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Vintassion Uncovered - #20, 07/03/14

 

Hi Vintage Lovers,

 

In this issue we're very pleased to feature photos of Trunk Vintage's inaugural event a Jumble Sale held last Saturday at St Ambrose Church Hall, Leyland LANCS, thanks to Vintassion Seller Jacqui who enjoyed selling from her Stall Jacqueline's Vintage.
 
Last Saturday we went on an impromptu Vintassion Road Trip to the Brunel Vintage & Retro weekend festival Swindon (saw the festival's Ad in the Vintagexplorer Magazine the night before), so thought we would share with you some of our photos like this one...
 
 
Now who does that chap on the left remind you of then!
 

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Tricia & Martin Evans

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Featured Vintassion Seller

 

Our Uncovered Vintassion Seller in this issue is Alexandra of Queenies Bazaar who offers a dream of shiny pretty things, vintage beauty and eccentric quirkiness. ...

 

www.vintassion.com/stall/Queenies+Bazaar

 

who believes that everyday should be a dress up day. Selling 5 main collections plus a constantly growing collection of genuine signed vintage, there's something for everyone; here's a lovely selection currently for sale on Alexandra's Vintassion Stall...

 

 

Queenies Bazaar also offers FREE shipping on all UK orders with same day dispatch Monday to Friday for orders placed before 12 noon, plus gift bags for all jewellery. 

 

New Vintassion Sellers

 

We are very pleased to welcome the following new Vintassion Sellers who opened their Stall at the Online Vintage Fair in March: Vestige Vintage, JessamyElvira, Julians Jewels, and Salvation 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...
 
 

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 www.vintassion.com/latest-listings and click on an item to view details.

 

 

 

Daily favourites

 

Take a look at one of our selected daily favourite lots in March by Vintassion Seller The Jewellery Cloud - a lovely Vintage 1930s Brooch with turquoise carbochon on gold tone, perfect condition. Measures 3cm by 4cm. On sale for £12 only.

 

www.vintassion.com/stall/The+Jewellery+Cloud

 

Like to view more of our daily favourites then visit our facebook album for March.

 

Trunk Vintage Jumble Sale - 1st March

 

This Trunk Vintage inaugural event organised by Zoe and Sam started with a queue forming ready for the doors opening and the day proved to be a great success with lots of affordable vintage on offer at £10 or less...

 

  

 

  

 

It was also good for Stall holders to meet up and exchange stock.  Here's Jacqui's Stall who kindly took the photos...

 

 

If you would like to take a closer look of Jacqui's lovely vintage fashions and homewares then visit Jacqueline's Vintage Online Stall; here's a taster of what you will find...

 

www.vintassion.com/stall/Jacqueline%27s+Vintage 

 

Zoe and Sam hope to arrange their next event in the Summer possibly in Blackpool, so keep an eye out for it on their Trunk Vintage facebook page.

 

The Brunel Vintage & Retro Festival - 1st to 2nd March

 

The Festival was held over the weekend in Swindon's Brunel Shopping Centre and was great fun and informative for everyone, what with 'Blitz Buddies' displays...
 
  
 
and re-enactors like the 'Mayor' & 'Lady Mayoress' ...
 
  
 
There was also plenty of entertainment going on inside and outside of the shopping centre ...
 
  
 
The traders’ Marquee was absolutely packed with lots of shoppers AND fab vintage and retro...
 
    
 
  
 
  
 
There was also a Saturday evening dance spectacular, again in the Brunel Shopping Centre.  The weekend left everyone saying "More, more, more..." and asking "When's the next one?".  Well done to all the team at The Brunel Swindon for organising a fab weekend.
 

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 or pay and collect at an event!   Please always check for latest event details using the Organiser’s web page link before visiting.

 

  • Norwich Fleamarket

    Saturday, 8th March, 2014

    The award-winning fabulous Norwich Fleamarket has been held at the beautiful Grade I listed St. Andrew's Halls since 1975. The city's favourite fair has over 100 stalls offering a huge selection of antiques, vintage, retro and collectables attracting 1,500 buyers from the UK and Europe. This month we will be taking part in Norwich Fashion Week with a vintage fashion show.

    Opening Times: 0830 to1630  Entry Fee: £4 before 0930. £2 after 0930, free to under 18s
    Address: St Andrews & Blackfriars Halls, St. Andrews Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1AU
    Organiser: Norwich Fleamarket

  • The Vintage Bazaar

    Saturday, 8th March, 2014

    A fantastic opportunity to buy beautiful vintage fashion, fabric, trims and homeware, as well as stunning handmade delights direct from the dealers and designers.

    Opening Times: 0930 to 1530  Entry Fee: £2
    Address: The Corn Exchange, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1BN
    Organiser: The Vintage Bazaar

  • St Gemma’s Hospice Vintage Fair

    Saturday, 8th March, 2014 - Sunday, 9th March, 2014

    Come along to our Award-winning Vintage Fair. There will be a wide range of vintage goods including clothes, accessories, home wares, books, small pieces of furniture, classic vinyl, plus plenty of timeless jewellery and artwork. It's for a fantastic cause and is a brilliant day out so get yourself along!

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1600  Entry Fee: By donation
    Address: St Gemma’s Hospice, 329 Harrogate Road, Moortown, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS17 6QD
    Organiser: St Gemma's Hospice

  • The Grand Vintage Fair

    Saturday, 8th March, 2014

    The Grand Vintage Fair, St Albans, will be full to the rafters with over 40+ stands of retro relics, kitsch collectibles, fashions and accessories, gold n silver jewellery, upcycled furniture, art glass, china and more.... Grab a cuppa and cake too!

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1600   Address: The Jubilee Centre, Catherine Street, St Albans, Herefordshire, AL3 5BU
    Organiser: The Grand Vintage Fair
    Vintassion Sellers: All That Glitters Vintage.

  • Malvern Antiques & Collectors Fair

    Sunday, 9th March, 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, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW
    Organiser: B2B Events

  • York Does Vintage

    Sunday, 9th March, 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, Y01 9XD
    Organiser: Britain Does Vintage
    Vintassion Sellers: Black Cat VintagePsychotic Monkey.

  • The London Vintage Fashion, Textiles & Accessories

    Sunday, 9th March, 2014

    Described by many as "the Rolls Royce of the Vintage Fashion Fairs", this unique event takes place approximately every five to six weeks and is an inspiration to fashionistas and an unbeatable source of one-off bargains!

    Opening Times: 0800 to 1700  Entry Fee: £10 before 1000, & £5 after 1000
    Address: Hammersmith Town Hall, King Street, London, W6 9JU
    Organiser: P & A Fairs
    Vintassion Sellers: Galontique.

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.  

 

www.queenies-bazaar.com

 

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: queenies-bazaar@hotmail.co.uk

 

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 hello@nowandthenevents.com quoting "Vintassion offer" in the subject field and you'll be sent all the details.

 

www.britaindoesvintage.co.uk

 

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...