EVENTS & FAIRS 2023

2023

JANUARY 22nd 2023, Sunday: The GIANT SHEPTON FLEA MARKET, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN – we will have a good selection of Collectable Vintage Printed Ephemera including Magazines, vintage Ordnance Survey Maps 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 number 123.

February 18th 2023, Saturday : THE INDEPENDENT SHERBORNE BOOK FAIR at the Church Hall, Digby Road (opposite the Abbey), Sherborne, Dorset – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Somerset & Dorset), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, Military History and other decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

February 25th 2023, Saturday : THE INDEPENDENT LYNDHURST NEW FOREST BOOKFAIR at the Community Centre, Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7NY – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Hampshire & Dorset), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, Military History and other decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

MARCH 4th 2023, Saturday, Saturday : THE FIRST CASTLE CARY VINTAGE & FLEA MARKET of 2023 at The Market House, Castle Cary, Somerset. Open from 10.00am to 2pm. There will be refreshments available too. We will have a good selection of local history publications, vintage Ordnance Survey maps and decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

MARCH 5th 2023, Sunday: The GIANT SHEPTON FLEA MARKET, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN – we will have a good selection of Collectable Vintage Printed Ephemera including Magazines, vintage Ordnance Survey Maps 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 number 123.

MARCH 16th & 17th 2023, Thursday & Friday : THE ANNUAL FESTIVAL of POSTCARDS & PRINTED EPHEMERA at a new venue: JUNCTION 24 VENUE, Market Way, North Petherton, Somerset TA6 6DF – we will have a GREAT SELECTION of vintage Local History Publications including Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Somerset, Wiltshire PLUS whichever other Counties we can fit in the car! Come and have a browse, you never know what Treasures you may find! Easy access from the M5 Jct 24, also not far from Bridgwater Railway Station.

NEW BOOK FAIR: MARCH 26th 2023, SUNDAY : THE FIRST ALTON BOOK FAIR at the Community Centre, Alton, Hampshire – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Hampshire & Surrey), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, Military History and other decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

APRIL 1st 2023, Saturday : THE SECOND CASTLE CARY VINTAGE & FLEA MARKET of 2023 at The Market House, Castle Cary, Somerset. Open from 10.00am to 2pm. There will be refreshments available too. We will have a good selection of local history publications, vintage Ordnance Survey maps and decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

APRIL 9th 2023, Sunday: The GIANT SHEPTON FLEA MARKET, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN – we will have a good selection of Collectable Vintage Printed Ephemera including Magazines, vintage Ordnance Survey Maps 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 number 123.

April 22nd 2023 : THE DORSET FAMILY HISTORY FAIR, St George’s Church Hall, Darbys Lane, Oakdale, POOLE, Dorset BH15 3EU Open from 10.00am to 3.00pm. Exhibitors include Family History Societies, Retailers, Online Resources, Archival Storage Products & Books. We will have Cassini Historical Ordnance Survey Maps, historical London maps, vintage Local History Publications, Military History, NEW SHIRE BOOKS and much more!  REFRESHMENTS, FREE ENTRY – Open to All, FREE PARKING

April 29th 2023, Saturday: THE INDEPENDENT LYNDHURST NEW FOREST BOOKFAIR at the Community Centre, Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7NY – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Hampshire & Dorset), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps and other decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

MAY 20 2023, Saturday : THE INDEPENDENT SHERBORNE BOOK FAIR at the Church Hall, Digby Road (opposite the Abbey), Sherborne, Dorset – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Somerset & Dorset), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, Military History and other decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

Saturday 3rd JUNE 2023, Saturday: THE THIRD CASTLE CARY VINTAGE & FLEA MARKET of 2023 at The Market House, Castle Cary, Somerset. Open from 10.00am to 2pm. There will be refreshments available too. We will have a good selection of local history publications, vintage Ordnance Survey maps and decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

NOT CONFIRMED YET: JUNE 2023, Saturday 10am to 4pm, Free Entry: THE STUR LITERARY FESTIVAL BOOKFAIR at the Exchange, Old Market Hill, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1FH – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Dorset, Somerset & Wiltshire) and also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps. Come and say hello and have a browse! There will be other book sellers selling a wide variety of antiquarian & secondhand books on all subjects, including a selection of novels, poetry and specialist books on Thomas Hardy, William Barnes and Robert Young PLUS a stall with brand new copies of books by authors who have featured on this year’s programme.

NEW BOOK FAIR: JUNE 18th 2023, SUNDAY : THE SECOND ALTON BOOK FAIR at the Community Centre, Alton, Hampshire – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Hampshire & Surrey), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, Military History and other decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

1st JULY 2023, Saturday: THE FOURTH CASTLE CARY VINTAGE & FLEA MARKET of 2022 at The Market House, Castle Cary, Somerset. Open from 10.00am to 2pm. There will be refreshments available too. We will have a good selection of local history publications, vintage Ordnance Survey maps and decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

15th JULY 2023, Saturday: THE INDEPENDENT LYNDHURST NEW FOREST BOOKFAIR at the Community Centre, Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7NY – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Hampshire & Dorset), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps and other decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

JULY 16th 2023, Sunday: The GIANT SHEPTON FLEA MARKET, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN – we will have a good selection of Collectable Vintage Printed Ephemera including Magazines, vintage Ordnance Survey Maps 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 number 123.

