Every Thursday, Old Spitalfields market is transformed into a cave of hidden treasures waiting to be found by avid antique market goers looking for a bargain or two. Dealers from across the country travel to the antiques market bearing goods which they want to sale. What makes Old Spitalfields antiques fairs amazing is the fact that whether you are a serious collector, or someone that dabbles in antiques as a hobby, the antiques market has something for everyone.
Like hunters to their prey, antique enthusiasts love to delve into the Pandora’s box of treasure hoping to bag a bargain. The Old Spitalfields market is a complete treasure trove of items including antique chests, William Morris prints, 1960s fashion and loads more antique treasures.
Shopping habits have changed over the years and one form of shopping making a comeback is shopping at antique fairs. Old Spitalfields antiques market is a hustle and bustle of people looking to buy that beautiful antique piece. Thousands of people attend the market on Thursday either to browse the lovely antiques on offer or with the purpose of making a purchase.
London is probably the most visited city in the UK and naturally anyone looking for antique bargains will start here. What better way to spend a Thursday. Visit the antiques fair and enjoy an extremely good day out. If it is shopping with a difference you are looking for then look no further. Once you have browsed the antiques market there is a host of other shops and stalls to browse.
The antique market is a great hunting ground if you are looking for vintage items. You will find a wide range of vintage garments, vintage antiques, vintage accessories and vintage furniture amongst other antiques. Every Thursday dealers will cram into the market area and laden their stalls with their antiques.
The doors open bright and early and as soon as they door the dealers flood in like sardines let out of a can. Whatever you are looking to collect, buy or sell you will find most dealers at the antiques market in Old Spitalfields offering it. A wide range of items are available and you will find some of the best porcelain, furniture, vintage clothing, collectible toys, jewellery and vintage accessories here. What’s more, the antiques market is free for anyone to go and browse all the wonderful items on offer.
The Old Spitalfields market is one market in London that offers diversity in shops, restaurants and art as well as the markets. This London market goes back in history. It was in 1638 that Charles I of England issued a license for the sale of flesh, fowl and roots on Spitalfields which in those days was rural land on the outskirts of London. Many changes occurred to the market and the existing buildings were erected in 1887 by the City of London Corporation. In 1926 the market was extended even further.
The market has seen many changes but one thing remains for sure and that is Old Spitalfields market is the perfect source of entertainment for everyone that visits. Not only will the antiques market impress you but everything about Old Spitalfields will leave you in awe. A premier attraction in London, you will be sure to find something you like.
So the next time you are looking for something to do on a Thursday, take a trip down to the antiques fair at Old Spitalfields market and enter the cavern full of hidden treasures, restaurants and bars and lose yourself in history for the day.
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