In our second winter interview aka 'Winterview' we ask Alice Roberton to chat to stalwart ASFairs trader Liam Woodgates about being in the antiques business...
We pose the question "what gift would you like to be given this Christmas and why?" to a panel of discerning industry folk and get six personality packed answers...
For the first of our winter warmer 'Winterviews' we ask interiors journalist and stylist (and ASFairs PR person) to quiz decorative antiques company Jeffrey & Day on who they got into the business...
Get stuck in to some serious Christmas gift, homewares and retail stock shopping at Stoneleigh Park Antiques Market this coming Monday - 27th November.
See who took first, second and third prize in our end of season Best Dressed Stand Awards at the Ripley Decorative Home & Salvage Show
Join us this week at Yorkshire's Ripley Castle Estate for inspiring decorative, period and salvage homewares and see who takes the prize for Best Dressed Stand!
Outdoor Living shopping at our recent Cheshire Decorative Home & Salvage Show and a preview of August's Lincoln Antiques & Home Show
Show four of our summer of salvage opens in Cheshire on Friday 4th August for three days of salvage shopping with a focus on Outdoor Living
Our Loseley Park scavenger hunt was a great success, with bloggers and style-savvy lovers of all things French taking part
Show three of our summer of salvage opens in Surrey this Friday for three days of salvage shopping with a French flavour
Our exhibitors wowed visitors again at another Decorative Home & Salvage Show last week
Show two of our summer of salvage is fast approaching and we have a great exhibitor line-up for you
Get the buzz for our May bank holiday Monday and Tuesday show
Take a look at our full exhibitor list to see who will be attending this week's show
We are delighted to host a handful of inspirational young antiques dealers as they step into the fairs arena
Happy to announce an association with Reclaim magazine for our Decorative Home & Salvage Shows this summer
Spring is here, and so is our big Lincolnshire antiques event offering up seasonal inspiration for all
The launch of our new Vintage Flea Market goes down a storm, read all about it
Interior stylist and sourcing expert Philippa Curphey tells us what accessory buying trends we are likely to see at our fairs this year
Read the second in a series of Q&A interviews with industry people happy to share their story, knowledge and insight with us
We tracked down six industry people and asked them what they would like to be given this Christmas, the results yield some truly personal answers
Our Interview with Barry Reeve is the first in a series of Q&A interviews with antiques industry people, happy to share their story, knowledge and insight with us.
Yorkshire stylist and blogger Jane Day gets her last summer of salvage fix at our September Ripley Castle show and shares the day with us
The last of the summer of salvage will be taking place this week and we can't wait!
Have a sneak preview of a mere handful of the wonderful exhibitors due to appear at our next show
Time to prepare yourself for some superb salvage shopping next weekend
As the third Loseley show draws near, and excitement builds, we thought we'd share a quick preview and our wonderful exhibitor list with you
The inclement weather has inspired a nautical theme in this week's blog
Inspired by our recent Ripley show, we've taken a moment to appreciate the finer details of textures and tone of decorative antiques and salvage
Take advantage of our money-saving ticket offer if you pre-order tickets for the next Lincoln
Stylist Jane Day recently joined us and Ripley, in this blog she gives a warm account of her visit in words and pictures
The most exciting thing about the Decorative Home & Salvage Show is the stock - in our latest blog we give you a stunning preview of what to expect
The season of shopping for beautiful things in gorgeous places is upon us, kicking off May 13th - 15th
Style blogger Jane Day visited our Lincoln Antiques & Home Show, here she tells us how she focused on the small details of the treasures she found
We're looking forward to our first spring Lincoln Show this coming week
Spring was springing at the Donington Market earlier in the week as everyone was buying for outdoor living
Stylist blogger, trader and die-hard Arthur Swallow Fairs fan Jane Day tells us what she buys and what how she uses it in her home
Trade Preview tickets are now available online for all five of our Decorative Home & Salvage Shows
We take a look at some of Farrow & Ball's gorgeous new colours and imagine painting our vintage and antique finds with them
We tracked down some big names in the antiques, vintage and homes business and asked them what was top of their Christmas wish-list
Despite today's woman being independent and tenacious, many of us are old fashioned girls at heart and cupid can still hit the spot with a little spoiling
Monday heralds the beginning of another season of Antiques & Home Shows at Lincoln Showground - there will be six in total, taking us from February right through to the end of November.
