Hi Vintage Lovers,
Last Saturday shoppers were invited to take a step back in time for Immingham’s 1st Vintage and Craft Fair. Vintassion Seller Lindsay Linder wanted to bring a bit of Nostalgia to her home town and succeeded, ‘I visit Vintage Fairs all over the country and thought it was about time I brought a bit home. The fairs are such friendly places and a break from the norm. Bringing back treasured memories, finding the perfect bespoke item and giving ideas for handmade projects and gifts’, enthused Lindsay...
Immingham's 1st Vintage and Craft Fair
with something for everyone, from vintage clothing, accessories, handmade gifts, confectionary and homewares, it was not surprising visitors arrived well ahead of time. The tearoom provided by the venue Trinity Church kept both stallholders and visitors fully refreshed, with all the proceeds raised going towards the yearly Christmas tree display showcasing local community groups.
Check out Lindsay's facebook album for lots of fab pictures of the day.
Vintassion Sellers looking forward to setting up stall this weekend include, Vintage Glove Box at Sheffield's Kelham Island Museum 1940s Wartime Weekend & Vintage Fayre, and on Sunday Galontique will be at Frock Me Vintage Fair Chelsea and All That Glitters Vintage will be at the Chiltern Cycling Festival Pop Up Vintage Fairs' Vintage Village - check out details of these and other selected lovely Vintage Fairs to visit this weekend.
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Tricia & Martin Evans
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Our Uncovered Vintassion Seller in this issue is Look Back in Vintage ...
who enjoy selling quality ladies vintage clothes and accessories which transport you back to an era where style and panache were synonymous with luxury. Their sumptuous and luxurious linens and textiles will adorn any home together with the mystery of miscellaneous including sewing items, leather goods, mirrors and much more. Take a look at this lovely selection currently listed for sale on their Online Vintage Fair Stall...
Look Back in Vintage also have their own fab website www.lookbackinvintage.co.uk and two rental units in antique centres in Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.
We are very pleased to welcome the following new Vintassion Sellers who have already opened their own Online Vintage Fair Stall in July: Jolly Super Things, Junk And Geraniums, Dust Darling Vintage, and Antique Avenger.
To view the Stall profiles of all the current Vintassion Sellers please visit our A-Z of Stall Holders.
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.
Our selected daily favourite lot this week is by Vintassion Seller Black Cat Vintage
- Kigu barrel powder compact, believed 1950s, in fantastic condition with original sifter and puff, enamelled with swans, machine turned back, inner lid, measures 3 inches long. On sale for £35 only...
Like to view more of our daily favourites then visit our facebook album for July's Favourites.
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.
- Vintage Village - Royal International Air Tattoo
Friday, 11th July, 2014 - Sunday, 13th July, 2014
The Royal International Air Tattoo is the Worlds Largest Air Show attracting over 130,000 visitors. The Vintage Village is where you can come for some true vintage retail therapy, and eat and drink from an array of vintage mobile wagons, and view historic airplanes and cars, all whilst being entertained with our nostalgic singers.
Opening Times: All day Entry Fee: Visit: www.airtattoo.com
Address: RAF Fairford, Fairford, Gloucestershire, GL7 4RB
Organiser: The Vintage Parade
- V & H Vintage Jumble Sale
Saturday, 12th July, 2014
The Vintage Jumbles have become a firm favourite with bargain hunters locally and further afield. Some of your favourite dealers will be having a clear out and offering vintage goodies at bargain prices. So come along & relive the days of the good old village jumble sale!
Opening Times: 1000 to 1300 Entry Fee: free
Address: The Village Hall, Wotton Road, Rangeworthy, Gloucestershire, BS37 7LZ
Organiser: Vintage and Handmade
- 1940s Wartime Weekend & Vintage Fayre
Saturday, 12th July, 2014 - Sunday, 13th July, 2014
Enjoy Holidays at Home & experience life on the Home Front! Now in its 5th Year our fab weekend offers fun for all the family - Live Entertainment (including UK's No1 George Formby), Displays (including Home Guard), Vintage Vehicles, Wartime Museum Tours, Wartime Cafe, and lots of lovely vintage, antique & craft stalls - a few spaces left for sellers, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Opening Times: 1100 to 1700 Entry Fee: £5, accompanied children free
Address: Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street (off Corporation Street), Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8RY
Organiser: Sheffield Industrial Museum Trust
Vintassion Sellers: Vintage Glove Box.
- A Vintage Affair @ Hoddeson Classic Car Show
Saturday, 12th July, 2014
A Vintage Affair will be hosting a vintage & retro market at this years classic car show in Hoddesdon. This event, now in its 20th year, is still as popular as ever with both exhibitors and visitors alike and it is hoped, that this year, will see a record number of vehicles on display! We'll have some of our fantastic traders selling vintage clothing, retro homeware & more, with their fab Stalls located along Fawkon Walk, which has a glass roof.
Opening Times: 1000 to 1600 Entry Fee: Free
Address: Hoddesdon Classic Car Show, Fwakon Walk, Hoddeson Town Centre, Hertfordshire, EN11
Organiser: A Vintage Affair
- Frock Me Vintage Fair
Sunday, 13th July, 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.
- Pop Up Vintage Fairs at Chiltern Cycling Festival
Sunday, 13th July, 2014
The Pop Up Vintage Village will consist of traditional market stalls lining the pedestrianised High Street of Old Amersham Town. Stalls will include vintage clothing, jewellery, accessories, homeware, books, collectables, posters and more! A fun day out with vintage food trucks, refreshments, family entertainment, bicycle stalls and a full day of cycling races for everyone!
Opening Times: 1030 to 1800 Entry Fee: Free
Address: Old Amersham Town Centre, Old Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP7 0DF
Organiser: Pop Up Vintage Fairs London
Vintassion Sellers: All That Glitters Vintage.
- A Vintage Affair - Charity Fundraising Event
Sunday, 13th July, 2014
Morning Affair 1000 to 1300 (£1 entry): Stardust Big Band, Red Cross Massage, Tea Rooms, Jimmy Jam Tots Bear, Classic Cars, Double Vision Duo, & Gift Stalls.
Afternoon Affair 1400 to 1700 (£15 entry): Full Afternoon Tea including glass of bubbly, Tony Oliver Jazz Group, Classic Cars, Rock Chorus, Jiveswing.com, & Gift Stalls.
Opening Times: 1000 to 1300 & 1400 to 1700 Entry Fee: Morning Affair £1, Afternoon Affair £15
Address: Michael Sobell Centre, Mount Vernon Hospital, Gate 3, off White Hill, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 2RN
Organiser: Michael Sobell Hospice
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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