EVENTS & FAIRS 2022

2022

OCTOBER 15th 2022, Saturday : It is an honour to again be invited 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!

OCTOBER 16th 2022, Sunday: The GIANT SHEPTON FLEA MARKET, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN – we will have a good selection of local Somerset 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 5th 2022, 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 19th 2022, 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 26th 2022, 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 11th 2022, 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.

2023

January xxth 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!

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 xxth 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 xxth 2023, 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 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.

APRIL xxx , 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 xxth 2023, Saturday : It is an honour to be invited to be a Guest 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!

APRIL xxth 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 xx 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

MAY xxth, Saturday: THE THIRD 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!

MAY xxth, Sunday: THE FROME SHOWGROUND FLEA MARKET & CRAFT FAIR at The Frome Showground, West Woodlands BA11 5ES, Somerset. Open from 10.00am to 3pm. There will be refreshments available too. We will have a good selection of decorative and historical printed ephemera, old advertisements, magazines, vintage Ordnance Survey maps and much more! 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!

MAY xx 2022, 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!

Saturday xx JUNE 2023, Saturday: THE FOURTH 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!

xxxx 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.

xx JULY 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!

xxx 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 xxxh 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 xxth 2023, Saturday: THE SIXTH 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!

NOVEMBER 18th 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 and other decorative and informative Social History printed ephemera. Come and say hello!

SEPTEMBER xx 2023, Saturday: THE SEVENTH 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!

September xxth 2023, Saturday: The Bristol and Avon Family History Fair, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol BS34 7RG   

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!

OCTOBER xx 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

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