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Firle Vintage Fair 12th & 13th August

Firle Vintage Fair 12th & 13th August

This year Retropolitan is really looking forward to exhibiting at Firle Vintage Fair, which is in the stunning Firle Estate, Nr Lewes in East Sussex. It's a really beautiful location and it's a lovely day out if the sun is suning...there's a wonderful display of vintage cars...lots of vintage and antique stall from different decades, live music, a vintage fun fair and an artisan food emporium. Come and find us and say hello!! Tickets are £10 on the door or £7 in advance from here

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Judy's Furniture Flea - 9th April

Balham Furniture Flea Judy's Fairs Midcentury Modern South London Things to do Vintage Fairs West German Ceramics

Judy's Furniture Flea - 9th April

Come and say hello - our next fair lined up is Judy's Vintage Furniture Flea in Balham, South London on Sunday 9th April 2017. We've been trading on and off at Judy's fairs for over 5 years and they are always chock full of affordable vintage homewares, collectables and furniture from a great range of established dealers. We'll be bringing a good selection of our usual range of mid-century glass, ceramics and vintage furniture. Check out their page here for more details...Best to get there early for the real bargains!

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Now Reading....

Collectors Books Midcentury Modern Modern Shows vintage research West German Ceramics

Now Reading....

Two new books have arrived that I just can't put down. I'm a big fan of informative books on mid-century style, glass and ceramics and 20th Century decorative arts. Over the last 15 years, these books have been an essential part of my learning and research and I have much to thank all the authors for as I'm certain I wouldn't be able to run a credible vintage business without them. First up - 100 Midcentury Chairs written and meticulously researched by Lucy Ryder Richardson - co founder and curator of Modern Shows. Lucy brilliantly introduces the book 'people get...

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Midcentury East Show - 9th Oct

9th Oct Haggerston London Midcentury Modern Modern Shows Vintage Fairs

Midcentury East Show - 9th Oct

Visit Retropolitan and 50 other leading Mid-century Modern dealers this Sunday at the exceptional Erno Goldfinger designed Haggerston School in East London. Midcentury East is carefully curated by the Modern Shows team. Behold many beautiful and Mid 20th Century furniture and home accessories displayed in wonderful ways. Spot rare furniture, classic collectables and fun, affordable and stylish originals. If you like your vintage design-led and of a certain quality - there is something here for everyone's budget. Lucy one of the co-founders of the show - will be launching (and signing) her book 100 Midcentury Chairs - we know how...

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Welcome to our new website

Welcome to our new website

Welcome to our new 3rd generation website...3rd time lucky perhaps or just a little more modern and easy to navigate!? As always we'd welcome your feedback and please don't hesitate to contact us at hello@retropolitan.co.uk if you need any more information at all! In this section - we'll be posting about any up and coming events we think will interest you. In the meantime please join our mailing list here  to hear all our news.

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