946 729243; 07742 522276; advintageous. co.uk) Vintage and collectable fairs and tabletop sales in Yorkshire.
ALFIES ANTIQUE MARKET (020 7723 6066; alfiesantiques.com) Historic collectors’ market in London with more than 75 dealers.
B B2B EVENTS (b2bevents.info) Flea and collectors, plus vintage, fairs in Malvern, Detling and Edinburgh.
BECCLES ANTIQUES STREET MARKET (01502 711174; antiques-atlas.com) The town centre hosts stalls selling antiques, retro and vintage, including china and linen.
BRIGHTON AND LEWES FLEA MARKETS (flea-markets.co.uk) The East Sussex locations are host to stalls that are open nearly every day of the year. C CANDY BELLE VINTIQUES (facebook. com/candybellevintiques) Dates for pop-up fairs in the North East offering nostalgic pieces.
CRAFT FAIRS UK (craftfairsuk.com) Find local craft fairs, classes, courses and workshops.
CRAFTING AT ALLY PALLY (alexandrapalace.com) Two-day event where you can stock up your vintage craft stash.
CRAFTING LIVE (craftinglive.co.uk) Create and Craft’s events host an array of exhibitors selling craft essentials, plus workshops and demonstrations.
THE CREATIVE CRAFT SHOW (stitchandhobby.co.uk) A major event offering kits, patterns, threads and buttons.
D THE DECORATIVE LIVING FAIR (decorativelivingfair.co.uk) Annual decorative antiques and vintage fair with more than 60 exhibitors at Eridge Park, Kent.
DERWEN ANTIQUES FAIRS (01267 220260; derwenantiques.co.uk) Textiles, china and other vintage collectables in various venues in Carmarthenshire, south Wales.
DISCOVER VINTAGE (07880 910361; discovervintage.co.uk) One-off events at various locations throughout the UK.
G THE GIANT SHEPTON FLEA MARKET (sheptonflea.com) With more than 250 stalls, some selling crafts and fabric.
I INTERNATIONAL ANTIQUES & COLLECTORS FAIR (01636 702326; iacf.co.uk) Fairs over the country, selling furniture, old linens and other vintage pieces.
J JUDY’S AFFORDABLE VINTAGE FAIR (judysvintagefair.co.uk) Stalls selling an array of accessories. L LITTLE VINTAGE LOVER FAIR (littlevintageloverfair.co.uk) Collectors’ fairs at locations including Blakeney, Burnham Market, Heydon and Norwich.
LIVING CRAFTS (livingcrafts.co.uk)
Creative and shopping experience in Hertfordshire with stalls and workshops.
LOVE VINTAGE (lovevintage.co.uk)
Quarterly fashion and brocante fairs in Wanstead, east London.
M MK HANDMADE & VINTAGE WEEKEND EXTRAVAGANZAS (mk-handmade-andvintage.co.uk) Weekend-long fairs with 120 stalls selling one-offs in Milton Keynes.
N THE NORTHAMPTON VINTAGE FAIR (northamptonvintagefair.blogspot. co.uk) Vintage linens, homeware, toys and ephemera from the 1930s-1950s.
O OAKLEIGH FAIRS (oakleighfairs.co.uk) Promoter of craft and county fairs.
P PETERBOROUGH FESTIVAL OF ANTIQUES (01664 812627; festivalofantiques.co.uk) Twice a year with stalls selling antiques and collectables.
R RUBY’S VINTAGE & RETRO FAIRS (rubysvintage.co.uk) Various dates in the South East selling homeware and items from the 1930s to the 1980s. S STALL AND CRAFT COLLECTIVE (stallandcraftcollective.co.uk) Listings of craft markets in the UK.
STALLFINDER (stallfinder.com) Fantastic search engine for all types of events. U UK ANTIQUE FAIRS (antiqueweb.co.uk)
Antiques and vintage fairs listed by region.
THE UK CRAFT FAIRS COMMUNITY (ukcraftfairs.com) Find local craft fairs, classes, courses and workshops. V VINTAGE & HANDMADE FAIR (01225 743280; 07977 732149; vintageandhandmade.co.uk) Artists, designer-makers and antiques dealers at fairs in South Gloucestershire.
THE VINTAGE BAZAAR (thevintagebazaar.blogspot.co.uk)
A vintage fair of fashion, textiles and homeware that travels around the West Country.
VINTAGE BRIGHTON (vintagebrighton. com) Listings of vintage shops and events taking place on the south coast.
THE VINTAGE PARADE (vintageparade.co.uk) Occasional one-day fairs of ephemera from the 1900s to the 1980s, held in Hampshire and Sussex.