The UK’s only Vintage Poster Market is returning to Peckham from 28th-30th April 2023 with thousands of original vintage posters and prints, from only £10. Bring walls to life with this soulful and sustainable art medium! Entry is £2, accompanied under 16s go free, four-legged friends are welcome.
  • The lovingly curated event was started by Harriet Williams and Sylwia Newman of Projekt 26 ( | @projekt_26) in May 2021 and takes place at The Copeland Gallery in Peckham, London SE15.
  • There is no better place to shop for affordable and sustainable art. It’s a rare and very special opportunity for art and culture lovers to shop from 10+ leading independent vintage poster traders under one roof – each with their own distinct specialism and collection – and a bespoke framer.
  • Visitors can browse and shop thousands of original mid-century prints and posters – starting from just £10 for bargain hunters to rare and collectible investment pieces.
Opening times: 
  • Friday 28 Apr – 2-8pm
  • Saturday 29 Apr – 10-6pm
  • Sunday 30 Apr – 10-5pm
What’s on Offer
  • Shop iconic pop, rock and film classics alongside Soviet era Communist posters, quirky French factory health & safety posters, art exhibition posters and the bold wry wit of the Polish School of Posters, as well as many more curated vintage finds.
  • Vintage posters have a unique character and appeal. Digital printing just can’t compete with the charming imperfection of offset lithography on beautiful matte paper, with its rich vibrant colours. Even the posters’ flaws have their own appeal for the stories they tell.
  • Dealers confirmed so far: regular dealers Projekt 26, Orson and Welles, Twentieth Century Prints, Chaleureuse, Cool Walls, Room 12A, Travel on Paper, Kiki Werth and FRMD framers. The market will be joined by a selection of new traders too including Poptique, Curious Kudu and Vintage Movie Posters.

Interior Styling, Poster by Projekt 26
“An art print will brighten up a tired space and make a soulless rental feel like home”  The Evening Standard

The Venue

  • The Copeland Gallery is a light and spacious white-walled industrial gallery space in the heart of Peckham, South London. For 3 days, its interconnecting gallery spaces become an art hunter’s paradise, with tables, racks and walls brimming with bold Twentieth Century graphics.
  • The venue is fully accessible and dog friendly. The event is very relaxed with music playing and drinks/eats available next door at the Peckham Social bar/cafe which has indoor tables and a covered outdoor seated area.
  • The Copeland Gallery is located a few minutes walk from Peckham Rye train station and there are lots of lovely independent shops, cafes, bars and restaurants to explore nearby.
    The Copeland Gallery + Copeland Social
Why buy a vintage poster?
  • A vintage poster has a timeless appeal and is a thing of joy. Vintage art is a wonderful way to add instant personality and style to a home.
Interior Styling, Poster by Orson and Welles
“You can connect to a period, a product, a place, an artist, a style, or it can work with the colour scheme of your home”  Kirill Kalinin, founder of Antikbar Original Vintage Posters

  • Vintage posters have the magical ability to connect with us on a personal level. Beyond the instant impact of the graphics, there are so many other elements to relate to too. Whether that’s discovering a poster features a favourite film, actor, band or place, or that it’s by a loved artist – it’s always possible to find a vintage poster which means something extra special.
  • As vintage posters were printed in strict runs for display purposes, the originals do not survive in huge numbers. Any which remain in circulation have been lovingly rescued along the way. This means some designs are now very rare and collectible. So, not only will a vintage poster cheer the wall, it could also be a great investment. 
  • But, as every good poster dealer will say, it’s always best to just follow the heart.
Confirmed Exhibitors:

