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Shepton Mallet - Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fair

Fri 14 Jun - Sun 16 Jun, 2024

Location & Transport

Royal Bath & West Showground

Shepton Mallet,

Opening Times & Prices

Friday 12noon - 5pm £10 pp (Friday ticket allows entry on Saturday & Sunday)

Saturday 9am - 5pm £6 pp

Sunday 10am - 4pm £6 pp

Accompanied under-16's are admitted free. Discounts are available for group bookings.

Fair Information

FREE Appraisal Service
We accept card payment for entry to Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair. Cash withdrawal facility is available – minimal charges apply (ID required for withdrawals over £100).
Dogs welcome ~ please keep on a short lead
Free car parking
You can purchase tickets online and at the gate for Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair.

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Discover the Finest Antique & Vintage Event in the West Country

Experience the Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair, the leading antique and vintage fair in the South West. Situated in the picturesque east of Somerset, this extraordinary event is conveniently accessible from Dorset, Wiltshire, and Gloucestershire. Immerse yourself in a world of exquisite antiques, one-of-a-kind brocante pieces, and vintage treasures in Somerset and the West Country at the iacf Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair.

A Wide Selection of Antiques and Vintage Delights

With three expansive halls and over 30 shopping booths in our arcade, the Royal Bath & West Showground hosts this premier event. Within an hour’s drive from Bristol and Bath, and in close proximity to Dorset and Wiltshire, this fair is the ultimate destination for antique enthusiasts and vintage lovers alike.

Explore a Diverse Array of Antiques

Browse through an impressive selection of up to 600 antiques stalls, offering an array of captivating items. From luxurious leather luggage to charming vintage teddy bears, you’ll find an assortment of treasures to delight your senses. As you enter the fair, be enchanted by the outdoor stalls, showcasing remarkable artifacts like antique brass oil lamps and brass ice spades, once used with early 20th-century ice cream makers. Delve into the rich history of antiquity, with artifacts dating as far back as pre-16th century, including exquisite Chinese porcelain and pottery. Admire 18th-century silver pieces, such as fluted cream jugs and silver ‘bon bon’ dishes.

Unique Lighting and Silver Collections

For those seeking interior inspiration, explore our collection of unique antique lighting and vintage fixtures, including captivating theatre lamp glass lenses. Discerning silver collectors will be captivated by our vast array of antique silver pieces, featuring inkwells from renowned silver makers like Walker & Hall Sheffield, Arthur Fenwick, as well as extraordinary works from Paul Storr, Hester Bateman, and Paul de Lamerie.

Vintage Fashion at Its Finest

Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair is a haven for vintage fashion enthusiasts, offering a diverse selection of clothing from hundreds of vintage brands. Uncover timeless treasures, from vintage jackets to classic watches. Embrace the perfect vintage aesthetic with sweatshirts, Levi’s denim, shorts, streetwear, bomber jackets, and more.

Engage with Knowledgeable Antiques Dealers

Engage with our knowledgeable antiques dealers, each specialising in various areas, from antique furniture and decorative items to vintage toys and glassware. Discover their unique and eccentric selection of brocante that is sure to captivate your heart.

Stay Informed with our Mailing List

Stay informed about the latest news and updates from iacf about the Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair by signing up for our mailing list today. Receive timely reminders of fair dates and exclusive ticket offers that will enhance your experience at this extraordinary event.


How to take part?

Royal Bath & West Showground

Shepton Mallet,

By Road

The Royal Bath & West Showground is located on the A371 just 30 minutes from Junction 23 of the M5 and Bristol.

Car parking is FREE.

The Royal Bath & West Showground is situated on the A371 between Shepton Mallet and Castle Cary.

Coming from the Bristol area
Turn off at M32 and take the A37.

Coming from Devon or Cornwall
Turn off at junction 23 off M5

Coming from the East
Take the M3, A303, A371.

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By Rail

London Paddington to Castle Cary and will take approximately 3.30 hours to reach Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair. The nearest train station to Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair are: Bristol, Castle Cray and Temple Combe.

If you would like more information on booking trains please contact:

National Rail
Enquiries 08547 484950
Phone Bookings 08457 000125

Great Western Railway


Please note that iacf are not liable for any travel services recommended.

By Taxi

You can take a taxi to the Royal Bath & West Showground which will take approximately 50 minutes from Bath Railway Station. Here are a list of local taxis that you can use to get to Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair:

Swift Taxis 01749 340820

Ace Taxis Wells 07841 56550

Call a Car 01749 346033

Chinnock Taxis 01749 831408

Please note that these taxi services are not part of iacf and are separate services.

By Bus

Take the 376 from Bristol Bus Station, which is an hourly bus, to arrive in Street, Glaston House where you change to bus 519 which will drop you at Prestleigh Chapel and then it is an 11 minute walk to Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair.

The first bus that goes to Royal Bath & West Showground in Mendip is the 1A and it stops nearby at 07:48am.

After your day at the antiques fair, the last bus that goes back to Bristol Bus Station will be 17:57pm.

By Air

It will take you around 4h 45m to travel from Bristol Airport (BRS) and Royal Bath & West Showground, the fastest journey usually takes around 2h 34m. The buses from the Airport will be operated by First, First Great Western Service and South Western Railway. The service departs from Bristol Airport and will arrive in Royal Bath & West Showground.

We have a selection of local accommodations for you to stay in when you visit Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair.

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