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Secondhand and Antiquarian Book Fairs in the UK 2018

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Friday 2 November 2018
ABA Chelsea Bookfair
Chelsea Old Town Hall
King's Road 
CHELSEA  London  SW3 5EZ   map
2.00 - 7.00
ABA tel: 020 7421 4642  e-mail  web
Whether you are an experienced collector or simply curious about old and rare books, the ABA Chelsea Rare Book Fair is not to be missed. Held each autumn in the beautiful and historic Chelsea Old Town Hall, the Fair brings together more than 80 exhibitors specialising in antique books, first editions, maps, prints, and manuscripts from all over the world. Prices begin at just a few pounds and dealers are happy to guide you, making this an accessible and exciting venue for beginning collectors or those simply looking for an extra special Christmas gift.
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Saturday 3 November 2018
Aldershot Military Fair
Army Medical Services Museum
Keogh Barracks  Ash Vale 
ALDERSHOT  Hampshire  GU16 6DD   map
10.00 - 3.00.
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Saturday 3 November 2018
ABA Chelsea Bookfair
Chelsea Old Town Hall
King's Road 
CHELSEA  London  SW3 5EZ   map
11.00 - 5.00
ABA tel: 020 7421 4642  e-mail  web
Whether you are an experienced collector or simply curious about old and rare books, the ABA Chelsea Rare Book Fair is not to be missed. Held each autumn in the beautiful and historic Chelsea Old Town Hall, the Fair brings together more than 80 exhibitors specialising in antique books, first editions, maps, prints, and manuscripts from all over the world. Prices begin at just a few pounds and dealers are happy to guide you, making this an accessible and exciting venue for beginning collectors or those simply looking for an extra special Christmas gift.
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Saturday 3 November 2018
Devizes Book Fair  other dates
The Corn Exchange
Market Place 
DEVIZES  Wiltshire  SN10 1HS   map
10.00 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
Full details of this fair
Readers of TheBookGuide can download a complimentary ticket.
This popular biannual fair is held in the centre of Devizes with the Farmers Market running opposite. With up to 20 dealers offering books, postcards, prints, maps, vintage ads, ephemera and children's collectables, there is something for all interests and budgets. The venue is spacious and has full disabled facilities. Excellent refreshments are available throughout the day including lunches and homemade cakes.
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Saturday 3 November 2018
Haydock Book Fair  other dates
Haydock Park Racecourse
NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS  Merseyside  WA12 0HQ   map
10.00 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
Full details of this fair
Readers of TheBookGuide can download a complimentary ticket.
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Saturday 3 November 2018
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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Sunday 4 November 2018
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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Saturday 10 November 2018
Kettering Observer, Warne & related Collectors Book Fair
Crescent Centre
Laburnum Crescent 
KETTERING  Northamptonshire  NN16 9PH   map
10.00 - 12.30
John Coupland  tel: 01536 485123  e-mail
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Saturday 10 November 2018
Northern Illustrated, Childrens & Detective Fiction Book Fair
Derwent Room
Pavilions of Harrogate  Great Yorkshire Showground 
HARROGATE  North Yorkshire  HG2 8PW   map
10.00 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Readers of TheBookGuide can download a complimentary ticket.
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Saturday 10 November 2018
Petworth Society Book Sale
Leconfield Hall
PETWORTH  West Sussex  GU28 0AF   map
10.00 - 3.00
Miles Costello tel: 01798 343227  e-mail
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Saturday 10 November 2018
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
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Sunday 11 November 2018
Dorchester Book Fair  other dates
Stratton Hall
The Square  Stratton 
DORCHESTER  Dorset  DT2 9WG   map
10.30 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Readers of TheBookGuide can download a complimentary ticket.
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Sunday 11 November 2018
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 11 November 2018
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 100 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 ÃÃÃÃÃÃÃÃã2 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.
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Friday 16 November 2018
Hayloft Bookshop Christmas Book Sale
National Trust Stowe
New Inn Farm 
BUCKINGHAM  Buckinghamshire  MK18 5EQ   map
10.00 - 4.00
National Trust Stowe tel: 01280 817156  e-mail  web
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Saturday 17 November 2018
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
Full details of this fair
Readers of TheBookGuide can download a complimentary ticket.
