Alexandra Palace Antiques Fair
Wood Green, London
Four times a year
Antiques for Everyone
Three times a year
Royal Charter Market
Weekly, Thurs & Friday
Jubilee Market Hall
Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair
Six times a year
Sandown Park Antiques
Nine times a year
Portobello Road, London
Sunbury Antiques Market
Kempt on Park Racecourse, Middlesex
Twice monthly, Tuesdays
Peterborough Festival of Antiques
East of England Showground, Peterborough
Twice yearly, spring/autumn
Antiques in the Park
Kedleston Hall, Derby
Twice a year, summer
Bingley Hall Antiques Fair
Binglwy Hall, Stafordshire
Six times a year
Bath Flea & Vintage Market
Four times a year
Giant Flea and Collectors Market
Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Seven times a year
Event City Antique Fair
Event City Exhibition Center, Manchester
Three times a year
The above venues and listings have been cited from The Vintage and Antiques Fairs of England by Sandy Price.
Published by Frances Lincoln
New years Day - 1st January (Public Bank Holiday first Monday in the month)
London and Major UK Cities - January Sales (sales usually start on Boxing Day)
London - International Boat Show - 12th to 20th January
Scotland - Burns Night - celebrating the birth of Robert Burns - 25 January
Newark - Antiques Fair
London - Chinatown - Chinese New Year Year of the Water Snake - February 10th
York - Jorvik Viking Festival
Shrove Tuesday - Pan Cake Day - 21st February
St Ives - St Columb - Cornish Hurling - Shrove Tuesday (21st) and 3rd March.
Wales - St Davids's Day - 1st March
Bath - Literature Festival
Birmingham NEC - Crufts Dog Show
York - Spooksfest
Oundle - Festival of Literature
St Patrick's Day - 17th March
London Earls Court - Ideal Home Exhibition
London - Spring Country Living Fair
London - Oxford/Cambridge Boat Race
London - Maunday Thursday
Easter - Good Friday
Liverpool - The Grand National
Cardiff - RHS Flower Show - 19th to 21st April, 2013
London - London Marathon - 21st April, 2013
St George's Day - 23rd April
Oxford - May Morning - 1st May.
Spalding - Flower Parade - 4th May, 2013
May Day (Public Bank Holiday) - 6th May, 2013
Rochester - Sweeps Festival - first weekend in May
Hastings - Jack-in-the-Green - first week in May
Hatfield - Living Craft Fair
Helston - Furry Dancing Festival
Brighton - Fringe -
Malvern - Spring Gardening Show
Windsor - Royal Tattoo -
Well Dressing Festivals - Ascension Day, various venues across Britain.
Isle of Wight - Walking Festival
London - RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Lewes (East Sussex) - Glyndebourne Festival
Scotland (Carmunnock) - International Highland Games
Late Spring Bank Holiday - Last Monday in May.
Bath - Royal Bath & West Show
Wales - Beaumaris Festival
Falmouth - River Fal Festival - 24 May to 2 June 2013
Bath International Festival - various venues- 22 May to 2 June
Wales - Hay Festival (Brecon Beacons National Park) - 23 May to 2 June.
London, Whitehall - Trooping of the Colour - Saturday closest to 10th June.
Birmingham NEC - BBC Gardeners' World Live - 12 to 16 June.
Isle of Wight - Music Festival - 13 to 16 June.
Malvern - Three Counties Show - 14 to 16 June.
Suffolk - Adleburgh Festival - 7 to 23 June.
Scotland - Royal Highland Show - 20 to 23 June.
Glasgow - International Jazz Festival (various venues around Glasgow) - 26 to 30 June.
Somerset - Glastonbury Music Festival - 26 to 30 June.
Spring Bank Holiday - 27 May
London - Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions - 10 June to 18 August 2013
Wales - Llangollen International Eisteddfod, North Wales - 9 to 14 July.
London - RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show - 9 to 14 July.
Henley-on-Thames - Henley Royal Regatta - 3 to 7 July 2013 (2 to 6 July 2014).
Northamptonshire - Oundle Festivals - 14 to 20 July.
Cambridge - Folk Festival - 25 - 28 July (book tickets early as always a sell out).
Wales - Royal Welsh Show, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells - 22 - 25 July.
Cheshire - RHS Flower Show, Tatton Park - 25 to 28 July.
Bristol - Bristol Harbour Festival - 26 to 28 July.
Yorkshire - Ryedale Festival - 12 to 28 July.
Yorkshire - Harrogate (International) Festival - 4 to 27 July.
Warwickshire - The Pet Show, Stoneleigh Park - 20th & 21st July.
Devon - Tiverton Balloon and Music Festival - 12th to 14th July.
Suffolk - Orford, Jazz at The Pavilion - Sunday 28th July 2013
Somerset - Taunton Flower Show, Vivary Park, Taunton - 2 to 3 August.
Devon - International Festival of Folk Arts, Sidmouth - 2 to 9 August.
West Sussex - Chichester Gate Summer Festival, Chichester Gate Leisure Park - 3 August.
Wales - Royal National Eisteddfod (various locations around Wales) - 2 to 10 August.
Leeds - Leeds Flower Show - 3 & 4 August.
Falmouth - Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week - 9 to 18 August.
Scotland - Edinburgh International Festival & Fringe - 9 August to 1 September.
Wales - Brecon jazz - 9 to 11 August.
Liverpool - Beatles Festival - 21 to 27 August.
London - Notting Hill Carnival - last weekend in August.
Herefordshire - Weobley Art Exhibition - 24 to 26 August.
East Sussex - The Glynde Epic, Glynde Place - Last weekend in August.
Summer Bank Holiday - 26th August 2013.
Worcestershire - Upton Music Festival - 23 to 25 August.
Blackpool Illuminations - Sept to Oct, Blackpool seafront.
Scotland - Royal Highland Gathering - Braemar.
International Sheepdog Trials - Venue changes every year.
Stamford - Burghley Horse Trials 5th to 8th September, 2013
Yorkshire - Great Autumn Flower Show Harrogate - third weekend in September
London - Wembley Horse of the Year Show - last weekend in September
Essex - Colchester Oyster Festival
Three Counties - Malvern Autumn Show
Cornwall - World Belly Boarding Championship (WBBC), Chapel Porth Beach
Kent - Royal Tunbridge Wells International Music Festival - Sept, Oct, Nov
Cornwall - Falmouth Oyster Festival
Harvest Festivals - various times of the month, all over Britain.
Nottingham Goose Fair
Isle of Wight - Autumn Walking Weekend
Kent - Canterbury Festival
Birmingham NEC - Caravan & Motorhome Show Hallowe'en - 31 October, all over Britain.
All Saints Day - 1 November, all over Britain.
London - State Opening of Parliament - start of the new parliamentary session.
London - Lord Mayor's Procession and Show - (second Sat).
Remembrance Day - (second Sun) at the Cenotaph, Whitehall, London, and all over Britain.
London - RAC London to Brighton Veteran Car Rally - London to Brighton.
Guy Fawkes Night - 5 Nov, all over Britain.
London Film Festival - (first two weeks), various venues.
Christmas Markets - Traditional festive markets held in many major cities and historical towns.
Christmas Day - 25th December.
Boxing Day - 26th December.
Boxing Day Sales - many shops start thier January sales on Boxing Day