Antiques fairs and auctions around the UK in October 2022

The best antiques fairs and auctions around the UK in October 2022

September antiques fairs
Published: September 29th, 2022 at 6:00 am
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NOTE please contact fair organisers or keep an eye on websites and social media for updates regarding these events as they could be cancelled or postponed at any time.

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Antique Fair of the Month

Antiques in Tents

14th to the 15th October at Burton Court, Herefordshire

October fair of the month

Held at Burton Court in the Herefordshire countryside near Leominster, the twice-yearly Antiques in Tents is a must-visit for fair lovers. It ticks all the boxes for us in terms of what such an event can offer – a beautiful country house in an idyllic setting, a friendly medley of dealers and buyers who use this gathering as an opportunity for a good catchup, homemade food and, of course, a brilliant offering of collectables, curiosities, textiles, decorative statement pieces and brown furniture set out in the marquees and in rooms of the main house.

Antiques in Tents, Burton Court, Eardisland, nr Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 9DN. antiquesintents.co.uk


Antiques fairs in North England & Scotland

29th September–2nd The Northern Antiques Fair, Tennants, Harmby Road, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 5SG. northernfair.com

1st Leeds Vintage Market, Kirkgate Market, Leeds, LS2 7HY. advintageous.co.uk; @advintageousvintagefairs 1st Antiques & Salvage Market, Cheshire Showground, Tabley, WA16 0HJ. asfairs.com

1st–2nd The Great Wetherby Racecourse Antiques and Collectors Fair, Wetherby Racecourse, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS22 5EJ. jaguarfairs.com

5th Antiques and Home Show, Lincolnshire Showground, nr Lincoln, LN2 2NA. asfairs.com

7th–9th The Chester Decorative, Antiques & Art Fair, The County Grandstand, Chester Racecourse, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2LY. cooperevents.com

15th Hexham Indoor Vintage Flea & Antique Fair, Hexham Mart, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3SG. 07931 118906

16th Vintage Flea Market, The EXO Centre, Lincolnshire Showground, nr Lincoln, LN2 2NA. asfairs.com

16th Glasgow Antique, Vintage & Collectors Fair, Bellahouston Leisure Centre, 31 Bellahouston Drive, Glasgow, G52 1HH. glasgowantiquefair.com

21st–23rd The Pavilions of Harrogate Decorative, Antiques & Art Fair, The Pavilions of Harrogate, Railway Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 8NZ. cooperevents.com

23rd Manchester Vintage Home Show, Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road, Manchester, M13 0FE. vintagehomeshow.co.uk


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Antiques fairs in Central England

1st–2nd Shrewsbury Flea, West Midlands Showground, Shrewsbury, SY1 2PF. josevents.co.uk

2nd Antiques and Collectors Fair, Bantock House Museum, Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV3 9LQ. 07976 643174

6th–7th Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair, Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY. iacf.co.uk

9th Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair, Brockington Campus, Enderby, Leics, LE19 4AQ. stagsheadevents.co.uk

9th Malvern Flea & Collectors Fair, Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW. b2bevents.info

13th–16th The annual Cotswold Art & Antiques Dealers’ Association Fair (CADA), Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park, Warwickshire, CV35 9HZ. cotswolds-antiques-art.com

14th–15th Antiques in Tents, Burton Court, Eardisland, nr Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 9DN. antiquesintents.co.uk

22nd The Reclaimed Home Fair, Chipping Norton Town Hall, 0X7 5NJ. @thereclaimedhomefair

23rd Antiques and Collectors Fair, Himley Hall, Himley Park, Dudley, DY3 4DF. himleyhallandpark.co.uk

24th Runway Monday Antiques & Collectors Fair, Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Runway Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY. iacf.co.uk


Antiques fairs in East England

9th Antiques & Collectors Fair, Sarratt Village Hall, The Green, Sarratt, Hertfordshire, WD3 6AS. marcelfairs.co.uk

9th The Big Southend Vintage & Retro Fair, Southend Leisure & Tennis Centre, Garon Park, Eastern Avenue, SS2 4FA. haddonevents.co.uk

