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Secondhand and Antiquarian Book Fairs in the UK 2019

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Saturday 2 March 2019
Oxford Premier Book Fair
Oxford Brookes University
Headington Hill Campus 
OXFORD  Oxfordshire  OX3 OBP   map
12.00 - 6.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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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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Saturday 2 March 2019
New Forest Book fair  other dates
The Community Centre
High Street 
LYNDHURST  Hampshire  SO4 37NY   map
10.00 - 4.00
Stephen Mobsby tel: 07474 727916  e-mail
Long established book fair held in the popular tourist destination of Lyndhurst in the New Forest. Usually has 15 - 20 dealers from across the south of England covering a wide range of subjects and prices to suit all pockets. The fair is held six times a year in the Community centre in the main car park in the middle of town. Entry is free.
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Saturday 2 March 2019
Tunbridge Wells Book Fair  other dates
The King Charles The Martyr Hall
Warwick Park 
TUNBRIDGE WELLS  Kent  TN2 5TA   map
9.00 - 3.00
Benedict at Hall's Bookshop, Tunbridge Wells tel: 01892 527842  e-mail  web
Quality second-hand and antiquarian books, prints and ephemera offered by 15-20 experienced dealers, including members of the ABA and PBFA. The Book Fair is extremely close to the famous historic Pantiles and Chapel Place with their unique shops, bars and restaurants.
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Sunday 3 March 2019
Oxford Premier Book Fair
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 3 March 2019
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 3 March 2019
Stockport Book and Record Fair  other dates
Stockport Market Hall
Market Place 
STOCKPORT  Gt. Manchester  SK1 1EW   map
10.00 - 4.00
David Checkley tel: 0161 292 7548  e-mail  web
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Saturday 9 March 2019
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 9 March 2019
Gargrave Book Fair  other dates
Village Hall
West Street 
GARGRAVE  North Yorkshire  BD23 3RD   map
10.00 - 4.00
North West Book Fairs - Keith Birchall tel: 01756 748778  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 9 March 2019
Shaftesbury Book Fair  other dates
United Church Hall
Bell Street  (opposite the Bell Street Cafe) 
SHAFTESBURY  Dorset  SP7 8AR   map
10.00 - 4.00
Stephen Mobsby tel: 07474 727916  e-mail
Long-running book fair held four times a year in the well known Dorset market town of Shaftesbury. It is held at Bell Street United Church Hall and has a selection of local dealers and a friendly and knowledgeable atmosphere. Entry is free.
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Saturday 9 March 2019
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 9 March 2019
Wiveliscombe Book Sale
Wiveliscombe Community Centre
West Street 
WIVELISCOMBE  Somerset  TA4 2JP   map
9.00 - 3.00
David Willis tel: 07958 718484  e-mail
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Saturday 9 March 2019
Glasgow Botanic Gardens Book Fair  other dates
Hopkirk Buildings
Glasgow Botanic Gardens  730 Great Western Road 
GLASGOW  G12 0UE   map
10.00 - 4.30
Books at the Botanics e-mail  web
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Saturday 9 March 2019
Winchester Book Fair  other dates
Discovery Centre
Jewry Street 
WINCHESTER  Hampshire  SO23 8SB   map
10.00 - 4.00
T Morshead tel: 07843 329651  e-mail  web
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Sunday 10 March 2019
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
Full details of this fair.
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Sunday 10 March 2019
Bloomsbury Book Fair  other dates
Royal National Hotel
Galleon Suite   Bedford Way 
LONDON  WC1H0DG   map
10.00 - 3.30
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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Sunday 10 March 2019
Peterborough Book Fair  other dates
Highgate Hall
Overend 
ELTON  Cambridgeshire  PE8 6RU   map
10.00 - 4.00
Chris Missing tel: 01245 361609  e-mail  web
Elton is a pretty village only 5 minutes drive from the junction of the A1/A605. Established for over 20 years and held 5 times a year. Up to 14 exhibitors offering a good selection of books and some postcards. Free parking. Home made refreshments. Two pubs, a Loch Fyne restaurant and a garden centre provide further leisure opportunities.
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Sunday 10 March 2019
Glasgow Botanic Gardens Book Fair  other dates
Hopkirk Buildings
Glasgow Botanic Gardens  730 Great Western Road 
GLASGOW  G12 0UE   map
10.00 - 4.30
Books at the Botanics e-mail  web
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Friday 15 March 2019
Harrogate Premier Book Fair
The Wharfe Room
Pavilions of Harrogate  Great Yorkshire Showground 
HARROGATE  North Yorkshire  HG2 8NZ   map
11.00 - 5.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
Full details of this fair.
The fair is currently fully booked with 82 exhibitors bringing a choice selection of their stock from all parts of the UK with a number of dealers coming over 250 miles to be there. Their specialisms range from modern first s to old classics, fishing cooking, natural history, travel, racing, children's titles - the list goes on. Follow the details link above for highlights of what will be on offer.
