The chicest Fair in town… for sustainable interior and exterior style, the must-visit inspirational show is The Spring Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair at Battersea Park, 4-8 May 2022
Favoured haunt of the interior design crowd and in-the-know style lovers, The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair holds it Spring edition from 4-8 May 2022 in Battersea Park.
Some 150 dealers show at the Fair gathered from throughout the UK, offering a stunning variety of one-off antiques and period design, and works of art from all periods to the contemporary. The Spring fair always has a garden focus, with dealers bringing a lovely range of seating, statuary and planters, even antique garden gates and rustic wooden pieces. Looking for a beautifully-aged garden bench or weathered statue complete with lichen or moss? The Decorative Fair Battersea is the place to find it.
Visitors will also find dealers in jewellery and vintage watches, colourful glass, lustrous silverware, pretty and luxurious textiles to display as art as well as for decorating with, country house antiques, collectable folk art, the Gustavian look, and traditional, lovingly crafted English and Continental classics. A surprise is found around every corner to delight the eye, and all one could need to bring a storied look of individuality to a home.
Lovers of a sleek twentieth century look will discover directional pieces by well-known designers, architects and makers, both British and European, and will be inspired by the appealing array of modern and contemporary art, ceramics and sculpture on display.
Mix it up and maximalise is the mantra of the Fair’s exhibitors who bring a creative cross-section of eras and styles together to inspire and excite. Dealers love showing at the Fair as much as visitors enjoy shopping: Matthew Hall of art dealers Panter & Hall Decorative says this is “absolutely my favourite fair of all time, it is one of the most varied and interesting fairs in the world”. He goes on to describe “dealers competing to catch the eye of some of the world’s most celebrated interior designers and decorators… out in force.”
The Fair Organisers make every effort to ensure both visitors and exhibitors have an enjoyable and relaxed experience, and create an energetic and vibrant atmosphere. Less experienced antiques buyers will find the dealers are delighted to share their knowledge and enthusiasm for the stock they sell or specialise in, whilst seasoned aficionados will discover a wealth of serious collectors’ items and fun pieces to take home with them.
The Spring Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair, Battersea takes place Wednesday 4 to Sunday 8 May 2022 (note the fair is one day shorter than usual this May). Pre-purchase tickets and enjoy special online rates at www.decorativefair.com or pay at the door on arrival.