Antiques Fair

Antiques Fair

PENMAN ANTIQUE FAIRS offer Vetted Quality Antiques and Fine Art for the discerning collector, connoisseur, antique dealer, art gallery owner, interior designer, curator and investor in artifacts, antiques & works of art.

Chester Antiques Show offers around 40 stands of antiques and fine art extending over 3 floors of the County Grandstand.  The Show is always busiest in the morning, but quieter pm. If you want to visit in relative peace, do consider arriving after 1pm!

At all Penman ANTIQUES Fairs you can rely on finding:  Formal & Country Furniture, Mirrors, Boxes, Treen, Pottery, Porcelain (British, Oirental and Continental), Silver & Plate, Objets Virtu, Glass (decorative art lassand period drinking glasses), Oil and watercolour paintings, contemporary paintings – Landscapes, Portraits, still life figural and abstract, period Prints and Maps, Bronzes and Sculpture (antique & contemporary), some Lighting, Rugs, Carpets & Kilims, Tapestries, Needlework and textiles, and a wide variety of unusual collectors’ pieces from walking canes to scent bottles to card-cases! From the Tudor period to yesterday.

Buy with Confidence:  Penman Antiques Fairs commission expert vetting committees to check the authenticity of everything for sale, as well as the accuracy of the descriptive labels.  There are rules regarding the pieces brought to the fairs, to make a thoroughly enjoyable high quality experience for the visitor. Many exhibitors are members of LAPADA and BADA, the antiques trade associations which demand adherence to a strict code of practice.

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

Acclaimed as the best of its kind in the North West, The venue, ambiance and catering are outstanding – and the City of Chester is full of beautiful architecture, shops, restaurants and hotels for a weekend away!

Established in 1989 by Penmans, the Show is now a twice yearly event, offering a good day out.

FREE PARKING – subject to flooding/availability

Restaurant 1539 Fine Dining,  Booking advisable – 01244 304611
The Turf Restaurant opens at 10am for coffees, lunches & teas.
Joy’s Bar  Top Floor, tea/coffee/wine, soups, cakes & sandwiches.
The White Horse, gastro pub in the middle of the course.