15th–16th Antiques & Artisans, Suffolk Showground, IP3 8UH. ablackdogevent.com

16th Vintage & Antique Open Air Market, Langford Museum of Power, Steam Pumping Station, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6QA. haddonevents.co.uk

23rd Ware Vintage & Retro Fair, The Drill Hall, 17 Amwell End, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 9HP. haddonevents.co.uk

29th–30th Long Melford Antiques and Vintage Fair, The Old School, Hall Street, Long Melford, Suffolk, CO10 9DX. melfordantiquesfair.co.uk


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Antiques fairs in South England

1st–2nd Hackney Flea Market, Abney Hall, 73a Church Street, Hackney, London, N16 0AS. hackneyfleamarket.com

2nd Antiques, Vintage & Collectables Fair, Village Hall, East Street, Corfe Castle, Dorset, BH20 5EE. cameofairs.co.uk

4th–9th The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair, London Evolution (The Marquee), Battersea Park, London, SW11 4NJ. decorativefair.com

9th Adams Antiques Fair, Lindley Hall, The Royal Horticultural Halls, 80 Vincent Square, London, SW1P 2PB. adamsantiquesfairs.com

9th Bishop’s Waltham Brocante Street Market, High Street, Bishop’s Waltham, Hampshire. acvrevents.co.uk

11th & 25th Sunbury Antiques Market, Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury-on-Thames, Middlesex, TW16 5AQ. sunburyantiques.com

15th Whitstable Brocante, The Umbrella Centre, Oxford Street, Whitstable, CT5 1DD. 07903 286144

15th–16th So Last Century Vintage Fair, St Dunstan’s College, Stanstead Road, London, SE6 4TY. solastcenturyfair.co.uk

16th Antiques & Decorative Arts Fair, various locations around the town centre, Romsey, Hampshire. acvrevents.co.uk

18th Epsom Racecourse Antiques & Collectables Fair, Epsom Racecourse, Epsom Downs, Epsom, Surrey, KT18 5LQ. continuityfairs.co.uk

23rd Brighton Antiques, Collectables & Vintage Fair, Brighton Racecourse, Freshfield Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9XZ. lovefairs.com

26th Wembley Park Antiques Market, Pink Car Park, Wembley Park, Wembley, London, HA9 0HX. wembleyantiquesmarket.co.uk

30th Dorking Halls Antiques Fair, Dorking Halls, Reigate Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1SG. dovehousefineantiquesfairs.com

30th Frock Me! Vintage Fashion Fair, Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street, London, W8 7NX. frockmevintagefashion.com

30th So Last Century Vintage Market, AMP Studios, 897a Old Kent Road, Peckham, London, SE15 1NL. solastcenturyfair.co.uk


Antiques fairs in West England & Wales

1st Llandeilo Antiques & Vintage Fair, Crescent Road, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, SA19 6HN. derwenantiques.co.uk

1st Exeter Antique & Flea Market at Matford, The Matford Centre, Marsh Barton, Exeter, EX2 8FD. continuityfairs.co.uk

2nd The Frome Independent – More Than a Market, Frome town centre, Somerset, BA11. thefromeindependent.org.uk

2nd Bibury Antiques Fair, The Village Hall, Church Road, Bibury, Gloucestershire, GL7 5NR. biburyantiquesfair.com

8th Cheltenham Antiques & Vintage Market, The Promenade, Long Garden, Cheltenham, GL50 1NW. 01905 26100

9th Lostwithiel Antique & Collectors Fair, Lostwithiel Community Centre, Pleyber Christ Way, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22 0HE. antiquefairscornwall.co.uk

15th–16th The Anglesey Fair, Mona Showground, Gwalchmai, Holyhead, LL65 4RW. continuityfairs.co.uk

16th The Giant Shepton Flea Market, Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6QN. sheptonflea.com

16th Salvage Fair, Broad Street, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AB. salvagefairs.com

22nd Narberth Antique & Makers Market, Queen’s Hall, High Street, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, SA67 7AS. @mischievous_cow_events

22nd The Vintage Bazaar, Cheese & Grain, Market Yard, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1BE. thevintagebazaar.co.uk

