White Knight Fairs

Here’s a look at White Knight’s antiques, vintage and collectables fair held in Bushey, with photos taken at various times, the most recent being the date at the top of this page. Check out our fairs calendar for upcoming dates.

MK Handmade & Vintage

Here’s a look at MK Handmade & Vintage ‘weekend extravaganza’ fairs held in Centre:MK and Rushden Lakes shopping centres. The fairs are a mixture of handmade, independents and antiques/vintage traders. The photos below only represent the antiques/vintage part of the fair. Check our our fairs calendar for upcoming dates.

Past Pastiche Fairs

Here’s a look at Past Pastiche Fairs, with fairs held monthly in Woburn and Flitwick. Photos have been taken at various times, the most recent being the date at the top of this page. For upcoming dates check out our fairs calendar.

Vintage Retreat

Here’s a look at Vintage Retreat in Northampton, with photos taken at various times, the most recent being the date at the top of this page. We’ve also included photos from their 1940s shopping event, ‘A Spiffing 1940s Day Out’. Click here to jump ahead to those. You’ll find Vintage…

Click Antiques & Vintage

Here’s a look inside Click Antiques & Vintage in Northampton, , with photos taken at various times, the most recent being the date at the top of this page. You’ll find Click Antiques & Vintage at: Rear of 8, Moore St, Kingsley Park Terrace, Northampton NN2 7HX.

Vintique Limited

Here’s a look inside Vintique Limited in Weedon Bec, with photos taken at various times, the most recent being the date at the top of this page. You’ll find Vintique Limited at The Royal Ordance Depot, Weedon Bec, Northamptonshire, NN7 4PS.

Mythology and mystique

Just as the magic carpet in the Persian tale The Three Princes and the Princess Nouronnihar (from One Thousand and One Nights) could transport its owner across distant lands, the real-world Persian carpet holds the power to do the same through its design and motifs.

A bit about the boteh

More widely known in the UK as ‘paisley’ the boteh motif dates back thousands of years to the ancient Persian Empire. It adorns the columns of the 9th century Noh Gonbad Mosque and is present on the crowns and clothing of Persian kings in numerous portraits.