London is a huge city, used to having events and people of all kinds always up to something. But these next few weeks will by the epitome of this, with a lot going on throughout the capital’s most famous areas. We’ve talked about the events surrounding London Design Festival and all the runway shows from London Fashion Week, and today we will talk about another kind of art: Antiques. Here is why you can’t miss LAPADA Arts & Antiques Fair !
This year’s edition of the LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair will take place from 15-20 September 2017 at Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London. The fair is returning for its ninth edition and is now a leading destination for international collectors, buyers and antique dealers looking to source unique, one-of-a-kind objects.
The LAPADA Fair is the flagship event of LAPADA the Association of Art & Antiques Dealers, the largest society of professional art and antiques dealers in the UK. LAPADA members must adhere to a strict Code of Practice and an expert committee of 70 specialists pre-vets every piece individually for authenticity, ensuring buyer confidence.
111 exhibitors will present work from across the art, antiques, design and decorative arts spectrum including jewellery, furniture, carpets, tapestries, antiquities, clocks, ceramics, silver and fine art. New exhibitor will include MacConnal-Mason, Babbington Fine Art, Walker Galleries, Peter Bunting Antiques, VKD Jewels and Sphinx Fine Art.
Mieka Sywak, Director of the LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair, comments: “I am delighted to announce that the dates for the 2017 edition of the LAPADA Fair means it will run from Friday through to Wednesday. This will give us the opportunity to bridge two weeks in September and will allow us to benefit from coinciding with London Fashion Week, which attracts thousands of additional international visitors to central London.”
With prices ranging from £500 to £500,000 and above, sought-after pieces appeal to both the established collector and first-time buyer alike. A unique stage that welcomes visitors from across the world, the fair blends eclecticism, artistry and hospitality in perfect measure. An esteemed occasion, and a door to an intriguing world.
So, if you’re in London for the multiple events celebrating all kinds of art, you definitely have to visit Berkeley Square and set your gaze upon LAPADA Fair, tickets are 20£ and can be acquired here. We hope to see you there!