The antiques industry offers up top-tips for buying antiques in 2016
After featuring interior stylist Ali Heath in our All I Want for Christmas blog in December we thought we’d invite her back to offer up some top tips on buying at fairs
We thought we’d share a slice of festive Pinterest goodness with you to aid your home decoration this Christmas
We caught up with traders and visitors to find out what kind of gorgeous Christmas gifts can be picked up at one of our shows
To celebrate Thanksgiving today we thought we'd share some stateside collectable you might find at our shows
Hop from marquee-to-marquee, peruse the outdoor stands and make your way to the cosy cover of The Epic Centre for all you need to stock-up for Christmas
Read all about a busy day of trading at our last Donington Market of 2015
Our 2016 Calendar of Events is now fully confirmed. Get all the dates for the Lincolnshire Antiques & Home Shows and Sunday Antiques Markets, Donington Antiques Market and the Decorative Home & Salvage Shows.
Don't miss our last Donington Antiques Market of the year this coming Monday - 2nd November
Come and enjoy a spot of indoor antiques and collectables shopping at the Lincolnshire Showground this weekend
This week’s Antiques & Home Show kicked-off a new season of events at the Lincolnshire Showground
Join us at our Lincoln Antiques & Home Show for two days of inspirational shopping at one of Europe's most impressive events of its kind
Autumn is on its way, so let's cosy up and embrace a glowing palette of bronze, copper, terracotta, browns, greens and yellows to create warmth in our homes
Seven interesting styles of chair, to help you sit with comfort and a sense of decorative function, which you're likely to find at our shows
Take a look at our blog to see who bought what and what plans they have for their hunted down treasures
Come and join us at Lincoln Showground for our last big show of the summer - one of the largest of its kind in Europe
Thank you to each and every one of you who has liked, shared and commented on our Facebook page
Join us at our last Decorative Home & Salvage Show of the season for the pick of the crop of all things salvaged and beautiful
With the summer holidays in full-swing we thought we'd inspire you with romantic notions of travel and nostalgic holiday memories
The three day show at Loseley Park couldn’t have been a more perfect setting to shop for the finest salvage, antiques, decorative homewares and gardenalia. Visitors flocked in to enjoy what can only be described as one of the most relaxed home shopping experiences around
Buying and collecting mirrors is a passion for some and with the recent fashion of creating mirror walls - a collection of differing mirrors all hung together on one wall - mirrors are being snapped up at our fairs and shows
We're on the countdown to our Decorative Home & Salvage Show at Surrey’s beautiful Loseley Park, Guildford this Friday - Sunday (17th - 19th July) and have we got a show for you. We've got Farrow & Ball hosting a pop-up store with goodies galore and enough home inspiration to keep you planning for years
Walking around our shows we often note how much effort goes into styling, with many stands appearing to effortlessly make statements on trend and style, with colour often being given centre stage. In this blog we highlight four great colours to welcome into your home
The lovely people from Homes & Antiques Magazine came and visited our first Loseley Park Decorative Home & Salvage Show last year and were smitten enough to make it this year’s July Fair Of The Month
Take a look at our exhibitor list for The Decorative Home & Salvage show at Tatton Park next week, which runs Friday - Sunday (12 - 14th June). As ever, we will be offering you a wonderful host of exhibitors, old and new, who we know will inspire and provide you with all you need to create a beautiful living space
Arthur Swallow begins its highly anticipated ‘Summer of Salvage’ at Ripley Castle on the 15th - 17th May, where the first of the Decorative Home & Salvage Shows was launched four years ago.
We had a fantastic response to our 20th Birthday Celebration Competition. After much deliberation we've actually chosen one stall holder and three visitor winners out of all the entries received.
