RED HOUSE ANTIQUES FAIRS YORK ANTIQUES FAIR AT THE NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM YORK SUNDAY 3rd MAY AND BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY 4TH MAY 2009 10 am till 5pm. The first quality antiques fair in central York 60 stands available for quality antiques Run and promoted by The Red House Free dealer parking at The National Railway Museum for dealers during the fair Excellent well lit exhibition areas, free power points Easy loading and unloading Credit card facilities for all dealers Easy access on foot from the town centre and railway station , the park and ride bus stops at the museum, also the motorised “train” runs from The Red House and the Minster to The Railway Museum throughout the fair to bring visitors from central York Visitor numbers at The Railway Museum exceeded 7000 on the same weekend last year. A quality fair, no repro or new goods in table-top format with low overheads. Restaurant and café facilities on site Well advertised locally and nationally Provisional dates at the same venue:Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th September 2009 Special Christmas event Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th November 2009 DEALER INFORMATION This is the first quality antiques fair in central York. The National railway museum will provide a wonderful venue for this event. Whilst the fair will be exhibiting quality antiques it provides an opportunity to sell without the high overheads of a stand fitted fair. All dealers will be required to give a description of the stock including age and quality. Please note that reproductions and new goods will not be allowed. FACILITIES The venue offers top quality conference rooms which are well lit. All stands have access to a power point. Tables are all 6ft in length. The Museum café and restaurant will be open throughout the fair. ADMISSION and LOADING Sunday 3rd May Unloading from 6.30 am Fair opens 10.am – 5pm Museum closes at 6pm Monday 4th May Exhibition areas open for dealer access from 8.30.am Fair opens 10am- 5pm Under no circumstances may stock be removed before 5pm when the fair closes. You will be directed to your nearest unloading point. Admission charge £1.50 Concessions £1 Accompanied children free The Railway Museum entrance is free Free parking for exhibiting dealers in designated areas for the duration of the fair. SECURITY The exhibition rooms will be securely locked when all dealers have left on Sunday evening. There is a 24 hour security guard on site overnight. Whilst every precaution will be taken, the organiser takes no responsibility for lost or stolen items whilst at the fair. Please note:You must ensure that you have an appropriate licence. All portable electrical equipment and lighting must have an annual check and the current annual test pass label attached to each appliance to comply with health and safety requirements No display can be attached to the fabric of the conference suite. All display must be free standing. The Museum has stipulated that no railwayana may be sold. Please complete the attached booking form and return with a cheque payable to Stephenson Management York Ltd. to Red House Antiques Fairs The Red House Antiques Centre 1 Duncombe Place York YO1 7ED Payments can be made by credit or debit card over the phone by calling 01904 637000. Full payment for stands will be invoiced unless cancellation is received not less than 4 days prior to the event. Credit/debit card facilities are available to all exhibiting dealers. Simply call 01904 637000 during the fair and we will process your credit/debit card sales. Dealers will receive funds within 10 working days. A charge of 4% is made on all electronic sales If you require further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org . If you require overnight accommodation please contact York tourist office on 01904 550099 or go to www.visityork.org for details of all accommodation providers.