In the scenic English county of Kent, a large antique fair pops up just a few times a year. The DETLING Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fairs is into its 20th year now, and each time all the vendors come together it is quite the antiques and collectors event to attend. Its reputation continues to grow and it now finds itself creeping into some of the “Top 10 Antique Market in the UK” lists, and it is easy to see why.
For those that do not feel quite experienced enough to head to the much larger, more established antiquing events, DETLING Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fairs is the perfect place to dip toes into the world of flea markets and collectors fairs to hone the bargain-hunting skills and gain an appreciation for the excellent goods available. DETLING Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fairs is a very well organized event, not so large that shoppers are overwhelmed and a great mix of outdoor and indoor areas, marquees and other shelter, so there is no need to battle the elements to enjoy a visit here.
Many of the vendors that run stalls at DETLING Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fairs are consummate professionals in their fields. Conversations are always a chance to be more well informed about all the goods on sale, and such chats are such a joy to have with those that are so obviously passionate about their goods and field of expertize.
There is literally a little bit of everything up for grabs at DETLING Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fairs. There are collections of china and porcelain, bicycles, antique toys, furniture, random vintage household items, pocket watches, kitchen utensils, and books, alongside countless bric-a-brac stalls and other bits and bobs that will keep shoppers entertained for hours.
Luckily the DETLING Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fairs event is spread over a weekend, so there is always a second day available to return if one day was not enough!
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