Vintassion Uncovered - #54, 31/10/14




Happy Halloween Vintage Lovers,



Kathleen Turner Stole My Shirt!! find out more by reading this week's lovely Guest Blog by Jayne of Strumpets Bazaar who kindly shares her past adventures as a vintage clothing seller...


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As ever we've got a fab selection of Vintage Fairs to visit this Halloween weekend around the UK, including:



  • The Manchester Vintage & Retro Fashion Fair by Decorative Fairs
  • Vintage & Craft Fair Stroud by Hels Belles Boutique
  • Miss Manda's Christmas Vintage & Craft Fair Durham by Miss Manda's, where Vintassion Sellers' Vintage Glove Box, & VintageInVogue, are setting up stall
  • A Vintage & Artisan Extravaganza at Whitchurch Shropshire by Coconut Shy Events


  • Malvern Antiques & Collectors Fair by B2B Events
  • York Does Vintage by Britain Does Vintage, where Vintassion Sellers Black Cat Vintage Vintage Glove BoxVintageInVogue, are setting up stall
  • Brocante at Crocadon near St Mellion Cornwall by Crocadon Farm Courtyard Events, where we're looking forward to visiting and doing a bit of Christmas pressie shopping... 

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Tricia & Martin Evans

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Featured Vintassion Seller


Our Uncovered Vintassion Seller in this issue is The Little Vintage China Stall...


who enjoys selling wonderful china from the 1920s to the 1990s, including Meakin, Denby, Midwinter, Portmeiron and Wedgewood.  Here's a selection of lovely china currently listed for sale ...



New Vintassion Sellers


We are very pleased to welcome the following new Vintassion Sellers who have opened their own Online Vintage Fair Stall in October: The Rag Trader, Sea Crystals JewelleryTojo ClothingVintageInVogue, and The duchy box company.


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 one of our Sellers' fab Special Offers.   To view all our Sellers' Special Offers please visit
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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 Rosie - Diamonte Necklace and Earring Set £50.  Circa 1950’s diamonte necklace and earring set. Single row round brilliant cut diamonte necklace with central section of emerald and trilliant cut stones. Length approximately 15” with central section 4”. Clip earrings 1½”. All stones claw set and secure.


Like to view more of our daily favourites then visit our Pinterest Board showcasing Today's favourites - Vintage & Retro.


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.


  • MK Handmade & Vintage 3 Day Extravaganza!

    Friday, 31st October, 2014 - Sunday, 2nd November, 2014

    A vast indoor treasure trove of 120 stalls showcasing the most original, high quality and affordable designer-makers and vintage/ retro/ antique sellers. If you love a unique style, the thrill of the bargain hunt, and would like to beat the mad Christmas rush, get along to this Extravaganza where you should be able to buy your whole Christmas list!

    Opening Times: Fri 0930 - 2000, Sat 0900 - 1900, Sun 1030 - 1700  Entry Fee: Free
    Address: thecentre:mk, next to John Lewis, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 3EP
    Organiser: MK Handmade and Vintage

  • The Manchester Vintage & Retro Fashion Fair

    Saturday, 1st November, 2014

    Vintage fans of Manchester, our second visit to Salford this year in the super cool venue, Hemlsey House. We are bringing 35 incredible stalls selling, Leather, Suede, Jumpers, Prints, Blouses and Pretty Spring & Summer Dresses, Vintage Sparkle Jewellery & Heaps of Accessories, Knitting patterns to Old-School and a whole lot more awaits the avid Vintage Fan, at fantastic prices.

    Opening Times: 1100 to 1600  Entry Fee: £1, free parking
    Address: Hemsley House, The Crescent, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4PE
    Organiser: Decorative Fairs

  • Miss Mandas Christmas Vintage & Craft Fair Durham

    Saturday, 1st November, 2014

    A truly wonderful Christmas event, the town hall will be full of Handmade Christmas goodies and vintage treasures, if you're looking for a unique Christmas present then look no further. We will have over 30 local stalls with everything from home made foods and drinks, to handmade clothing, toys and homewards. Furniture, shabby chic to true vintage and retro treasures.

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1600  Entry Fee: tbc
    Address: Durham Town Hall, Market Place, Durham, Co Durham, DH1 1RH
    Organiser: Miss Manda's Vintage And Craft Fairs
    Vintassion Sellers: Vintage Glove BoxVintageInVogue.

  • Vintage & Craft Fair Stroud

    Saturday, 1st November, 2014

    The up and coming Vintage & Craft Fair Stroud will be bringing over 30 quality traders selling all things vintage, handmade, antique & collectable. Everything from vintage fashion to retro homewares and everything in between. Get styled in the vintage beauty salon and enjoy the classic cars plus lots more...

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1600  Entry Fee: £2 adults, children free
    Address: The Subscription Rooms, George Street, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 1AE
    Organiser: Hels Belles Boutique

  • A Vintage & Artisan Extravaganza

    Saturday, 1st November, 2014

    Join us for a family day out where we will be reviving the 40's and 50's with music, games and over 30 stalls of vintage clothing and accessories, vintage homewares and artisan treasures. Our vintage tea ladies will be serving a plethora of refreshments in our fabulous vintage tea room.

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1600  Entry Fee: £1.50, Children under 14 free
    Address: Whitchurch Civic Centre, High Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 1AX
    Organiser: Coconut Shy Events

  • Malvern Antiques & Collectors Fair

    Sunday, 2nd November, 2014

    Up to 200 exhibitors in one hall and outside offering good Antiques including ceramics, glass, pictures, small furniture, jewellery, treen, militaria, clocks, silver, metalware, vintage clothing, textiles and much more.

    Opening Times: 0830-1600  Entry Fee: £4 before 1000, £3 after 1000 (public)
    Address: The Severn Hall, Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Bedfordshire, WR13 6NW
    Organiser: B2B Events

  • York Does Vintage

    Sunday, 2nd November, 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: Black Cat VintageVintage Glove BoxVintageInVogue.

  • Brocante at Crocadon

    Sunday, 2nd November, 2014

    Located at Crocadon Sawmill, our Brocante promises a unique experience in Cornwall. Offering over 30 stalls of antiques, vintage, bric-a-brac, furniture and more...

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1500  Entry Fee: Free
    Address: Crocadon Farm, St Mellion, Crocadon, Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6RL
    Organiser: Crocadon Farm Courtyard Events

  • Vintage Fashion Fair

    Sunday, 2nd November, 2014


    Opening Times: 1000 to 1800  Entry Fee: £5
    Address: The Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool, Metropolitan County of Merseyside, L1 3BX
    Organiser: Bluecoat

  • Cleethorpes Vintage, Retro and Craft Fair

    Thursday, 6th November, 2014

    Visitors & sellers are invited to our new Cleethorpes Vintage, Retro and Craft Fair taking place the first Thursday of every month starting from October. Come along and browse for something unique and special, and enjoy refreshments in the vintage tea room. Entry is FREE and Stalls are just £7 - so sellers better get in touch quickly with Penny (mobile 07846 289849) to reserve their stall!

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1400  Entry Fee: Free
    Address: Old Clee Church Hall, Clee Crescent off Humberston Rd, Cleethorpes, South Humberside, DN32 8NB
    Organiser: Cleethorpes Vintage, Retro & Craft Fair
    Vintassion Sellers: Black Cat Vintage.

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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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.


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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...