Ammanford's Richard Bebb is set to display his collection of Welsh art at the latest National Botanic Garden of Wales Antiques Fair and Vintage Market.

The event will be held on Saturday October 7 and Sunday, October 8.

With up to 100 stands on display, the fair has become quite a spectacle since it began seven years ago. Showcasing a wonderful variety of quality antiques and collectables to suit all tastes and budgets, these popular fairs have a friendly and vibrant atmosphere.

With buggies whiz zing back and for transporting the excited antiques enthusiasts from the Gate House up to the Glasshouse, the weekend of antiques is set to be a busy one.

Many visitors just prefer to meander up the path and enjoy he delights of the garden. Fans of collectibles, curios and classic antiques should make their way to the various Botanic Garden venues – including the Lord Foster-designed Great Glasshouse - for displays of Welsh art and pottery, quality jewellery and outstanding militaria collections.

Organiser Brita Rogers, of Derwen Fairs, said: “The fair has proved to be a recipe for success, increasing in size to up to 100 stands and includes many more stands outside in the covered vintage market.

“We have recorded record numbers of visitors this year and demand is high, so our Botanic Gardens series of fairs now includes an extra date in July, making four fairs for 2017.”

The fair has also expanded into the Millennium Courtyard filling it with a Vintage Antiques Market. The Vintage market, houses smaller marquees showing off vintage toys,clothing and retro furniture plus numerous up cycled furniture and quirky items. This is a new and exciting addition to the established in side section of the fair.

Brita explained: “The fair will be showcasing Welsh areas of collecting including Welsh pottery, Welsh art and furniture. There will an amazing display of period Welsh oak furniture from child's chairs,milking stools to larger pieces including dressers and linen press cupboards.Richard Bebb from Ammanford will be displaying a rich array of Welsh paintings including artists such as Kyffin Williams.Sir John "Kyffin" Williams, KBE, RA was a Welsh landscape painter who lived at Pwllfanogl, Llanfairpwll on the Island of Anglesey. Kyffin Williams is widely regarded as the defining artist of Wales during the 20th century. Richard's has a wealth of knowledge on the subject of Welsh art and is a keen collector himself.

Another important painting on display is an abstract by Fishguard artist Royston Hopson.

Royston led a colourful life, one that was reflected in his work.

Born in Hertfordshire in 1927, he joined the Navy at the age of 16 and was posted to Japan, where he witnessed the aftermath of the atomic bomb.

On his return to the UK he began an enduring love affair with his wife Daisy and Pembrokeshire.

The couple made their home in Fishguard in 1962 and in 1965 Royston opened the town’s first commercial art gallery Un Gallery .

Royston Hopson lived in Fishguard for more than 50 years and was a well-loved character.

The fair opens at 10am and closes at 4.30pm. Admission to the Garden and for the Antiques Weekend is just £4.

Entry is free for Garden members and parking is free for all.

For more information about the fairs contact Brita Rogers on 07790 293367.