Mid-Century Expo

Expo is Edinburgh’s market for Mid 20th Century Modern furniture and design. Established in 2107 each market gathers traders from across Scotland and the North of England together under one roof, bringing you the best selection of Mid Century furniture and design.

From its origins in the New Style & Bauhaus through the plywood and plastic revolution of the ‘50s and ‘60s the Drill Hall’s Mid Century Expo offers a wide range of original designer furniture, restored soft furnishings, collectable glass, ceramics, fabric and art work.

Traders spaces are limited, so if you are interested in taking part then please contact Stephanie on stephanie@outoftheblue.org.uk with your name, phone number and website/ online shop (if you have one) and a description of what you would like to sell. Alternatively phone Stephanie or Chris on 0131 555 7100.

An admin and promotional fee of £30 will be required to secure your space.

Should you need it, we can provide:

  • Power supply
  • Wall space
  • Rails
  • Sturdy tables
  • Room dividers for scene setting/ room sets
  • Unloading slots on Saturday afternoon/ evening/ Sunday Morning.
  • Level access and easy load/ unloading – partial drive into venue.
  • Porters to assist with loading/ unloading.

Since our market launched in October ‘17 we’ve had over 1000 visitors. Here are some comments from customers and traders:

Latest Expo event:

Expo – Autumn 2019: Edinburgh’s Mid-Century Market
Sunday 8th September 2019


Expo – Edinburgh’s market for mid 20th century furniture and design returns this September 8th to Out of the Blue, bringing some of the best traders in Mid-Century Modern era pieces together under one roof.

From designer ceramics & Read more→

Great selection of traders and good to see such a solid turn out.

I just wanted to thank you for the great organisation and all the efforts you and your team put in. We had a great day and we are looking forward to the next one in March

We came along to the fair yesterday, it was great and we made some great purchases.


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