Vintassion Uncovered - #44, 22/08/14


Hi Vintage Lovers,


Check out some of the lovely Vintage Fairs to visit this Bank holiday weekend across the UK, including The Cleethorpes Classic Car & Vintage Festival by Sarah Brown, AdVintageous Vintage Fair at The Spa Scarborough by AdVintageous Vintage Fairs & Events, A Vintage Affair @ Knebworth Classic Motor Show by A Vintage Affair, and the North Thoresby 1940's Weekend, where Vintassion Sellers Lindsay Linder Events, Vintage Glove Box, All That Glitters Vintage, and Lindsay Linder Events (yes, Lindsay will at two events!) are respectively looking forward to setting up their fab Stalls.


North Thoresby 1940s Weekend also have planned a Lancaster fly past on Sunday...


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Get the latest information about this very popular annual event in the picturesque village of North Thoresby on their facebook page.   Unfortunately we can't make this event, but are looking forward to visiting on Saturday Lalli's Passing Fancies Vintage & Craft Fair at Wycliffe College Nr Stroud, Gloucestershire.


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Tricia & Martin Evans

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Featured Vintassion Seller


Our Uncovered Vintassion Seller in this issue is Eve and Vanessa with their aptly named Online Vintage Fair Stall E And V Vintage...


who offer a range of vintage china and collectables to bring a little nostalgic beauty to your home; here's a snapshot of their lovely items currently listed for sale...



If a particular pattern of china catches your eye then it's worth getting in contact with Eve and Vanessa

as they currently have other lovely items in some of the patterns and are happy to discount on price should you buy more than one piece.


New Vintassion Sellers


We are very pleased to welcome the following new Vintassion Sellers who opened their own Online Vintage Fair Stall in August: vintagestyle, Sarah Anne Vintage, Goldmine Vintage Tea, and E And V Vintage.


To view the Stall profiles of all the current Vintassion Sellers please visit our A-Z of Stall Holders.


Sellers' Special Offers


Please find Uncovered a selection of Special Offers for your perusal.  To view all Sellers' Special Offers please visit

Latest 12 listings


Please find Uncovered below a recent snapshot of the 12 latest listings for your perusal.  To view the very latest listings please visit and click on an item to view details.



Daily favourites


Our selected daily favourite lot this week is by Vintassion Seller Vintage British Style -  Stunning Necklace of Blue Foiled Glass Beads and Yellow Metal. Approximate length 15". On sale for £49.95.


Like to view more of our daily favourites then visit our facebook album for August's Favourites.


Vintage Fairs to visit this Bank Holiday weekend


If you too enjoy visiting or selling at vintage fairs and events, then take a look below at a select few happening around the UK this weekend and visit those Vintassion Sellers’ web pages (just click on their Stall name below) who are setting up their Stall and maybe arrange to take a closer look and pay and collect at an event!   Please always check for latest event details using the Organisers' web page links before visiting.


  • Brighton Belle's Vintage & Makers

    Friday, 22nd August, 2014 - Saturday, 23rd August, 2014

    The very best of the South coast's vintage traders and makers take over Old Spitalfields Market for the day every 4th Saturday of the month. Showcasing the talent and style of Brighton and the surrounding areas. As always, it's Cat's Pajamas!

    Opening Times: 1100 to 1700  Entry Fee: free
    Address: Old Spitafields Market, 16 horner Square, London, E1 6EW
    Organiser: Belle's Events

  • The Cleethorpes Classic Car & Vintage Festival

    Saturday, 23rd August, 2014 - Sunday, 24th August, 2014

    For all you lovers of everything retro take a step back in time with a weekend of V I N T A G E . You will have a one stop shop to get the best classic and vintage goods in the Lincolnshire area. As well as vintage stalls, visitors will enjoy our pop up tea room at the VinTEAge Tea Party while the Vintage Salon will pamper and preen.

    Opening Times: 1030 to 2230  Entry Fee: Day £15, Weekend £25, Under 13s free
    Address: Meridian Park, Kings Road, Cleethorpes, South Humberside, DN35
    Organiser: Sarah Brown
    Vintassion Sellers: Lindsay Linder Events.

  • Vintage By The Sea in Beautiful Bude

    Saturday, 23rd August, 2014

    30 stalls inside and out selling vintage fashion, accessories, fabrics, china and homewares, furniture & all things retro. Demonstrations, performances and displays throughout the day. Live music, luscious cream teas & cakes in the vintage tea rooms and a vintage fashion show; all a stone's throw from Bude's beautiful sandy beaches.

