Vintassion Uncovered - #50, 03/10/14


Hi Vintage Lovers,


To mark the 50th issue of UNCOVERED we are excited to annouce the opportunity to WIN a 5 Star Break when you purchase from



See our blog Indulge your Passion & WIN a 5 Star Break! for more information.  We also have not one but two new lovely guest blogs this week.  This first by Alexandra of Queenies Bazaar...


Alexandra's Guest Blog


who kindly shares with us her dream of shiny pretty things, vintage beauty and eccentric quirkiness, and the second by Annette of Panama Fairs who has its roots in the past...


Annette's Guest Blog


As ever we've got a fab selection of Vintage Fairs to visit this weekend around the UK to help you further indulge your passion for vintage, including:



  • Vintage & Craft Fair Gloucester by Hels Bels Boutique where Vintassion Seller Vintybits (that's us!) are setting up our lovely Stall
  • V&H Vintage Jumble Sale near Bath by Vintage and Handmade 


  • Shepton Giant Flea & Collectors Market by Shepton Flea
  • York Does Vintage by Britain Does Vintage, where Vintassion Sellers Vintage Glove Box & Black Cat Vintage are setting up their lovely Stalls

Please find Uncovered this week:

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Enjoy browsing and have a great weekend,


Tricia & Martin Evans

Vintassion Online Vintage Fair -

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Featured Vintassion Seller


Our Uncovered Vintassion Seller in this issue is Jacqueline's Vintage...


who enjoys selling quality vintage and retro clothing, accessories, jewellery and homewares, all with a friendly and efficient customer service, here's a sample...



Jacqui also has a stall selling vintage furniture, china, ceramics and much more on the 1st floor at The Royal Arcade Antiques and Vintage Centre, 127-131 Lord Street, Southport PR8 1PU which is open 7 days a week...




as well as a lovely website which is well worth a browse and offers free shipping within the UK on all orders over £50. 


New Vintassion Sellers


We are very pleased to welcome the following new Vintassion Sellers who opened their own Online Vintage Fair Stall in September: Vintage Corner Treasures, Apothecary de AbsintheGillard and May, stvintage and Vintage Outlook


To view the profiles of all the Vintassion Sellers with their stalls currently open please visit our A-Z of Stall Holders.


If you are interested in opening an Online Stall please take a peek below about easily getting started with our 30 Day Free Trial Offer and just click on the image for more information... 



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 stvintagesuperb large glass bowl on 4 footed legs in 1930s Art Deco geometrical ribbed design, £42 only. An unusual Australian original 1930s glass collectable piece, in excellent condition. Size: 23cm (9'')diameter & 13cm (5'') high.


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


Vintage Fairs to visit this 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.


  • Vintage Saturdays at The Shipping Forecast

    Saturday, 4th October, 2014


    Opening Times: 1200 - 1700  Entry Fee: Free
    Address: The Shipping Forecast, 15 Slater St, Liverpo, Metropolitan County of Merseyside, L1 4BW
    Organiser: Pillbox Vintage Fairs

  • V & H Vintage Jumble Sale

    Saturday, 4th October, 2014

    The Vintage Jumbles have become a firm favourite with bargain hunters locally and further afield. Some of your favourite dealers will be having a clear out and offering vintage goodies at bargain prices. So come along & relive the days of the good old village jumble sale!

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1300  Entry Fee: free
    Address: Selwyn Hall, Box, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 8NT
    Organiser: Vintage and Handmade

  • Vintage & Craft Fair Gloucester

    Saturday, 4th October, 2014

    Over 30 quality traders selling all things vintage, handmade, antique & collectable, from vintage fashion to retro homewares and everything in between. Live entertainment all day out in the cloister gardens from a range of vintage-inspired performers including family-friendly burlesque, swing dancing and solo artists along with a BBQ. Vintage tearoom, vintage beauty salon, classic cars plus lots more at this popular fair.

    Opening Times: 1100 to 1700  Entry Fee: £1 adults, children free
    Address: Blackfriars Priory, Ladybellgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2HN
    Organiser: Hels Belles Boutique
    Vintassion Sellers: Vintybits.

