The Kent County Show: 5th, 6th & 7th July 2024

Estimated visitors per show

 About the amazing Kent County Show

What is the Kent County Show?

Kent’s largest county show featuring an amazing array of attractions, held at the Kent County Showground in Detling, Kent and takes place on Friday 5th, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July 2024 - open 9.00am to 6.00pm each day and now attracts between 80,000 and 100,000 visitors per year.

What is the Antiques and Vintage Village?

Located inside the large John Hendry Pavilion building between the 2 main show rings, 50 exhibitors will be able to sell their items to visitors. The pitches are mostly indoors (though there will be a small number of outdoor pitches available) and we will also be arranging a variety of great vintage entertainment to help to keep everyone entertained.

Will it be any good?

Yes, it promises to be another amazing Kent County Show in 2024. Apart from the Antiques and Vintage Village, there will be many attractions, previous years have featured; a daily flying display from a Spitfire, the Household Cavalry, vintage vehicles, music and dance, livestock shows, food and drink, vintage funfair, Morris dancers, show jumping, flowers and garden shows, a cookery theatre and much, much more.

Pitch details and costs

Every pitch measures a generous 4 x 3 metres, and will cost £300 for all three days (the equivalent of £100 per day) - this cost includes electricity if required. Trestle tables are available to order at £9 per table for the 3 days (for example; 2 tables will cost £18 total for the 3 days). You are able to pay in one or two instalments (see below for details).

 How to apply to exhibit for the Kent County Show

If you would like to be considered to exhibit with us at the Antiques and Vintage Village, then please click on the ORANGE button below and complete the short form there.

 Important information

  • Dealers must stand on all three days, individual days are not possible
  • Unloading and set up will take place on the Thursday before the show
  • There are security guards positioned inside the building overnight
  • Daily open times are: 9.00am to 6.00pm on each show day
  • All pitches are at least 4m x 3m in size
  • Vehicles are parked away from the pitch on show days. Parking for dealers is free on set-up and show days.
Want to join us to sell at this event? Click here to apply

 Frequently Asked Questions

No, due to the set-up of the show, part bookings are not possible. You will set up on the Thursday before the show and must attend for all three days of the show (Friday to Sunday).
No, we will consider all applications and let you know if you have been successful.
Exhibitors will unload and set up on Thursday 4th July, no unloading/set up will be possible on the morning of the first day of the show. There will be security inside the building overnight from Thursday 4th to the morning of Sunday 7th July.
You may pay by card over the telephone, bank transfer or secure online payment.
Yes, this is a pre-requisite for any exhibitor attending the show. If you are an existing Love Fairs Exhibitor, you should already posses this insurance. You will be required to provide Love Fairs with a copy of this. If your cover has lapsed, or do not yet have cover; there are many insurance companies offering this type of insurance relatively inexpensively (cost likely to range from around £40 to £60 for a whole year).
No, you will be required to bring your own chairs.
There will be two ways to pay this year; (1) Entire cost at the time of booking OR (2) Pay in 2 instalments to spread the payment at no extra cost to you: If you chose to pay in two instalments, the instalment dates will be as follows: • 50% deposit: within 1 week of booking • 50% balance due by or before: 1st June 2024    
How to get there

• Sat Nav postcode is: ME14 3JF
• Close to M20