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Choosing a suitable frame for a painting is a complicated blend of finding the right period, style, setting, and proper protection, all the while making sure you end up with something you love and that displays your artwork in the best way possible. Simple? We think not.
Steven Beale
Steven Beale
Trinity House Paintings

About Lapada and our Art & Antiques Dealers

LAPADA is the largest professional trade association of art & antiques dealers in the UK. Over 500 dealers represent expertise across the entire spectrum of art and antique items: furniture, fine art, carpets, tapestries, antiquities, clocks, ceramics, decorative objects, silver and jewellery.

Membership is only offered to those who meet the Association’s strict membership criteria, regarding experience, quality of art & antiques and knowledge of their field. This is to underpin and ensure that the public know that, when they buy from a LAPADA member, they are purchasing exceptional quality and assurance, alongside their chosen piece.

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All LAPADA members abide by our strict Code of Practice. Membership is only open to those who meet the Association's requirements as to quality of stock and expertise.

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A unique proposition in the UK’s art and antiques trade, the annual LAPADA Conference is the most prominent industry forum of its kind. Over the last decade, the conference has welcomed a broad selection of world-class speakers to engage, inform and inspire the trade.
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Book your ticket to the LAPADA Conference 2020 We are delighted to announce that the annual LAPADA Conference will be held on Tuesday March 3rd, 2020 from 10:00am – 5:00pm at a stunning new venue, the RSA House in central London. The day will be full of practical, inspiring information to help your business thrive in 2020. The programme’s theme is…
Many antiques lovers may have been following the challenge to the Ivory Act brought by the Friends of Antique Cultural Treasures (FACT). The judgement, following the judicial review, was announced yesterday (5/11/19) and did not find in favour of FACT; it can be read in full here. A date for the implementation of the Act…