May 2019 calendar: antiques and vintage fairs in the East

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

A man in a flat cap browses a stall of antique curios at a flea market

4th The Upmarket Fleamarket, St Andrew’s Hall, St Andrew’s Plain, Norwich, NR3 1AU. 9am-4pm. £1.50. 07867 521184;


5th Copdock Monthly Antiques & Collectors Fair, The Best Western Ipswich Hotel, Old London Road, Copdock, Suffolk, IP8 3JD. 9am-3.30pm. £2. 01702 410171;

12th Little Vintage Lover Fair, Mannington Hall & Gardens, Itteringham, Norfolk, NR11 7BB. 10.30am-4.30pm. £3.

12th Antiques & Collectors Fair, Sarratt Village Hall, The Green, Sarratt, Hertfordshire, WD3 6AS. 9.30am-4pm. £1. 07887 648255;

12th Long Melford Stately Home Car Boot Sale, Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 9AA. 8.30am-2.30pm. £2 (£6 before 9.30am).

19th Biggleswade Antiques & Vintage Fair, The Weatherley Centre, Eagle Farm Road, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 8JH. 9.30am-4pm. £2. 01480 382432;

19th The Grand Brocante Antique & Vintage Fair, Glemham Hall, Little Glemham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 0BT. 8am-4pm. £2. 07920 855041

25th-26th Long Melford Antique and Vintage Fair, The Old School, Long Melford, Suffolk, CO10 9DX. 9.30am-4pm. £1. 01449 740601;


26th-27th St Ives Antiques Fair, Burgess Hall (One Leisure), Westwood Road, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 6WU. 10am-4pm. £2.50. 01480 896866;