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Secondhand and Antiquarian Book Fairs in the UK 2020

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Saturday 4 April 2020
Long Melford Book Fair  other dates
The Village Memorial Hall
LONG MELFORD  Suffolk  CO10 9LQ   map
CANCELLED
Chris Missing tel: 01245 361609  e-mail  web
This is the longest running independent book fair in East Anglia. A wide range of books on offer with natural history, collectable children's books, crime fiction and topography featuring strongly. There are usually also postcards and some ephemera. A bookbinder offers a drop off and collect service. Free parking. Home made refreshments. Two stately homes and a magnificent church in the village.
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Saturday 4 April 2020
Bath Book Fair
The Assembly Rooms
Corner of Alfred & Bennett Street 
BATH  Somerset  BA1 2QH   map
10.30 - 4.30
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Saturday 4 April 2020
Wye Book & Collectors Fair  other dates
Village Hall
Bridge Street 
WYE  Kent  TN25 5EA   map
9.30 - 2.00
David Mann tel: 01795 522880  e-mail
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Saturday 4 April 2020
Berkhamsted Book Fair  other dates
The Court House
High Street 
BERKHAMSTED  Hertfordshire  HP4 2AX   map
10.00 - 4.00
Richard Frost tel: 01442 862011  e-mail
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Sunday 5 April 2020
Bedale Book & Postcard Fair  other dates
Bedale Hall
North End 
BEDALE  North Yorkshire  DL8 1AA   map
10.00 - 4.00
Anthony Wood tel: 07885 654795  e-mail  web
Well established fair with a wide range of books and postcards available from the 30 dealers who regularly attend from across the North. Situated one mile from the A1M Junction 51, ample free parking and homemade refreshments all day.
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Sunday 5 April 2020
Churchdown Book Fair  other dates
Churchdown Community Centre
Parton Road 
CHURCHDOWN  Gloucestershire  GL3 2JH   map
CANCELLED
T.J. Sims tel: 01452 546879  e-mail  web
Held on the first Sunday of every month at the Community Centre in the village of Churchdown in Gloucestershire. 1000s of quality second-hand & antiquarian books for sale from around 20 dealers.
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Sunday 5 April 2020
Topsham Book Fair  other dates
Mathews Hall
TOPSHAM  Devon  EX3 0HF   map
10.30 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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The Exeter Fair in the pleasant historic seaport of Topsham is now the only fair in Devon. It is now held three times a year in the spring, summer and at Christmas and regularly attracts a good number of traders who fill the hall. A full range of books and ephemera, maps and prints are on sale from the more modest to the highly collectable and expensive.
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Sunday 5 April 2020
Bloomsbury Book Fair  other dates
Royal National Hotel
Galleon Suite   Bedford Way 
LONDON  WC1H0DG   map
9.30 - 3.00
Kim Jeffery tel: 01707 872140  e-mail  web
Bloomsbury Book Fair runs monthly, second Sunday of the month, regularly with over 70 dealers. It is the largest monthly book fair in the country and now the only regular London Bookfair. Specialists in antiquarian, secondhand, and out of print books as well as ephemera, print and map dealers and professional bookbinders. Entry is £2 until 12.30 thereafter free. The nearest tube is Russell Square (2 minutes walk). Parking: Free meter bay parking around the hotel on Sundays and no congestion charge, but vehicles may now be subject to the ULEZ charge.
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Friday 10 April 2020
Glasgow Botanic Gardens Book Fair  other dates
Hopkirk Buildings
Glasgow Botanic Gardens  730 Great Western Road 
GLASGOW  G12 0UE   map
10.00 - 5.00
Books at the Botanics e-mail  web
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Saturday 11 April 2020
Longridge Book Fair
Civic Hall
Calder Avenue 
LONGRIDGE  Lancashire  PR3 3HJ   map
10.00 - 4.00
North West Book Fairs - Gerry Cotter tel: 01524 752968  e-mail
Around twenty stalls selling a wide range of secondhand and antiquarian books, maps and ephemera. Café serving excellent home-made food. Large free car park.
