The best antiques fairs and auctions around the UK in May

H&A's directory to the best antiques fairs and auctions in May



6th Fancy That?, Vintage Bazaar, Glenesk Hotel, Edzell, Angus, DD9 7TF. 11am-4pm. Free. 01356 648732;

11th-13th The Decorative Home & Salvage Show, Ripley Castle, Harrogate, HG3 3AY. 10am-5pm (12pm-5pm Friday). £5 (£10 Friday). 01298 27493;

12th-13th Hebden Bridge Vintage Fair, Town Hall, St George’s Street, Hebden Bridge, West Yorks, HX7 7BY. 10am-4.30pm. £1.50. 07717 288675;

12th-13th Edinburgh Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fair, The Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, EH28 8NB. 8.15am-4.30pm Saturday, 10am-4pm Sunday. £5 Saturday (£6 before 10am), £4 Sunday. 01636 676531;

13th The Vintage Village, Stockport Covered Market Hall, Market Place, Stockport, SK1 1EU. 10am-4pm. £2.

26th-27th The Great Wetherby Racecourse Antiques Fair, Wetherby Racecourse, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS22 5EJ. 8am-5pm Saturday, 9am-4pm Sunday. £4 (£5 before 9am Saturday). 01332 830444;

27th Vintage Home Show Leeds, Pudsey Civic Hall, Dawson’s Corner, Pudsey, Leeds, LS28 5TA. 10.30am-4pm. £2.50 (£4 before 11am). 07880 910361;



4th-6th Shepton Mallet Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fair, Royal Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6QN. Opening times vary. £5 (£10 Friday). 01636 702326;

5th Lostwithiel Antique & Collectors Market, Scout Hut, Cattle Market Car Park, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22 0HE. 10am-1pm. By donation. 01503 240768

5th-6th The International Antiques Fair of Wales, Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, LD2 3SY. 8.30am-5pm Saturday, 10am-5pm Sunday. £5 (£10 before 10am Saturday). 01584 873634;

6th The Frome Independent – More Than a Market, Frome town centre, Somerset, BA11. 10am-3pm. Free.

6th Liberty Green Antiques & Collectables Fair, Beaufort Park Hotel, Mold, Flintshire, CH7 6RQ. 9am-3.30pm. £1. 07572 109520;

12th Liberty Green Antiques & Collectables Fair, Memorial Hall, Bodhyfryd, Wrexham, LL12 7AG. 9am-3pm. £1. 07572 109520;

20th Carmarthen Antiques and Flea Market, United Counties Showground, Nantyci, Carmarthen, SA33 5DR. 10am-4pm. £4.50. 01267 236569;

26th Matford Fair, Matford Centre, Matford Park Road, Marsh Barton Trading Estate, Exeter, EX2 8FD. 9am-4pm. £3.50 (£4.50 before 10am). 01363 776600;

26th V&H Fairs Vintage Jumble Sale, Rangeworthy Village Hall, Rangeworthy, South Glos, BS37 7LZ. 10am-1pm. Free. 01225 743280;

26th-27th The Anglesey Fair, The Showground, Gwalchmai, Holyhead, LL65 4RW. 8.30am-5pm Saturday, 10am-5pm Sunday. £5 (£10 before 10am Saturday). 01584 873634;

27th Bath Vintage & Antiques Market, Green Park Station, Green Park Road, Bath, BA1 1JB. 8am-4pm Free. 07711 900095;




5th Halesworth Brocante Antique & Vintage Market, The Old Print Works, Halesworth, Suffolk, IP19 8AP. 9am-3pm. Free. 01986 948546

12th The City Antiques Fair & Fleamarket, St Andrew’s Hall, St Andrew’s Plain, Norwich, NR3 1AU. 9am-4.30pm. £2. 07867 521184;

13th Antiques & Collectors Fair, Sarratt Village Hall, The Green, Sarratt, Hertfordshire, WD3 6AS. 9.30am-4pm. £1. 07887 648255;

19th Stable Yard Antiques & Collectables Market, Hatfield House, Herts, AL9 5HX. 10am-5pm. Free. 07751 296625;

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

27th-28th St Ives Antiques Fair, Burgess Hall (OneLeisure), Westwood Road, St Ives, Cambs, PE27 6WU. 10am-4pm. £2. 01480 896866;



6th National Glass Fair, National Motorcycle Museum, Coventry Rd, Bickenhill, Solihull, West Mids, B92 0EJ. 10.30am-4pm. £5. 07887 762872;

6th Vintage Home Show Midlands, Sports Connexion, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Coventry, CV8 3FL. 10.30am-4pm. £2.50 (£4 before 11am). 07880 910361;

6th-8th Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair, Southwell Racecourse, Rolleston, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0TS. 9.30am-4pm. £4.50 (£6 8.30am-9.30am Saturday). 07772 349431;

12th-13th Antiques in Tents, Burton Court, Eardisland, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 9DN. 9am-4pm Saturday, 10am-3.30pm Sunday. £4. 07974 356128;

19th The Catesbys Brocante, Yew Tree House, Exton Park, Exton, Rutland, LE15 8AX. 10am-5pm. £3. 01572 812186;

21st Antique, Collectors & Vintage Fair, Runway Newark, Newark, Notts, NG24 2NY. 8am-5pm. £10 (8am-10am), £5 (10am onwards). 01636 702326;

26th-28th Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair, Stamford Meadows, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 2WE. 9.30am-4pm. £4.50 (£6, 8.30am-9.30am Saturday). 07772 349431; 

28th Malvern Flea & Collectors Fair, The Severn Hall, Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW. 7.30am-3.30pm. £5.01636 676531;

28th-29th Lincolnshire Antiques & Home Show, Lincolnshire Showground, Lincoln, LN2 2NA. 8am-5pm. £20 Monday, £5 Tuesday. 01298 27493;

31st-1st June Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair, Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground,
Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY. 9am-6pm Thursday, 8am-4pm Friday. £20 Thursday, £5 Friday. 01636 702326;




1st Sandown Antiques Market, Sandown Park Racecourse, Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9AJ. 7am-1pm. Free. 01932 230946;

5th Vintage & Very Nice Market Bazaar, The Assembly Rooms, North Street, Chichester, PO19 1LQ. 10am-4pm. Free. 

