2-5 April 2020: NEC Birmingham
You won't want to miss the largest art antiques and interiors fairs in the UK. Antiques for Everyone features over 250 specialist dealers offering for sale a huge variety of desirable rare and unique exhibits at prices from £10 to £100000. The fair attracts visitors from all over the world and is a cornucopia of covetable furniture art carpets sculptures silverware clocks rare books arms and armour and antiquarian maps. Popular specialist and author Judith Miller from the BBC's Antiques Roadshow will be giving daily talks on buying art and antiques in the current market as well as offering top tips on what's hot.
6-8 March 2019: The Pavilion, North Parade Road, Bath BA2 4EU
Known for its eclectic mix of decorative antiques textiles folk art Mid-Century design and garden antiques this fair is known in the antiques trade as an excellent source of fresh to the market stock hence the large queues around the building on opening day. See their website for a free ticket.
24-27 Sept 2020: Saatchi Gallery, London SW3
020 8742 1611
The fair champions British art from 1900 to the present day. Some 60 leading dealers show works by the great names of the 20th century: Bacon, Freud, Frink, Frost, Hepworth, Hockney. Hodgson, Lanyon, Lowry, Moore, Nash, Piper, Riley, Scott, Spencer and Sutherland to name a few. Alongside these will be a large selection of work by emerging and established contemporary artists some of whom already have achieved international reputations - like Hirst, Emin and Grayson Perry - as well as work by emerging artists who may be the stars of tomorrow.
27 Feb - 1 Mar 2020: Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA
(0)20 7845 4600
Collect is the only gallery-presented art fair dedicated to modern craft and design. Now in its 16th year, Collect brings together international galleries from across the globe by the world’s leading contemporary artists and designers: from ceramics, glass, metal, wood and textiles to makers working in non-traditional materials with experimental techniques. This year galleries from five continents, representing over 400 international artists, will showcase exceptional and breakthrough designer making in all its possibilities. The fair also includes Collect Open, where 12 ambitious individual makers/duos, selected by an expert panel, will present outstanding and conceptual new work and large-scale installations. Tickets can be purchased via the Crafts Council website.
29 September-4 October 2020: The Marquee, Battersea Park, London SW11
020 7616 9327
Unfortunately, the Spring Fair originally scheduled for the 14-18 May, is cancelled because of the current circumstances, but the Autumn Fair will take place as scheduled. More than 160 dealers from the UK and Europe will be at the Fair offering antiques and 20th century design for interior decoration, with the emphasis on the unusual or the unexpected. Attracting highly respected decorators, dealers and visitors from across the UK and overseas, there's an enormous variety of artwork, decorative accessories, lighting, glass, textiles, mirrors, tableware and furniture on offer: from primitive and early country items to fine Georgian antiques, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and modernist design. There's a selection of European stock hailing from Finland to Italy and classic pieces from across the British Isles.
21-26 Jan 2020: Battersea Park, London SW11
The London Antique Rug and Textile Fair (LARTA) is the only specialist UK fair dedicated to antique rug and textile art. View and purchase items originating from the Anatolia the Caucasus Persia Central Asia India and China as well as from Europe and Africa and from all periods up to the early 20th century. On offer will be eye-catching showstoppers alongside rare collectors' items and affordable furnishing pieces.
22 - 26 Jan 2020: Business Design Centre, Islington, London N1 0QH
Now in its 27th edition London Art Fair presents over 100 galleries featuring the great names of 20th Century British art and exceptional contemporary work from leading figures and emerging talent. The Fair attracts visitors with a genuine passion for art from experienced collectors to those buying their first original work.
24 – 30 June 2021.: South Grounds, The Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London SW3 4SR
020 7499 7470
Masterpiece London is set to be one of the most exciting international events to occur in the capital for years. Representing an inter-disciplinary fusion of traditional and modern old and new Masterpiece London will bring together not only the finest of the fine and decorative arts but also the best of wines, classic cars, jewellery and contemporary design.
9-12 Jan 2020: London Mariott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London W1K 6JP
Since 2013, the fair attracts an international audience with the wide variety of disciplines offered by the many experts. Exhibitors return to show their latest purchases alongside a handful of newcomers with fresh wares. Register for free tickets or pay £10 at the door.
2-8 Nov 2020: Olympia London - Hammersmith Road, London W14 8UX
A key event in the British art and antiques winter calendar, this Fair brings to life an exceptional range of over 20,000 pieces, presenting a treasure trove of irresistible art, furniture including decorative items plus jewellery and collectors’ pieces to discover and buy.