Ardingly International Antiques and Collectors Fair, April 15 and 16, was the best April show to date in terms of number of dealers and attendance, according to dmg world media senior fairs manager Alan Yourston. Held at the South of England Showground, the event had more than 1,700 dealers, and attendance was the highest for an April fair, with 4,500-plus paid admissions over the two days.
Ardingly fairs offer a great selection for tourist who happen to be in the area, for collectors and also for commercial buyers. Ardingly is run six times a year; dates for the next two shows are July 22–23 and September 2–3. On-site shippers will forward to the States, with packing included in the arrangements. For more information, www.dmgantiquefairs.com or +44 1636 702326.