EXHIBITORS INFORMATION

Detling Antiques, Vintage & Collectors Fairs
The Kent County Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3JF.

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Our Kent Fair at Detling is the county's premier event for Antiques, Vintage & Collectables. It is held in the John Hendry and Maidstone Exhibition Hall. Also on the Showground, we provide special shopping arcades and marquees, as well as outside pitches.

The Showground is off the A249, close to Junction 7 of the M20, or Junction 5 of the M2. It is just 30 minutes from Ashford International station, which serves Eurostar, and is approximately 45 minutes away from the ferry service at Dover.

FACILITIES FOR INSIDE EXHIBITORS
Each building has easy access with level unloading and good parking. Facilities for inside exhibitors include electricity (please bring a PAT tested extension lead).

CHAIRS ARE NOT PROVIDED - PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN.


FACILITIES FOR ALL EXHIBITORS
Mobile caterers, Toilets.


FACILITIES FOR CARAVANNERS
These are for inside exhibitors only and are available on the dedicated caravan area behind the John Hendry Pavilion.

There is a charge for electric hook up for the duration of the fair from Friday through to Sunday. This payment goes directly to the electric contractors. The fee is £12 per caravan/motorhome and will be collected during the weekend of the fair.


2017 COSTS

All prices are inclusive of VAT at the current rate.

John Hendry & Maidstone Exhibition Hall table top
Single stand - 10ft x 5ft deep - £122
(one 6ft table, facility of electricity)
Double stand - 20ft x 5ft deep - £185
(two 6ft tables, facility of electricity)

Extra tables - for inside exhibitors only.
Pre-booked by the end of the week before the fair £6.
In the week of the fair and on the day £8

Please note that chairs are not provided.
Please bring your own.

Furniture Pitch in the Maidstone Exhibition Hall
Single stand
- 25ft.sq - £308
Tables are not included in this price, which is for SPACE ONLY.

Please note that chairs are not provided.
Please bring your own.

Shopping Arcades - 10ft x 20ft deep - £330
This includes 2 tables and overhead lighting, but no chairs, so please bring your own.
Must be booked at least 2 weeks before the fair.

Outside Pitch - 25ft frontage, most with unlimited depth.

Pre-paid numbered pitches
£87
.
Must be booked before 12 noon on the Thursday before the fair.

Casual cash on the day pitch
£97
(for two days)

Saturday Casual cash on the day pitch
£60
(Saturday only)

Sunday Casual cash on the day pitch
£45
(Sunday only)

Tentage is available on request
This needs to be booked at least 2 weeks before the fair. For prices please call the office on
(+44) (0) 1636 676 531.

SETTING UP TIMES

Friday - All exhibitors queue in the Holding Area in the field to the right of the main entrance.

          9:00
AM Maidstone Exhibition Hall Furniture
          Pitches, Shopping Arcades &
          Marquee Exhibitors

          Park, unload & set up.

          10:15
AM John Hendry Table Exhibitors
          Park, unload & set up.

          10:30
AM Maidstone Exhibition Hall Table
          Exhibitors

          Park, unload & set up.

          12:30
PM Numbered Pre-paid Outside
           Exhibitors
enter the showground,
          park on their pitches and set up.

          5:00
PM Buildings close. Security takes over.

          12:00 Midnight Gates to the showground closed.

Access to the showground is restricted to Friday exhibitors only.

Saturday - 6:30
AM - Gates to Showground open.

                7:00
AM Casual Pitches pay & enter the
                showground.

                7:30
AM Buildings open & Exhibitors set up.

                4:30
PM Fair closes. 5:00 PM Security takes
                over buildings.

Sunday
- 8:30
AM Gates to the showground open.
 
              9:30
AM Buildings open.
 
              3:30
PM Fair closes.

              7:00
PM All exhibitors to have vacated the
              showground.