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Saturday 11 April 2020
Sherborne Book Fair  other dates
Digby Memorial Church Hall
Digby Road 
SHERBORNE  Dorset  DT9 3NL   map
10.00 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Saturday 11 April 2020
Bakewell Book fair  other dates
Bakewell Agricultural Centre
Agricultural Way  Haddon Road 
BAKEWELL  Derbyshire  DE45 1AH   map
10-00 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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The largest book fair in the Peak District of Derbyshire with 30 dealers in attendance at both fairs being held in 2020.
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Saturday 11 April 2020
Barnet Transport Book Fair  other dates
Christ Church Hall
St Albans Road 
BARNET  Hertfordshire  EN5 4LA   map
10.00 - 12.30
Steve Newman tel: 07770 149102  e-mail
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Saturday 11 April 2020
Leeds Record & Book Fair  other dates
Kirkgate Indoor Market (City Centre)
LEEDS  West Yorkshire  LS2 7HY   map
10.00. - 4.00
John Cox tel: 07896713988  e-mail  web
A monthly record fair with books and ephemera. Usually about 25 stallholders with 45+ tables of vinyl and 10+ tables of books. An eclectic mix of collectable, rare and obscure records, and a wide selection of secondhand books and ephemera
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Saturday 11 April 2020
Glasgow Botanic Gardens Book Fair  other dates
Hopkirk Buildings
Glasgow Botanic Gardens  730 Great Western Road 
GLASGOW  G12 0UE   map
10.00 - 5.00
Books at the Botanics e-mail  web
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Sunday 12 April 2020
Glasgow Botanic Gardens Book Fair  other dates
Hopkirk Buildings
Glasgow Botanic Gardens  730 Great Western Road 
GLASGOW  G12 0UE   map
10.00 - 5.00
Books at the Botanics e-mail  web
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Monday 13 April 2020
Glasgow Botanic Gardens Book Fair  other dates
Hopkirk Buildings
Glasgow Botanic Gardens  730 Great Western Road 
GLASGOW  G12 0UE   map
10.00 - 5.00
Books at the Botanics e-mail  web
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Saturday 18 April 2020
Bristol Observer, Warne & related Collectors Book Fair
The Village Hall
EASTER COMPTON  Gloucestershire  BS35 5RA   map
10.00 - 12.30
Richard Edwards  tel: 01454 632170  e-mail
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Saturday 18 April 2020
Norwich Book Fair
The Forum
Millennium Plain 
NORWICH  Norfolk  NR2 1TF   map
10.00 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Saturday 18 April 2020
Edgbaston Book Fair  other dates
Mac Birmingham
Cannon Hill Park 
BIRMINGHAM  West Midlands  B12 9QH   map
10.00 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Saturday 18 April 2020
Gerrards Cross Book Fair  other dates
Memorial Centre
East Common 
GERRARDS CROSS  Buckinghamshire  SL9 7AD   map
10.00 - 4.00
Richard Frost tel: 01442 862011  e-mail
Gerrards Cross Book Fair in South Buckinghamshire is one of the largest and longest running independent book fairs in the country. The fair, now under the management of Richard Frost, is held 5 times a year ...more.
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Sunday 19 April 2020
Appledore Mini Antiques & Book Fair  other dates
Appledore Village Hall
The Street 
APPLEDORE  Kent  TN26 SAE   map
10.00 - 4.00
John Hazell tel: 01580 764395  e-mail
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Sunday 19 April 2020
Clapham Village Book Fair  other dates
Village Hall
Cross Haw Lane 
CLAPHAM  North Yorkshire  LA2 8HR   map
9.30 - 4.30
North West Book Fairs - Pete Fry tel: 015395 35125  e-mail
Ten dealers with a good range of second-hand books, maps and ephemera. Café serving excellent home-made food and parking nearby.
