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Secondhand and Antiquarian Book Fairs in the UK 2018

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Saturday 6 October 2018
Bath Book Fair  other dates
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 6 October 2018
Bury St Edmunds Book Fair  other dates
Athenaeum Hall
Angel Hill 
BURY ST EDMUNDS  Suffolk  IP33 1LU   map
10.00 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Saturday 6 October 2018
Dublin Book Fair  other dates
Freemasons Hall
17 Molesworth Street 
DUBLIN 2  Co. Dublin 
12.00 - 6.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Saturday 6 October 2018
Hornby Book Fair  other dates
The Institute
Main Street 
HORNBY  Lancashire  LA2 8JR   map
10.00 - 4.00
North West Book Fairs - Gerry Cotter tel: 01524 752968  e-mail
Approximately fifteen dealers selling antiquarian and secondhand books, maps and ephemera. Café serving excellent home-made food. Parking nearby.
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Saturday 6 October 2018
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 7 October 2018
Nottinghamshire Book & Postcard Fair
Farndon Memorial Hall
Marsh Lane  Farndon  
NEWARK   Nottinghamshire  NG24 4TA   map
10.00 - 4.00
Fiona Edwards tel: 07710 410325  e-mail  web
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Sunday 7 October 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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Sunday 7 October 2018
Dublin Book Fair  other dates
Freemasons Hall
17 Molesworth Street 
DUBLIN 2  Co. Dublin 
11.30 - 5.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Sunday 7 October 2018
Bedale Antiquarian & Secondhand Book & Postcard Fair  other dates
Bedale Hall
North End (opposite church) 
BEDALE  North Yorkshire  DL8 1AA   map
10.00 - 4.00
Denny Gibson tel: 01677 422863  e-mail  web
A huge amount of good quality books offered by dealers from all over the North of England, many of them out-of-print and on numerous subjects. Also thousands of postcards, on endless topics and themes, including street and village scenes prior to WW1. 32 pre-booked stalls, ample free parking and only one mile from A1 motorway.
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Saturday 13 October 2018
Lewes Book Fair
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 13 October 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 13 October 2018
Theydon Bois Transport Book Fair  other dates
Theydon Bois Village Hall
Coppice Row 
THEYDON BOIS  Essex  CM16 7ER   map
11.00 - 3.30
Steve Newman tel: 0208 292 5141  e-mail
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Saturday 13 October 2018
Edinburgh Book Fair  other dates
Radisson Blu Hotel
High Street  Royal Mile 
EDINBURGH  Scotland  EH1 1TH   map
10.00 - 5.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Saturday 13 October 2018
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 13 October 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 13 October 2018
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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Saturday 13 October 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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Saturday 13 October 2018
Heywood (Manchester) Observer, Warne & related Collectors Book Fair
Grimble Croft Community Centre
Aspinall Street 
HEYWOOD  Lancashire  OL10 4HW   map
10.00 - 12.30
Brian Davis  tel: 01706 367430  e-mail
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Sunday 14 October 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 14 October 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 £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.
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Sunday 14 October 2018
Tynemouth Station Book Fair
Station Terrace
TYNEMOUTH  Tyne and Wear  NE30 4RE   map
10.00 - 4.00
Margaret Rowley tel: 0191 289 3107  e-mail  web
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Saturday 20 October 2018
Uppingham Book Fair  other dates
Uppingham Town Hall
High Street East 
UPPINGHAM  Rutland  LE15 9PY   map
10 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Sunday 21 October 2018
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 21 October 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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Saturday 27 October 2018
Mammoth NSPCC Annual Book Sale
Holmwood House School
Chitts Hill  Lexden 
COLCHESTER  Essex  CO6 1EG   map
9.30 - 4.00
Elisabeth Borg tel: 07791 969645  e-mail
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Saturday 27 October 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 27 October 2018
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 27 October 2018
Bridport Book Fair  other dates
St. Mary's Church Hall
South Street 
BRIDPORT  Dorset  DT6 3NW   map
10.00 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Sunday 28 October 2018
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 28 October 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 28 October 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 ÃÃÃÃÃÃÃÃã1.50, NEW OPENING HOURS for are 9.30 until 3pm.
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Sunday 28 October 2018
Aberdeen Book Fair  other dates
Hilton Treetops Hotel
Springfield Road 
ABERDEEN  Aberdeenshire  Scotland  AB15 7AQ   map
10.00 - 5.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
Full details of this fair
Readers of TheBookGuide can download a complimentary ticket.
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Sunday 28 October 2018
Mammoth NSPCC Annual Book Sale
Holmwood House School
Chitts Hill  Lexden 
COLCHESTER  Essex  CO6 1EG   map
9.30 - 4.00
Elisabeth Borg tel: 07791 969645  e-mail
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