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Arthur Swallow Fairs’ Covid-19 Trade Support: UPDATED 9 APRIL!!

 

Event: Trade Support
Organiser: Arthur Swallow Fairs
Venue: All Locations
Date: March 2020

Enquiries:

Tel: 01298 27493

 

Arthur Swallow Fairs’ Covid-19 Trade Support:

Arthur Swallow Fairs have, like to many of our clients, sadly had no choice but to decimate their fairs calendar for the next few weeks, and like all of us are doing their best to find a way through this crisis for their own business but importantly for their wide client base who are all suffering along with them.

The team at AS Fairs have sent this message to their audience:

To all of our exhibitors, buyers, supporters and the wider trade community, with UK ‘lockdown’ now in place and our April events cancelled (we are still planning for May onwards and will update you as soon as we can) we find ourselves in an extraordinary situation, one that no business or trader, however large or small, could possibly have been prepared for and we feel we have to offer what support we can. As a small family-run business which supports independent businesses and traders, we fully understand the impact the next few weeks/months will have on us all and our thoughts are very much with the trade. Through our social media and database we have the capacity to reach 35,000 plus people and would like to use these platforms to give the trade some help whilst fairs are halted. We will be using our online powers to help you remain visible, keep networking functioning and help get word out that you are still trading. We understand that many don’t operate online, so we are also looking into how we can support you. We also understand that getting orders out at this time will be disrupted but are sure that arrangements can be made for fulfilment once there are less restrictions in place. We will do our absolute best to support who we can but please be patient with us as we’ve never offered this kind of support before and we don’t know quite how much interaction there will be.


Here’s what we’re doing NOW:

Instagram @asfairs
We will be doing regular ‘shout-outs’ on our Instagram stories for dealers, please direct message us through Instagram and we will add you to the ‘shout-out’ list. In addition, we will aim to repost any posts and stories which we are tagged in – don’t forget to tag us @asfairs (without this we won’t know you’ve posted!). We have also created a hashtag for you to use when you make a post so that everything gets collated on Instagram, this is #asfairscovid19support. Just to make sure no information is lost we will create a ‘highlight’ called Covid19support on our Instagram where we will endeavour to file all related stories.

Facebook @arthurswallowfairs
If you would like us to mention you please send us a direct message through Facebook with your trading name and a live link to your business Facebook page. We will include you in a post/posts, tagging you as we go, so that our audience knows you are still trading.

Twitter @asfairs
Please tag us @asfairs in any posts on Twitter and we will endeavour to repost. Please use the hashtags #asfairs and #asfairscovid19support.

Blog at asfairs.com
Amongst other ideas we are exploring, we hope to use our blog to create a directory of dealers, so please could you let us know if you’d like to be included. Please email enquiries@asfairs.com with the subject heading ‘ASFairs directory’ giving us your trading name, any online links and contact details and a brief description of what you sell.

 

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Newsletter:

We’ll be using this to keep our database up-to-date with the blogs we post and any other updates regarding the current situation. You can sign up to our newsletter over on our homepage.


Updated: 9 April:

 

Charles Hanson of Hanson’s Auctioneers hosting a fundraising auction from his garden shed to raise money to the NHS (a whopping 36k was raised) and the Virtual Vintage Fair on Instagram which is showcasing 35 fantastic dealers, and many others. It's been very heart-warming to see everyone pull-together. With the ability to reach in excess of 35k plus people, we have so far used our social media to share the profiles of 56 dealers, which have in turn been shared. Whilst fairs are halted we’re here to help and would really like to support you if we can – we’re sure there are more than 56 dealers out there who could do with our support, so do get in touch. Our Covid-19 Support Dealer Directory has now been launched over on our blog and it will constantly be added to and updated - please do take a look (and share if you can), there are some great dealers who are continuing to trade against the odds.
 
We'll continue to update you about our support and events via our social media, over on our blog and here on the newsletter:

 


We really hope this helps keep trade alive during these turbulent times.

Please stay safe and positive.

Best regards from all at Arthur Swallow Fairs.


We will continue to update via our social media: Facebook @arthurswallowfairs, Instagram and Twitter @asfairs and over on our blog at asfairs.com.

2020 dates:

Vintage Flea Market
Sunday 19 April (CANCELLED)
Sunday 10 May
Sunday 19 July
Sunday 13 September
Sunday 18 October
Sunday 15 November

Antiques & Home Show
Wednesday 1 April (CANCELLED)
Wednesday 3 June
Wednesday 12 August
Wednesday 7 October
Wednesday 2 December

Decorative Home & Salvage Show
Ripley
May 8 - 10
September 11 - 13
Cheshire
May 22 - 24
July 24 - 26
Beale Park
19 - 21 June
Loseley Park
July 10 - 12

ASFairs Online
Website (including blog) http://www.asfairs.com
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/arthurswallowfairs/
Twitter @asfairs
Instagram @asfairs

 







News & Fairs Previews

Arthur Swallow Fairs’ Covid-19 Trade Support: UPDATED 9 APRIL!!

