Days out, Fairs

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Lupton House 1940s Weekend

Party like it's 1949 at this retro weekend, with a craft and vintage fair, tea room, military reenactments, outside displays and a Saturday dance. Booking is essential.

Lupton House, Brixham

Sat 20 Sep

£12

Saturday dance. Limited spaces available.

  • 19:30 – 00:00

£6 (Family £20; Seniors £5; Children £5; under 5s free)

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

£6 (Family £20; Seniors £5; Children £5; under 5s free)

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Made in Assynt – Lochinver Craft and Produce Markets

Craft and produce from the North West Highlands.

Lochinver Village Hall

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 01571 844262

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 01571 844262

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 12 Sep

Free / 01571 844262

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 01571 844262

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Marymass Festival

Traditional and contemporary events including the Crowning of the Marymass Queen and the Marymass Folk Festival (Aug 20–24). This historic event dates back to the 17th century and celebrates history, tradition and heritage.

Various Venues, Irvine

Thu 14 Aug

Times & prices vary

Fri 15 Aug

Times & prices vary

Sat 16 Aug

Times & prices vary

…and 9 more dates until 25 Aug

Militaria Fair

Arms and Armour UK present a militaria fair featuring helmets, uniforms, medals, coins, badges, books and more.

The Leisure Centre, Milton Keynes

Sun 9 Nov

£4 / 01832 274050

  • 09:30 – 15:00

Miss Mandas Vintage and Craft Fair

More than 30 stalls offering upcycled furniture, clothing, artisan crafts, homeware and much more.

Royal Station Hotel, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Sat 30 Aug

£1 Under 12 s free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sunderland Minster

Sat 11 Oct

£1 Under 12s free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 13 Dec

£1 Under 12s free

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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Model Tractor, Plant & Construction Machinery Show

A huge array of model tractors and vintage engines to peruse and enjoy.

Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa

Sun 15 Feb 2015

£6.50–£7 / 01926 614101

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Nantwich Food Festival

Food festival for all ages featuring demonstrations, tastings, entertainment and live music.

Nantwich Town Centre

Fri 5 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Sat 6 Sep

Free

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

NonStuff Festival

A collaborative festival mixing music, crafts, workshops, art, recycling, theatre and more for all the family. Acts performing in 2014 include The Pendulums, Bluebell Cajun Dance Band, The Beggar Girls, Voice Beat Choir, Fail Better, Anna Beetle, Portnawak & The Woo, Kuchke and Paraig MacNeil.

Wiston Lodge, Biggar

Fri 12 Sep

£40 day ticket; £85 full weekend, inc camping, workshops & music (£25 day ticket; £55 full weekend; Children £20 day ticket; £35 full weekend… / 01899 850228

Oban Winter Festival

The coastal town gets frosty with a series of activities, films and light shows to celebrate the fluffy white season that carries the year to a close. There's even a chance Santa might stop by, when he gets a break from all that present preparation.

Various Venues: Oban

Fri 21 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sat 22 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sun 23 Nov

Times & prices vary

…and 7 more dates until 30 Nov

Perth Summer Craft Market

An exciting array of Scottish gifts and crafts including jewellery, textiles, wooden products, pottery, wines and preserves.

King Edward Street, Perth

Sat 13 Sep

Free

  • 09:00 – 17:00
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Petersfield Antiques Fair

Thrity five stands of a wide variety of high quality antiques, which have been vetted for authenticity.

Festival Hall, Petersfield

Fri 5 Sep

£3 / 01825 744074

  • 10:30 – 17:30

Sat 6 Sep

£3 / 01825 744074

  • 10:30 – 17:30

Sun 7 Sep

£3 / 01825 744074

  • 10:30 – 17:30

Pride Cymru

A bloomin' massive party to celebrate diversity in Wales with a big parade, a concert (featuring Eternal, Union J, Misha and Nicki Frech), fair, markets and advice/support stalls.

Coopers Field, Cardiff

Sat 16 Aug

£8–£20 (Children £5–£6; Family £20–£22) / 0871 220 0260

  • 12:00 – 21:00

Quartermile Market

Monthly market selling products by local designers, makers and artists as well as street food. There's even something to keep the dog happy with a stall specialising in cupcakes for dogs.