AUGUST 5th 2023, Saturday: THE FIFTH CASTLE CARY VINTAGE & FLEA MARKET of 2022 at The Market House, Castle Cary, Somerset. Open from 10.00am to 2pm. There will be refreshments available too. We will have a good selection of local history publications, vintage Ordnance Survey maps and decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

AUGUST 19th 2023, Saturday: THE INDEPENDENT SHERBORNE BOOK, MAP & EPHEMERA FAIR at the Church Hall, Digby Road (opposite the Abbey), Sherborne, Dorset – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Somerset & Dorset), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, Military History, Railway and other decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

??? SEPTEMBER 2023, SUNDAY: WAITING TO HEAR ABOUT THIS — ANNUAL LITERARY FESTIVAL BOOK FAIR at APPLEDORE, The Community Hall, 1 New Quay Street, Appledore, North Devon EX39 1LU  Open from 10.00am to 4pm. Part of the week long Appledore Book Festival – come and see the amazing books brought by a variety of West Country book dealers – FREE ENTRY!

SEPTEMBER 2nd 2023, Saturday: THE LONDON FAMILY HISTORY SHOW at Kempton Park Racecouse, Middlesex. Open from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Lots of essential 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 and plenty of FREE PARKING, easy access by TRAIN too!

NEW BOOK FAIR in 2023: September 17th, SUNDAY : THE THIRD ALTON BOOK FAIR at the Community Centre, Alton, Hampshire – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Hampshire & Surrey), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, Military History and other decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

23rd September 2023, Saturday: THE INDEPENDENT LYNDHURST NEW FOREST BOOKFAIR at the Community Centre, Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7NY – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Hampshire & Dorset), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps and other decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

OCTOBER 7th 2023, Saturday : THE OXFORDSHIRE FAMILY HISTORY FAIR, Marlborough School, Woodstock, OxfordshireOX20 1LP Open from 10.00am to 3.00pm. Exhibitors include Family History Societies, Retailers, Online Resources, Archival Storage Products & Books. We will have Cassini Historical Ordnance Survey Maps, historical London maps, vintage Local History Publications, Military History, NEW SHIRE BOOKS and much more!  REFRESHMENTS, FREE ENTRY – Open to All, FREE PARKING

OCTOBER 8th 2023, Sunday: The GIANT SHEPTON FLEA MARKET, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN – we will have a good selection of vintage Ordnance Survey Maps 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 number 123.

OCTOBER 14th 2023, Saturday : We hope we’ll be invited again to be a Guest Exhibitor at THE PBFA BOOK FAIR at SHERBORNE at the Digby Memorial Church Hall, Digby Road (opposite the Abbey), Sherborne, Dorset – we will have a good selection of local history publications, vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, and other decorative & historical Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

NOVEMBER 4th 2023, Saturday : Another PBFA Book Fair we have been invited to be a Guest Exhibitor at is THE PBFA BOOK FAIR at DEVIZES at the The Corn Exchange, Market Place, SN10 1HS, Wiltshire – we will have a good selection of local history publications, vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, and other decorative & historical Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

NOVEMBER 18th 2023, Saturday: THE INDEPENDENT SHERBORNE BOOK, MAP & PRINTED EPHEMERA FAIR at the Church Hall, Digby Road (opposite the Abbey), Sherborne, Dorset – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Somerset & Dorset), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, Military History and other decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

NOVEMBER 25th 2023, Saturday: THE INDEPENDENT LYNDHURST NEW FOREST BOOKFAIR at the Community Centre, Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7NY – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Hampshire & Dorset), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, Railway and other decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

DECEMBER 10th 2023, Sunday: The GIANT SHEPTON FLEA MARKET, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN – we will have a good selection of Collectable Vintage Printed Ephemera including Magazines, vintage Ordnance Survey Maps 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 number 123.

December 17th, Sunday – NEW BOOK FAIR in 2023 : THE FOURTH ALTON BOOK FAIR at the Community Centre, Alton, Hampshire – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Hampshire & Surrey), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, Military History and other decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

HOPEFULLY RETURNING IN November 2023, Saturday: WEST SURREY FAMILY HISTORY FAIR, Woking Leisure Centre, Kingfield Road, WOKING, Surrey GU22 9BA Open from 10.00am to 4.30pm. 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

NOVEMBER xxx 2023, Saturday: THE ANNUAL SOUTH WALES LOCAL HISTORY BOOK FAIR 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, local history publications, vintage postcards, local history societies, family history, Gower Society, Penllergaer Trust, Industrial Archaeology, Royal Commission, Records Society, Archives, Libraries etc. REFRESHMENTS, FREE ENTRY