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THE DECORATIVE HOME & SALVAGE SHOW - 5-7 AUGUST 2016
From Friday 5 August until Sunday 7 August 2016, the Decorative Home & Salvage Show will take place at the hugely popular Cheshire Showground, near the grounds of Tabley House, Knutsford. As the home of the Cheshire County Show, the venue will provide a perfect rural setting for more than sixty exhibitors from across the UK.
Visitors will be able to plunder the stands for reclaimed and salvaged materials, garden furniture and statuary, restored and up-cycled furniture, period home fixtures and fittings, decorative and architectural antiques, decorative furnishings and industrial items.
Taking excerpts from the Arthur Swallows Fairs' preview, here are some of the many popular and exciting exhibitors that visitors can expect to see...
The Old Yard really take salvage to another level, especially with these incredible sheds they have made out of reclaimed materials. Do stop by for a proper look, they are very impressive. You can also expect to find giant cold-frames, huge lights, gorgeous mirrors, stone statues and general curios.
For antique rugs and decorative wares for the home and wonderful stone pieces for the garden take a look at Carl Bird's wares. You can't miss his stand, it's always adorned with flowers, shells and items that catch the eye.
Sugden & Daughters (daughters pictured above with Dad, Mark Sugden) always bring with them a wonderful mix of homewares - everything from dining tables and kitchenalia, to bathroom mirrors and classic signage.
Homeward sell brightly coloured retro items like picnic gear, baskets, boxes, enamelware, large tins, lamps, woolen blankets and satchels, along with larger items of furniture.
Gizmobots are always a great addition to the show and the individual charm and personality of each robot makes them extra special. Visit the stand to find out the unique story behind each character which has been made using salvaged items - you'll be drawn into their little robot world for sure.
French Vintage & Country are a staple at the shows and always bring with them an essential dash of continental chic. This is your stop for old Parisian shutters, delicate garden furniture, angel wings, decorative mirrors, chippy paint furniture and all manner of prettiness.
For really wonderful decorative antiques and beautiful furniture, all laid out to inspire the buyer, pay Gavin Vincent at Aspire Antiques a visit.
Clare Gittins, owner of Clare's Vintage & Antiques loves displaying her collections and always has a wonderful selection of enamelware, glassware, small cupboards, shelves and old kitchen items that will never go out of fashion.
Jane Eaton of Cachepot gives a warm welcome to her homely stand featuring cool brocante finds such as linens, cabinets, clocks and pictures.
At Bridgemont Vintage you'll find Sara Webster selling an eclectic mix of vintage and antiques which have been carefully curated. Her stand is a good place to stop by if you are looking for a chest of drawers, she always has great selection.
Beya Fontenay specialise in vintage industrial interiors and make very stylish, solid furniture. Visit them for unusual wine racks and storage, tables and seating, cabinets and office furniture. Their pieces are a well made worthwhile investment and are unusual in the most stylish way possible.
The wonderful Barry & Lisa, of Barlis of Lincoln, will be with us as usual to offer expert advice on using products to restore and preserve your furniture. They will guide you through waxes, oils, polishes and other treatments - their range and knowledge are second-to-none.
The Decorative Home & Salvage Show will kick off on Friday 5th August, and close its doors on Sunday 7th August 2016.
Friday Show Preview: 12 noon - 5:00pm Free of Charge for all pre-registered Trade attendees, £10 per person for all non-registered attendees.
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am – 5:00pm, last admission is 4pm on Sunday. £5 per person per day (accompanied until 16's go free). Tickets available to purchase on the door.
For more information, visit Arthur Swallows Fairs.