Calling all stall holders and buyers! Arthur Swallow Fairs are celebrating 20 years of trading in 2015. We will be taking some trips down memory lane, looking how things have changed over the years and holding a competition to win tickets to our event.
Are you a fan of the theatre? Perhaps you are looking for some alternative feature lighting for your home? Look no further than Donington Antiques Market, where regulars of the event, John Smith & Son, bring their beautifully restored vintage theatre lights.
The festive season does strange and wonderful things to some people, no one more so than full time Mum, Lynda Awcock, who is a self-confessed Christmas fanatic.
We've been working hard to get our 2015 event dates confirmed with all our show venues and now we can announce them to you. And Download the 2015 Year Planner.
The last event in the Decorative Home & Salvage Show's 2014 calendar takes place at Cheshire Showground, near the grounds of Tabley House, Knutsford. Being the home of the Cheshire County Show, one of the leading county shows in the UK, Cheshire Showground offers a stunning, rural setting for traders to display the finest in architectural antiques, salvage and decorative furnishings.
Our first venture to the South of England proved to be a hit with local exhibitors and visitors. We welcomed a number of new stall holders to the event who took advantage of the locality to their business base, proving useful for networking and hopefully leading to some after show commissions and sales. We spoke to a few of the new faces to get to know them a bit better and find out what they’d brought with them.
Salvage event regulars, Southport Architectural Salvage have been trading for many years and let us into a few of their trade secrets.
We commenced our summer of Decorative Home & Salvage shows at Ripley Castle on 17th & 18th May. And what a way to get things started! Blistering sunshine, cold Pimm’s on tap and a handpicked selection of the finest exhibitors, what more could you ask for?
The 17th & 18th May sees the much anticipated return of the Decorative Home & Salvage Show to Ripley Castle. Read on for who's exhibiting this year.
A THIRD of the stall holders at the Lincoln Antique & Home Show are international traders, who travel mainly from Europe to show and sell their curios at the two day event.
It’s that time of year where hours, days, even weeks can be wasted trawling the high street in search of special Christmas presents. Why not spend a day at the Antique & Home Show at the Lincolnshire Showground, from 2-3 December instead?
We always like to find time to get in amongst the stalls and speak to our stall holders about what interesting items they’ve brought with them to our events. At Donington Antiques Market on Monday 2nd September, we had a lovely chat with Chris Tandy who’s stood with us a few times now at both Donington and Lincoln.
Balmy Summer climes and a plethora of new stands made for another exciting and diverse Antiques & Home Show at the Lincolnshire Showground on the 12th and 13th August 2013
The Antiques Market at Donington Park on Monday 22nd July saw us welcome quite a few new faces to the event.
Salvage and revival means different things to different people. For some buyers who attend our events, it’s all about discovering a piece in its raw state and taking the satisfaction from giving it some TLC and breathing new life into it. For others, they are looking for that restored and polished piece to compliment their home. In relation to the latter, there’s sometimes a lot of hard work that goes into preparing some of the items that are brought to the shows.
If you’re looking to pick up some Mid Century Bargains at the Lincolnshire Antiques & Home Show, you won’t be disappointed.
The ‘Great British Sewing Bee’ was a recent reality TV show aired on the BBC, focusing on the current trend of ‘make do and mend’ and the good old fashioned art of sewing. It appears that people are taking a new interest in traditional skills such as sewing and tailoring, creating and maintaining.
Both sunshine and shoppers were out in full force at the Lincolnshire Antique & Home Show on the 3rd & 4th June and more than just the sun made the 4000 local and international visitors smile. There was a noticeable amount of new stand holders showcasing retro furniture, upcycled homewares, rare antiques and culinary delights.
Are you looking for Vintage Jewellery For Sale, or retro costume and designer jewellery? You’ll find it upon a visit to the Antiques & Home Show at the Lincolnshire showground. With around 200 jewellery exhibits at each fair, the selection is nothing short of phenomenal.