Fancy a mooch around an antiques market this Sunday?
Now you don’t have to travel far. A new monthly popup market starts on the 9th May with dealers from all over London and the Shires bringing their latest finds to showcase along Chiswick High Road.
This once a month market will spread out along the south side of the High Road from the Police Station eastwards towards Hammersmith, with over 40 Antique and Vintage traders selling and eclectic mix of decorative antiques from 9am to 3pm.
“We’ve got a real mix this Sunday,” says organiser, Jenny Titmuss.
“We can have up to 60 traders and I select stalls offering a huge range of vintage clothes, jewellery, paintings, embroidered postcards and painted furniture”.
Chiswick was a natural choice for Jenny to set up her latest market, as she knew the area from her first job at Island Records, a hop across the Hammersmith border.
“I think the people of Chiswick are looking for the unusual and all our stall holders have a bit of flair with what they sell. They have a good eye, and an understanding of what people want.”
There promises to be a good atmosphere with live music and the chance to talk directly with dealers discovering the back story and history of the pieces for sale.
Anona Foley, (pictured above left), owner of Peggy & Wilf Vintage might look a 50s kinda gal, but her stall currently stocks items spanning 200 years including a Georgian pewter meat plate and a 1960s tea set. She always has a range of baskets, small pieces of furniture, ceramics and decorative items.
“I have had a lifetime love of antiques which started when I was small, setting up stall with my antique dealer father at various fairs around the country. I would buy small trinkets and sell them on his stall for some pocket money.
“I love selling at our regular fairs and am really looking forward to coming to lovely Chiswick. It’s exactly the sort of area that will appreciate the great variety of stalls that this sort of fair can offer, there really is something for everyone.”
Dawn & Steve Diggines run Retrovation, based just outside St Albans, and their stall will offer a selection of decorative antiques and salvage pieces. Steve, pictured above is excited to be coming to Chiswick,
“We have many customers who are based in the area who are always on the hunt for unique antique pieces to incorporate into their interiors.”
“We find that mixing the old with new can add real character and soul to a home”.
Expect to find unique mirrors, furniture, gilt frames, aged garden pieces and decorative homewares on Retrovation’s stall. And don’t worry if you fall in love with their apothecary wall cabinet or Singer legged marble topped table, they will be offering free local delivery on any of their larger pieces.
Sabra Swinson trained as a buyer at Harrods during which time she lived off the High Road in Chiswick near her sister and aunt. Now she splits her time between the South of France and UK finding vintage treasures.
Her stall, The French Home Company, will stock ceramics, glassware, furniture, decorative accessories, kitchenalia, garden pieces, architectural salvage as well as her own brand of French textiles.
‘The wonderful thing about markets like this is that you can buy lovely antique and vintage pieces at great prices.’
The new Chiswick Antiques Market starts this Sunday May 9th and plans to be back on June 13th, July 11th, August 8th, September 12th, October 10th, November 14th, and December 12th.
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