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The Carmarthen Antiques and Flea Market draws enthusiasts and collectors to the United Counties Showground from all over the UK.  Arrive early, bag a bargain and pick up interesting additions to house and home, choose from an truly eclectic mix of collectable and household items.

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2015 will be Towy’s twenty-second year of organising antiques events in Carmarthen and this year we have responded to increasing popular demand and changed the format of the fairs.  We shall be arranging eight Antiques and Flea Market fairs, each of them one-day events.  These one-dayers have been hugely well-received and provide the opportunity for trading at very reasonable cost.



Carmarthen Antiques and Flea Market

continues to be a Collectors’ Paradise.



The next Carmarthen Flea Market takes place on Sunday July 26th between 10.00am and 4.00pm at United Counties Showground, admission for adults is £4.00. For more information, including details on exhibiting email us at info@towyevents.co.uk  or call us on 01267 236 569. All indoor pitches must be pre-booked whilst outdoor pitches will be available on the day with set-up at 7.30am. Meanwhile keep up to date with all our news and events by following us on Twitter @TowyEvents.



All indoor stands at the Carmarthen Antiques and Flea must be pre-booked.  

Outside stands at the Flea can be had by turning up on the day

and paying at the gate (£42.00 inc VAT).

Gates open at 7.30 am for sellers.

Click here to download a booking form



Click here for forthcoming events.

Visitors please note that admission for adults will be £4.00 to all events in 2015.

Further details may be had from Towy Events 01267 236569 or for details for exhibiting, please complete the form on the "Contact Towy Events" page of this website.

The Showground Postcode is SA33 5DR, but take care, your sat nav will take you to the farm across the main road, so look out for signs to the Showground when you get to within a mile of us.                                            

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FROM CARMARTHEN TO NEW ZEALAND


The Carmarthen Antiques & Flea Market which takes place most months at the town’s showground has an excellent reputation for quality antiques, vintage pieces and collectables. It’s also a great place to pick up unusual items usually with a story to tell.

When Jeremy Douglas-Jones from Swansea spotted a ‘lapel badge’ from Taupo Bowling Club in New Zealand at one of the Fairs earlier this year he had to buy it, knowing that in a few weeks he was heading to New Zealand himself.

Taupo is a town on the shore of Lake Taupo in the centre of New Zealand’s North Island and the bowling club’s badge carries an image of the lake and the three volcanos visible from its shores, from one of which comes a constant plume of steam.

Having made the 11,500 mile journey to Taupo, Jeremy and his wife arranged to meet with Bowling Club Member Ray Spencer, a British gentleman who emigrated 40 years ago.

Speaking after his return to Swansea Jeremy described his meeting with Mr Spencer: “Ray was delighted to see Eirlys and me and was thrilled that we had taken the trouble to return the lapel badge to the club it came from.”

He went on to say: “Of course we have no idea how the badge found its way to the Carmarthen Antiques and Flea Market from so far away but nevertheless it was lovely to be able to deliver it safely home.”

Fair organisers Robert and Carol Pugh were delighted to hear of Jeremy’s tale and of course of the news that their Antiques and Flea Market was now attracting attention in New Zealand.

Robert Pugh said: “One of the reasons I love antiques so much is that they are items that have a history, even small seemingly insignificant things like a lapel badge.”  

The next Carmarthen Antiques and Flea Market takes place on Sunday July the 26th between 10.00am and 4.00pm. As well as antique furniture, vintage jewellery and clothing, ceramics, gardening and agricultural tools, toys and military memorabilia you’ll also find thousands of interesting and unusual decorative items on hundreds of stands indoors and out.

For more information, including details on exhibiting at the Carmarthen Antiques & Flea Market visit www.towyevents.co.uk or call 01267 236 569. All indoor pitches must be pre-booked whilst outdoor pitches will be available on the day with set-up at 7.30am. Meanwhile keep up to date with all our news and events by following us on Twitter @TowyEvents.
























As well as works of art antiques enthusiasts and collectors who will make their way to Carmarthen on July 26th will find ceramics from three centuries, military memorabilia and toys as well as furniture and vintage jewellery and clothing, both in the inside exhibition space at Carmarthen Showground and on the land outside. This event like all in the 2015 programme takes place between 10am and 4pm..


For more information, including details on exhibiting at the Carmarthen Antiques & Flea Market visit www.towyevents.co.uk or call 01267 236 569. All indoor pitches must be pre-booked whilst outdoor pitches will be available on the day with set-up at 7.30am.


Meanwhile keep up to date with all our news and events by following us on Twitter @TowyEvents.


The next Carmarthen Antiques and Flea Market of 2015 takes place on

Sunday July 26th between 10.00am and 4.00pm


at United Counties Showground, admission for adults is £4.00. For more information, including details on exhibiting visit our website www.towyevents.co.uk or call us on 01267 236 569. All indoor pitches must be pre-booked whilst outdoor pitches will be available on the day with set-up at 7.30am. Meanwhile keep up to date with all our news and events by following us on Twitter @TowyEvents.



SWANSEA POTTERY TO BE SOLD AT CARMARTHEN ANTIQUES & FLEA MARKET


A special collection of Swansea Pottery Plates along with the original botanical prints from which they were designed will be sold at The Carmarthen Antiques & Flea Market this Father’s Day, Sunday July the 26th.

The five plates, each showing a  different flower, were made at the Cambrian Pottery are of great interest in themselves being more than 200 years old, it is however rare for items such as these to be sold together with the botanical prints which appear on the plates.

Fair organiser and Welsh Pottery expert Robert Pugh has extensively researched the artwork. Speaking before the Fair he said: “The plates are of course beautiful in their own right but to see them alongside the prints is a real treat.”


He went on to say: “The prints were originally published in a botanical magazine in the late 18th century. The designs were then copied onto fine creamware plates by Thomas Pardoe in Swansea around the year 1810.”

Founded in Swansea in 1764, the Cambrian Pottery found success by imitating the high-quality pottery made fashionable by Josiah Wedgwood in Staffordshire.

This included creamware which is being sold at the Fair. High standards were maintained after 1802, when Lewis Weston Dillwyn took over the pottery.  Pieces from Cambrian Pottery in Swansea are generally regarded as some of the most beautiful ever produced and a great deal of Swansea Pottery went to London for sale to the top end of the market.  


















The next Carmarthen Antiques and Flea Market takes place on Sunday July the 26th between 10.00am and 4.00pm. As well as ceramics expect to find antique furniture, vintage jewellery and clothing, gardening and agricultural tools, toys and military memorabilia you’ll also find thousands of interesting and unusual decorative items on hundreds of stands indoors and out.

For more information, including details on exhibiting at the Carmarthen Antiques & Flea Market visit www.towyevents.co.uk or call 01267 236 569. All indoor pitches must be pre-booked whilst outdoor pitches will be available on the day with set-up at 7.30am. Meanwhile keep up to date with all our news and events by following us on Twitter @TowyEvents.


The full programme of 2015 Carmarthen Antiques & Flea Markets is as follows:


Sunday 26th July

Sunday 27th September

Sunday 8th November

Bank Holiday Monday 28th December