Sandown Park Antiques

Think you might have a valuable heirloom stashed in your attic and want to discover its true value?

Then go along to Sandown Park Antiques, Homes & Interiors event on Sunday 15th September, where they’ll be offering free valuations and appraisals from TV’s antiques experts.

Traditionally running as just a Tuesday fair, the big news of course is that the organisers have snuck in a couple of Sunday’s into the mix – and the last one of the year is coming up quick! Unlike their midweek fairs, which tend to attract mostly dealers, the Sunday format still attracts the dealers and interior designers, but is firmly aimed at private buyers.

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Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking

Dulwich Picture Gallery has a fantastic exhibition of Modernist print making on until 8th September.  Discover the pioneering printmakers who captured the spirit of 1930s Britain in this first major show of work from the Grosvenor School of Modern Art. Bringing together 120 prints, drawing and posters, Cutting Edge features iconic works from Claude Flight and eight of his leading students including Sybil Andrews, Cyril Power, Lill Tschudi, William Greengrass and Leonard Beaumont. 

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Hickmet Fine Arts

Established in 1936 Hickmet Fine Arts is now being run by a third generation of the family, and are continuing to offer their expertise in the acquisition of original and authentic Art Nouveau and Art Deco Sculpture and Art Glass to discerning clients, museum curators and interior designers worldwide. They are based in Portabello Road, London and actively exhibit at major antiques fairs.

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Road Trip to Crewkerne

Look who popped into Antiques Bazaar, Crewkerne last month! Mariella Frostrup and Pearl Lowe, who arrived in style to peruse the stock for Antiques Road Trip, advised by experts Raj Bisram and James Braxton.

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Our BPM is Increasing!

Reflecting over the past year, it has been a crazy one for BPM Reclamation. Although only just over a year old, they have moved twice and are now expanding into large barn on the outskirts of Chelmsford City centre, which is ideal due to its location but most importantly, it gives them an opportunity to show their customers their vision.

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Summer at Dairy House Antiques and Interiors.

Now that summer is here, you might be looking at making your outside area a better place to chill and relax. Dairy House Antiques and Interiors, can help with that, as they have a plentiful supply of garden furniture, interesting pots and planters; they even have pagodas, arches and other architectural items too.

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A Spectacular Race

An impressive 2,500 visitors are expected at York Racecourse on 22nd September for the Antique Home & Vintage Fair. There will be over 100 independent traders displaying all manner of collectables, from rare and unique items to stylish vintage favourites; including art, design, jewellery, soft furnishings and local crafts.

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A Passion for Deco

Anna Haylock specialises in buying and selling good quality Art Deco antiques from all over the world. Her passion extends to making it accessible for all and therefore her website has a variety of items in all price ranges. This includes ceramics such as Myott, Shelley, Clarice Cliff, Clews, Noritake, Shorter & Sons and Crown Ducal to name a few.

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Rustic to Refined

Bruton Decorative Antiques Fair returns over the weekend of the 19th and 20th October, with a theme of ‘rustic to refined luxury - antiques in the contemporary home’. The luxurious and spacious venue of Haynes Motor Museum will be transformed in to an interior design hub with curated and inspirational stands from more than 50 exhibitors.

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300 Years of Glass

On Sunday 15th September, there’s a treat for glass lovers when a new fair comes to town – in fact, it’s near Bury St Edmunds at the National Trust venue of Ickworth House. Visitors will find around 30 exhibitors selling fine antique and collectable glass, alongside glass artists showing their own contemporary work.

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Suburban Vintage

It's a place that has long been mocked and shunned for its perceived suburban ‘outsiderness’, its futuristic architecture, flyovers and underpasses, but for several years now Croydon has been in the process of a dramatic transformation. Amongst the concrete of the new and old developments, fascinating temporary uses of space have blossomed, the Arts scene is flourishing and there are many more places to eat and drink.

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Royal History at Carmarthen

Visitors to the Carmarthen Antiques and Flea Market on Sunday 1st September, will be given the opportunity to purchase a piece of Royal Welsh Show history. In the year Europe’s biggest agricultural show celebrates its centenary, a photograph of the then Prince of Wales visiting the Royal Welsh in 1931 is expected to be of great interest.

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Pop Up Autumn!

Pop Up Vintage Fairs London are back as part of the IACF Antiques & Collectors Fair at Alexandra Palace with their own dedicated Pop Up Vintage section within the Great Hall. The Autumn edition takes place on Sunday 1st September where you’ll find the best in vintage women’s and menswear, vintage and antique jewellery, accessories, Mid-century homeware, collectables, brocante and lighting, alongside over 300 antiques stalls! You can also get 2-for-1 entry to this fabulous event via their website.

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Brooklands American Day

It’s all about the stars and stripes and chrome at Brooklands Museum on Sunday 1st September as the historic venue in Surrey hosts its annual American Day. The surviving sections of original Brooklands Track will be packed with everything from Dodge to Chrysler, Buick to Harley Davidson and Cadillac to Oldsmobile.

Regulars appearing at this show will know that there are always some surprises in store as the organisers never know exactly what’s going to turn up on the day. In the past, customs, hot rods and rat rods have stunned visitors showing that the British obsession with all things American is alive and well.

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Westonbirt’s Summer Decorative Antiques Fair

Art and antiques specialists with an eye for the decorative, collectable, unusual and simply fabulous gather for The Cotswolds Decorative, Antiques & Art Fair at Westonbirt School, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire from
2 - 4 August 2019.

Featuring art and antiques specialists from across the UK, this popular summer fair is the place to buy everything from the most traditional antique pieces to the latest in decorative chic style.

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The Antiques Tourist

Browsing for antiques, vintage and collectables has become a very popular pastime for so many, and if you’re visiting the South West on a buying trip, The Antiques Tourist publication will help as it covers Dorset, Devon and Somerset.

Now it its 5th year, the handy A5 format includes adverts for businesses selling antiques, vintage, retro and reclamation. Copies are free, and available from every advertiser, Visitor Centres, and a selection of hotels and guesthouses across Dorset, Devon and Somerset.

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New Ownership for Art & Antiques for Everyone

Clarion Events Ltd have announced a change of ownership for the three Art & Antiques for Everyone fairs held annually at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. MaD Events Ltd, run by Dan Leyland and Marisa Beckman, are well known in the art and antiques fair world from their previous experience with Clarion Events; the team will also include Pip Dawson, who will continue her current role as sales manager. Dan, Marisa and Pip have a long association with the Fairs with a combined experience of over 35 years; Dan managing the AFE shows from 2012 to 2015, Marisa managing the entire operational delivery of the events on a regular basis, and Pip being a major exhibitor contact.

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