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Secondhand and Antiquarian Book Fairs in the UK 2020

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Saturday 5 September 2020
Barnet Transport Book Fair  other dates
Christ Church Hall
St Albans Road 
BARNET  Hertfordshire  EN5 4LA   map
10.00 - 12.30
Steve Newman tel: 07770 149102  e-mail
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Saturday 5 September 2020
Tunbridge Wells Book Fair  other dates
The King Charles The Martyr Hall
Warwick Park 
TUNBRIDGE WELLS  Kent  TN2 5TA   map
9.00 - 3.00
James 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 6 September 2020
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 6 September 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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Friday 11 September 2020
York National Premier Book Fair  other dates
Knavesmire Suite
York Racecourse 
YORK  North Yorkshire  YO23 1EX   map
12.00 - 7.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Saturday 12 September 2020
York National Premier Book Fair  other dates
Knavesmire Suite
York Racecourse 
YORK  North Yorkshire  YO23 1EX   map
10.00 - 5.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Saturday 12 September 2020
Harrogate Observer, Warne & related Collectors Book Fair
Woodlands Methodist Church Hall
Wetherby Road 
HARROGATE  North Yorkshire  HG2 7SG   map
10.00 - 12.30
Chris Liddle tel: 01423 521130  e-mail
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Saturday 12 September 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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Saturday 12 September 2020
Shaftesbury Book Fair  other dates
United Church Hall
Bell Street  (opposite the Bell Street Cafe) 
SHAFTESBURY  Dorset  SP7 8AR   map
10.00 - 4.00
Ed Bailey tel: 07967643579  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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Sunday 13 September 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 19 September 2020
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 19 September 2020
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 19 September 2020
Edinburgh Book Fair  other dates
Augustine Church Hall
41 George IV Bridge 
EDINBURGH  Scotland  EH1 1EL   map
10.00 - 5.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Saturday 19 September 2020
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 19 September 2020
Lyndhurst Book Fair  other dates
The Community Centre
High Street 
LYNDHURST  Hampshire  SO4 37NY   map
10.00 - 4.00
Ed Bailey tel: 07967643579  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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Sunday 20 September 2020
Manchester Book Fair  other dates
Gorton Monastery
Gorton Lane  Gorton 
MANCHESTER  Gt. Manchester  M12 5WF   map
11.00 - 4.00
North West Book Fairs - Peter Aird tel: 01616 125236  e-mail
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Sunday 20 September 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 20 September 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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Friday 25 September 2020
Glasgow Botanic Gardens Book Fair  other dates
Hopkirk Buildings
Glasgow Botanic Gardens  730 Great Western Road 
GLASGOW  G12 0UE   map
10.00 - 5.00
Books at the Botanics e-mail  web
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Saturday 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 2020
Frome Book Fair
Cheese & Grain
Market Yard  Justice Lane 
FROME  Somerset  BA11 1BE   map
10.00 - 3.00.
The Frome Bookshop tel: 01373 473964  web
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Saturday 26 September 2020
Stamford Book Fair
Arts Centre
St. Mary's Street 
STAMFORD  Lincolnshire  PE9 2DL   map
10.00 - 4.00
PBFA tel: 01763 248400  e-mail  web
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Saturday 26 September 2020
Glasgow Botanic Gardens Book Fair  other dates
Hopkirk Buildings
Glasgow Botanic Gardens  730 Great Western Road 
GLASGOW  G12 0UE   map
10.00 - 5.00
Books at the Botanics e-mail  web
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Sunday 27 September 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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Sunday 27 September 2020
Bloomsbury Ephemera Fair  other dates
Royal National Hotel
Galleon Suite  Bedford Way 
LONDON  WC1H 0DG   map
UNFORTUNATELY THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
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 27 September 2020
Glasgow Botanic Gardens Book Fair  other dates
Hopkirk Buildings
Glasgow Botanic Gardens  730 Great Western Road 
GLASGOW  G12 0UE   map
10.00 - 5.00
Books at the Botanics e-mail  web
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Monday 28 September 2020
Glasgow Botanic Gardens Book Fair  other dates
Hopkirk Buildings
Glasgow Botanic Gardens  730 Great Western Road 
GLASGOW  G12 0UE   map
10.00 - 5.00
Books at the Botanics e-mail  web
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