5th Antiques & Collectors Fair, St Paul’s Church Hall, The Ridgeway, Mill Hill, London, NW7 1QU. 9am-4pm. £1. 07887 648255;

6th Corfe Castle Antiques Fair, Village Hall, East Street, Corfe Castle, Dorset, BH20 5EE. 9.30am-4pm. £1. 01202 893942;

6th Brighton Antiques, Collectables & Vintage Fair, Brighton Racecourse, Freshfield Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9XZ. 9.30am-4pm. £3 (£5 before 10.30am). 01293 690777;

8th & 29th Sunbury Antiques Market, Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury-on-Thames, Middlesex, TW16 5AQ. 6.30am-2pm. Free. 01932 230946;

11th-13th The Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair, The Marquee, Petworth House & Park, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0QY. Opening times vary. £10. 01797 252030;

13th Romsey Antiques & Decorative Arts Fair, Romsey Town Hall (and four other locations around the
town centre), Hampshire, SO51 8YZ. 9.30am-3.30pm. Free. 07514 680872

14th Newbury Antiques & Collectors Fair, Newbury Showground, Priors Court Road, Hermitage, Newbury, Berkshire, RG18 9QZ. 8am-5pm. £5 (£10 before 9.30am). 01636 702326;

18th-19th The Decorative Living Fair, Eridge Park, Eridge Green, Near Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3 9JT. 9.30am-4pm Friday, 9.30am-5pm Saturday. £7.50 (£14 before 11.30am Friday). 

19th Mainwaring’s Seaside Brocante, St Mary’s Hall, Oxford Street, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1DD. 10am-4pm. £1. 01227 773037

20th Dorking Halls Antiques Fair, Reigate Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1SG. 9.30am-4pm. £2.50. 07952 689717;  

20th Alexandra Palace Antiques & Collectors Fair, Alexandra Palace, London, N22 7AY. 9.30am-4.30pm. £6. 01636 702326;

20th Photographica International Camera Fair, Royal Horticultural Society’s Lindley Hall, Vincent Square, London, SW1P 2PB. 10am-4pm. £5. 01684 594526; 

20th Ephemera Society Summer Fair, Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury, Coram Street, London, WC1N 1HT. 11am-4pm. £3. 01923 829079; 

25th-27th The Big Brocante – Hop Farm Vintage & Collectors Fair, The Hop Farm, Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood, Kent, TN12 6PY. 8am-4pm. £5 (£3 advance). 07511 184890; 

26th Antique, Retro, Craft and Gift Fair, Birchington Village Centre, Alpha Road, Birchington-on-Sea, Kent, CT7 9EG. 9am-4pm. Free. 07729 418426 

27th Purbeck Antiques and Vintage Fair, Furzebrook Hall, Furzebrook, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5AR. 10am-4pm. £1. 01929 761398;



1st Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Objects, Charles Miller, London. 020 7806 5530;

2nd English & European Ceramics & Glass, Salisbury, Wiltshire. 01722 424500;

2nd Jewellery, Silver & Watches, Dreweatts, Newbury, Berkshire. 01635 553553;

2nd Fine Furniture & Works of Art, Lyon & Turnbull, Edinburgh. 0131 557 8844;

5th Antiques & Collectables, Great Western Auctions, Glasgow. 0141 954 1500;

5th Objects to Inspire, Hansons, Derbyshire. 01283 733988;

9th Modern & Contemporary Prints, Sworders, Essex. 01279 817778;

10th Art & Design from 1860, Cheffins, Cambridge. 01223 213343;

12th Fine Art, Antiques & Collectables, Henry Aldridge & Sons, Devizes, Wiltshire. 01380 729199;

15th Lalique, Christie’s, London. 020 7839 9060;

15th & 16th Jewellery and Silver & Modern Art and Design, Chorley’s, Gloucestershire. 01452 344499;

15th & 16th Music & Entertainment, Special Auction Services (SAS), Newbury, Berks. 01635 580595;

16th Sporting & Collectors, Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood, Exeter. 01392 413100;

16th Printed Books, Maps & Documents, Dominic Winter, Glos. 01285 860006;

17th Antique & Modern Jewellery, Fellows, Birmingham. 0121 212 2131;

17th Antiques & Fine Art, Adam Partridge, Macclesfield, Cheshire. 01625 431788;

17th-18th Design, Mallams, Oxford. 01865 241358;

19th The May Sale, Fieldings, Stourbridge, West Midlands. 01384 444140;

21st Asian Art, Duke’s Auctioneers, Dorchester, Dorset. 01305 265080;

23rd Summer Fine Art, Halls, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. 01743 450700;

25th Costume, Textiles & Fashion, Tennants, Leyburn, North Yorkshire. 01969 623780;  

Please check before travelling, as fairs can be cancelled or postponed at the last minute.

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