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Saturday 17 November 2018
Glasgow Botanic Gardens Book Fair
Hopkirk Buildings
Glasgow Botanic Gardens  730 Great Western Road 
GLASGOW  G12 0UE   map
10.00 - 4.30
Books at the Botanic e-mail  web
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Saturday 17 November 2018
Enfield Transport Book Fair  other dates
St Pauls Centre
102 Church Street 
ENFIELD  EN2 6AR   map
11.00 - 3.00
Steve Newman tel: 0208 292 5141  e-mail
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Saturday 17 November 2018
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 17 November 2018
Hayloft Bookshop Christmas Book Sale
National Trust Stowe
New Inn Farm 
BUCKINGHAM  Buckinghamshire  MK18 5EQ   map
10.00 - 4.00
National Trust Stowe tel: 01280 817156  e-mail  web
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Sunday 18 November 2018
Glasgow Botanic Gardens Book Fair
Hopkirk Buildings
Glasgow Botanic Gardens  730 Great Western Road 
GLASGOW  G12 0UE   map
10.00 - 4.30
Books at the Botanic e-mail  web
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Sunday 18 November 2018
Grimsargh Book Fair  other dates
Village Hall
Preston Road  Grimsargh  
PRESTON  Lancashire  PR2 5JS   map
10.00 - 4.00
North West Book Fairs - Gerry Cotter tel: 01524 752968  e-mail
Approximately fourteen dealers selling second-hand and antiquarian books, maps and ephemera. Café serving excellent home-made food. Free parking.
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Sunday 18 November 2018
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 18 November 2018
Hayloft Bookshop Christmas Book Sale
National Trust Stowe
New Inn Farm 
BUCKINGHAM  Buckinghamshire  MK18 5EQ   map
10.00 - 4.00
National Trust Stowe tel: 01280 817156  e-mail  web
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Monday 19 November 2018
Hayloft Bookshop Christmas Book Sale
National Trust Stowe
New Inn Farm 
BUCKINGHAM  Buckinghamshire  MK18 5EQ   map
10.00 - 4.00
National Trust Stowe tel: 01280 817156  e-mail  web
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Monday 19 November 2018
Wolverhampton Book Sale
Wulfrun Centre
(in the shop opposite Iceland)  The Wulfrun 
WOLVERHAMPTON  West Midlands  WV13HH   map
9.00 - 5.00
Judith Goodman tel: 01746 785250  e-mail  web
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Tuesday 20 November 2018
Hayloft Bookshop Christmas Book Sale
National Trust Stowe
New Inn Farm 
BUCKINGHAM  Buckinghamshire  MK18 5EQ   map
10.00 - 4.00
National Trust Stowe tel: 01280 817156  e-mail  web
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Tuesday 20 November 2018
Wolverhampton Book Sale
Wulfrun Centre
(in the shop opposite Iceland)  The Wulfrun 
WOLVERHAMPTON  West Midlands  WV13HH   map
9.00 - 5.00
Judith Goodman tel: 01746 785250  e-mail  web
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Wednesday 21 November 2018
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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Wednesday 21 November 2018
Hayloft Bookshop Christmas Book Sale
National Trust Stowe
New Inn Farm 
BUCKINGHAM  Buckinghamshire  MK18 5EQ   map
10.00 - 4.00
National Trust Stowe tel: 01280 817156  e-mail  web
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Wednesday 21 November 2018
Wolverhampton Book Sale
Wulfrun Centre
(in the shop opposite Iceland)  The Wulfrun 
WOLVERHAMPTON  West Midlands  WV13HH   map
9.00 - 5.00
Judith Goodman tel: 01746 785250  e-mail  web
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Thursday 22 November 2018
Hayloft Bookshop Christmas Book Sale
National Trust Stowe
New Inn Farm 
BUCKINGHAM  Buckinghamshire  MK18 5EQ   map
10.00 - 4.00
National Trust Stowe tel: 01280 817156  e-mail  web
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Thursday 22 November 2018
Wolverhampton Book Sale
Wulfrun Centre
(in the shop opposite Iceland)  The Wulfrun 
WOLVERHAMPTON  West Midlands  WV13HH   map
9.00 - 5.00
Judith Goodman tel: 01746 785250  e-mail  web
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Friday 23 November 2018
Hayloft Bookshop Christmas Book Sale
National Trust Stowe
New Inn Farm 
BUCKINGHAM  Buckinghamshire  MK18 5EQ   map
10.00 - 4.00
National Trust Stowe tel: 01280 817156  e-mail  web
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Friday 23 November 2018
Wolverhampton Book Sale
Wulfrun Centre
(in the shop opposite Iceland)  The Wulfrun 
WOLVERHAMPTON  West Midlands  WV13HH   map
9.00 - 5.00
Judith Goodman tel: 01746 785250  e-mail  web
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Saturday 24 November 2018
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 24 November 2018
Christmas 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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Saturday 24 November 2018
Hayloft Bookshop Christmas Book Sale
National Trust Stowe
New Inn Farm 
BUCKINGHAM  Buckinghamshire  MK18 5EQ   map
10.00 - 4.00
National Trust Stowe tel: 01280 817156  e-mail  web
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Saturday 24 November 2018
Wolverhampton Book Sale
Wulfrun Centre
(in the shop opposite Iceland)  The Wulfrun 
WOLVERHAMPTON  West Midlands  WV13HH   map
9.00 - 5.00
Judith Goodman tel: 01746 785250  e-mail  web
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Sunday 25 November 2018
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 25 November 2018
Bloomsbury Ephemera Fair
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 Fair is now in The Galleon Suite A & B, and continues to grow. Book, ephemera, print and map specialists, and now postcard dealers, will show a wide variety of material. Nearest tube station is Russell Square (2 minutes walk). No congestion charge and free meter bay parking on Sundays. Entry is £1.50, NEW OPENING HOURS for are 9.30 until 3pm.
