Our aim is to establish worldwide contacts between private and trade buyers and sellers by acting as a portal site for respected antique dealers and event organisers and by publishing frequently up-dated news and feature content and a top ranked Antiques Fairs Calendar.
Antiques News & Fairs originated in 1997, when the newspaper, Antiques & Art Independent was published for the first time and went on to publish over half a million copies. It was published on the internet a few months later when in 1998, Antiques & Art Independent linked up with an American antiques newspaper and established an internet edition to promote the British antiques trade on both sides of the Atlantic.
In 2001 Antiques & Art Independent converted to internet only publication with the domain name www.antiquesnews.co.uk
Following ten successful years Antiques News was acquired by a new publisher and was re-launched in October 2008 under the name of Antiques News & Fairs reflecting the popularity of the Fairs Calendar on the site.
Publisher and editor, Gail McLeod welcomes relevant press releases and contributions from the trade and public.
Antiques News & Fairs
PO Box 3369, Chippenham, Wilts SN15 9DU
Office: +44 (0)1225 743647
Mobile: +44 (0)7915 606118
Terms and Conditions of Use
Antiques News and Fairs includes reports and opinions from sources believed to be reliable. However, no warranty can be given as to the accuracy or completeness of any of the information provided or as to the results obtained by individuals using such information. In no event shall Antiques News and Fairs or its employees, agents or affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, special or consequential damages resulting from the use of the information provided.
Editorial news and features and calendar content on this website are COPYRIGHT but may be used by agreement in whole or part with full acknowledgement to www.antiquesnewsandfairs.co.uk.
The Data Protection Act
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We use leading technologies and encryption software to safeguard your data, and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it. We do not pass on your details to any third party or government department unless you give us permission to do so or as required pursuant to a statutory obligation.What information do we collect?
We collect two kinds of information from visitors to Antiques News & Fairs: feedback (through visitors emailing us) and site usage information, from cookies (see below for more detail) and log files.Enquiry
You can send us your enquiry by completing the enquiry form online: Completing the enquiry form will automatically generate an email directed to us. If this enquiry form is asking for information, we may need to contact other partners to find that information. If your question is technical, we may need to pass it to our technology suppliers.
We do not pass on any of your personal information when dealing with your enquiry. Once we have replied to you, we keep a record of your emails for six years for reference and audit purposes, after which it is destroyedSite usage information
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