Specialist Glass Fairs - New Venue!
Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair
Specialist Glass Fairs have a new Glass Fair taking place to be held on Sunday 23rd September 2018 at the beautiful National Trust property, Ickworth House, Horringer, near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP29 5SA open from 10.30am until 5.00pm.
This is exciting news for the glass collecting fraternity and for those interested in this fascinating medium - or for anyone who is just interested in beautiful things.
The Rutland Arms Antiques Centre
Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair returns this autumn with The Vintage Collections. The 1st fair of the new season, just 5 days ahead of London Fashion Week. They’ll be a buzz in town as fashionistas flock from all over the globe to London’s most celebrated event. So be sure to pop this show in your schedule and pick up a piece of fashion history with styles spanning over 100 years of fashion. Many of which inspire the catwalks today.
Wembley goes Vintage
The Rutland Arms Antiques Centre is in the heart of the lovely town of Bakewell and is the largest centre in the Peak District. They have over 65 dealers covering almost every aspect of antiques and collectables all set in a Georgian stable block, annexed to the hotel where Jane Austen reputedly wrote Pride and Prejudice.
So Last Century are spreading their wings to North West London this September by partnering with Wembley Park for their inaugural summer cultural season, Summer of Play.
Currently undergoing a dramatic transformation, Wembley Park in Brent, which was recently named London Borough of Culture 2020, is one of the largest regeneration areas in Europe and already benefits from iconic buildings, new homes, workspaces, wide boulevards and new parks.
Bargain Hunting in Wales
Odo Vintage was launched in summer 2018 by Lance Crozier to seek out the finest work of designers in diverse fields. “I guess it’s in my blood,” says Lance. “Auction rooms are my natural habitat: my mother was dragging me round them from the age of two and the habit has continued through the decades. Odo Vintage is the application of discipline to obsession – I realised I’d picked up not just great pieces but also a fair amount of knowledge over the years of hunting.”
Vintage Lighting from Retroworld.
Forget sitting in front of the TV watching others do it, visit the Carmarthen Antiques and Flea Market on Sunday 9th September and do your own bit of bargain hunting!
Back with a Bang!
Apart from the usual great stock of vintage teak furniture, seating, Ladderax, Cocktail Bars and cabinets, retroworld has recently acquired a fantastic batch of lighting. From stunning rise and fall ceiling lights to funky pendants and desk lamps, it’s worth visiting their website to grab yourself a gem or two. Also coming soon to the website is a glasswear section which will include iconic Scandinavian, Italian and British pieces.
Summer's Simple Pleasures
Pop Up Vintage Fairs London add a splash of vintage glamour to the IACF Antique & Collectors Fair at Alexandra Palace on Sunday 2nd September. This is a must-visit event on every collector’s calendar and includes over 300 antique traders, making it the largest indoor event of its kind in London for antique and vintage shopping.
Festivals at Flat Iron Square
Whilst Alvar Aalto's functionalist bent ply designs of the 30s are internationally appreciated, the plywood furniture of Gerald Summers has remained 'under the radar' even in his native Britain.
Working Magic at Matford.
Every weekend the FLEA at Flat Iron Square returns to Union Street SE1, however starting on the 1st September they will be introducing a slightly different flavour, with Common Ground, a small festival in the big City!
B2B All Over The Country
The long running Matford Antiques & Collectors Fair has recently been acquired by SP Fairs, and they have great plans to revitalise this popular event to make it one of the largest Saturday fairs in the country. Sue, Katie and Peter Ede of SP Fairs have re-named the fair to Exeter Matford Antiques & Collectors Fair and Sue told us: “Our aim is to enthusiastically refresh the fair starting on 11th August with a full advertising and marketing campaign, to re-establish it as a 200-300 quality stand event”.
Classics at the Village
Late summer sure is a busy time for B2B Events, with a run of fairs taking place – one a week, for four weeks, starting from the August Bank Holiday Monday at the Three Counties showground in Malvern, which is the UK’s largest flea market. A firm VE favourite, this hugely popular event features hundreds of stalls across two buildings and even more outside (weather permitting).
Bruton Back with a Bang!
Sunday 12th August is the most popular date in the Vintage Village Stockport’s calendar. Their eagerly awaited annual Classic Vehicles Fair is a real must visit for all classic car lovers.
The Emporium - Hungerford
As a companion to the Bath Decorative Antiques Fair the Bruton Decorative Antiques Fair has been quick to establish its very own style and atmosphere offering a hybrid of decorative antiques for house and garden, Country House furniture and humble folk art with Mid-century design, it attracts a sophisticated trade audience, interior designers and a fleet of smart homeowners and collectors from across the UK.
Step into The Emporium from Hungerford’s bustling high street and you’ll be struck by the bright, inviting atmosphere and the genuinely warm welcome that greets you.
A hive for fine art, antique furniture and vintage treasures, Bridport in Dorset offers a perfect eclectic shopping experience...