Chaleureuse | French Vintage Ephemera
Run by Annie Sparks, Chaleureuse specialises in vintage French graphics including vintage advertising posters, educational posters, ephemera and maps.
She stocks a wonderful range of bright and joyfully illustrated vintage French health and safety posters, designed for use in factories.
Cool Walls | Film and Music Posters
Cool Walls is run by two buddies – Bafta award-winning TV director Adam Kaleta and Christian Stevenson (aka DJ BBQ). The pair are film, music and skate fanatics and offer a fun and accessible range of vintage posters for film, music posters and other ‘cool stuff’. If they love it, they sell it.
Curious Kudu 
Chris is the curator of Curious Kudu on Queens Road, he has been involved with artists over the past 50 years, and has acquired a large personal art collection over this time including selected posters and prints. He now spends time hunting down interesting pieces and bringing these to an appreciating audience to purchase and enjoy.
Kiki Werth Vintage Posters | 1900s-1970s including Railways, Travel, Product Advertising + Political
Kiki started dealing in the 1970s, mostly in French art nouveau posters. After buying a vast collection of British railway posters (from the 1920s-1950s) Kiki’s focus moved to British posters including the Railway, Underground and Empire Marketing Board. She was a regular exhibitor on the US Poster Fair circuit, the Vieux Papers Fair in Paris and London fairs such as Works on Paper. She can now be found at the occasional London fair including the Ephemera Society Fair and Etc. Book & Ephemera Fairs. Kiki’s current collection spans 1900-1970s. She has a passion for acquiring entire collections and pieces when she sees them.
Orson and Welles | Midcentury Film Posters (Iconic and rare)
Surprisingly none of the co-founders are called Orson, or Welles for that matter, but are actually husband and wife duo Robin and Rachel Yacoubian. Robin’s a self-confessed film nut and has been collecting movie posters for over 25 years, Rachel is as passionate about interior design. Together they strive to offer the finest film posters from the furthest reaches of the World. They showcase a finely curated, design-led collection, highlighting the most creative artwork for popular titles and rare, hard-to-find classics. Aside from selling posters from their own collection they work with collectors, property developers and interior designers to source the perfect posters for any remit and budget, be it big, bold and beautiful or classic, cool and contemporary.
Original UK psychedelic posters relating to the underground Counter Culture of the ‘60s and ‘70s, along with vintage music posters including Punk, Beat Literature and original related vintage magazines and LPs.
Projekt 26 | Polish School of Posters
Projekt 26 is run by Projekt Mkt founders Harriet and Sylwia – a British/Polish duo. This is the only UK poster store dedicated to the Polish School of Posters – a hugely influential and unique graphic design movement from the post-war period when Poland was under Communist rule. Expect highly original, bold, colourful designs, bursting with soul and meaning, by Poland’s best 20th century artists. Along with a selection of vintage Polish art, fashion and design magazines by the same artists and limited edition reprints of some of the rarest and most popular designs, printed in Poland with full authorisation from artists and their families.
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Room 12A | Soviet Era Posters
An utterly charming mid-century poster collector with a passion for Soviet-era posters. “Alongside the Russian posters, I have also collected Czech, Yugoslav, Hungarian, Polish, US and UK posters of the same period, but it is the posters of the post-Stalinist Khrushchev years (1953-1964) that I find most beautiful and compelling”.

Travel on Paper | Travel and Sport Posters
Run by Karen Lansdown – Travel on Paper has been dealing in original vintage travel posters for over 20 years. Based in her studio in Camberwell, Karen has an extensive and beautifully curated range of mid-century airline, railway, coach, Olympic and sailing posters. Prices are affordable for collectors just starting out and there are also specialist pieces for those looking to add to an established collection.
Twentieth Century Prints | Fine Art Posters
Run by Geoffrey Powell who collects and sells mid-century posters with a fine art background – those advertising shows and exhibitions – mostly from the many galleries of the south of France. He says “There was still an innocence, the poster wasn’t copied and sold as an item, it was simply a way of saying what was being shown and where it was being shown! I prefer those posters that have ‘lived a life’ – I like the idea of the poster being begged, borrowed or stolen by someone who admires the work shown, but can’t afford the original work of the artist shown. I like the evidence of sellotape, drawing-pin holes – the odd coffee stain…I tend to do minimal work on the poster, just preservation… and frame to show the work, warts and all.”
Vintage Movie Posters 
Run by Mark Hochman a life-long movie poster enthusiast and Comic heroes fan with a huge collection of original movie posters and memorabilia covering most genres from the 1960s to the present day.
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FRMD | Bespoke Framers
Wonderful Clapton-based framers FRMD will be joining us again, offering a bespoke framing service and a range of ready made frames.

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