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BENTLEYS FAIRS UNDER STARTER'S ORDERS AT WINDSOR
Royal Windsor Racecourse, set in acres of stunning countryside on the banks of the Thames and in the shadow of Windsor Castle is a long way from a flooded hop farm in Kent which is where Sharon Blagrove cut her teeth just 3 years ago when she launched Bentleys Fairs and now Royal Windsor Racecourse will be the venue for the first Windsor Brocante & Salvage Fair which takes place on Wednesday 27 July 2016 and will take place on the last Wednesday of every month until October.
The journey has involved a few hiccups and a lot of determination – see our piece Fair Ladies - Sharon Blagrove, and now Bentleys Fairs Windsor Brocante & Salvage Fair forms part of a portfolio of no less than 3 fairs in 3 very high profile locations – Knebworth House, Hertfordshire, Beale Park. Berkshire and Windsor Racecourse.
A tireless and very targeted marketing campaign has help propel Bentleys Fairs to fame in the architectural salvage sector and the strapline of Seriously Good Salvage which caught the attention of the Twitter audience, gained the company over 13k followers on Twitter in just 3 years.
Around 60 exhibitors are on the books so far and the phone is still ringing with new bookings and trade from across the UK will be there including Black Dog Antiques, Cornwall, Sawmill Architectural, Cheshire, Chiltern Antiques, Berkshire, Home Garden and Beyond, Suffolk, Alan Taylor, Essex and Smiths Architectural, Surrey.
Stock will be a good selection of antiques, industrial and decorative salvage, vintage, Gardenalia and Militaria, furniture and quirky collectibles.
Traders are invited to set up anytime between Noon & 5pm on the day before the fair. Overnight security is provided, and on site toilets. Caterers on site Wednesday only.
For future dates and information see Bentleys Fairs.