5 upcoming antique markets and vintage fairs in Suffolk

Published:
12:00 30 April 2022



Older items can be much better than new – from vintage fashion furniture, items can be tougher, sleeker, cooler, and much more unique.

Here are five of the best antique fairs and vintage markets in Suffolk.

Woodbridge Vintage & Makers Market

When: Sunday May 1, Sunday July 10 and Sunday September 25

Or: Elmhurst Park, Woodbridge IP12 1AL

Set in beautiful grounds in the center of the historic market town of Woodbridge, Woodbridge Vintage & Makers Market is run by Deben Events and will feature stalls selling fabulous vintage clothing.

Admission is free and the event will be followed by Bedford 45, a DJ booth on wheels that plays real original seven-inch vinyl records.

Long Melford Antiques and Vintage Fair

When: Saturday, May 28 and Sunday May 29

Or: The Old School, Long Melford CO10 9DX

With over 30 stalls selling antiques, collectables, vintage and retro items, jewellery, books, Victorian and military times, it’s almost certain that there will be an amazing find at the Long Melford Antiques and Vintage Fair.

Admission is £1 for adults and on-site catering will be provided by Zoe’s Vintage Café. Children and well-behaved dogs are welcome.

A vintage day

When: Sunday July 3

Or: Trinity Park, Ipswich IP3 8UH

Organized by Helen Rollason Cancer Charity, this vintage day will feature a myriad of merchants offering affordable fashion, vintage second-hand items, fashion, jewelry, second-hand furniture, antiques, collectibles And much more.

On top of that there will be live music from the rock and roll band Kingsman and a classic car show.

Eleigh Monks Antiques and Antiques Market


All sorts of things are available at Monks Eleigh Vintage Market
– Credit: Sarah’s attic

When: Every Monday in August

Or: Bridge Farm Barns/CornCraft, Hadleigh Road, Monks Eleigh IP7 7AY

Organized by renowned antique shop Sarah’s Attic, the Monks Eleigh Vintage Fair will feature a variety of vintage, antique, collectible and upcycled items to suit all tastes and budgets.

Expect an on-site cafe and more. Free entry.

Southwold Summer Antiques Fair

When: Friday August 26, Saturday August 27 and Sunday August 28

Or: St Felix’s School, Southwold, Suffolk IP18 6SD

With over 30 years of experience, Lomax Fairs is a well-established company providing events that attract dealers offering an eclectic mix of items.

The Southwold Fair will feature a fascinating mix of fine and rustic furniture, English silverware, fine china and art as well as jewellery, figurines, bronzes and more.

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