General

Q: What are the dates of the next Winter Art & Antiques Fair?
A: The dates for the winter fair are 2-7 November 2021, with a Private Preview on the 1 November.

Q: What are the dates of the next Art & Antiques Fair Olympia?
A: The summer fair is planned to take place in June 2022. Dates will be announced in the autumn. Sign up to our newsletter for the latest information.

Q: Where is the Fair located?
A: The Fair takes place in the National Hall of Olympia London, situated in Kensington, with great connections to all London transport methods. Visit the Plan Your Visit page for more information on travel options.

Q: When will tickets be on sale for the Fair?
A: Tickets for the Winter Fair will be released in August. Tickets for the June event will be released in April. Sign up to our newsletter for the latest information.

Q: Can I bring my dog?
A: No animals will be allowed into the fair except for Guide Dogs.

Q: Can I bring items to sell or be evaluated to the Fair?
A: We operate a strict public valuation policy and personal effects will not be admitted for private assessment.

Safety & Security

Q: What security measures are in place at the Fair?
A: To ensure exhibitor security and visitor safety, security guards will be constantly present throughout the fair and will be permitted to search all attendees.

Q: Are bags searches in operations at the Fair? 
A: All bags brought to the fair will be checked and any oversized bags must be left in the cloakroom. Items that can be construed as art or an antique will not be permitted into the venue.
 
Q: What measures are being put in place to run the show inline with government guidelines against COVID-19?
A: We are currently reviewing the Government's Step 4 guidance in relation to events and will be releasing more details soon.  Safety for our visitors, staff and exhibitors remains of paramount importance to us.  Find out more here.

Q: Will social distancing be in place?
A: We have increased the aisles to allow for more space between stands and allow visitors space to browse comfortably. Clear signage and controlled visitor traffic will help everyone keep a safe distance. There will also be increased ventilation in the venue.

Q: Do I need to wear a mask?
A: Masks are not mandatory but people are welcome to wear one if they like.

Q: Will there be hand sanitiser available? 
A: Hand sanitising stations will be installed at the entrances and around site at regular intervals.

Q: How will toilet facilities be operated?
A: Toilet facilities will be available and clearly signposted. 

Q: What should I do if I feel unwell or am displaying COVID 19 symptoms?
A: Please follow current Government guidelines and arrange to go for a PCR test.

Q: What happens if there has only been one week between my second vaccination and the event?
A: Proof of a negative NHS lateral flow test taken within 48hrs prior to attending the event can be displayed via NHS App, SMS text, or via email. 

Q: How to upload your lateral flow test?
A: If you are demonstrating your COVID Status using an NHS Lateral Flow Test this should be taken within 48hrs prior to attending the event. You can order NHS Lateral Flow tests here or pick them up from any pharmacy or test site.
Once you have taken your test, you will need to report your result by using one of the below options.
You will need the QR Code, or the ID number from the test strip to report your result.

Report online – (fastest)
Visit: www.gov.uk/report-covid19-result

OR

Report by telephone
Lines are open every day, 7am to 11am
England, Wales and Northern Ireland: 119
(Free from mobiles and landlines)
Scotland: 0300 303 2713
(charged at your standard network rate)

Q: What happens if I do not have the NHS app?
A: Proof of a negative NHS lateral flow test taken within 48hrs prior to attending the event can be displayed via NHS App, SMS text, or via email. 

Proof of vaccine can be displayed via the NHS App, NHS website or by downloading and printing off a PDF. 

A non-digital letter is also available through the NHS website using the ‘Get your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination status letter’ service or by phoning 119. 

You can also show your vaccination card or letter.
 

Assisted Access

Q: Can I book a ticket for my carer?
A: Yes, if you have a disability that restricts your ability to attend the show on your own to the extent where a helper is needed, then a carer is admitted free of charge. To book a carer ticket, once you have booked your own ticket, contact See Tickets with your request, including your ticket reference number. They will add a carer ticket to your booking.