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Sunday 25 November 2018
Hayloft Bookshop Christmas Book Sale
National Trust Stowe
New Inn Farm 
BUCKINGHAM  Buckinghamshire  MK18 5EQ   map
10.00 - 4.00
National Trust Stowe tel: 01280 817156  e-mail  web
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Sunday 25 November 2018
Wolverhampton Book Sale
Wulfrun Centre
(in the shop opposite Iceland)  The Wulfrun 
WOLVERHAMPTON  West Midlands  WV13HH   map
9.00 - 5.00
Judith Goodman tel: 01746 785250  e-mail  web
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Monday 26 November 2018
Hayloft Bookshop Christmas Book Sale
National Trust Stowe
New Inn Farm 
BUCKINGHAM  Buckinghamshire  MK18 5EQ   map
10.00 - 4.00
National Trust Stowe tel: 01280 817156  e-mail  web
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Monday 26 November 2018
Wolverhampton Book Sale
Wulfrun Centre
(in the shop opposite Iceland)  The Wulfrun 
WOLVERHAMPTON  West Midlands  WV13HH   map
9.00 - 5.00
Judith Goodman tel: 01746 785250  e-mail  web
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Tuesday 27 November 2018
Hayloft Bookshop Christmas Book Sale
National Trust Stowe
New Inn Farm 
BUCKINGHAM  Buckinghamshire  MK18 5EQ   map
10.00 - 4.00
National Trust Stowe tel: 01280 817156  e-mail  web
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Tuesday 27 November 2018
Wolverhampton Book Sale
Wulfrun Centre
(in the shop opposite Iceland)  The Wulfrun 
WOLVERHAMPTON  West Midlands  WV13HH   map
9.00 - 5.00
Judith Goodman tel: 01746 785250  e-mail  web
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Wednesday 28 November 2018
Hayloft Bookshop Christmas Book Sale
National Trust Stowe
New Inn Farm 
BUCKINGHAM  Buckinghamshire  MK18 5EQ   map
10.00 - 4.00
National Trust Stowe tel: 01280 817156  e-mail  web
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Wednesday 28 November 2018
Wolverhampton Book Sale
Wulfrun Centre
(in the shop opposite Iceland)  The Wulfrun 
WOLVERHAMPTON  West Midlands  WV13HH   map
9.00 - 5.00
Judith Goodman tel: 01746 785250  e-mail  web
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Thursday 29 November 2018
Hayloft Bookshop Christmas Book Sale
National Trust Stowe
New Inn Farm 
BUCKINGHAM  Buckinghamshire  MK18 5EQ   map
10.00 - 4.00
National Trust Stowe tel: 01280 817156  e-mail  web
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Thursday 29 November 2018
Wolverhampton Book Sale
Wulfrun Centre
(in the shop opposite Iceland)  The Wulfrun 
WOLVERHAMPTON  West Midlands  WV13HH   map
9.00 - 5.00
Judith Goodman tel: 01746 785250  e-mail  web
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Friday 30 November 2018
Hayloft Bookshop Christmas Book Sale
National Trust Stowe
New Inn Farm 
BUCKINGHAM  Buckinghamshire  MK18 5EQ   map
10.00 - 4.00
National Trust Stowe tel: 01280 817156  e-mail  web
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Friday 30 November 2018
Wolverhampton Book Sale
Wulfrun Centre
(in the shop opposite Iceland)  The Wulfrun 
WOLVERHAMPTON  West Midlands  WV13HH   map
9.00 - 5.00
Judith Goodman tel: 01746 785250  e-mail  web
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