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Art and Antique Markets

London's Antiques Markets are thriving: if you love antiques, you'll love shopping in London. Do you enjoy sifting through stalls and haggling for a bargain? If so, check out the range of London's specialist art and antique markets. You're bound to find something to take your fancy!

Alfie's Antique Market
Home to 100 leading dealers, Alfie's Antique Market is a fabulous maze of treasures inside a former department store. The range and quantity of stock is breathtaking and includes art deco, silver, furniture, paintings and prints, jewellery, ceramics and vintage clothing.
Open: Tues to Sat 10am-6pm
Where: Alfie's Antique Market, 13-25 Church Street, St John's Wood, London, NW8

Bayswater Road
Over 250 artists and craftsmen display their original artworks at Bayswater Road. Stretching almost a mile, it's the longest open-air art exhibition in the world! All displays are for sale at studio prices. It is mostly paintings but there is also some sculpture and jewellery.
Open: Sun 10am-6pm
Where: Bayswater Road Artists Gallery, Bayswater Road (Clarendon Place to Queensway), London, W2

Camden Passage
Off Upper Street in Islington (and not connected with Camden Market), Camden Passage Market sells an impressive variety of antiques, silverware and jewellery. It also contains The Mall Antiques Arcade, a former tram station, and with 35 specialist dealers, the focus of Islington's thriving antiques community.
Open: Wed 7am-2pm, Thurs 7am-4pm and Sat 8am-4pm
Where: Camden Passage, Islington, London, N1

Grays Antiques Market

A grand 19th-century building is home to Grays Antiques Market with more than 80 dealers all inside. The market has a reputation for providing unparalleled expertise and choice when it comes to art and antiques.
Open: Mon to Fri 10am-6pm
Where: Grays Antiques Market, 1-7 Davies Mews, Mayfair, London, W1

London Silver Vaults

About 30 shops trade the world's largest collection of antique silver for sale within the vaulted walls of Chancery House. It has been said that if you can't find what you are looking for at the London Silver Vaults, you won't find it anywhere!
Open: Mon to Fri 9am-5.30pm and Sat 9am-1pm
Where: London Silver Vaults, Chancery House, 53-64 Chancery Lane, London, WC2

Portobello Road Market
This world-famous street is home to the world's largest antiques market. Portobello Road specialises in everything from jewellery, art and silverware to vintage clothes, bric-a-brac and much more. It is always bustling and well worth visit even if you do not intend to buy.
Open: Sat 8am-5pm
Where: Portobello Road Market and Golborne Road Market, Portobello, London, W11