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About Bibury Antiques Fair & Andy Briggs trading as Echo Antiques

Organiser of Bibury Antiques Fair. www.biburyantiquesfair.com Furniture restorer, cabinetmaker, and hobby beekeeper. Can be seen at Bibury Antiques Fair, 1st Sunday monthly April to November 2020. Call 07977 936 882 or email biburyantiquesfair@gmail.com for details also on Twitter @AndyAntiques and @BiburyAntiques When not doing fairs I am usually restoring furniture for clients, enquiries can be made by emailing echoantiquesrestoration@gmail.com or calling my mobile, 07977 936 882. Some of my furniture which is for sale can be found on either the page marked "Furniture For Sale" or http://andybriggs.business.site/ Thanks, Andy

Wait for it! Not yet, sorry folks!

Hello all. Current Government advice is that Village Halls in Gloucestershire, and most likely elsewhere, should remain closed. We cannot return our event to Bibury yet, and we will have to wait. Please follow the link for Gloucestershire County Council … Continue reading

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Strange Times Indeed!

Hello again! Here we are, another month when we should be having another event, we are quietly waiting. Meanwhile our virtual fair continues at https://www.antiques.co.uk/search-results.cfm?priceRange=0-max&criteria=Bibury+Antiques+Fair+2020&sellerType=&searchregion=0&maxrows=25&order=priceDesc Have a look around and make an offer on something and I’ll put you in … Continue reading

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Pinch, Punch, First of The Month and No Return!

Hello again all! Do you remember saying that? Maybe you still do. I have just realised, that for those who don’t know, “No Return” meant they shouldn’t hit you back! One day we will return to Bibury for our Antiques … Continue reading

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Half Way For Virtual Fair!

Hello all! Well, amazingly we are half way through our May Virtual Fair! With help from antiques.co.uk we have had over 40 items listed for sale for just over 2 weeks, and now a few items have been viewed over … Continue reading

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Inspiration and a Relaxing Read!

Hello all! Just a brief note and a quickly taken photo just before I sat down in the garden to read a new book which arrived yesterday. The Welsh Stick Chair. As usual with all of the Bowen’s catalogues, it’s … Continue reading

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Hello Jack!

Celenese Sapphire and Diamond Ring, featuring a fretted setting with the names Jack and Fanny. Continue reading

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Our Virtual Fair is Open Now, and tomorrow, and ……..

Hello all! I have some amazing news. Bibury Antiques Fair may only be a small event, however we believe we are the first Antiques Fair to have a “Virtual Fair”. Yes! With the help of Iain Brunt, and his website, … Continue reading

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A little background work, and a surprise to come!

Hello again! I realise it’s been a while since I was in touch, but there have been a few things going on in the background, and one of them is this Rosewood Bookcase which I am restoring ready for sale … Continue reading

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Home revision!

Today, April 5th 2020, would have been the first of our fairs at Bibury Village Hall, one day maybe this year we will return? In the meantime, many folk are re-assessing their lives, work, hobbies, and in some cases, looking … Continue reading

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Fair on Hold!

Sorry, but it’s not much of a surprise I’m sure, the Bibury Antiques Fair is, like much of the Country postponing it’s events. However, I have asked the dealers and I’m hoping they will send me some photo’s of their … Continue reading

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