The January outing of the Decorative fair was without a doubt one of the best and this was our 35th fair without a break . This one was difficult for us to organize because of personal considerations, we are so glad we made the effort as it turned out to be the second best fair ever in terms of turnover . we were honoured by David Beckham who arrived on the first morning and was perfectly charming and bought stuff , Gary Kemp Michael Macintyre and Richard E Grant to name but a few other starry folks also visited . A host of American buyers added nicely to the mix and the attendance was amazing on every day .
I honestly think the Fair gets better in terms of stock quality , it attracts well known and respected dealers now from all areas of the trade and it has the same relaxed vibe its always had .
Antique lighting always sells well at this fair and we have learned what customers like , after sales ( very soon after the fair closed included a £5000.00 chandelier , wall sconces and coffee tables which added to the totals .
We love the new Mezzanine floor and the bigger Megans cafe - it's smart and allows breathing space for eating and taking a coffee break , the added space available next to it will i'm sure be filled with some associated stands soon.
April 19th to 24th is the next outing - call us for comp tickets -- we are off buying next week .