Archive Panels from the 2009 Fair

CELEBRATING 75 YEARS OF ELEGANCE AND EXCELLENCE

Over its 75 year history, the Fair has played host to many members of the Royal Family, the aristocracy, celebrities and the world’s greatest collectors of art and antiques.

Click on the thumbnails below to learn more about the illustrious past of the world’s oldest and grandest Fair.

ROYAL PATRONAGE

In the early years Her Majesty Queen Mary, the Fair’s first patron, was a regular visitor. Upon her death, the patronage passed to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother who is seen here visiting the Fair in 1991.

THE FOCAL POINT OF THE ARTWORLD IN JUNE

Reminiscences across the years. The Fair was the focal point of the art world in London in June and one of the highlights of the London Social Season.

DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY HANDBOOK

Copies of the 2009 Diamond Anniversary Handbook of The Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair can be obtained from The British Antique Dealers’ Association. Email: info@bada.org for further information.