England

ENGLAND ANTIQUES TOURS

England could be considered the one stop shop for antiques as it is a global melting pot.  If you’re looking for a wide range of styles at affordable price points England is the place to go.  We offer tours for both tourists and the trade, from Portobello Market in London to our secret sources off the beaten path in the English countryside, The Antiques Diva & Co custom plans tours for each client, taking into account their style and budget.

BY LOCATION:

=>  LONDON ANTIQUE AND FLEA MARKET TOURS

1.  Portobello Flea Market in London Tour
Available Saturday and Sunday
Full Day Tour

Our Antiques Tour Guide meets you at your hotel and takes you to the world famous Portobello Flea Market.  Shop for smalls, tabletop pieces, bric-a-brac and more while our Guide helps negotiate for you, getting you the best prices possible.  We know the market like the back of our hand so we custom plan a route based on your style and budget, maximizing your time and money.  We also liaise you with a preferred shipper to get your purchases home.

 

2.  London Antiques Tour
Available Monday-Saturday
Full Day Tour

After our Antiques Guide meets you up at your hotel, you explore Chelsea, seeking out antiques stores and galleries before heading to Marylebone which is the mecca for vintage pieces at great prices.  Let our Antiques Guide negotiate on your behalf as we have relationships with vendors, getting you the best deals possible. We also liaise you with a preferred shipper to get your purchases home.

=>  ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE ANTIQUES AND FLEA MARKET TOURS

1.  The Cotswolds Antiques Tour
Available Tuesday-Sunday
Full Day Tour

Our Antiques Guide picks you up at your hotel and drives you through the English countryside to our favorite shops and secret sources.  This is a wonderful tour for both tourists and trade professionals as there are many bargains to be had! Our Guide will plan a custom tour based on your style and budget, also negotiating on your behalf to maximize your time and money.  We also liaise you with a preferred shipper to get your purchases home.

 

2.  Sussex Antiques Tour
Available Tuesday-Saturday
Full Day Tour

This is the perfect tour for trade professionals as Sussex is an ideal source for antiques at excellent prices.  Our Guide picks you up at your hotel and drives you off the beaten path through the English countryside to antique shops and lockdown warehouses full of antiques.  We negotiate on your behalf, and as we have relationships with these vendors, not to mention the buying power of all of our clients combined, we can get you the best price possible.  We also liaise you with a shipper to get your purchases home.

 

3.  Kent Antiques Tour
Available Tuesday-Sunday
Full Day Tour

Off the beaten path this tour is ideal for trade professionals seeking to stock their stores.  We custom plan a tour based on your style and budget, mapping out a route to maximize your time. Our Antiques Guide picks you up from your hotel and drives you to warehouses and private shops in the English countryside.  We negotiate on your behalf, utilizing our relationships with vendors to get you the best prices.  We also liaise you with a preferred shipper to get your purchases home.

 

4.  Brighton Antiques Tour
Available Tuesday-Sunday
Full Day Tour

Brighton is a vintage mecca offering everything from midcentury modern pieces to vintage fashion.  Our Antiques Guide picks you up at your hotel and takes you on a custom tour, based on your style and budget, maximizing your shopping time!  We also help your money go far by negotiating on your behalf.  We can liaise you with a preferred shipper to get your purchase home.

 

5.  England Trade Only Antique Tour
Available Monday-Sunday
One to Five Day Tour

This tour is for the trade professional looking to source antiques abroad.   If  you want to stock your store, England is a fantastic resource as it is a one stop shop offering a multitude of styles at great price points.  We plan a custom route based on the type of pieces you are looking for and your budget, maximizing your time and money. Our Guide picks you up at your hotel and drives you to our favorite dealers and secret sources.  We have relationships with vendors and negotiate on your behalf as we bring the buying power of all our clients.  We also liaise you with a preferred shipper to get your purchases home post tour.

 

=>  INTERNATIONAL ANTIQUES & COLLECTORS FAIRS TOURS – IACF

Availability based on dates of fairs

1.  Newark Antiques & Collectors Fair

Thursday 5th to Friday 6th June 2014

Thursday 14th to Friday 15th August 2014

Thursday 9th to Friday 10th October 2014

Thursday 4th to Friday 5th December 2014

 

2.  Ardingly International Antiques & Collectors Fair

Tuesday 17th to Wednesday 18th June 2014

Tuesday 22nd to Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Tuesday 2nd to Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Tuesday 4th to Wednesday 5th November 2014

 

3.  Shepton Mallet Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fair

Friday 9th to Sunday 11th May 2014

Friday 4th to Sunday 6th July 2014

Friday 19th to Sunday 21st September 2014

Friday 14th to Sunday 16th November 2014

Note:  The Antiques Diva & Co has advanced entry access and can take you to the fairs before the general public is allowed in, giving you first dibs on some of the best antiques in England. Our Guide picks you up at your hotel and takes you to the fair, utilizing our relationships with vendors to negotiate on your behalf.  We also liaise you with a preferred shipper to get your purchases home.  This tour is ideal when booked as part of a multi-day English Antiques Tour combining English flea markets and antique warehouses in one tour.  Ideal for the trade.

 

By Theme

– Antique Furniture
– French Country Furniture
– Painted Furniture
– Gustavian Tour
– Architectural Salvage Tour
– Garden Antiques & Accessories Tour
– Antique Art Tour
– Vintage Fashion Tour