December 2018 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 December

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

2nd Brunel Uxbridge Clock and Watch Fair, Sports Hall, Brunel University, Kingston Lane, Middlesex, UB8 3PH. 9am-2pm. £2.50 (£5 before 11am, £1 after 1pm). 01895 834694;


2nd Antiques & Collectors Fair, Bantock House Museum, Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV3 9LQ. 10am-3.30pm. £1.50. 07976 643174;

3rd-4th Lincolnshire Antiques & Home Show, Lincolnshire Showground, Lincoln, LN2 2NA. 8am-5pm. £15 Monday, £5 Tuesday. 01298 27493;

6th-7th Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair, Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY. 9am-6pm Thursday, 8am-4pm Friday. £20 Thursday, £5 Friday. 01636 702326;

7th-9th Bingley Hall Antiques & Collectors Fair, Staffordshire County Showground, Stafford, ST18 0BD. Opening times vary. £10 before 12pm Friday, £5 from 12pm Friday, Sat & Sun. 01636 702326;

9th Malvern Flea & Collectors Fair, The Severn Hall, Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW. 7.30am-3.30pm. £5. 01636 676531;

9th Hodson Hall Antiques Fair, Hodson Hall, Endowed Campus, Off A6, Loughborough, LE11 2AQ. 9am-3.30pm. £2. 01766 831800;


9th Festive Antiques & Gift Fair, The Kube, Leicester Racecourse, Leicester Road, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 4AL. 8.30am-3pm. £3 (£5 before 9.30am). 07772 349431;