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Festival of Antiques FAQs

Upcoming Cambridgeshire antique events

Peterborough Market



Fri 23 Sep - Sat 24 Sep, 2022

The East of England Showground

Festival of Antiques FAQs for visitors and stallholders.

Are there cash points at Peterborough Antiques Fair?

Yes there are cash facilities, however there can sometimes be queues so we suggest to bring some cash to beat the queues! Many dealers take card, but some do not, so it’s best to have some cash to get those items you really want!

Can I use card to pay for entry to Peterborough Antiques Fair?

Yes, we accept card payment for entry to the Festival of Antiques.

What items will I discover at Peterborough Antiques Fair?

With 1000’s of stalls to choose from, the possibilities are endless. Shop a selection of antiques, including antique glassware, antique furniture, antiques clocks, antique salvage, antique jewellery, antique art, antique ceramics, antique silver including antique silver coffee pots, antique silver candlesticks, antique silver cutlery, silver plated antiques and so many more. There is also a vast selection of vintage goods, including vintage clothing, vintage jewellery, vintage artwork, vintage advertising signs, vintage garden ware and so much more.

What is the biggest Antiques Fair in the UK?

Festival of Antiques at Peterborough is the biggest attendance however Newark Antiques Fair is the biggest trade fair, Ardingly Antiques Fair is one of the most popular fairs of its kind in West Sussex.

How do I get to the Festival of Antiques?

You can travel to the Festival of Antiques via your car, the Festival of Antiques is well signposted from all major road routes. The full address is East of England Showground, Peterborough, PE2 6XE. For Sat Nav please use PE2 6HE.

Alternatively, you can travel to the Festival of Antiques via rail, taxi, bus and if you are travelling overseas we have advice on how to get here safely and quickly. Read more travel information to help make your journey as relaxing as possible.

Where can I stay close to the Festival of Antiques?

There is plenty of local accommodation to the East of England Showground, we have a list of some favourite local accommodations for you to browse. Make sure to book in advance to avoid any disappointment! If you want to view our upcoming Festival of Antiques Dates to ensure availability, you can check them out today.

I am writing for a magazine, is there anyone I can get in contact with for this?

The Festival of Antiques is the perfect place for interior design magazines, antiques magazines, collectors magazines, home interior magazine, homes and garden magazines, fashion magazines, DIY magazines… the list can go on forever! If you are looking to write a story based upon our antiques fair, please contact Eve Oliver for guidance.

I want to remember where my favourite stallholders stand. How can I do this?

You can download our Peterborough Site Plan to help you locate your favourite dealers, please note down their name, contact details and locations to avoid later disappointment. Remember that items sell very quickly, so if you are pondering over an item, it’s best to snap it up before it’s gone!

I want to know the exact antiques dealers and vintage dealers that will be standing. How can I do this?

If you want to plan your antiques hunting then you can sign up to our mailing list to receive sneak peaks before each Festival of Antiques. We will also post to our social media accounts, so you can get an idea of the products you can shop.

Are there any local couriers that I can use?

You can contact a number of local couriers, including Auction Ceramics Packing and Garden Statuary Courier Services. Each customer gets a quote by submitting dimensions of the items and postcode for the delivery. Once the quote is accepted, Rich Oultram will provide the date and an accurate ETA time window around 4 days before.

Festival of Antiques Stallholder FAQs

Silver Dealer at The Festival of Antiques
How can I buy a stall to sell at the Festival of Antiques?

You can book your place to sell at the Festival of Antiques through iacf booking forms! Please download our booking form today to book your place. If you want to get in touch with a member of our team to ask questions, you can contact us Monday – Friday 9am-5pm by ringing 01636702326 or send us an email!

Why is the Festival of Antiques the best place for me to sell?

If you are in the antiques industry, specialise in collectors items, sell vintage items and high quality antique furniture, provide interior design decor and other decorative pieces then the Festival of Antiques is the best place to reach customers who are already looking for these items, and hold trust in iacf to provide them with high quality items.

You can reach thousands of customers throughout the two days. iacf hold extensive marketing campaigns to ensure that the two days are busy as possible, so you can have thousands of passers by browsing your items. Our stalls are perfect to display all your items, and we have many different options for you to choose the stall size and spacing perfect for you.

What can I bring with me to display my products for sale?

You can bring branding and signs to hang on your stall, which is highly suggested to help show off your branding. For lighting on the stalls, only lights requiring up to 300 watts are permitted. Electricians are on duty during the event and have the authority to remove any item of electrical equipment deemed unsafe or requiring too much power.

Missing something on The Festival of Antiques FAQs? Please contact us today with any further questions you may have.

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