EVENTS & FAIRS 2020


2020

SADLY CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 REGULATIONS – come and see us instead in 2021 JULY 25th, Saturday: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE FAMILY HISTORY FAIR, Grange School, Wendover Way, AYLESBURY, Buckinghamshire HP21 7NH. Open from 10am to 4pm. Exhibitors include Family History Societies with Help Desks, Genealogy Retailers, Books, Vintage Maps, Postcards, Local History Publications, Military History and much more! Free Admission & Parking, Light Refreshments.

OUR FIRST EVENT AFTER THE CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN is on AUGUST 16th 2020, Sunday: The GIANT SHEPTON FLEA MARKET, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN – we will have a good selection of local history publications, 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

SEPTEMBER 12th 2020, Sunday: THE CASTLE CARY VINTAGE & FLEA MARKET at The Market House, Castle Cary, Somerset. Open from 10.00am to 3pm. 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!

SEPTEMBER 19th 2020, 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), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps and decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

SEPTEMBER 20th 2020, SUNDAY: 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 26th 2020, SATURDAY: THE FAMILY HISTORY SHOW at Kempton Park Racecouse, Middlesex. 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

OCTOBER 3rd 2020, Saturday: OXFORDSHIRE FAMILY HISTORY FAIR, Marlborough CofE School, Shipton Road, WOODSTOCK, Oxon OX20 1LP SADLY CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC 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 11th 2020, Sunday: The GIANT SHEPTON FLEA MARKET, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN – we will have a good selection of local history publications, 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

NOVEMBER 7th 2020, 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. **** THIS IS THE LAST FAMILY HISTORY FAIR OF THE YEAR – MAKE THE MOST OF THIS GREAT OPPORTUNITY! ****

SADLY WE ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND THIS YEAR: NOVEMBER 7th 2020, Saturday: THE ANNUAL SOUTH WALES LOCAL HISTORY BOOK FAIR 2019 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

NOVEMBER 14th, Saturday: THE DEVIZES BOOK FAIR, The Corn Exchange, Devizes, Wiltshire (opposite the Market Place)t DT9 3NL – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Wiltshire & Gloucestershire), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, Railway & other Transport ephemera, Performing Arts programmes and decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

NOVEMBER 22nd, Sunday: THE DORCHESTER (PBFA) BOOKFAIR, Stratton Hall, The Square, Stratton (just outside Dorchester), Dorset DT2 9WG – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Dorset & Somerset), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, Military history, Performing Arts & decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and have a browse for treasure!

NOVEMBER 28th, 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!

NOVEMBER 29th, 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) 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

JANUARY xxth 2021, 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), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, and a huge variety of decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

FEBRUARY xxth 2021, Saturday: THE SOUTH WEST FAMILY HISTORY SHOW at the University of the West of England (UWE) Exhibition & Conference Centre, Filton Road, Stoke Gifford, BRISTOL BS34 8QZ. Open from 10am to 4.30pm, Admission £6 (early booking 2 for £8 available from organisers website); Free Talks, Refreshments and Free Parking.

FEBRUARY xxth 2021, Sunday: The GIANT SHEPTON FLEA MARKET, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN – we will have a good selection of local history publications, 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 xxth, Saturday: *** THE FIRST 2021 CASTLE CARY VINTAGE & FLEA MARKET *** at The Market House, Castle Cary, Somerset. Open from 10.00am to 3pm. 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 (Transport, Shipping, Theatre, Military, Cooking, Home Making, Industry). Come and say hello!

MARCH xxth 2021, 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), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, and a huge variety of decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

MARCH 2021 : 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 & Postcards. We will have Cassini Historical Maps, historical London maps, vintage Local History Publications (Dorset & Hampshire), Military History, NEW SHIRE BOOKS and much more!  REFRESHMENTS, FREE ENTRY – Open to All, FREE PARKING

MARCH xx/xx 2021, Friday & Saturday: THE ANNUAL FESTIVAL of POSTCARDS & PRINTED EPHEMERA at the Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN – we will have a HUGE SELECTION of vintage Local History Publications including Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, London, Middlesex, Somerset, Surrey, Sussex, Wiltshire PLUS whichever other Counties we can fit in the car! Come and have a browse, you never know what Treasures you may find!

APRIL xx, Saturday: THE CASTLE CARY VINTAGE & FLEA MARKET *** at The Market House, Castle Cary, Somerset. Open from 10.00am to 3pm. 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 xxx, Sunday: The GIANT SHEPTON FLEA MARKET at the 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 number 123

MAY xx, Saturday: THE DEVIZES (PBFA) BOOKFAIR, Corn Exchange, Market Place, Devizes, Wiltshire SN10 1HS – we will have a good selection of local history publications (Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Wiltshire), also vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, Railway & other Transport ephemera, Military history, theatre programmes and decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

MAY xx 2020, 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!

MAY xxth, Saturday: THE DORCHESTER (PBFA) BOOKFAIR, Stratton Hall, The Square, Stratton (just outside Dorchester), Dorset DT2 9WG – we will have a good selection of vintage Dorset local history publications, vintage Ordnance Survey Maps, Military history, Performing Arts & decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and have a browse for treasure!

JUNE xxth, Sunday: THE CASTLE CARY VINTAGE & FLEA MARKET at The Market House, Castle Cary, Somerset. Open from 10.00am to 3pm. 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!

JUNE xxth, 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!

JULY xxth, Sunday: THE CASTLE CARY VINTAGE & FLEA MARKET at The Market House, Castle Cary, Somerset. Open from 10.00am to 3pm. 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!