  • Kitsch and Stitch Vintage and Maker's Fair

    Saturday, 4th October, 2014

    Refreshments in aid of the Hospice in the Weald

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1500  Entry Fee: Free
    Address: The Vestry Hall, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 3HA
    Organiser: Kitsch and Stitch

  • York Does Vintage

    Sunday, 5th October, 2014

    Our York vintage fair is the original ‘Britain Does Vintage’ fair, set in our hometown, the beautiful city of York. You can expect rows and rows of the finest vintage clothing, homewares and kitchenalia, plus a vintage tea room, free workshops, live music and much more! There really isn’t another vintage event like it…

    Opening Times: 1030 to 1630  Entry Fee: £1
    Address: The Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, Fossgate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9XD
    Organiser: Britain Does Vintage
    Vintassion Sellers: Vintage Glove BoxBlack Cat Vintage.

  • Shepton Giant Flea & Collectors Market

    Sunday, 5th October, 2014

    Our regular fair has over 200 stands inside and many more outside with everything for sale from toys, CDs, cards, sweets, clothes, books, antiques, jewellery, militaria and so much more. There is a licensed resturant & pasty van, which serves probably the best pasties in the South West!

    Opening Times: 0930 to 1600  Entry Fee: £3.50 per adult, accompanied children free
    Address: The Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6QN
    Organiser: Shepton Flea

  • Make Do and Mend Vintage Craft Fair

    Sunday, 5th October, 2014


    Opening Times: tbc  Entry Fee: tbc
    Address: The Ageas Bowl, Botley Rd, Southampton, Hampshire, SO30 3XH
    Organiser: Yellow Vintage Fair

  • Vintage Bazaar

    Sunday, 5th October, 2014

    Our fab Bazaars in the village of Edzell have now been established as a vintage event to attend with stallholders travelling up from Edinburgh and down from Inverness to offer their lovely vintage wares. So come along and enjoy browsing two halls full of fashion, furniture, antiques, jewellery, collectables....and lots more. Plus Local village shops will be open offering an array of places to eat and drink.

    Opening Times: 1100 to 1600  Entry Fee: Free
    Address: Inglis Hall, High Street, Edzell, Angus/Forfarshire, DD9 7TF
    Organiser: Fancy That?

  • Absofab Retro Sundays Forest Gate

    Sunday, 5th October, 2014

    Fab stalls offering you pre-1980's and related goods in a homely musical environment in Forest Gate. Homemade eats and treats. Tarot card readings by Michelle B. Minutes from Forest Gate station. Local transport from Stratford.

    Opening Times: 1300 to 1700  Entry Fee: Free
    Address: BB's, 53 Hampton Rd, Forest Gate, London, E7 0NJ
    Organiser: Absofab vintage and more

  • Vintage Flair

    Sunday, 5th October, 2014

    A one day show of vintage, retro, pre-loved, upcycled and handmade with Lindy Hop dance workshops, clothes upcycling studio, vintage makeover and photographic studio, tearoom, catwalk fashion shows and stalls selling clothes, homewares, accessories, jewellery and much more.

    Opening Times: 1100 to 1600  Entry Fee: £3 include a Cuppa!
    Address: YMCA, Brynhafod Rd, Abertridwr, Caerphilly, Glamorgan/Morgannwg, CF83 4BH
    Organiser: Aber Valley WI

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!


Traders' Special Offers


Only £5 to list in Queenies Bazaar Guide To Vintage online directory


Here's a great opportunity for Vintage Traders to take out a 365 day listing in the fab Queenies Bazaar Guide to Vintage online directory for only £5 with dedicated SEO links to your web pages, including your Vintassion Stall web page and other web pages you promote and sell.


With over 10,000 monthly page views by people interested in the vintage, craft and collectables scene, Queenies Bazaar Guide To Vintage provides another great way to help boost traffic to your web pages.  


It’s very easy to take up this great offer, just email Alexandra at Queenies Bazaar using the email address you receive Vintassion Uncovered, and Alexandra will quickly create a tailored listing just for you - email:  Click here to receive Vintassion Uncovered every week in your email box.


20% saving on first event Stall booking with Britain Does Vintage


If you haven't traded at one of Britain Does Vintage fab fairs now's your chance to book one up and receive a 20% saving on your first event stall booking.   Thanks to Britain Does Vintage all Vintassion Uncovered followers are eligible for this great introductory offer, so if you haven't signed up yet to receive our weekly Newsletter direct to your email inbox just click here.


To take up this Special Offer just send a quick email, using the email address you receive Vintassion Uncovered, to Britain Does Vintage at quoting "Vintassion offer" in the subject field and you'll be sent all the details.  Click here to receive Vintassion Uncovered every week in your email box.


There are plenty of fairs taking place in Yorkshire and further afield to choose from throughout 2014 -Britain Does Vintage fair dates  but don't wait too long to take up this offer as spaces tend to get booked early...