Celebrating 25 years as London’s top winter fair, we’re giving away 20 free reader tickets to the Winter Olympia Art & Antiques Fair, from 2-8 November 2015.
A glamorous highlight of the art and antiques calendar in the run-up to Christmas, the Fair takes place alongside Asian Art in London. It attracts over 20,000 visitors who come to see 30,000 pieces being sold by 120 hand-picked dealers.
The Fair’s packed events programme includes experts from V&A who will be giving talks on: Historic wallpaper, Art Deco travel, late 19th century and early 20th century artists’ houses.
Other talks throughout the week include Chinese sculpture, Arts & Crafts silver and pre-Raphaelite drawings. Alastair Dickenson from the BBCAntiques Roadshow will demonstrate how to identify the authenticity of a piece of silver. Art consultant, Vanessa Curry will be conducting highlights tours of the fair throughout the duration of the fair.
The fair remains the only event of its kind to be run in association with both of the UK’s top trade associations, BADA and LAPADA, giving buyers the knowledge that every single piece is checked by experts before the fair opens to ensure it is authentic.