Chance for young people to learn the ropes at an Hingham Antiques Fair

Andy Cox, 29, who sells silver items at the Hingham Antiques Fair. Picture: Courtesy the Hingham Ant

Andy Cox, 29, who sells silver items at the Hingham Antiques Fair. Picture: Courtesy the Hingham Antiques Fair - Credit: Archant

Young people between the ages of 14 and 20 will have the chance to go behind the scenes and experience the 'nuts and bolts' of running a trade fair at two Hingham Antiques Fair events.

Tolly Isgrove, 24, of Greenfinch Antiques, who sells silver itesm and art at the Hingham Antiques Fa

Tolly Isgrove, 24, of Greenfinch Antiques, who sells silver itesm and art at the Hingham Antiques Fair. Picture: Courtesy the Hingham Antiques Fair - Credit: Archant

The fair's organisers are offering four places at its July 30 event and another four at a fair on August 20 to give youngsters the chance to see how a fair operates.

A spokesman said: 'This will involve setting up the fair with the fair organisers from 7am and seeing how the fair operates and works.

'We have four experienced dealers which will be their mentors for the day and they will get to spend time with each dealer who all have different selling genres. They will also have the opportunity to wander around the whole fair which has an eclectic mix.'

The initiative is part of an Antique Young Guns movement. Participants will be paid £40, and those under 16 need to be accompanied by an adult.

Tom Boynton, 23 who sells miscellaneous decorative items at the Hingham Antiques Fair. Picture: Cour

Tom Boynton, 23 who sells miscellaneous decorative items at the Hingham Antiques Fair. Picture: Courtesy the Hingham Antiques Fair - Credit: Archant

Call 07919 040909 or 01953 483691, or visit hinghamantiquesfair.co.uk to find out more.


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Tom, 31, and Sophie Christman, 27, who sell antique and vintage lighting at the Hingham Antiques Fai

Tom, 31, and Sophie Christman, 27, who sell antique and vintage lighting at the Hingham Antiques Fair. Picture: Courtesy the Hingham Antiques Fair - Credit: Archant

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