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Saturday 16 March 2019
Harrogate Premier Book Fair
The Wharfe Room
Pavilions of Harrogate  Great Yorkshire Showground 
HARROGATE  North Yorkshire  HG2 8NZ   map
10.00 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
Full details of this fair.
The fair is currently fully booked with 82 exhibitors bringing a choice selection of their stock from all parts of the UK with a number of dealers coming over 250 miles to be there. Their specialisms range from modern first s to old classics, fishing cooking, natural history, travel, racing, children's titles - the list goes on. Follow the details link above for highlights of what will be on offer.
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Sunday 17 March 2019
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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Sunday 17 March 2019
Leeds Book & Music Fair  other dates
Dawsons Corner
Stanningley 
PUDSEY  West Yorkshire  LS28 5TA   map
9.00 - 3.30
Jamie Prophet tel: 07967 633982  e-mail
Well established venue which has a large free car park. This fair attracts 25 dealers from all over the North of England, with a good selection of general stock including transport, children's, antiquarian, ephemera, fiction, film and local topography. Also selection of records and CDs.
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Sunday 17 March 2019
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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Saturday 23 March 2019
Long Melford Book Fair  other dates
The Village Memorial Hall
LONG MELFORD  Suffolk  CO10 9LQ   map
10.00 - 4.00
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 23 March 2019
Barton Book Fair  other dates
Village Hall
Barton 
PRESTON  Lancashire  PR3 5AA   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. Cafe serving excellent home-made food and a large free car park.
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Saturday 23 March 2019
Faversham Book Fair  other dates
Alexander Centre
Preston Street 
FAVERSHAM  Kent  ME13 8NZ   map
9.30 - 3.00
John Collins tel: 01795 474957  e-mail
One of the South-East's biggest Fairs, which usually attracts around 20 dealers. More than 40 tables of books. Always very well attended. Also market day in town. Two second-hand bookshops nearby.
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Saturday 23 March 2019
Barnet Observer, Warne & related Collectors Book Fair  other dates
Christ Church Hall
St Albans Road 
BARNET  Hertfordshire  EN5 4LA   map
10.00 - 12.30
Steve Newman tel: 0208 292 5141  e-mail
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Tuesday 26 March 2019
Anthony Smith Books  other dates
Pop-up Shop
50 Albemarle Street  (John Murray's former offices) 
MAYFAIR  London  W1S 4BD 
10.00 - 5.00.
Anthony Smith tel: 07549 389 261  e-mail  web
I look forward to seeing you at my pop-up shop at 50 Albemarle Street. A room full of hand-picked stock makes an appearance in the West End for one day only.
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Friday 29 March 2019
Edinburgh Premier Book Fair (with the ABA)
Radisson Blu Hotel
80 High Street  Royal Mile 
EDINBURGH  Scotland  EH1 1TH   map
12.00 - 7.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
Full details of this fair.
This bookfair can only be described as Antiquarian, Buyable, Convivial, Dickensian, Enticing, Fantastical, Gregarious, Herculean, Intellectual, Jacobite, Kaleidoscopis, Labyrinthian, Magnanimous, Nectareal, Oligarchal, Palaeontological, Qualitative, Readable, Sumptuous, Talismanic, Ubiquitous, Valuable, Whimsical, Xtraspecial, Yearningly Zealous and that, I think, sums up Scotland's most prestigious annual book fair - so come along and join in the fun.
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Saturday 30 March 2019
Edinburgh Premier Book Fair (with the ABA)
Radisson Blu Hotel
80 High Street  Royal Mile 
EDINBURGH  Scotland  EH1 1TH   map
10.00 - 5.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
Full details of this fair.
This bookfair can only be described as Antiquarian, Buyable, Convivial, Dickensian, Enticing, Fantastical, Gregarious, Herculean, Intellectual, Jacobite, Kaleidoscopis, Labyrinthian, Magnanimous, Nectareal, Oligarchal, Palaeontological, Qualitative, Readable, Sumptuous, Talismanic, Ubiquitous, Valuable, Whimsical, Xtraspecial, Yearningly Zealous and that, I think, sums up Scotland's most prestigious annual book fair - so come along and join in the fun.
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Saturday 30 March 2019
Stamford Book Fair  other dates
Arts Centre
St Mary's Street 
STAMFORD  Lincolnshire  PE9 2DL   map
10.00 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
Full details of this fair.
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Saturday 30 March 2019
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 30 March 2019
Frome Book Fair
Cheese & Grain
Market Yard  Justice Lane 
FROME  Somerset  BA11 1BE   map
10.00 - 3.00.
Karen Jakobsen tel: 01258 471 249  e-mail  web
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Saturday 30 March 2019
Book Sale in aid of Colchester Samaritans  other dates
Walsingham Road Community Hall
Walsingham Road 
COLCHESTER  Essex  CO2 7BN   map
10.00 - 2.00
Jane tel: 07905 994270  e-mail  web
All proceeds in aid of Colchester Samaritans. Parking in adjacent school playground (free, but donation towards cost appreciated!). Refreshments available including cakes for sale.
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Sunday 31 March 2019
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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