ANTIQUES MARKETS & VINTAGE FAIRS
Ardingly Antiques & Collectors Fair is one of the largest of its kind in Europe. With up to 1,700 stalls, you can buy anything from fine antique furniture, delicate ceramics and quality European decorative items. With a combination of inside and outdoor stands, this is a great shopping experience for those looking to enjoy a spot of vintage shopping or for proffessional traders looking to buy and sell.
If you are extending your stay to visit some of our Antique shops in the Lewes District, we have plenty of great accommodation providers to make your trip even more memorable.
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This is the second annual Firle Antiques fair and is a great place to hunt for a wide range of antiques and vintage items. Much emphasis From the 17th Century to the present day prices range from £10 up to about £10,000. Here you will find furniture, jewellery, metalware, personal and household accessories, silver, ceramics and bronzes, plus a wide selection of paintings.
This is not simply a regular fair, quality is assured by a vetting system. Top dealers will be on hand to check for fakes and forgeries leaving you safe in the knowledge that everything you buy is the real deal. TV celebrity experts Mark Stacey, Mike Melody, Henry Nicholls and Ben Cooper, will also be on hand to offer their expert appraisals of your treasured heir looms.
Open daily 10.30am – 5pm – (Firle House open Noon-4.30)
The Venue: The 18th Century Riding School, Firle Place, West Firle, A27, 3 miles South East of Lewes, East Sussex BN8 6LP
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Located in the heart of the South Downs National Park, Firle Vintage Fair is a celebration of all things vintage. Featuring a host of cherry-picked vintage stalls including; French Brocante, haberdashery and fashion, country interiors and gardenalia. Plus original 1880 Victoriana fair-rides and Croquet games to have a whirl on. For foodies they serve up the very best artisan food and beverages with Iced Sloe Gins and a Champagne bar on the lawns. You can also expect entertainment throughout the day and a display of over 100 vintage cars. To make your day extra special you can also catch a route master bus from Lewes Bus station and arrive in vintage style.
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Gorringes Antiques and Fine Art Auctioneers, 15 North Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2PE, 0273 472503
Please note – auctions no longer held at Garden St site.
Gorringes hold a weekly Monday sale located at 15 North Street, Lewes. This is a well-established regular auction (previously at Garden Street) holding between 600 and 800 lots of antique and other furniture, ceramics, jewellery, pictures, silver and collectables.
Friday 9am – 5.00pm (prior to day of sale),
Saturday 9am – 1pm (prior to day of sale),
Monday 8am – 10am (on sale day)
Every Monday (excl bank holidays),
Sale commences at 10am
WALLIS & WALLIS (SPECIALIST AUCTIONEERS)
ANTIQUES SHOPPING IN LEWES TOWN
CHURCH HILL ANTIQUES CENTRE
Church Hill Antiques Centre, 6 Station St Lewes, BN7 2DA, 01273 474842
Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 9.30am – 5pm
THE FLEA MARKET
The Flea Market, 14a Market St, BN7 2NB, 01273 480 328 VISIT
Opening Hours: Open 7 days a week, 10am to 5pm Monday to Friday, 10.30 to 5pm weekends and bank holidays.
THE EMPORIUM ANTIQUES CENTRE
The Emporium Antiques Centre, 42 Cliffe High St, BN7 2AN, 01273 486866 VISIT
Bow Windows Bookshop, 175 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1YE, UK, 01273 480 780
Open Hours: Monday to Saturday, 9:30am to 5pm – Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays
W. F. Bruce Antiques, 5 North Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2PA, 01273 473 123 VISIT
Opening Hours: Tuesday – Friday: 9am – 4.30pm; Saturday: 9am – 4.00pm, Sunday & Monday Closed
May’s Antiques, 49 Cliffe High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2AN, 01273 473 787
Opening Hours – 10am – 5pm Monday- Saturday, Sunday 11am – 4pm
CLIFFE ANTIQUES CENTRE
Cliffe Antiques Centre, 47 Cliffe High St, Lewes BN7 2AN, 01273 473266 VISIT
Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 10am- 5pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm
Pastorale Antiques, 15 Malling St, Lewes, BN7 2RA, 01273 473259 VISIT
LEWES ANTIQUES CENTRE
Lewes Antiques Centre, 20 Cliffe High St, BN7 2AH, 01273 47614