Vintassion Uncovered - #24, 04/04/14


Hi Vintage Lovers,


Hot off the press this week is the fab Vintagexplorer bi-monthly magazine featuring the world of futuristic vintage aka 'Steampunk', as well as other interesting features like shopping for vintage in Prague and finding out how Drew Pritchard hunts for salvage!  Check out also Vintassion's new half page Ad inside the back cover and the news section (pp. 48 - 52) for a round up what's happening in the vintage world like... 
... and even more good 'news'you can now also read Vintagexplorer's April/ May news pages online
Thanks to Vintassion seller Dawn of Vintage Glovebox we're very pleased to feature in this issue The Seaside Vintage Fair held last Saturday at Coatham Memorial Hall, Redcar, Cleveland.   This coming Sunday two Fairs worth visiting are the The Nantwich Annual Spring Vintage Fair in Cheshire, and Vintage At The Dome in Buxton, Derbyshire; click here for details of these and other fab Vintage Fairs taking place this weekend in other counties. 
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Featured Vintassion Seller


Our Uncovered Vintassion Seller in this issue is Marieanne of All That Glitters Vintage who has a passion for selling unique and beautiful Vintage accessories from evening & wedding handbags to costume jewellery from the 1920’s to the 1980's...


All items are unique, original & hand selected with only one of each for sale, here's a sample currently for sale on Marieanne's lovely online Stall... 



You can also browse and buy Marieanne's lovely items on her own website which has useful tips on caring for costume jewellery.  Why not as well visit Marieanne's All That Glitters Vintage Stall at one of these Upcoming Vintage Fairs in Hertfordshire.


New Vintassion Sellers


We are very pleased to welcome the following new Vintassion Sellers who opened their Stall at the Online Vintage Fair in April: Itsy Bitsy Vintage, Faded Violette and the vintage boudoir


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


Take a look at one of our selected daily favourite lots in April by Vintassion Seller island vintage memories - superb purple top hat with feathers to the side of ribbon band in excellent condition Currently on sale for £45 or best offer.


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


The Seaside Vintage Fair - 29th March


A great time was had by all at The Seaside Vintage Fair last Saturday (despite the weather!) held at Coatham Memorial Hall, Redcar, Cleveland....
Lots of people came and found some fabulous vintage treasures from the beautiful Stalls that were lined up in the hall, including Vintassion Seller Dawn's Stall... 
You can browse and buy now from Dawn's Vintage Glove Box online Stall, just click below on a few selected fab items of TRUE VINTAGE gloves and nightdresses, negligee and dressing gowns that are unusual, glamorous and fantastic to wear... 
Check out all the Upcoming Vintage Fairs that Vintage Glove Box will be setting up stall over the next couple of months.   The Seaside Vintage Fair is next happening on the 26th April, visit their facebook page for details of all their lovely fairs -

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.


  • Custard Factory Antiques & Vintage Bazaar

    Saturday, 5th April, 2014

    This quirky venue offers up to 100 exhibitors offering retro and vintage clothing, small furniture, ceramics, glass, pictures, jewellery, silver, metalware and much more in various parts of The old Birds Custard Factory.

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1600  Entry Fee: Free
    Address: The Custard Factory, Gibb St, Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 4AA
    Organiser: B2B Events
    Vintassion Sellers: Art Nouvocative.

  • Nottingham Does Vintage

    Saturday, 5th April, 2014

    Expect rows and rows of the finest vintage clothing, homewares and kitchenalia. Our vintage stall holders are hand picked and offer a wealth of knowledge gained from years of experience with each one bringing their quality, affordable vintage clothing, jewellery and accessories. We will also be bringing the full vintage experience with a vintage tea room, free workshops, live music and much more!

    Opening Times: 1030 to 1630  Entry Fee: £1
    Address: Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 5AF
    Organiser: Britain Does Vintage
    Vintassion Sellers: Black Cat Vintage.

  • Frock Me Vintage Fair

    Sunday, 6th April, 2014

    The original vintage fashion fair in London. Established for more than 10 years, the fair has fifty of the best vintage dealers from the UK and beyond. So whether you're looking for that original 1920's flapper dress or for collectable labels such as Biba, Ossie Clark and YSL, it's the place to find it. The fair also hosts a 1940s tea room, provided by Blackbird Tea Rooms of Brighton.

    Opening Times: 1100 to 1730  Entry Fee: £4, NUS £2
    Address: Chelsea Town Hall, King's Rd, Chelsea, London, SW3 5EE
    Organiser: Frock Me!
    Vintassion Sellers: Galontique.

  • Vintage At The Dome

    Sunday, 6th April, 2014

    To put it simply, we handpick the best in Vintage & Handmade traders, gather them together in amazing venues along with our Vintage Tearoom & Beauty Parlour & give you a full day out in Vintage style!

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1600  Entry Fee: £1, under 12s free
    Address: The Dome, Devonshire Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6RY
    Organiser: The Vintage Suitcase

  • The Nantwich Annual Spring Vintage Fair

    Sunday, 6th April, 2014

    Discover retro desirables, gifts & treats from the best vintage/retro Traders and celebrate in style with entertainment featuring: the fabulous multi talented ROADRUNNERZ, Lindy Hop & Swing Jive demonstrations by Backstep Boogie Club, plus a fantastic line-up of Retro DJ’s. Delicious refreshments throughout the day and fully licensed bar.

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1600  Entry Fee: £3, accompanied children under 14 free
    Address: Nantwich Civic Hall, Market St, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 5DG
    Organiser: Period Promotions

  • The London Vintage Fashion, Textiles & Accessories

    Sunday, 6th April, 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

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


FREE Britain Does Vintage Traders' Advert


To celebrate Britain Does Vintage coming to the lovely Liverpool at the end of the month they are offering all stall bookings made between 1 April - 7 April a FREE website advert worth £30 on their Liverpool Page.



To take up this Special Offer just send a quick email after booking the fair, using the email address you receive Vintassion Uncovered, to Britain Does Vintage at quoting "Vintassion offer" in the subject field and they will get it all sorted for you!  Click here to receive Vintassion Uncovered every week in your email box.


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...