Whether you are a collector or a dealer, London is the right place for art & antiques. It is always possible to find an event, fair or an exhibition any time of the year.
Every fair is targeting different segments and products like The Decorative Fair at Battersea Park is targeting decorators and designers mostly, whereas Masterpiece London is a showstopper where it is possible to buy luxurious art & antiques from antiquity to present time.
In terms of fairs there are couple of them that should be in your calendar, most of them are held couple of times per year.
LAPADA is the association of art & antiques dealers since 1974. LAPADA is organising art & antiques fair which is LAPADA London. It was between 14-19 September 2018 this year.
LAPADA London has a fantastic location at the heart of London, Mayfair at Berkeley Square, easily accessible either by public transport or by taxi.
Although you can see contemporary art, furniture and silver here, you can feel the dominance of jewellery at this fair.
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Masterpiece London is totally showstopper art & antiques fair at London. Bodyguards and red carpet at the front door, the experience itself is totally luxury and you start to feel it from the door. Fair is held at the Royal Hospital Chelsea and they have shuttle services from Sloane Square, Battersea Park, Victoria, St.James’s and Mayfair. But from Sloane Square they have services like every 10 to 15 minutes.
The first impression is luxury and beautiful art pieces. Jewelleries were beautiful some of them were the popular ones from old times like Cartier, Tiffany and some of the companies like Chopard had stands serving champagne and special sale advisers serving for their high profile customers.
Chopard was also giving lectures and education programmes during the fair.
Even if you can not buy something this fair is worth to visit just for this unique experience. This fair must be in your calendar, closest one is 27 June-03 July 2019.
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The Decorative Fair
The Decorative Fair is held at Battersea Park London three times in a year. It is specifically targeting interior design buyers. Their closest fair will be on January as Winter Fair.
You can easily access this fair with shuttles from Sloane Square or you can come directly to Battersea Park.
Prices are more affordable and you can find pieces from jewellery to art.
This fair launched in 1985 and it is possible to buy free tickets from their website.