It's not long now, until . . .
The Vintage Village No Sleep ’Til Christmas Fair!
When: Sunday 14th December 2014, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Where: Stockport Covered Market Hall SK1 1EU
How much: £2.00 entry, concessions £1.50, under 12s FREE
Christmas is coming and we're too excited already! Join us for some festive vintage fun on Sunday 14th, and find some unique gifts and decorations for Christmas (or you can just pretend you are, and get some goodies for yourself!) Not only will we have the overwhelming array of authentic vintage goods for ladies, gentlemen and the home you have come to expect from VV, but we’ve got:
★ The inimitable Paul Harper and special guest Don Gentel singing old-time festive favourites.
★ Homes & Antiques magazine on offer at half price for the current issue, back issues only £1.00, and FREE Christmas Carol CDs and notebooks with magazine purchases while stocks last.
★ Eight new-to-VV vintage traders! Say hello to 5859, French Vintage Heaven, Pop Culture 101, Little Red Vintage, Mary Jones Vintage, Miller Bezzant, Deanna Slater and The Way We Wore.
★ UPDATE!: we'll have a Random Christmas Gift Giveaway running throughout the day! If you come through either one of our doors when the egg-timer goes off, you will get a little Christmas treat!
Scrumptious hot food is available from the world-class, award-winning Lord of the Pies and another new-to-VV vendor Fat Annies with their hand-made, gourmet hot dogs with artisan bread and their own pickles, relishes and sauces. Reviving espresso-based beverages and teas will be supplied by Kandoo Mobile Coffee, and award-winning Stuart Thornley Cake Design has some exceptional Christmas treats for afters (see his menu below). Or firsts, we're not here to judge.
Let us know you're coming on our Facebook event page (if you do that sort of thing)!
And last but not least, here's our never-quite-complete list of the trusty traders who ensure a visit is always worth your while:
NEW! 5859 - vintage homeware, fabric, photographic items, collectables, print and anything else that looks fun!
A Vintage Affair - tea ware, linens, glassware, cutlery, small furniture, 1920s-70s.
All Our Yesterdays - vintage homeware, furniture, luggage, collectables, toys, tins and much more.
Allsortz - mid century homeware, glass, ceramics and collectables.
Animal Sanctuary Wilmslow - charity calendars raising funds for the Animal Sanctuary.
Anntwackey Vintage - women’s vintage clothing and accessories, 1940s-80s.
Aspidistra Vintage - mid-century homeware, clothes and jewellery.
Baboushka’s Silver - vintage silver jewellery.
Boland’s Bygones - vintage linen, lace, haberdashery, small fashion items.
Boomerang Vintage & Retro - only the best 1950s-60s homeware and furniture.
BRG Collectables - collectables, militaria, and some vintage garments.
Bus Stop Vintage - vintage women's clothing, accessories and jewellery, 1920s-80s.
Button Fairies - handmade jewellery using vintage buttons. All proceeds go to charity.
Check Records - vintage vinyl.
NEW! Deanna Slater - vintage clothes, linen, glassware, pottery and Bakelite items.
Diana Black Vintage - vintage homeware.
Essentially Eagle Vintage - mid-century clothing, homeware and small furniture.
NEW! French Vintage Heaven - vintage French curios, collectables and homeware.
Garbo Antiques - a vast selection of men’s and women’s clothing, accessories and jewellery, 19th century to 1980s.
Garrick Books - old books.
Gem’s Bits n Bobs - ladies’ and gents’ apparel, bric a brac, toys, annuals, dead stock jewellery.
Heirloom Rose - classic vintage clothes, shoes, hats and bags.
Homes & Antiques magazine - special deals on the day, see above!
Homeward - 1930s-70s homeware.
Jean Blakeley - vintage jewellery.
Jim Wilson - collectables, homeware, oddities and curiosities.
Karen Mercer - collectable vintage treasures.
Lace & Liquor Vintage - vintage women’s clothing and accessories 1940s-70s; mid-century homeware.
NEW! Little Red Vintage - vintage clothing and accessories, 1950s-80s.
Make Do and Mend - vintage small furniture, homeware, collectables, ornaments, and a few clothes.
