May 2019 calendar: antiques and vintage fairs in Central UK

Diaries at the ready, we have picked out the finest fairs and auctions around the UK in May

An array of antique cut crystal bowls on a midnight blue tablecloth

4th-6th Antiques Fair, Southwell Racecourse, Occupation Lane, Rolleston, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0TS. £4.50. 9.30am-4pm. 07772 349431


5th Antiques & Collectors Fair, Bantock House Museum, Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 9LQ. 9.30am-3.30pm. £1.50. 07976 643174;

11th-12th Shrewsbury Flea, West Midlands Showground, Berwick Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 2PF. 8.30am-3.30pm Saturday, 9am-3pm Sunday. £2.50. 07584 357808;

12th Hodson Hall Antique, Vintage & Collectors Fair, Endowed Campus, Off A6, Loughborough, LE11 2AQ. 9am-3.30pm. £2. 01766 831800;

12th The National Glass Fair, National Motorcycle Museum, Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 0EJ. 10.30am-4pm. £5. 07887 762872;

18th The Catesbys Brocante, Yew Tree House, Oakham Road, Exton, Rutland, LE15 8AX. 10am-4pm. Free. 01572 812186;

18th-19th Statfold Barn Weekend Antiques & Vintage Fair, Statfold Barn Railway Museum, The Grain Store, Ashby Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 0BT. 9am-4pm (3pm Sunday). £5. 01766 831800;

19th Vintage Home Show Midlands, Sports Connexion, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Coventry, CV8 3FL. 10.30am-4pm. £2.50 (£4 before 11am). 07880 910361;

20th Runway Monday at Newark Antiques and Collectors Fair, adjacent to the Newark Air Museum, Runway Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY. 8am-5pm. £10 (8am-10am), £5 (10am onwards). 01636 702326;

26th Birmingham’s Vintage Furniture Flea, The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Birmingham, B9 4AA. 10.30am-4.30pm. £2 (£3 before 11.30am).

29th Lincolnshire Antiques & Home Show, Lincolnshire Showground, Lincoln, LN2 2NA. 10am-4pm. £5. 01298 27493;


30th-31st Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair, Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY. 9am-6pm Thursday, 8am-4pm Friday. £20 Thursday, £5 Friday. 01636 702326;