April's best antiques and vintage fairs around the UK

H&A's directory to the best antiques and vintage fairs in April

Few things seem more appealing than grabbing a flask of tea for a wander around a local antiques market on a bright, spring morning. Make the most of the weekend with our guide to the best fairs around the country in April, from fine art and antique furniture to vintage textiles and toys.

NORTH & SCOTLAND

1st Saltaire Vintage Home & Fashion Fair, Victoria Hall, Victoria Road, Saltaire, West Yorkshire, BD18 3JS. 9.30am–4pm. £3. 07985 181120

9th The Vintage Village, Stockport Covered Market Hall, Market Place, Stockport, SK1 1EU. 10am–4pm. £2

21st-23rd Betley Court Antiques & Fine Art Fair, Main Rd, Betley, Cheshire, CW3 9BH. 10.30am-5pm Friday & Saturday. 11am-4pm Sunday. £8. 07798 931437

22nd–23rd The Festival of Vintage, York Racecourse. 10am–5pm. £20 weekend, £12 day. 07880 910361

30th Manchester Antique Textile Fair, Armitage Centre, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6HE. 10am–4.30pm. £6. 020 7923 0331

SOUTH

1st Antiques & Collectors Fair, Mill Hill Village, St Paul’s Church Hall, The Ridgeway, London, NW7 1QU. 9am–4pm. £1. 07887 648255

2nd Lingfield Antiques, Collectables and Vintage Fair, Lingfield Park Racecourse, Racecourse Road, Lingfield, Surrey, RH7 6PQ. 9.30am–4pm. £3–£5. 01293 690777

2nd The National Vintage Wedding Fair, Charlton House, Charlton, Greenwich, London, SE7 8RE. 11am–3.30pm. £4. 07817 855287  

4th Antiques Fair, Epsom Racecourse, south London, KT18 5LP. 9am–3pm. £3. 01584 873634

4th Sandown Park Market, Sandown Park Racecourse, Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9AJ. From 8am. Free (parking £5). 01636 702326

4th–9th The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair, Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, London, SW11 4NJ. Opening times vary. £10. 020 7616 9327

9th Adams Antiques Fair, Lindley Hall, The Royal Horticultural Halls, Elverton Street, London, SW1P 2QW. 10am-4.30pm. £4. 020 7254 4054

11th & 25th Sunbury Antiques Market, Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury-on-Thames, Middlesex, TW16 5AQ. 6.30am–2pm. Free. 01932 230946

18th–19th Ardingly International Antiques & Collectors Fair, South of England Showground, West Sussex, RH17 6TL. 9am–5pm Tues, 8am–4pm Wed. £20 Tues, £5 Wed. 01636 702326

22nd Vintage & Very Nice Market Bazaar, The Assembly Rooms, North Street, Chichester, PO19 1LQ. 10am–5pm. Free

23rd Vintage & Makers Fair, Guildhall Winchester, The Broadway, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9GH. 11am–4pm. £2. 07927 953815

23rd Frock Me! Vintage Fashion Fair, Chelsea Old Town, Kings Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 5EE. 11am-5.30pm. £4. 020 503 9171

23rd Dorking Halls Antiques Fair, Dorking Halls, Reigate Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1SG. 9.30am–4pm. £2.50. 07952 689717 

23rd The London Vintage Fashion, Textiles & Accessories Fair, Hammersmith Town Hall, King Street, London, W6 9JU. 8am–5pm. £5 (£10 before 10am). 020 8543 3028

30th Antique Scientific Instrument Fair, DoubleTree by Hilton, 92 Southampton Row, London, WC1 4BH. 9am–3pm. £5 (£20 before 10am). 01433 620304

30th Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Post War Design Fair, The Charmandean Centre, Forest Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN14 9NS. 10am–4pm. £3. 07812 510298

CENTRAL

1st–2nd Shrewsbury Flea, West Midlands Showground, Shrewsbury, SY1 2PF. 8.30am–3.30pm Saturday, 9am–3.30pm Sunday. £2.50. 07584 357808

2nd Antiques & Collectors Fair, Bantock House Museum, Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 9LQ. 10am–3.30pm. £2. 07976 643174

6th-9th Antiques for Everyone, Halls 18-19, The National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, B40 1NT. 11am-6pm (closes 5pm on Sunday). £15 (£12 advance). 0844 581 0827

9th Antiques Fair, Wicksteed Park, Wicksteed Pavilion, Barton Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 6NJ. 9.30am–4pm. £3. 07772 349431

