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Our 2018 Events

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Exhibit at the 

Festival of Vintage

The Festival has been running since 2011 and we are very proud to say that many of our trade exhibitors have been with us from the very beginning. The event has evolved over the years and grown into two large grandstand buildings over 3 floors at York Racecourse. Which means all trading is under cover in light, bright buildings. The Festival of Vintage has a great reputation for selecting and showcasing the UK's best vintage dealers! With strict datelines imposed the Festival of Vintage ensures our visitors see amazing original vintage items in our Vintage Arcade offering some of the very best vintage shopping in the UK. We do welcome a limited number of those selling Top Quality Reproduction and this is in a special dedicated area of the Festival within the Nostalgia Hall.

Layout of Exhibitors

To help our visitors shop wisely (they really love to shop) and find what they are looking for, we separate original vintage (1920's-1960's only) in a different area from Vintage Inspired/Repro Brands and we also have a small Vintage Craft Section-so our visitors know exactly what they are buying.

Customers

We target the right customers, who are enthusiasts and into the vintage scene, they know what they are looking for and know that the Festival of Vintage offers a quality shopping experience. Footfall over the weekend is up to 5,000 people. With many visiting year on year and estimate spend per head is high!

Exhibit at the 

Vintage Home Show

Since our Vintage Home Shows started back in 2012, we have been lucky enough to have lots of regular exhibitors who sell very well and thats why our visitors come back time after time.

The event was created to be a hub for buyers in search of items from the 1950's-1970's under one roof. Prices range from the average to high end, as you never know who might visit and what they are looking for. In the past we have attracted the attention of Interior Designers as well as celebrities such a Paloma Faith & TV stars

What we look for from our exhibitors

We love to have knowledgeable exhibitors; who have a passion for what they are selling at our shows. If you sell great examples of Midcentury & Vintage Home Items or even classy Industrial or Art Deco, we want to hear from you! We welcome sellers of Furniture, Ceramics, Art, Lighting, Glass, Textiles, Kitchenailia and general home items. Mainly from the 1950's-1970's but we are also looking for classics of the 20th century with style!

Who are our visitors

Our shows have a great attendance of Interior Style conscious buyers, who are looking for key pieces of furniture & homewares for their homes. The range of items that are bought on the day do included plenty of small items as you would expect but also many large pieces of furniture.


Why Discover Vintage?

We have a great reputations for running well attended and well organised, professional events.

We have a strict policy of only accepting applications from good quality exhibitors at all of our events and our visitors know that our traders have been carefully chosen

Our promise

We want you to meet your perfect customers at our shows. Those who are there to buy; armed with a tape measure! Our customers have a lot of enthusiasm and love for what they are buying, so you know the piece is off to a good home. Because our shows are very specific in style our visitors travel far and wide. Plus they know what they are looking at too!


Book your space today!

Find out what space is available at each show and the cost for exhibiting by clicking on the relevant show. 

If you have any questions before you booking with us please email [email protected]

2018 Events

Happenings you shouldn't miss in 2018

(More to be added, so pop back)

25th February

2018

Vintage Home Show Midlands

Sport Connexion, Leamington Road, Ryton-On-Dunsmore, Coventry, CV8 3FL



Entry Price

£2.50 

(£4. Early Bird)

Children FREE

Book Here

11th March

2018

Vintage Home Show Manchester

Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road, Manchester, M13 0FE


Entry Price

£3

£5 Early Bird

Children FREE

Book Here

25th March

2018

Vintage Home Show Leeds

Pudsey Civic Hall, Dawsons Corner, Pudsey, LS28 5TA




Book Here

21st & 22nd April

2018

Festival of Vintage

York Racecourse, Knavesmire Road, North Yorkshire, YO23 1EX



Entry Prices

Click to see options

Book Here

6th May

2018

Vintage Home Show Midlands

Sports Connexion, Leamington Road, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Coventry, CV8 3FL




Not booking yet

3rd June

2018

Vintage Home Show Manchester

Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road, Manchester, M13 0FE




Not Booking yet

7th October

2018

Vintage Home Show Leeds

Pudsey Civic Hall, Dawsons Corner, Pudsey, LS28 5TA




Not Booking yet

21st October

2018

Vintage Home Show Manchester

Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road, Manchester, M13 0FE



Not Booking yet

28th October

2018

Vintage Home Show Midlands

Sports Connexion, Leamington Road, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Coventry, CV8 3FL




Not Booking yet

New Exhibitor Guide

Show Responsibilities & Booking T&C's

We pride ourselves on the quality of our exhibitors, many of which have been with us from the beginning of our respective show locations and many exhibiting at more than one location.

We promote each of our events individually within various printed press,online listings and social media outlets. We aim for regular attendance figures of 1000+ for each event. Targeting the right buyers for you is our priority and making sure they understand exactly what will be up for sale is of high importance for the show to continue to be a success. When you book a space with us; in return we ask for the following of you as a seller-

Pre-Show

Help with distributing posters and flyers to encourage more visitors

Images of items you are selling to allow us to create a pre-show showcase of what is going to be at the show

Your own social media activities and letting your customers know you are exhibiting with us

At the Show

A well presented and inviting stall with quality items within our specified dateline specified for each show

Good Knowledge of your stock

Communications with visitors at your stall

Means to take card payments-we recommend an I-Zettle Machine

Fair pricing

Excellent customer service post event regarding delivery etc

Please also read our Booking Terms & Conditions before you apply for a stall on the relevant Show website either 

www.vintagehomeshow.co.uk or www.festivalofvintage.co.uk

Booking

1. To apply for your stand, return a booking form and then arrange full payment to Discover Vintage Ltd by return.

2. Upon acceptance of your booking and payment, Discover Vintage will confirm your stand by sending you paid invoice via email.

3. Final setting up details will be emailed during the week before the event.

4. If your booking is cancelled for any reason, the fee is non-refundable.

5. A booking made by the person or company listed on the booking form cannot be transferred to a 3rd party for any reason.

6. If for any reason the event is cancelled by ourselves or the venue we will offer a free stall for our next show at the location you have booked as a goodwill gesture.

At the event

1. The Stall Holder shall have access for setting up 2 hours before the event starts on the day of the event. There is no option to set up the day before.

2.If you don't arrive until 30 minutes before Early Bird Entry (10:30) on the day of the show. we reserve the right cancel your space without refund.

3. An electricity point must be requested in advance and any electrical equipment being used must be PAT tested before plug into venue sockets.

4. The organisers will bear no liability whatsoever for safety of persons, stock, money or possessions while travelling to, from or during the event. Stall Holders are required to take out their own relevant insurance.

5. The positioning of Stall Holders at the event is at the absolute discretion of the organisers.

6. In the interest of Health and Safety stalls should be manned at all times whilst the event is open and should not be dismantled until closing time or by express permission off the organisers.

7. As this is a vintage event with a dateline 1920-1969, all goods for sale or services promoted must be; vintage to the dateline or created using vintage articles. No new Goods are permitted and Food is not permitted for sale.

More detailed set-up info will be emailed on the Monday before the event. If you have any further queries please email before fill out an application form.

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