 

Event: Trade Support
Organiser: Arthur Swallow Fairs
Venue: All Locations
Date: March 2020

Enquiries:

Tel: 01298 27493

 

Arthur Swallow Fairs’ Covid-19 Trade Support:

Arthur Swallow Fairs have, like to many of our clients, sadly had no choice but to decimate their fairs calendar for the next few weeks, and like all of us are doing their best to find a way through this crisis for their own business but importantly for their wide client base who are all suffering along with them.

The team at AS Fairs have sent this message to their audience:

To all of our exhibitors, buyers, supporters and the wider trade community, with UK ‘lockdown’ now in place and our April events cancelled (we are still planning for May onwards and will update you as soon as we can) we find ourselves in an extraordinary situation, one that no business or trader, however large or small, could possibly have been prepared for and we feel we have to offer what support we can. As a small family-run business which supports independent businesses and traders, we fully understand the impact the next few weeks/months will have on us all and our thoughts are very much with the trade. Through our social media and database we have the capacity to reach 35,000 plus people and would like to use these platforms to give the trade some help whilst fairs are halted. We will be using our online powers to help you remain visible, keep networking functioning and help get word out that you are still trading. We understand that many don’t operate online, so we are also looking into how we can support you. We also understand that getting orders out at this time will be disrupted but are sure that arrangements can be made for fulfilment once there are less restrictions in place. We will do our absolute best to support who we can but please be patient with us as we’ve never offered this kind of support before and we don’t know quite how much interaction there will be.


Here’s what we’re doing NOW:

Instagram @asfairs
We will be doing regular ‘shout-outs’ on our Instagram stories for dealers, please direct message us through Instagram and we will add you to the ‘shout-out’ list. In addition, we will aim to repost any posts and stories which we are tagged in – don’t forget to tag us @asfairs (without this we won’t know you’ve posted!). We have also created a hashtag for you to use when you make a post so that everything gets collated on Instagram, this is #asfairscovid19support. Just to make sure no information is lost we will create a ‘highlight’ called Covid19support on our Instagram where we will endeavour to file all related stories.

Facebook @arthurswallowfairs
If you would like us to mention you please send us a direct message through Facebook with your trading name and a live link to your business Facebook page. We will include you in a post/posts, tagging you as we go, so that our audience knows you are still trading.

Twitter @asfairs
Please tag us @asfairs in any posts on Twitter and we will endeavour to repost. Please use the hashtags #asfairs and #asfairscovid19support.

Blog at asfairs.com
Amongst other ideas we are exploring, we hope to use our blog to create a directory of dealers, so please could you let us know if you’d like to be included. Please email enquiries@asfairs.com with the subject heading ‘ASFairs directory’ giving us your trading name, any online links and contact details and a brief description of what you sell.

 

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Newsletter:

We’ll be using this to keep our database up-to-date with the blogs we post and any other updates regarding the current situation. You can sign up to our newsletter over on our homepage.


Updated: 9 April:

 

Charles Hanson of Hanson’s Auctioneers hosting a fundraising auction from his garden shed to raise money to the NHS (a whopping 36k was raised) and the Virtual Vintage Fair on Instagram which is showcasing 35 fantastic dealers, and many others. It's been very heart-warming to see everyone pull-together. With the ability to reach in excess of 35k plus people, we have so far used our social media to share the profiles of 56 dealers, which have in turn been shared. Whilst fairs are halted we’re here to help and would really like to support you if we can – we’re sure there are more than 56 dealers out there who could do with our support, so do get in touch. Our Covid-19 Support Dealer Directory has now been launched over on our blog and it will constantly be added to and updated - please do take a look (and share if you can), there are some great dealers who are continuing to trade against the odds.
 
We'll continue to update you about our support and events via our social media, over on our blog and here on the newsletter:

 


We really hope this helps keep trade alive during these turbulent times.

Please stay safe and positive.

Best regards from all at Arthur Swallow Fairs.


We will continue to update via our social media: Facebook @arthurswallowfairs, Instagram and Twitter @asfairs and over on our blog at asfairs.com.

2020 dates:

Vintage Flea Market
Sunday 19 April (CANCELLED)
Sunday 10 May
Sunday 19 July
Sunday 13 September
Sunday 18 October
Sunday 15 November

Antiques & Home Show
Wednesday 1 April (CANCELLED)
Wednesday 3 June
Wednesday 12 August
Wednesday 7 October
Wednesday 2 December

Decorative Home & Salvage Show
Ripley
May 8 - 10
September 11 - 13
Cheshire
May 22 - 24
July 24 - 26
Beale Park
19 - 21 June
Loseley Park
July 10 - 12

ASFairs Online
Website (including blog) http://www.asfairs.com
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/arthurswallowfairs/
Twitter @asfairs
Instagram @asfairs