NEW! Mary Jones Vintage - vintage and glamour from the roaring twenties to the swinging sixties.
Maureen Woodman - vintage pottery, glass, ornaments, pyrex, cutlery, books, Victorian linen, clothes.
Micky’s Goodies - weird and wonderful things in vintage homeware, textiles and collectables, 1900s-70s.
NEW! Miller Bezzant - women’s vintage clothing 1950s-80s; textiles, accessories and handbags 1930s-70s; vintage patterns and sewing books.
Modernist Mid-Century - a range of iconic mid-century items: original film and other posters, glass, ceramics, objets d'art, records, homeware, etc.
Moor Vintage - vintage jewellery and collectables.
Ophelia Button - vintage fashion, homeware, dolls house furniture and clothes; handmade cards, peg dolls, Christmas angels and glitter toadstools.
Parrot in the Pantry - vintage homeware, clothing and jewellery.
Penelope Cat Vintage - vintage homeware, books and clothing 1940s-80s.
NEW! popculture101 - Eclectic mix of cool film and TV related pop culture items, from annuals to board games, magazines to toys.
RetroFunky - vintage homeware, decor, small furniture, lighting, luggage, clothing, record players, clocks, cameras, books, toys, games.
Retrorags - vintage women's and men's clothes, bags, accessories, homeware.
retrospektiv studio - quirky and eclectic mid-century and vintage homeware and small furniture.
Rita Black - vintage homeware and small furniture.
Same As It Ever Was - men’s and women’s vintage clothing and accessories, 1960s-80s.
Sarah’s Second Chance - vintage collectables, homeware,costume and jewellery.
Shabby Cheek - gothic curiosity shop.
Shady Lane Vintage - vintage ladies’ clothing, accessories, homeware, books and magazines 1950s-80s.
Sheila’s Store - vintage costume jewellery.
The countdown begins . . .
The marvellous Paul Harper will be here to serenade you! Photo by @AspisitraVint.
We're guessing that the new Dec/Jan issue of Vintagexplorer will be popular! Get your FREE copy at our No Sleep 'Til Christmas Fair, at TinTrunk's unit in Room at the Top Vintage Goods.
New for Christmas from Stuart Thornley Cake Design: Mince Pie, Rum & Raisin, Gingerbread and Baileys cupcakes.
Now that's what I call a Christmas tree! Source.
A marvellous mid-century Christmas room. Source.
Snygg - "Stockport's funky pot royalty" bring their selection of stylish mid-century ceramics, glass and decor, including furniture and a bespoke lampshade service.
Stuart Thornley Cake Design - voted the most popular trader at the Vintage Village, see this month’s specials above.
Sue Booth’s Sparkle - vintage jewellery.
Suzylovesmilo - bright women’s clothing and accessories, mainly 1980s; homeware from the 1960s-70s; handmade goods from upcycled and new materials.
The Side Room - vintage clothing, linen, costume jewellery, cutlery and homeware.
NEW! The Way We Wore - genuine vintage clothes, shoes, accessories and household items, mainly from 1940s-80s.
TinTrunk - a growing range of top quality 20th century leather luggage plus costume jewellery, homeware, textiles, collectables. Find TinTrunk at Room at the Top Vintage Goods.
Top Notch - vintage clothing and homeware.
Value Vintage - bits and bobs, haberdashery.
Village Vintage Clothing - men's and women's vintage clothing, accessories and jewellery. Up at Room at the Top Vintage Goods.
Vintage Advertising & Prints - a wide selection of original advertisements and prints.
Vintage Clutter - vintage haberdashery and accessories.
Vintage Gift Shop - 1920s-80s ceramics, glass, silver and gold jewellery, clothing and accessories, textiles, musical instruments.
Vintage Hopes - vintage women’s and some men’s clothing from 1940s-80s.
Vintage Queen - vintage homeware.
Wax Delirium - vintage vinyl.
We Used To Have One Of Those - vintage photographic and audio-visual equipment, including obsolete film and tape stock; toys, games, novelties, books, comics, paintings, prints and other ephemera; English and French household items.
Whittaker & Gray - mid-century vintage and retro furniture and homeware.