Vintassion Uncovered - #31, 23/05/14


Hi Vintage Lovers,


Many congratulations to Michelle of Black Cat Vintage on winning earlier this week the first 100 Sellers to register with Vintassion draw for a fabulous 5 Star cottage break in the beautiful Cotswolds...
Michelle enjoys selling both at Fairs and Online lovely original vintage, retro and upcycled clothes and accessories, and other clothes made to original vintage patterns as well as handmade bags using some wonderful designer fabrics... 
Michelle at Lincoln Does Vintage
This Bank Holiday Monday Michelle is looking forward to setting up her lovely Stall at Newcastle Does Vintage organised by Britain Does Vintage, who are also busily preparing for the not to be missed spectacular Scampston Does Vintage annual festival and historic car rally taking place next weekend...
Set in the picturesque lakeside gardens of Scampston Hall it offers a fabulous Saturday evening of live music, picnics and vintage cocktails, followed by a relaxed vintage garden party in the immaculate gardens, hundreds of stunning classic cars to admire, live music and afternoon tea on the terrace, as well as an array of the UK’s best vintage stalls to discover. 
What about this Bank Holiday weekend... well there's plenty of lovely vintage events to choose from around the UK, which several Vintassion Sellers are eagerly looking forward to setting up their fab Stalls; take a peek at our regular section Vintage Fairs to visit this weekend
If you haven't already don't forget to cast your online vote for this year's nominees for the National Vintage Awards' categories before midnight 31st May, including Vintassion Seller Marieanne of All That Glitters Vintage who is a nominee for "Best Online Vintage Shop - Fashion & Accessories". Here's Marieanne's "sparkling" Stall at last Saturday's Ruby's Vintage & Retro Fair at Newbury College...
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Enjoy browsing and have a great Bank Holiday weekend,


Tricia & Martin Evans

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Featured Vintassion Seller


Our Uncovered Vintassion Seller in this issue is Floras wardrobe ...


a mother-daughter duo, with a passion for vintage, trying to turn an enjoyable hobby into a thriving business.  Here's a snap shop of their items currently for sale on their Online Vintage Fair Stall...  




New Vintassion Sellers


We are very pleased to welcome the following new Vintassion Sellers who have already opened their own Online Vintage Fair Stall in May: Manderley Homestore, The Blueberry Patch, Damascena, Vintage HomeI Love Betsy, Violets Vintage Home, Camerabilia, Funky Orange Vintage, Bettabuy Vintage, Panama Fairs, Vintage British Style, Hunts VintageJaynes Parlour, Just Bags, Rediscovered, Vintage Fashion Studio Durham, Sarah Anne Vintage, FUNKY RETRO CHIC, Dottyvintage, Cherrie Hub, Vintage Radio Days, Aggi Spraggs Vintage Emporium, Dragonfly Vintage, and lOOks 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.  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 May by Vintassion Seller Vintage British Style -sweet little vintage brooch of a Scottish terrier. Not sure what this is made of - looks like horn, but could be a hard plastic. In very nice condition. Approximate length 2" (5cm). On sale for £24.95 only.


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


  • Brighton Belle's Vintage & Makers

    Saturday, 24th May, 2014

    The very best of the South coast's vintage traders and makers take over Old Spitalfields Market for the day every 4th Saturday of the month. Showcasing the talent and style of Brighton and the surrounding areas. As always, it's Cat's Pajamas!

    Opening Times: 1100 to 1700  Entry Fee: free
    Address: Old Spitafields Market, 16 horner Square, London, E1 6EW
    Organiser: Belle's Events

  • The Yorkshire Antiques & Art Fair

    Saturday, 24th May, 2014 - Sunday, 25th May, 2014

    This regular quality 2 day fair is held at The Great Yorkshire Showground and with up to 350 stands offers probably the widest selection of Antiques, Art, Collectables, Curios, Vintage & Retro in the North of England!

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1700 daily  Entry Fee: £5 adults, Accompanied Children free
    Address: The Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 8QZ
    Organiser: Bowman Antiques Fairs
    Vintassion Sellers: Art Nouvocative.

  • Birmingham’s Affordable Vintage Fair

    Saturday, 24th May, 2014

    40+ stalls of vintage fashion, accessories, homewares and collectables plus our delectable vintage tea party!