10th Donington Antiques Market, Donington Park, Derbyshire, DE74 2RP. 9am–1pm. £2.50. 01298 27493

14th–15th Peterborough Festival of Antiques, The East of England Showground, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 6XE. 7am–4.30pm Friday, 9am–4.30pm Saturday. £7.50 Friday (£15 before 10am), £5 Saturday. 01664 812627

16th–17th St Ives Antiques Fair, Burgess Hall, One Leisure Centre, Westwood Road, St Ives, Cambs, PE27 6WU. 10am–4pm. £2. 01480 896866

17th Malvern Flea & Collectors Fair, The Severn Hall, Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcs, WR13 6NW. 7.30am–3.30pm. £5. 01636 676531

23rd The National Vintage Wedding Fair, Spencer Street, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 3NF. 11am–3.30pm. £2. 07817 855287  

23rd Vintage Flea Market, Lincolnshire Showground, Grange-de-Lings, Lincoln, LN2 2NA. 9am–3pm. £2. 01298 27493

23rd Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Post War Design Fair, Beaumanor Hall, Woodhouse, Nr Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8TX. 10am–4pm. £3. 07812 510298

24th Runway Monday at Newark Antiques and Collectors Fair, adjacent to the Newark Air Museum and The Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Runway Newark, Newark, Notts, NG24 2NY. 8am–5pm. £10 (8am–10am), £5 (10am onwards). 01636 702326

29th–1st May Antiques Fair, Southwell Racecourse, Station Road, Rolleston, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0TS. 9.30am–4pm. £4. 07772 349431

30th Antiques & Collectors Fair, Berkhamsted Sports Centre, Lagley Meadow, Douglas Gardens, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 3QQ. 9.30am–4pm. £2. 07887 648255

EAST

22nd–23rd Detling International Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fair, The Kent County Showground, Detling, Kent, ME14 3JF. 8.30am–4.30pm Saturday, 10am–3.30pm Sunday. £6 (before 10am Saturday), £5 (after 10am Saturday), £4 Sunday. 01636 676531

29th Mainwaring’s Seaside Brocante, St Mary’s Hall, Oxford Street, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1DD. 10am–4pm. £1. 01227 773037

WEST & WALES

31st March–2nd The Cotswolds Antiques, Decorative & Art Fair, Westonbirt School, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8QG. 11am–5pm. £5. 01278 784912

1st The Vintage Bazaar, The Cheese and Grain, Market Yard, Frome, BA11 1BE. 9am–3pm. £2

2nd The National Vintage Wedding Fair, Bristol Grammar School, University Road, Bristol, BS8 1SR. 11am–3.30pm. £4. 07817 855287 

2nd Liberty Green Antiques & Collectables Fair, Beaufort Park Hotel, Mold, Flintshire, CH7 6RQ. 9am–4pm. £1. 07572 109520

2nd & 30th Bath Vintage & Antiques Market, Green Park Station, Bath, BA1 1JB. 8.30am–4pm. Free. 07711 900095

8th Liberty Green Antiques Fair, The Memorial Hall, Bodhyfryd, Wrexham, LL12 7AG. 9am–3.30pm. £1. 07572 109520

8th–9th The West Country Fabric and Textiles Weekend, Lydeard St Lawrence Village Hall, nr Taunton, TA4 3SE. 10am–3pm. Free

9th Carmarthen Antiques & Flea Market, United Counties Showground, Nant-y-ci, Carmarthen, SA33 5DR. 10am–4pm. £4. 01267 236569

16th Shepton Giant Flea and Collectors Market, The Royal Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6QN. 9.30am–4pm. £4.50. 01278 784912

22nd–23rd Derwen Antiques Fair, National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthney, Carmarthenshire, SA32 8HG. 10am–4.30pm. £4. 01267 220260

29th Antiques Fair, Marsh Barton Trading Estate, Exeter, EX2 8FD. 9am–4pm. £3 (£4 before 10am). 01363 776600

29th–30th International Antiques Fair of Wales, Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells, Llanelwedd, LD2 3SY. 8.30am
–5pm Saturday, 10am-5pm Sunday. £5 (£10 before 10am Saturday). 01584 873634

30th Purbeck Antiques and Collectors Fair, Furzebrook Hall, Furzebrook, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5AR. 10am–4pm. £1. 01929 761398

Please check before travelling, as fairs can be cancelled or postponed at the last minute.

To plan your next month's fairs pick up a copy of Homes & Antiques May issue from 30th March. Inside are the UK's best antiques and vintage fairs in May.  

 

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