Penman Fairs: Chelsea Antiques Fair

2015: March 18 - 22  then September 17-20 

Open Wednesday 2 - 8pm,   Thursday 11am - 8pm,
Fri / Sat 11am - 6pm,     Sunday 11am - 5pm

Admission £5  (£6 on first day)  Last admission 30 minutes before closing

Chelsea Antiques Fair offers a Boutique style, of intimate elegance in the fine Old Town Hall, built in 1906 in 17th Century style.  Small and relaxed, the 30+ exhibitors are delighted to chat with visitors, impart their knowledge and discuss collecting in all its forms.

Standards are high, and Vetting plays a significant part in maintaining quality, authenticity and correct informative labels.  Most of the exhibitors are members of BADA  and / or LAPADA.

Since the demise of the Grosvenor House Antiques Fair, the Chelsea Antiques Fair is now the oldest Fair in Britain, and possibly the World!   Chelsea Antiques Fair was established in 1950, growing a fine reputation across the globe, especially in the United States. 
From September 1984 to the present, Caroline Penman has been at the helm.  In July 2014, she was joined by 2 new Directors of Penman Fairs, Barbara Bell and Ben Cooper, bringing down the average age considerably!

March 2015 exhibitors include:
Nicholas Bagshawe    Paintings         Baron Fine Art     Paintings
Paul Bennett             Silver              Brookes Smith    Furniture
Eastdale                   Silver             Hayloft               Furniture
Hickmet Fine Arts      Bronzes & Glass  Richard Hoppe   Glass
Jupiter Antiques        Porcelain          La Maestria       Decorative Arts
Paul Mayhew               Paintings             M & D Moir           art glass
Monika          Designer costume jewels   Morgan Strickland Decorative arts
Sue Norman            Blue & White      Pars Oriental Rug Gallery
Petersfield BookshopBooks & prints    Plaza                 Jewellery 
T. Robert                 Jewellery            Shapiro & Co     Jewellery & Virtu
Carolyn Stoddart-Scott Ceramics         Santiago Ventura Real Antiques
Roger de Ville         Pottery                 Brian Watson    

18th - 22nd March 2015
The March Chelsea Fair will co-co-incide with the BADA Fair, just half a mile away.

The fair opens at 2pm, Wednesday 18th March, with an official opening ceremony at 3pm performed by Miss Susan Hampshire OBE.

The exhibitors, all respected British dealers, will bring their finest stock, with an emphasis this time on 20th century bronzes and glass, though all disciplines  and periods will be well represented. However, you will not find Militaria, stamps, coins, postcards etc!

Specialist cover the following fields:
Furniture from 1700 to 1970.
Jewellery antique, contemporary & vintage costume.
Glass 18thC drinking glasses to decorative art glass.
Porcelain & Pottery from 1700-1950
Art Deco bronzes, glass & furniture
Silver from 16th C apostle spoons to 20th Century tablewares
Paintings in oils & watercolours across the centuries
Objets Vertu from England, Russia and across Europe
Oriental pieces, esp netsuke, inro etc.

Our official charity is the
Childrens Hospital Trust Fund (supporting children and their families in the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital).

We look forward to welcoming visitors