Vintassion Uncovered - #65, 30/01/15




Hi Vintage Lovers,


This week we have two great Guest Blogs by Event Organisers to share with you, the first is by wife and husband Caroline & Julian of Rose & Brown Vintage who have been spreading the passion for vintage with their fab Vintage Home & Fashion Fairs in West Yorkshire since 2007...


UNCOVERED - Rose & Brown Vintage Guest Blog


The second is by Helen Bowman of Bowman Antiques Fairs who candidly shares with us some of the trials and tribulations of the antiques trade that she started learning at an early age from her mother. Here's Helen with husband Ben and their son...


UNCOVERED - Bowman Antiques Fairs Guest Blog 


Both Rose & Brown Vintage and Bowman Antinques Fairs are included in our fab selection oFairs to visit this weekend around the UK...


  • Stafford Bingley Hall Antiques, Art & Vintage Fair

    Friday, 30th January, 2015 - Sunday, 1st February, 2015

    Opening Times: 10am-5pm daily, early trade Friday 8.30am  Entry Fee: £5 adults, £3 concessions, early trade £7/person

    Address: Staffordshire County Showground, Weston Road, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18 0BD
    Organiser: Bowman Antiques Fairs
    Vintassion Sellers: Art Nouvocative.

  • Saltaire Vintage Home & Fashion Fair

    Saturday, 31st January, 2015

    30+ stalls of vintage loveliness for you and your home including genuine vintage fashion, such as 1940's tea dresses, 1950's prom gowns, jewellery, accessories, furniture, homewares, vintage vinyl, toys, books, kitchenalia and collectables, all from the 1920's to the 1980's + Interlude Tearoom. Call 07985 181120 or email

    Opening Times: 9.30am - 4pm  Entry Fee: £2, under 16s free
    Address: Victoria Hall, Victoria Road, Saltaire, West Yorkshire, BD18 3JS
    Organiser: Rose & Brown

  • Sheffield Does Vintage

    Saturday, 31st January, 2015

    Opening Times: 10:30am to 4.30pm  Entry Fee: £2

    Address: Cutlers Hall, Church St, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1HG
    Organiser: Britain Does Vintage
    Vintassion Sellers: Black Cat Vintage.

  • Kettering Vintage, Antiques & Collectors Bazaar

    Sunday, 1st February, 2015

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1600 (0830 early entry)  Entry Fee: £2 or £3 early entry

    Address: Sports Village Conference Centre, Thurston Drive, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 6PB
    Organiser: B2B Events

  • York Does Vintage

    Sunday, 1st February, 2015

    Opening Times: 10:30-4:30  Entry Fee: £2

    Address: Merchant Adventurer's Hall, Fossgate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9XD
    Organiser: Britain Does Vintage
    Vintassion Sellers: Black Cat Vintage.

  • Judy's Affordable Vintage Fair

    Sunday, 1st February, 2015

    Opening Times: 10:30am  Entry Fee: 4:30pm

    Address: York Hall, 5 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, London, London, E2 9PJ
    Organiser: Judy's Affordable Vintage Fair
...for more details of these and others fab fairs to visit please check out all our Upcoming UK Vintage Fairs & Events Listings.


Oh, and the next time you 'visit" the Online Vintage Fair you'll notice the padlock symbol and green bar in your browser, here's how it looks in Google Chrome... the assurance your connection is "https' secure using well established encryption to scramble your data as it travels to and from Vintassion servers, thanks to the fab team at Evergreen Computing who support and host our website.


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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 fabulous range of homeware, kitchenalia, jewellery, fashion accessories and collectables; here's a preview of some of their lovely items currently listed for sale...



... and in case you need any tempting about having a little more vintage beauty in your life, all items are currently listed free of postage and packing!  


Vintassion Sellers


We are very pleased to welcome the following new Vintassion Sellers who have opened their own Online Stalls this month: Maggies Farm, Vince and Vita Vintage, and Overtherainbowvintage


To view the profiles of all the Vintassion Sellers with their Online Stalls currently open for browsing 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... 


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Sellers' Special Offers


Please find Uncovered one of our Sellers' fab Special Offers...   
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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 Lily and Biscuit - Spelling Bee VintageGame, £18obo.  A rare vintage card game called Spelling Bee. This is made by Waddy and dates from 1930's. This comes complete with green and red cards and original rules booklet and is in very good condition for its age with the box just having some wear and tear, with tears on sides on the lid.


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


Traders' Special Offer


Vintassion Sellers FREE listing in Queenies Bazaar “Top Sites Directory”


Here's a great opportunity for Vintassion Sellers to show their Banner Ad/ logo for free in the fab Queenies Bazaar Guide to Vintage “Top Sites Directory” including a dedicated SEO back link to their Vintassion Online Stall. 


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 share the passion for vintage and boost traffic to your Online Stall.  
It’s very easy to take up this great offer, just email Alexandra at Queenies Bazaar and Alexandra will quickly upload your Banner Ad/ logo.