Latest News


~The Southwold Antiques & Art Fair~



We are looking forward to returning to the beautiful Suffolk town of Southwold for the Southwold Summer Antiques & Art Fair, taking place at St Felix School on Friday 24th to Sunday 26th August.

With a strong emphasis on quality, you'll find over 30 stands selling a wide variety of antiques and art pieces.

We will have a vast array of beautiful statement pieces and unique gift ideas on sale and we very much hope you can join us.

The show is open from 11.00-5.00 each day and with ample free parking and an on-site cafe, you have everything you need for a lovely day out.

We hope to see you there.



~New Trading Events~


We are always seeking new trading opportunities across the country and are pleased to announce 4 great new shows to add to our itinerary.


Art in the Gardens- Sheffield



“Art in the Gardens is an annual event in a beautiful venue”

The annual Art in the Gardens event held in Sheffield Botanical Gardens, is arguably the largest outdoor art fair in the north of England with artists, craft makers and visitors coming from throughout the UK.

Sheffield Botanical Gardens & Pavilions are transformed into an ‘Art and Craft Village’, where you can wander round, enjoy and purchase all the fine exhibits on display. 

This event is a truly wonderful opportunity to buy the perfect piece of art whilst enjoying the beautiful surroundings that the gardens & pavilions have to offer. With over 350 artists and crafts’ workers exhibiting more than 4,000 pieces of work, you’re sure to find something you cannot resist!
 Over the weekend the event attracts around 10,000 visitors and provides a day out that the whole family can enjoy, with fun activities to encourage children to enjoy ‘art and the environment’.

The show takes place from 10.30-5.30 on Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd September

The Preview Evening on Friday 31st August 6.00pm - 9.00pm provides opportunity to be among the first to view and purchase your favorite pieces of artwork, whilst enjoying a glass of wine and a great atmosphere.

We’re delighted to be part of this year’s event and you’ll find our stand ‘creatively’ set amongst the planting in the Pavilion.


Aberdeen Art Fair


We are excited to be part of the eighth Aberdeen Art Fair, taking place from the 7th- 9th of September at the city’s iconic Beach Ballroom.

 The fair will host exhibitors which include some of the finest galleries and artists from across Scotland and the UK including household names, celebrity artists, award winning local creatives and a wonderful selection of new and emerging talent. 

Visitors can expect to see a wide range of new & exciting work fresh to the North East of Scotland and with prices from £50 to £30,000, we aim to offer something for every taste and budget.

If you are an art enthusiast, beginner or collector we look forward to welcoming you to this exciting and friendly event.

Friday 7th September: Preview Evening 6.00pm – 9.00pm. 

Saturday 8th September: Public Open Day 10.00am – 5.30pm.

Sunday 9th September:  Public Open Day 10.00am – 5.00pm.

With a friendly and informal atmosphere, the Preview Evening has established itself as an excellent way to kick off your weekend and be the first to discover this diverse range of original contemporary and affordable art all under one roof. Expect familiar names, celebrity art, new talent, fresh work, live music by Gypsy Jazz Trio, and a glass of bubbly on arrival.

The VIP Preview evening is open to adults only. If you would like to attend as our guests, please email

Alternatively, visit the show with our compliments throughout the weekend by downloading, printing and completing the e-ticket below.

We hope you can join us!


Glass Fair @Ickworth 


Specialist Glass Fairs, the organisers of the Knebworth Glass Fair and the National Glass Fair will return to their home ground in East Anglia for a brand new event to add to their cannon.


This is a real treat for lovers of glass of all ages and genres at a spectacular new venue, the National Trust property Ickworth House on Sunday 23rd September.


The fair will take place in the West Wing exhibition suite with around 40 exhibitors offering a wide selection of fine antique and collectable glass. Visitors can expect to see everything from Georgian drinking glasses through to contemporary studio pieces, with prices to suit all pockets.


Ickworth House and gardens near Bury St Edmunds, is a Georgian Italianate palace in an idyllic English landscape with its classical Rotunda, East and West Wings forming the centrepiece of the Ickworth estate.


Entry is £8.10 giving visitors access to the glass fair, the house and gardens which you can peruse at your leisure.

(Free entry for National Trust members)


The show is open from 10.30-5.00 and with extensive free parkig, on-site cafes and a garden centre, you're sure of a great day out.


Visit the show website at




Now in it's seventh year, we can't wait to take our beautiful art glass selection to the Chester Arts Fair, taking place at Chester racecourse on Friday 16th to Sunday 18th November.


Visitors to the fair have the opportunity to view and buy artwork of all mediums and styles, ranging in price from as little as £40.00 up to £10,000 plus.


Since the fair first opened in 2011, it has grown considerably and now attracts over 100 UK & International, emerging & established artists exhibiting a varied selection of visual arts including paintings, sculpture, photography, illustration, glass, digital art, ceramics and much more.


The fair welcomes visitors with a genuine passion for art, from serious collectors to those investing in their first original piece.


The fair is spread over two floors of the County Stands allowing the artwork space to breathe and customers the chance to explore their individual taste and browse at their leisure.


Visitors will find a range of artist workshops, demonstrations and talks on the third floor along with the Art in Education exhibition and the Visual Art Open exhibition meaning there is plenty to discover!


 Fri Nov 16th - 18:00 - 21:00 (Preview Evening)
Sat Nov 17th - 10:30-17:00
Sun Nov 18th - 10:30-17:00


Further information can be found on the show website



Visit our stand at one of our forthcoming Contemporary Art,  Antiques & Collectors or Specialist Glass Events


Fri 24th to Sun 26th August

Sothwold Antiques & Art Fair

St Felix School

Southwold, Suffolk


Fri 31st to Sun 2nd September

Art in the Gardens

Sheffield Botanical Gardens

Sheffield, Yorkshire


Last updated on

14 Aug 2018
Print Print | Sitemap
© A Heart of Glass