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Secondhand and Antiquarian Book Fairs in the UK 2020

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Saturday 1 August 2020
Glamis Book Fair
Bridge View House
Glamis 
FORFAR  Angus  Scotland  DD8 1QU   map
10.00 - 5.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Saturday 1 August 2020
Lewes Book Fair  other dates
The Town Hall
(side entrance) 
LEWES  East Sussex  BN7 2QS   map
10.00 - 4.00
John Beck tel: 01273 477555  e-mail
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Saturday 1 August 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 2 August 2020
Churchdown Book Fair  other dates
Churchdown Community Centre
Parton Road 
CHURCHDOWN  Gloucestershire  GL3 2JH   map
10.00 - 3.30
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 2 August 2020
Ingleton Book Fair
Ingleborough Community Centre
Main Street 
INGLETON  North Yorkshire  LA6 3HG   map
10.00 - 4.00
North West Book Fairs - Gerry Cotter tel: 01524 752968  e-mail
Around twenty dealers all with a good general stock, including antiquarian books, maps and ephemera. Café serving excellent home-made food.
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Sunday 2 August 2020
Ballater Book Fair
Victoria Hall
Station Square 
BALLATER  Aberdeenshire  Scotland  AB35 5QB   map
10.00 - 5.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Sunday 2 August 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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Saturday 8 August 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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Sunday 9 August 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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Saturday 15 August 2020
Sherborne Book Fair  other dates
Church Hall
Digby Road  (opposite the Abbey) 
SHERBORNE  Dorset  DT9 3NL   map
9.30 - 4.00
Colin Baker tel: 01803 613356  e-mail
The Sherborne Book Fair has been a feature of life in this delightful Dorset town for over 40 years. Held regularly 4 times a year on the third Saturday of the month in February, May, August, and November, the fair attracts booksellers from all over the Westcountry offering a great selection of books and Ephemera to suit all pockets, and admission is Free!
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Saturday 15 August 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 2019.
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Sunday 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 August 2020
Wilton Book Fair  other dates
The Michael Herbert Hall
South Street 
WILTON  Wiltshire  SP2 0JS   map
10.30 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Sunday 16 August 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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Tuesday 18 August 2020
Gargrave Book Fair  other dates
Village Hall
West Street 
GARGRAVE  North Yorkshire  BD23 3RD   map
10.00 - 4.00
North West Book Fairs - Gerry Cotter tel: 01524 752968  e-mail
Approximately twenty dealers with a good general stock, selling a wide range of secondhand and antiquarian books, maps and ephemera. Café serving excellent home-made food and a large free car park.
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Saturday 29 August 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 29 August 2020
Stratford Upon Avon Book Fair  other dates
Levi Fox Hall
King Edward VI School  Chapel Lane 
STRATFORD UPON AVON  Warwickshire  CV37 6HB   map
10.00 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
Full details of this fair.
Entry will be free and there will be around 20 dealers exhibiting as well as guests from The Dugdale Society and the Shakespeare Hospice Bookshop. Local books will as always be well represented but a wide variety of subjects are covered by the dealers attending - full details are on the website.
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Sunday 30 August 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 31 August 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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Monday 31 August 2020
Settle Book Fair  other dates
Victoria Hall
Kirkgate 
SETTLE  North Yorkshire  BD24 9DZ   map
10.00 - 4.00
North West Book Fairs - John Wilson tel: 033300 62270  e-mail
Around fourteen stalls selling a wide range of second-hand and antiquarian books, maps and ephemera. Café serving excellent home-made food and parking nearby.
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