August 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 August

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

3rd-4th Antiques in the County Show, Rutland County Showground, Oakham, LE15 6US. 9am-4pm (closes 3pm Sunday). £5. 07583 410862;


4th Antiques & Collectors Fair, Bantock House Museum, Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 9LQ. 9.30am-3.30pm. £1.50. 07976 643174 

9th-11th Bingley Hall Antiques Fair, Staffordshire County Showground, Stafford, ST18 0BD. 11am-5pm Friday, 9am-5pm Saturday, 10am-4pm Sunday. £10 Friday before 12pm, £5 Friday from 12pm, Saturday & Sunday. 01636 702326;

10th-11th Lincoln Antiques & Home Show, Lincolnshire Showground, Lincoln, LN2 2NA. 10am-4pm. £5. 01298 27493;

15th-16th Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair, Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY. 9am-6pm Thursday, 8am-4pm Friday. £20 Thursday, £5 Friday. 01636 702326;

17th The Cotswolds Vintage Fair, Toddington Village Hall, Stow Road, Toddington, Gloucestershire, GL54 5DU. 10am-4pm. Free.

23rd-25th Antiques Fair, Southwell Racecourse, Occupation Lane, Rolleston, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0TS. 8.30am-4pm Friday, 9.30am-4pm Saturday & Sunday. £4.50 (£6 before 9.30am). 07772 349431

24th Stratford-upon-Avon Book Fair, Levi Fox Hall, Chapel Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6HB. 10am-4pm. Free. 01608 682224;

25th-26th St Ives Antiques Fair, Burgess Hall (One Leisure), Westwood Road, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 6WU. 10am-4pm. £2.50. 01480 896866;


26th Malvern Flea & Collectors Fair, The Severn Hall, Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW. 7.30am-3.30pm. £5. 01636 676531;