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The annual Chiltern Antique Fair is one of the largest shows of its type in regional Australia and attracts dealers and enthusiasts from around the country.
Whether you're a keen collector or just browsing for a bargain the Chiltern Antique Fair, one of regional Australia's largest such events, is bound to have something for you.
The event showcases the full range of antiques from fine china & porcelain to furnishings, jewellery, artworks and a range of every day older items and collectables certain to catch the eye of antiques enthusiastic.
Staged in the Chiltern Memorial Hall, the Fair kicks off on Friday the 25th August and continues through to Sunday 27th August. Chiltern is a historic town in the northeast of the State, between Wangaratta and Wodonga and was established following the discovery of gold in the district in 1858/59.
The Chiltern Antique Fair showcases the full range of antiques and collectibles.
Many of Chiltern's buildings are classified by the National Trust, so you can bet there's a wealth of history here which usually means an abundance of antiques and olde-wares as well. Not surprising then that the town is home to 5 antique stores all within a stone's throw of one another.
There's bound to be something here to catch the eye of every antique enthusiast.
Whether you're a keen collector or simply browsing for a bargain this is an antiques event you won't want to miss.
Chiltern is 290 kilometres north east of Melbourne, about a 3-hour drive via the M31 Hume Freeway.