EVENTS & FAIRS 2018

January 6th, Saturday: THE LYNDHURST NEW FOREST BOOKFAIR at the Community Centre, Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7NY – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, Railway & other Transport ephemera, theatre programmes and decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

February 17th, Saturday: THE SHERBORNE BOOK FAIR, Church Hall, Digby Road (opposite the Abbey), Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3NL

February 18th, Sunday: The GIANT SHEPTON FLEA MARKET, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire) and decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera (Railways, Shipping, Theatre, Glamour, Military, Cooking, Home Making, Industry). Come and say hello! We’re in the Showerings Hall, stall 123

March 3rd, Saturday: THE LYNDHURST NEW FOREST BOOKFAIR at the Community Centre, Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7NY

March xx, Sunday: ***NEW EVENT*** The CASTLE CARY VINTAGE & FLEA MARKET at The Market House, Castle Cary, Somerset. Open from 9.30am to 3pm. There will be refreshments available too.   

March 24th, Saturday: DORSET FAMILY HISTORY FAIR, Parkstone Grammar School, Sopers Lane, POOLE, Dorset BH17 7EP Open from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Exhibitors include Family History Societies, Retailers, Online Resources, Archival Storage Products, Books, Vintage Maps, Postcards, Local History Publications, Military History and much more!  REFRESHMENTS, FREE ENTRY-Open to All, FREE PARKING

March 23/24th, Friday & Saturday: THE ANNUAL FESTIVAL of POSTCARDS & PRINTED EPHEMERA at the Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN …… Sadly we will be unable to attend this year.

April 1st, Sunday: The GIANT SHEPTON FLEA MARKET, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire) and decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello! We’re in the Showerings Hall, stall 123

May 5th, Saturday: THE NAME EVENT FAMILY HISTORY FAIR, ILEC Exhibition Centre, 47 Lillie Road, EARLS COURT, London SW6 1UD  Open from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Exhibitors include Family History Societies, Retailers, Online Resources, Archival Storage Products, Books, Vintage Maps, Postcards, Local History Publications, Military History and much more!

May xxth, Saturday: THE DEVIZES (PBFA) BOOKFAIR, Corn Exchange, Market Place, Devizes, Wiltshire SN10 1HS – Open from 10am to 4pm, Refreshments also available. Sadly we will be unable to attend this year.

May xxth, Saturday: THE SHERBORNE BOOK FAIR, Church Hall, Digby Road (opposite the Abbey), Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3NL  Open from 9.30am to 4pm. Sorry no refreshments but there are plenty of cafes etc near by.

June 2nd, Saturday: SHROPSHIRE FAMILY HISTORY FAIR, The Shirehall, SHREWSBURY SY2 6ND

June 30th, Saturday 2018: THE SOUTH WEST FAMILY HISTORY FAIR at the STEAM Museum of the Great Western Railway (adjacent to the Designer Shopping village!), Fire Fly Avenue, Swindon SW2 2EY     Open from 10am to 3.30pm, Free Admission.  Light Refreshments in the hall and more in the Museum cafe.

July 11th, Sunday: The GIANT SHEPTON FLEA & COLLECTORS MARKET, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN. Open from 9.30am to 4pm. Our stall is situated undercover inside the Main Hall.   

July xxth, Sunday: ANNUAL BOOK FAIR at ROSEMOOR GARDENS, Great Torrington, North Devon EX38 8PH  Open from 10.00am to 4pm. Refreshments and plenty of parking – make a day of it, view the beautiful gardens and amazing books brought by a variety of West Country book dealers!

July 28th, Saturday: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE FAMILY HISTORY FAIR, Grange School, Wendover Way, AYLESBURY, Buckinghamshire HP21 7NH    Open from 10am to 4pm, Free Admission & Parking, Light Refreshments.

August 26th, Sunday: The GIANT SHEPTON FLEA & COLLECTORS MARKET, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN. Open from 9.30am to 4pm. Our stall is situated undercover inside the Main Hall.   

September 22nd, Saturday: THE SOMERSET & DORSET FAMILY HISTORY OPEN DAY at Queen Elizabeth’s School, Blandford Road, WIMBORNE, Dorset BH21 4DT Open from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Exhibitors include Family History Societies with Help Desks, Genealogy Retailers, Books, Vintage Maps, Postcards, Local History Publications, Military History and much more!  

October 6th, Saturday: OXFORDSHIRE FAMILY HISTORY FAIR, Marlborough CofE School, Shipton Road, WOODSTOCK, Oxon OX20 1LP  Open from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Exhibitors include Family History Societies, Retailers, Online Resources, Archival Storage Products, Books, Vintage Maps, Postcards, Local History Publications, Military History and much more!  REFRESHMENTS, FREE ENTRY – Open to All, FREE PARKING

October 13th, Sunday: GLAMORGAN FAMILY HISTORY FAIR, The Leisure Centre, MERTHYR TYDFIL, Glamorganshire CF48 1UT  Open from 10.00am to 4.00pm. FREE TALKS!  Exhibitors include Family History Societies, Retailers, Online Resources, Archival Storage Products, Books, Vintage Maps, Postcards, Local History Publications, Military History and much more! REFRESHMENTS, FREE ENTRY – Open to All, FREE PARKING

October 14th, Sunday: The GIANT SHEPTON FLEA MARKET, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN

October, Saturday xx: THE ANNUAL SOUTH WALES LOCAL HISTORY BOOK FAIR 2017 at the Royal Institution of South Wales (RISW) Museum, SWANSEA, Glamorgan SA1 1SN Open from 10.00am to 4.00pm. FREE Local History mini -talks! Authors, publishers, book dealers, historical maps, vintage postcards, local history societies, family history, Gower Society, Penllergaer Trust, Industrial Archeology, Royal Commission, Records Society, Archives, Libraries etc. REFRESHMENTS, FREE ENTRY

November 3rd, Saturday: WEST SURREY FAMILY HISTORY FAIR, Woking Leisure Centre, Kingfield Road, WOKING, Surrey GU22 9BA  Open from 10.00am to 4.30pm. FREE TALKS! Exhibitors include Family History Societies, Retailers, Online Resources, Archival Storage Products, Books, Vintage Maps, Postcards, Local History Publications, Military History and much more! REFRESHMENTS, FREE ENTRY – Open to All.

December 1st, Saturday: THE LYNDHURST NEW FOREST BOOKFAIR at the Community Centre, Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7NY

December 2nd, Sunday: The GIANT SHEPTON FLEA MARKET, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire) and decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello! We’re in the Showerings Hall, stall 123