Ballymaloe Vintage & Antiques Fair
The Ballymaloe Vintage and Antiques Fair is held on the grounds of Ballymaloe House annually in March. The Ballymaloe Grainstore and Big Shed will again be bursting with diverse treasures and pleasures and entry to the fair and parking are free of charge.
From the seriously elegant to the wonderfully retro to the gloriously kitsch, it will be two days of unabashedly eclectic 'get it while you can' goodness. Cherry pick the very best that Ireland has to offer in retro collectables, home wares, vintage fashion, up-cycles, plus fine mid-century and antique furniture.
The hunt for unusual bits and quirky accent pieces is half the fun, with every visitor 'curating' their own Ballymaloe experience.
An abundance of stalls for learning, shopping as well as serving delicious food will be on hand.
There will be a vintage car courtesty of Kinsale Vintage Car Club and mint conditions tractors from Mogeely, Carrigtohill, Fota Island and Ballinrostig, on the grounds of Ballymaloe House throughout the weekend and why not sign up for a Painting and Decoupage Workshop and learn how to upcycle (this 2 - 2.5 hour workshop will costs €70 per person and create your own unique item - bring your own piece of furniture and all other materials will be provided.
On Sunday from 2 - 5pm the Cork Light Orchestra will be playing light instrumental music inspired by the salon, Jazz and light orchestras of the 1920's and 30's.
Ballymaloe House will be hosting a Tea Room in the Big Shed and there will be plenty of shopping and food stalls. There will be everything from handmade cards and gifts, furniture and clothes celebrating unique vintage inspiration.
This Ballymaloe Vintage & Antiques Fair page will be regularly updating with exhibitor information and we invite our exhibitors to contribute to the page also.
Come and enjoy an old-fashioned day out for all ages, our loyal local food heroes will be in The Big Shed and there will be plenty of seating available for family and friends.