Now owned by Sue Ede of Cooper Events, The Bath Decorative Antiques Fair was previously run by Robin Coleman, the Bath-based dealer, who organised the fair for 23 years.

Known for its eclectic mix of decorative antiques, textiles, Folk Art, Mid Century design and garden antiques, the fair has attracted an international audience and is known in the antiques trade as an excellent source of fresh to the market stock – hence the large queues around the building on opening day.

Sue Ede has been keen to retain the atmosphere of this cherished event and the exhibitors, many of whom have been with the fair since it started, have stayed on and enjoy working with Sue.

The fair has a vibrant mix of exhibitors from across the UK and Europe and members of the Antiques Young Guns movement have injected a whole new dimension to the event, bringing with them an audience who have inspired a new generation to mix antiques and C20th design in the modern home.

NEWS FLASH! Following many requests for a second Bath Decorative Antiques Fair, Sue is delighted to announce that the new Bruton Decorative Antiques Fair will be held in October 2016, full details on the News Page.

Sue Ede is well known, with her husband Peter Hodder, for organising major antiques fairs across the UK for the past 30 years. As Cooper Events, they stage The Annual Buxton Antiques Fair, The Pavilions of Harrogate Antiques & Fine Art Fair and The Tatton Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair in the north of England and in the West Country, The Cotswolds Decorative Antiques & Fine Art Fair at Westonbirt School, near Tetbury.

Sue Ede also runs The Shepton Flea at the Bath & West Showground - an event that attracts many trade and private buyers across the antiques, vintage and collectables market. Cooper Events will add an exciting new event for September 2016 – The West of England Antique Textiles Fair which will be held at Pavilion, Bath, full details via the Cooper Events website.
Visitor Information

BATH  2018
Public Opening:
Friday 9 March
11 am – 5pm
Saturday 10 March
11 am – 5pm
Sunday 11 March
11 am - 4pm
Trade Preview:
Thursday 8 March
12noon – 5pm

BRUTON  2017
Public Opening:
Friday 13 October
2 pm – 5 pm
Saturday 14 October
10 am – 5 pm
Sunday 15 October
10 am – 5 pm
Trade Preview:
Friday 13 October
12 noon – 2 pm

Public - £5.00
free entry with
Trade invitation or business card.
Otherwise £10.00.

Easy access, please contact the office.

please follow this link:

  • Limited parking on site at Sports Centre.
  • Cricket ground - across the road.
  • Charlotte street, unlimited time.
  • Waitrose Supermarket Carpark. 5 minutes walk away (max stay 4 hours)
Ffree on site parking at Haynes International.

Bath Accommodation Bruton Accommodation
Cooper Events:
PO Box 15,
Somerset, TA8 1BU
T: 01278 784912
M: 07768 953629
Press Enquiries:
Duncan Phillips PR & Advertising Ambleside, Chard Street, Thorncombe, Somerset TA20 4NF
T: 01460 432090
M: 07980 832639
Gail McLeod
Antiques News & Fairs
PO Box 3369, Chippenham,
Wiltshire SN15 9DU
T: 01666 504651
M: 07915 606118
The Pavilion, North Parade Road, Bath BA2 4EU
3-5 March 2017