Return of the Buxton Antiques Fair
The Annual Buxton Antiques Fair is back! This famous UK event has been on hold for 2 years while the plush Octagon Building at the Pavilion Gardens in Buxton, England's highest town in the heart of the Peak District, underwent a major refurbishment. Back in the 60's, the Beatles played their regularly, and for the past 54 years, every May, so too art and antique dealers from across the UK at this highly popular art and antiques fair.
The majority of regular exhibitors will be returning to the fair, promising a wide range of traditional antique furniture, ceramics, silver, jewellery paintings and accessories. In addition, the fair will reveal a more modernised feel with the addition of several decorative specialists, adding extra dimensions to the range of exhibits on offer. Showing for the first time will be Shine on Design, specialising in Art Deco walnut furniture, lighting and accessories from the 1920s and 30s. They will be joined by Paul Burnett Antiques & Interiors with vintage interior furnishing pieces; and Thomas Spencer Fine Art specialising in Modern British and contemporary art.
Among the well-known regular exhibitors will be Melody Antiques, Mark Buckley Antiques and Brian Ashbee & Wes Wotruba with English furniture and accessories; art specialists Ellis Fine Art with British oil painting from the 18th & 19th centuries, Granta Fine Art with 20th century works; Art of the Imagination specialising in contemporary illustrative artists; Timberhill Gallery with watercolours, Balmain Antiques showing drawings, Continental paintings and sculpture, Jo Bennett with Northern and contemporary oils and watercolours; and returning exhibitor Walker Galleries from Harrogate who have not shown at Buxton for more than ten years.
Others include Roger de Ville with early English pottery, J. Dickinson Antiquarian Maps & Prints; Eastdale Antiques, S.& A Marsh Antiques and The Antiques Bazaar specialising in silver; and jewellery specialists Plaza, Shapiro & Co, and Saul Greenstein Antiques.
Adds Sue Ede: ‘Our fair will include our regular opening day evening reception, with complimentary refreshments, and we are as ever, grateful to the support of the famous Buxton Opera House.’
- Duncan Phillips
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