Lister Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0845 000 2525

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0845 000 2525

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0845 000 2525

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 3 more dates until 5 Dec

Rural Life Heritage Fair

A fair to celebrate the history of the local farming culture of Aberdeenshire, including craft demonstrations, a photography display, archive film screenings and farmers' markets. Local academy and primary children will also share their fine art projects that explore rural life. The event also coincides with the Vintage…

Aberdeenshire Farming Museum, Peterhead

Sun 28 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

The Saltire

A five-day festival of music, culture and heritage. East Lothian is the birthplace of the Scottish Flag and The Saltire Festival celebrates this fact alongside St Andrew's Day.

Various venues: East Lothian

Wed 26 Nov

Times & prices vary

Thu 27 Nov

Times & prices vary

Fri 28 Nov

Times & prices vary

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Scotland's Exclusive Wedding Event

A wedding fair on a huge scale (there's a car showcase, catwalk shows, free makeovers, plenty of live performances from wedding musicians and around 130 exhibitors), to help you pick out a piper or decide on a dress for your big day.

Hampden Park, Glasgow

Sat 20 Sep

£9.50 in advance; £10.50 on the door; group of four £37 (children free); VIP fashion show extra £5.50 inc glass of 'bubbly' / 0844 481 8898

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 21 Sep

£9.50 in advance; £10.50 on the door; group of four £37 (children free); VIP fashion show extra £5.50 inc glass of 'bubbly' / 0844 481 8898

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Scotland's Festival of History

The largest history and re-enactment festival in Scotland features more than 500 costumed specialists from across Europe to recreate 2000+ years of history from the Picts and Celts and Romans to WW1 and WW2.

Chatelherault Country Park, Hamilton

Sat 16 Aug

Times & prices vary / 07963 128365

Sun 17 Aug

Times & prices vary / 07963 128365

Scottish Home Show

More than 100 exhibitors all weekend give tips and advice on transforming your home, with displays from kitchen and bathroom designers, soft furnishings and furniture.

Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC)

Fri 26 Sep

£10 / 0844 477 9000

Sat 27 Sep

£10 / 0844 477 9000

Sun 28 Sep

£10 / 0844 477 9000

Scottish Quilt Fair

Workshops, demonstrations and exhibitors selling a wide range of fabrics and accessories.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 26 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 335 6200

Sat 27 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 335 6200

Sun 28 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 335 6200

The Secret Vintage Fair

Vintage and retro market, with food & drink and live music.

Secret Location: Colchester

Sat 23 Aug

£3 (Children free)

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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The September Fair: 'Delightful day it is for all who dwell/in this secluded glen'

I believe there were many cakes…'. So said Dorothy Wordsworth of the 1800 Grasmere September Fair. This year's fair will be a showcase for dishes and produce created by groups across Cumbria, inspired by Dorothy Wordsworth's own recipes and journals.

Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 01539 435544

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sittingbourne's Mediaeval Mops Fair

Celebrate the vast history of SIttingbourne by taking part in this re-created 16th century fair, with the buildings getting a good medieval dress-up. Expect food and drink, music, theatre, a fun fair and more.

Sittingbourne High Street

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 01795 426081

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Skye Book Festival

A variety of events including storytelling, antiquated book fair and leading novelists, poets, historians and children’s authors, travelling to Skye to meet their readers and talk about their work. The festival focuses on Gaelic literature, Scottish authors and literature about Scotland.

Aros Centre, Isle of Skye

Thu 4 Sep

Times & prices vary / 01478 613750

Fri 5 Sep

Times & prices vary / 01478 613750

Sat 6 Sep

Times & prices vary / 01478 613750

Sloans Market

Well-heeled weekly outdoor shopping market tucked just off Buchanan Street, with stalls stuffed full of gourmet treats, vintage one-offs and classy crafty things.

Sloans, Glasgow

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0141 221 8886

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0141 221 8886

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0141 221 8886

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 15 more dates until 28 Sep

Sloans Wedding Fayre

Wedding fair featuring the Little Birds Market, including more than 25 modern and vintage sellers, plus a chance to check out Sloans as a venue. Free bubbly on arrival.

Sloans, Glasgow

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0141 221 8886

  • 12:00 – 17:00
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