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Sunday 19 April 2020
Buxton Book Fair  other dates
Octagon Hall
The Pavilion Gardens  St. Johns Road 
BUXTON  Derbyshire  SK17 6BE   map
10.00 - 4.00
Jane Millington tel: 01782 542258  e-mail
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Sunday 19 April 2020
Kinver Book Fair  other dates
Community Centre
Off High Street 
KINVER  Staffordshire  DY7 6ER   map
10.00 - 4.00
Roy Slim tel: 01215 504381
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Friday 24 April 2020
ExLibris Charity Masked Book Sale  other dates
ExLibris
16 Vernon Avenue  Carlton 
NOTTINGHAM  Nottinghamshire  NG4 3FX   map
10.00 - 6.00
Chris Cann tel: 07920 299168  e-mail  web
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Saturday 25 April 2020
Tenterden Book Fair  other dates
Highbury Hall
Highbury Lane 
TENTERDEN  Kent  TN30 6LE   map
9.00 - 3.00
Carolyn Hazell  tel: 01580 764395  e-mail
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Saturday 25 April 2020
ExLibris Charity Masked Book Sale  other dates
ExLibris
16 Vernon Avenue  Carlton 
NOTTINGHAM  Nottinghamshire  NG4 3FX   map
10.00 - 6.00
Chris Cann tel: 07920 299168  e-mail  web
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Saturday 25 April 2020
Oxford Premier Book Fair  other dates
Oxford Brookes University
Headington Hill Campus 
OXFORD  Oxfordshire  OX3 OBP   map
12.00 - 6.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
Full details of this fair.
With over 100 dealers offering tens of thousands of rare, collectable and second-hand books, maps, manuscripts and ephemera, Oxford Book Fair frequently attracts the attention of both local and national press. This has included articles on notable highlights such as original Henry Taunt photographs and an archive of the First World War aviator who coined the term 'joystick'. Good transport links via Bus, Rail and Car, and a newly refurbished on-site cafe.
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Sunday 26 April 2020
Tynemouth Station Book Fair  other dates
Station Terrace
TYNEMOUTH  Tyne and Wear  NE30 4RE   map
10.00 - 4.00
Tynemouth Station Friends tel: 0191 251 8622  e-mail  web
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Sunday 26 April 2020
ExLibris Charity Masked Book Sale  other dates
ExLibris
16 Vernon Avenue  Carlton 
NOTTINGHAM  Nottinghamshire  NG4 3FX   map
10.00 - 6.00
Chris Cann tel: 07920 299168  e-mail  web
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Sunday 26 April 2020
Oxford Premier Book Fair  other dates
Oxford Brookes University
Headington Hill Campus 
OXFORD  Oxfordshire  OX3 OBP   map
10.00 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
Full details of this fair.
With over 100 dealers offering tens of thousands of rare, collectable and second-hand books, maps, manuscripts and ephemera, Oxford Book Fair frequently attracts the attention of both local and national press. This has included articles on notable highlights such as original Henry Taunt photographs and an archive of the First World War aviator who coined the term 'joystick'. Good transport links via Bus, Rail and Car, and a newly refurbished on-site cafe.
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Sunday 26 April 2020
Bloomsbury Ephemera Fair  other dates
Royal National Hotel
Galleon Suite  Bedford Way 
LONDON  WC1H 0DG   map
9.30 - 3.00
Kim Jeffery tel: 01707 872140  e-mail  web
This friendly and popular monthly Book, Ephemera & Postcard Fair has grown considerably over the past couple of years and now occupies the whole of the Galleon Suite and often the Ellis Suite as well! Dealers always show a wide variety of material suitable for all budgets. Nearest tube station is Russell Square (2 minutes walk). No congestion charge and free meter bay parking on Sunday although vehicles may now by subject to the ULEZ charge. Entry is 1.50, Open from 9.30 until 3pm.
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Monday 27 April 2020
ExLibris Charity Masked Book Sale  other dates
ExLibris
16 Vernon Avenue  Carlton 
NOTTINGHAM  Nottinghamshire  NG4 3FX   map
10.00 - 6.00
Chris Cann tel: 07920 299168  e-mail  web
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