    Opening Times: 1100 to 1600  Entry Fee: £2, under 12s free
    Address: The Custard Factory, Gibb St, Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 4AA
    Organiser: Judy's Affordable Vintage Fair

  • Leeds Vintage Kilo Sale

    Saturday, 24th May, 2014

    Pay by weight vintage – only £15 per kilo. Choose from 5 tonnes of vintage from 1960s – 1990s!

    Opening Times: 1100 to 1600  Entry Fee: £1
    Address: Arts Trinity Leeds, Boar Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6HW
    Organiser: Judy's Affordable Vintage Fair

  • Lou Lou's Scunthorpe Vintage Fair

    Saturday, 24th May, 2014

    Lou Lou’s Vintage Fair comes to Scunthorpe this May! Join us at Baths Hall for vintage fashion and homeware, a wonderful vintage tea party serving up delights in the pop up tea parlour and of course the vintage beauty salon will be styling hair & make up in the style of your favourite vintage icons!

    Opening Times: 1200 - 1700  Entry Fee: £2, Students/ OAPs £1, under 12s free
    Address: Baths Hall, Doncaster Rd, Scunthorpe, South Humberside, DN15 7
    Organiser: Lou Lou's
    Vintassion Sellers: Lindsay Linder Events.

  • May Vintage Garden Fete

    Saturday, 24th May, 2014

    An outdoor Vintage Fete with Ice creams and over 20 stalls of Vintage and Very Nice things. Where better to spend the Bank Holiday Saturday!

    Opening Times: 1030 to 1700  Entry Fee: Free
    Address: The Norfolk Centre, Mill Rd, Arundel, Sussex, BN18 9PA
    Organiser: Vintage and Very Nice
    Vintassion Sellers: Violets Vintage Home.

  • Ashbourne Vintage Fair

    Sunday, 25th May, 2014

    The increasingly popular Ashbourne Vintage Fair and Flea Market is always full of vintage loveliness. There are up to 50 stalls, with a large collection of clothing, linen, books, Jewellery, memorabilia, collectables, pictures, homewares, furntiture...

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1500  Entry Fee: free
    Address: Town Hall, Buxton Rd, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, BA5 2PD
    Organiser: Absolutely Vintage Darling

  • Retro Sundays

    Sunday, 25th May, 2014

    Every month and throughout the year our fairs showcase the best vintage and retro from the North West and beyond. They are located in only the most interesting and unique venues – if we wouldn’t eat, drink or go there why one earth would we make you!

    Opening Times: 1100 to 1700  Entry Fee: free
    Address: Leaf on Bold Street, Liverpool, Metropolitan County of Merseyside, L1 4EZ
    Organiser: Pillbox Vintage Fairs

  • AdVintageous Vintage Fair at The Spa

    Sunday, 25th May, 2014

    - 60+ purveyors of the finest vintage
    - Live entertainment throughout the day
    - Naafi cafe & dedicated tearoom
    - Hair & beauty parlour and barber offering cut throat shaves
    - Vintage & classic cars, scooter & bikes
    - A fantastic day out for all the family

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1700  Entry Fee: £2, under 12s free
    Address: Bridlington Spa, South Marine Drive, Bridlington, North Yorkshire, YO15 3JH
    Organiser: AdVintageous Vintage Fairs & Events
    Vintassion Sellers: Vintage Glove BoxLindsay Linder Events.

  • Malvern Flea & Collectors Fair

    Monday, 26th May, 2014

    Up to 700 exhibitors offering anything from Antiques, Collectables and house clearance in two halls and outside.

    Opening Times: 0730-1530  Entry Fee: £4
    Address: Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW
    Organiser: B2B Events

  • Newcastle Does Vintage

    Monday, 26th May, 2014

    We love our Newcastle vintage fair! Bringing a touch of vintage to the vibrant city of Newcastle! With rails and rails of the finest vintage clothing and homewares. As well as the fantastic vintage stalls, we will also be bringing the full vintage experience with tea rooms, workshops and more! There really isn’t another vintage event like it.

    Opening Times: 1030 to 1630  Entry Fee: £1
    Address: Newcastle Theatre Royal, Grey Street, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, NE1 6BR
    Organiser: Britain Does Vintage
    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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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...