The Vintage Village Mad March Fair
When: Sunday 8th March 2015, 10.00am to 4.00pm.
Where: Stockport Covered Market Hall, SK1 1EU.
How much: £2.00 entry, concessions £1.50, under 12s FREE.
The days are getting a teeny bit longer, the flowers are gradually appearing and it looks like Spring is on its way! So we’re welcoming the new season with a Mad March Fair.
Not only will there be the abundant plethora of vintage for ladies and gentlemen - including clothing, accessories, homeware, furniture, decorative items, luggage, textiles, toys, books, vinyl, collectables and uncategorisable curiosities - you’ve come to expect from The Vintage Village, but we are proud to announce that:
★ Keeley Harris, vintage expert/vintage event baron/vintage specialist trader, will be signing copies of her brand new, eagerly awaited book Style Me Vintage: Home.
★ There will be a FREE raffle with a chance to win a framed section of the funky floral fabric that features on the front cover of her book.
★ We have three new-to-VV traders this month - look out for to Bijou & Vintage, Kitscha and Vertu Antiques & Interiors.
★ UPDATE!: Lace and Liquor Vintage will have a couple of £5 and £10 clothes rails packed with 1950s-1980s gear, as well as a sale table with items starting from just a few pounds.
★ Garbo Antiques is bringing a £5 bargain rail chock full of spring outfits!
And here's the true stars of the show - this month's amazing traders!
Top quality refreshments come courtesy of the multi-award winning Lord of the Pies, Caarma Curries and Kandoo Coffee, with sweet treats available from the equally multi-award winning VV favourite Stuart Thornley Cake Design.
A Vintage Affair - pretty vintage china, teaware, glassware, linen and cutlery from a bygone age along with some retro bits and bobs.
All Our Yesterdays - vintage homeware, furniture, luggage, collectables, toys, tins and much more.
Allsortz - vintage ceramics, glass, homeware, collectables, decorative items 1900s-80s.
Andy Wilcox - mid-century portable record players, fully restored and ready to play!
Aspidistra Vintage - mid-century homeware, jewellery, ceramics, glass and textiles.
NEW! Bijou & Vintage - quality vintage fashion, bridal and accessories.
Boomerang Vintage & Retro - 1950s and 60s furniture and homeware.
BRG Collectables - collectables, militaria, and some vintage garments.
Button Fairies - handmade jewellery using vintage buttons. All proceeds go to charity.
Check Records - vintage vinyl.
Essentially Eagle Vintage - genuine vintage homeware, collectables and clothing 1930s-80s.
Fikle - women’s clothing and accessories, costume jewellery and homeware 1940s-80s.
Freight Train Vintage - unusual and interesting vintage clothing, accessories and bric-a-brac.
Garbo Antiques - vintage clothing, accessories, costume jewellery, fabric and trimmings 1880s-1960s. With even more Garbo at 20th Century Stores!
Gem’s Bits n Bobs - vintage bric-a-brac, toys, games, kitchenware, haberdashery, clothing and costume jewellery.
Harwood-Brown - mid-century furniture. See their showroom in 20th Century Stores.
Heirloom Rose - vintage clothing, accessories and jewellery
It’s Sew Lisa - vintage homeware and textiles.
Jean Blakeley - vintage jewellery.
Jim Wilson - vintage collectables.
Kinky Melon’s Retro Boutique - vintage menswear and womenswear, accessories and handmade vintage suitcase boomboxes.
NEW! Kitscha - original desirables for the home.
Lace & Liquor Vintage - vintage women’s clothing, accessories, jewellery, homeware, furniture, kitchenalia 1940s-70s.
Make Do and Mend - vintage clothing and homeware.
Mama J’s Vintage Goods - ladies’ and gents’ fashion 1900s-70s.
Mary Jones Vintage - high class vintage and glamour from the roaring 20s to 80s.
Maureen Woodman - vintage homeware, kitchenalia and books.
Mick’s Goodies - weird and wacky collectables and small furniture.
Modernist Mid-Century - vintage film and advertising posters now available at 20th Century Stores.
Moor Vintage - vintage clothing and collectables.
Novo Chic - a specialist in redesigned upholstery, antique and vintage furniture and homeware to create unique style for your home.
Parrot in the Pantry - vintage china, homeware and kitchenware 1920s-80s.
We're marching into Spring! Source.
Keeley Harris' essential new book Style Me Vintage: Home. You could win a framed section of the fabric that features on the right edge of the book cover in our free raffle!
The esteemed author, Keeley Harris, with Bernard.
A March Hare, with the Mad Hatter, as featured on a knitting pattern. Source.
Peter Sellers as the March Hare in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, 1972. Source.
popculture101 - an eclectic and cool mix of retro and vintage pop culture items from board games to books, magazines to toys.
Retrodec - vintage coats and jackets; china, homeware, decorative items. Find them in 20th Century Stores.
Retro Fit - vintage treasures and collectables.
RetroFunky - wonder retro goodies as usual.
Rita Black - vintage homeware, collectables, small furniture.
Sarah’s Second Chance - vintage collectables, homeware, costume and accessories.
Shady Lane Vintage - colourful vintage women’s clothing, accessories and homeware from all over the world.
Sheila’s Store - mostly vintage jewellery.
Sue Booth’s Sparkle - vintage jewellery.
T.E.A. - women’s vintage clothing, accessories 1960s-80s; mid-century homeware, kitchenalia and collectables.
The Grand Collector - vintage and retro items, homeware and clothing.
The Side Room - vintage clothing,linen, costume jewellery, cutlery and homeware.
Timeless Vintage - good quality men’s and women’s vintage clothing and accessories 1930s-80s.
TinTrunk - a growing range of top quality 20th century leather luggage plus costume jewellery, homeware, textiles, collectables. Find TinTrunk at 20th Century Stores.
Top Notch - vintage clothing and homeware.
Value Vintage - men’s and women’s vintage clothing and accessories.
NEW! Vertu Antiques & Interiors - period and vintage clothing, accessories and textiles.
Village Vintage Clothing - men's and women's vintage clothing, accessories and jewellery. Now residing at 20th Century Stores.
Vintage Clutter - vintage women’s and men’s accessories, haberdashery and china.
Vintage Home Emporium - vintage furniture and homeware.
Vintage Things Forever - vintage kitchenalia, ceramics, small furniture and more!
WaxDelirium - vintage vinyl, now resident in 20th Century Stores.
W.Y.S.I.W.Y.G. - industrial and steampunk lamps.
We Used To Have One Of Those - vintage photographic, audio-visual equipment and media; toys, games, novelties, books, magazines, posters, homeware and ephemera.
Whittaker & Gray - mid-century furniture and homeware.
Windmill Lane Vintage - vintage linen, homeware, clothing and accessories.