Saturday and Sunday, July 6-7 will see the Blackheath Community Centre Hall transformed into an impressive showcase of antiques when about 20 dealers combine for the 18th annual Blue Mountains Antiques Fair.
Organised by antiques dealer Mick Dalton, this event has become a great drawcard for collectors both serious and novice alike.
Traditionally the aim of a fair is to cater for all tastes and incomes, from the smallest thimble to a grand Victorian chest. Prices are competitive and the range of items for sale is enormous, enabling customers to view many different dealers all together under one roof, instead of travelling to twenty different establishments.
Georgian and Victorian jewellery, English and European porcelain, silver, glass, linen, lamps, collectables and furniture, both rustic and traditional will be displayed with great care and pride, the dealers themselves endeavouring to supply as much information as possible to help the collector.
The Blue Mountains Antiques Fair is also a fundraiser for The Rotary Club of Upper Blue Mountains who will be providing delicious light lunches and morning and afternoon teas throughout the weekend of the fair.
The Blue Mountains Antiques Fair is open to the public from 10am-5pm on Saturday, July 6 and from 10am-4pm on Sunday, July 7. Admission is $9 for adults and includes a lucky door prize ticket. Accompanied children are free.
The Blackheath Community Centre Hall is situated on the Great Western Highway at Blackheath (in the park opposite the railway station).