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Secondhand and Antiquarian Book Fairs in the UK 2019

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Friday 1 November 2019
ABA Chelsea Bookfair
Chelsea Old Town Hall
King's Road 
CHELSEA  London  SW3 5EE    map
2.00 - 7.00
ABA tel: 020 8004 9512   e-mail  web
The Fair returns for its 29th edition this year when almost 90 dealers from around the UK and around the world will gather in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere to offer a wide range of stock from maps to manuscripts, photos to film scripts, prints to piano adverts, nothing is not there - and prices start at just a few pounds. This is the perfect opportunity to find that special Christmas gift or add something wonderful to your own collection.
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Saturday 2 November 2019
ABA Chelsea Bookfair
Chelsea Old Town Hall
King's Road 
CHELSEA  London  SW3 5EE    map
11.00 - 5.00
ABA tel: 020 8004 9512   e-mail  web
The Fair returns for its 29th edition this year when almost 90 dealers from around the UK and around the world will gather in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere to offer a wide range of stock from maps to manuscripts, photos to film scripts, prints to piano adverts, nothing is not there - and prices start at just a few pounds. This is the perfect opportunity to find that special Christmas gift or add something wonderful to your own collection.
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Saturday 2 November 2019
Devizes Book Fair
The Corn Exchange
Market Place 
DEVIZES  Wiltshire  SN10 1HS   map
10.00 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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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 2 November 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 2 November 2019
Wye Book & Collectors Fair
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 3 November 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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Saturday 9 November 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 November 2019
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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Sunday 10 November 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 November 2019
Peterborough Book Fair
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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Monday 11 November 2019
Wolverhampton Book Sale
Wulfrun Centre
(opposite Brighthouse)  The Wulfrun 
WOLVERHAMPTON  West Midlands  WV13HH   map
9.00 - 5.00
Judith Goodman tel: 01746 785250  e-mail  web
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Tuesday 12 November 2019
Wolverhampton Book Sale
Wulfrun Centre
(opposite Brighthouse)  The Wulfrun 
WOLVERHAMPTON  West Midlands  WV13HH   map
9.00 - 5.00
Judith Goodman tel: 01746 785250  e-mail  web
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Wednesday 13 November 2019
Wolverhampton Book Sale
Wulfrun Centre
(opposite Brighthouse)  The Wulfrun 
WOLVERHAMPTON  West Midlands  WV13HH   map
9.00 - 5.00
Judith Goodman tel: 01746 785250  e-mail  web
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Thursday 14 November 2019
Wolverhampton Book Sale
Wulfrun Centre
(opposite Brighthouse)  The Wulfrun 
WOLVERHAMPTON  West Midlands  WV13HH   map
9.00 - 5.00
Judith Goodman tel: 01746 785250  e-mail  web
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Friday 15 November 2019
Wolverhampton Book Sale
Wulfrun Centre
(opposite Brighthouse)  The Wulfrun 
WOLVERHAMPTON  West Midlands  WV13HH   map
9.00 - 5.00
Judith Goodman tel: 01746 785250  e-mail  web
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Saturday 16 November 2019
Enfield Transport Book Fair
St Pauls Centre
102 Church Street 
ENFIELD  EN2 6AR   map
11.00 - 3.00
Steve Newman tel: 07770 149102  e-mail
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Saturday 16 November 2019
Sherborne Book Fair
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 16 November 2019
Amnesty Blackheath and Greenwich Book Sale
Church of the Ascension
Dartmouth Row   Blackheath 
LONDON  SE10 8BF   map
10.00 - 4.00
Amnesty Blackheath and Greenwich e-mail  web
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Saturday 16 November 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 16 November 2019
Wolverhampton Book Sale
Wulfrun Centre
(opposite Brighthouse)  The Wulfrun 
WOLVERHAMPTON  West Midlands  WV13HH   map
9.00 - 5.00
Judith Goodman tel: 01746 785250  e-mail  web
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Sunday 17 November 2019
Dorchester Book Fair
Stratton Hall
The Square  Stratton 
DORCHESTER  Dorset  DT2 9WG   map
10.30 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
Full details of this fair.
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Sunday 17 November 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 November 2019
Grimsargh Book Fair
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 17 November 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 23 November 2019
Edgbaston Book Fair
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.
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Saturday 23 November 2019
Faversham Book Fair
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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Sunday 24 November 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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Sunday 24 November 2019
Buxton Book Fair
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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Tuesday 26 November 2019
Anthony Smith Books
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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Saturday 30 November 2019
Edinburgh Book Fair
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.
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Saturday 30 November 2019
Lancaster Book Fair
Meeting Room
Lancaster Library  Market Square 
LANCASTER  Lancashire  LA1 1HY   map
10.00 - 3.30.
North West Book Fairs - Edward Huddleston tel: 015242 61553  e-mail
A small fair but with a good range of second-hand books. Plenty of eating houses nearby.
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Saturday 30 November 2019
Tenterden Book Fair
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 November 2019
Lyndhurst Book fair
The Community Centre
High Street 
LYNDHURST  Hampshire  SO4 37NY   map
10.00 - 4.00
Ed Bailey tel: 07967643579  e-mail
Lyndhurst Book Fair is a Long established event held in the popular tourist destination of 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 30 November 2019
Christmas Book Sale in aid of Colchester Samaritans
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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