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1600  Entry Fee: £1
    Address: Bude Methodist Church Hall, Ergue-Gaberic Way, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 8LA
    Organiser: Penny Gaff

  • Goldmine’s Summer Vintage Tea Party

    Saturday, 23rd August, 2014

    An afternoon of Vintage fun, Tea, Cake, Live music and much more! Ticket includes, Tea, Sandwiches, Scones and Cake. Live Music from Miss Fortunes, Free hair styling, Vintage Stalls, Photo booth and much more! Call Amie on 01922 621 951 or email

    Opening Times: 1500 to 1800  Entry Fee: £7.50
    Address: Goldmine Centre, 14a Lower Hall Lane, Walsall, West Midlands, WS1 1RL
    Organiser: Goldmine Centre

  • Lalli's Passing Fancies Vintage & Craft Fair

    Saturday, 23rd August, 2014

    Pop up vintage hair & beauty salon, retro & vintage fashions, antiques & collectables, handmade accessories, candles & soaps, vintage home wares, pop up vintage tearoom, & much, much, more...

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1600  Entry Fee: £2 adults, £1 under 16s
    Address: Sibly Hall, Wycliffe College, Stonehouse, Nr Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL10 2AF
    Organiser: Lalli's Passing Fancies

  • Ashbourne Vintage Fair

    Sunday, 24th August, 2014

    The increasingly popular Ashbourne Vintage Fair and Flea Market is always full of vintage loveliness. There are up to 50 stalls, with a large collection of clothing, linen, books, Jewellery, memorabilia, collectables, pictures, homewares, furntiture...

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1500  Entry Fee: free
    Address: Town Hall, Buxton Rd, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, BA5 2PD
    Organiser: Absolutely Vintage Darling

  • For the love of Whitby - Vintage Fair

    Sunday, 24th August, 2014

    Set in a beautiful old church just up from the main shopping street, our fair is packed with lots of vintage and handmade items, lovingly handmade, original and one off pieces. Clothing, homeware, china, accessories & jewellery, vintage fabric and furniture and lots, lots more! We have a 'pop up' vintage tea room serving home treats plus live music through out the day.

    Opening Times: 1030 to 1630  Entry Fee: £1, under 12s free
    Address: Whitby Brunswick Centre, Brunswick Street, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1RB
    Organiser: For the Love of Vintage Fair

  • AdVintageous Vintage Fair at The Spa Scarborough

    Sunday, 24th August, 2014

    - 60+ purveyors of the finest vintage
    - Live entertainment throughout the day
    - Naafi cafe & dedicated tearoom
    - Hair & beauty parlour and barber offering cut throat shaves
    - Vintage & classic cars, scooter & bikes
    - A fantastic day out for all the family

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1700 daily  Entry Fee: £2.50, OAPs £2, under 12s free
    Address: The Spa Scarborough, South Bay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD
    Organiser: AdVintageous Vintage Fairs & Events
    Vintassion Sellers: Vintage Glove Box.

  • A Vintage Affair @ Knebworth Classic Motor Show

    Sunday, 24th August, 2014 - Monday, 25th August, 2014

    A Vintage Affair comes to Knebworth! Over the August bank holiday we will be bringing a selection of vintage stalls to run alongside the annual classic car event. Stalls will line the cafe courtyard and inside the beautiful barns. Enjoy a day out at Knebworth House, the gardens and enjoy a little vintage shopping too. Advance tickets available directly from Knebworth House.

    Opening Times: from 1000 daily  Entry Fee: Advance Tickets £8.10
    Address: Knebworth House, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, SG1 2AX
    Organiser: A Vintage Affair
    Vintassion Sellers: All That Glitters Vintage.

  • North Thoresby 1940's Weekend

    Sunday, 24th August, 2014 - Monday, 25th August, 2014

    The 1940's Weekend, which takes place each September in the picturesque village of North Thoresby, sees upwards of 5,000 visitors per year intermingling with military and civilian re-enactors enjoying the sounds of the 1940's and swing dancing in the village square. Take a trip on a vintage bus, horse and trap and steam train. Browse the many vintage and craft stalls and take a break in the village NAAFI.

    Opening Times: tbc  Entry Fee: tbc
    Address: North Thoresby Village Hall, The Square, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, DN36 5QL
    Organiser: North Thoresby 1940's Weekend
    Vintassion Sellers: Lindsay Linder Events.

  • Malvern Flea & Collectors Fair

    Monday, 25th August, 2014

    Up to 700 exhibitors offering anything from Antiques, Collectables and house clearance in two halls and outside.

    Opening Times: 0730-1530  Entry Fee: £4
    Address: Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW
    Organiser: B2B Events

No worries if you can't make any of these events, as there are always more Upcoming Vintage Fairs and Events to indulge your passion for vintage!


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