30th Bath Vintage & Antiques Market, Green Park Station, Green Park Road, Bath, BA1 1JB. vintageandantiques.co.uk


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Antiques Auction of the Month

Items from Exbury House at the Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks Sale

5th October at Woolley & Wallis

October auction of the month

This autumn, a flavour of ‘Le Goût Rothschild’ will be served up at Woolley & Wallis in Salisbury when a collection of furnishings from the Rothschild seat, Exbury House in Hampshire, comes up for sale. The Rothschilds – a fabulously wealthy European banking family – had homes across France and Britain, and in 1919 Lionel Nathan de Rothschild bought 18th-century Exbury House, which is now better known for its world-class collection of rhododendrons and azaleas.

The 220 lots being auctioned off, with estimates from £100–£60,000, include fine furniture, works of art, lighting, carpets and silver, many of them family heirlooms once belonging to the great art collector Alfred de Rothschild. Specialist Mark Yuan-Richards says, ‘This is a wonderful opportunity to acquire historic pieces with impeccable provenance.

Highlights include a micro-mosaic centre table attributed to the Roman mosaicist, Francesco Belloni, who went on to work for Napoleon; the top is finely inlaid with a laurel wreath and bands of scrolling leaves and flowers and sits on a base carved from giallo antico marble.’ woolleyandwallis.co.uk


October Antiques Auctions

4th Modern and Contemporary Art, Sworders, Cambridge Road, Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, CM24 8GE. sworder.co.uk

4th Antiques & Collectables, Special Auction Services, Plenty Close, off Hambridge Road, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 5TR. specialauctionservices.com

4th Antique Furniture, Clocks, Eastern Carpets, Traditional Paintings, Capes Dunn, 40 Station Road, Heaton Mersey, Stockport, SK4 3QT. capesdunn.com

5th Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks, Woolley & Wallis, 51–61 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SU. woolleyandwallis.co.uk

6th The Interiors Sale, Cheffins Fine Art, Clifton House, 1&2 Clifton Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 7EA. cheffins.co.uk

6th Icons of Motoring – A Land Rover Auction, Duke’s, Brewery Square, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1GA. dukes-auctions.com

12th The Music Auction, Anderson & Garland, Anderson House, Crispin Court, Newbiggin Lane, Westerhope, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 1BF. andersonandgarland.com

12th Impressionist & Modern Art, Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street, London, W1S 1SR. bonhams.com

12th The Picture Sale, Mallams Auctioneers, Bocardo House, St Michael’s Street, Oxford, OX1 2EB. mallams.co.uk

12th DESIGN Since 1860, Lyon & Turnbull, 33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3RR. lyonandturnbull.com

13th Modern Art & Design Auction, Anderson & Garland, Anderson House, Crispin Court, Newbiggin Lane, Westerhope, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 1BF. andersonandgarland.com

15th 20th Century Design, Tennants, The Auction Centre, Harmby Road, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 5SG. tennants.co.uk

17th–18th The House & Garden Sale, Mallams Auctioneers, Dunmore Court, Wootton Road, Abingdon, OX13 6BH. mallams.co.uk

18th Modern Art & Design, Chorley’s, Prinknash Abbey Park, nr Cranham, Gloucestershire, GL4 8EU. chorleys.com

19th Design, Woolley & Wallis, 51–61 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SU. woolleyandwallis.co.uk

19th Modern and Contemporary Art, Dreweatts, Donnington Priory, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 2JE. dreweatts.com

19th Scottish Art, Bonhams, 22 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JX. bonhams.com

19th Fine Art & Antique Auction, Trevanion Auctioneers & Valuers, The Joyce Building, Station Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 1RE. trevanion.com

24th–25th Design – Two Day Sale, Sworders, Cambridge Road, Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, CM24 8GE. sworder.co.uk

26th Stamps, Postcards & Postal History, Tennants, The Auction Centre, Harmby Road, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 5SG. tennants.co.uk

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27th The Art & Design Sale, Cheffins Fine Art, Clifton House, 1&2 Clifton Rd, Cambridge, CB1 7EA. cheffins.co.uk

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