From Heaviley to Hollywood, it’s . . .
The Vintage Village Sabrina Fair!
When: Sunday 11th May 2014, 10.00am to 4.00pm
Where: Stockport Covered Market Hall SK1 1EU
How much: £2.00 entry, £1.50 concessions, under 12s FREE!
Stockport’s most glamorous export, the divine Sabrina, is celebrating her birthday on 19th May, and it would be most remiss of us not to mark this momentous occasion!
The very incarnation of classic 1950s glamour - with a breath-taking figure - Sabrina enjoyed a lavish celebrity lifestyle, was courted by royalty and stars such as Frank Sinatra, and was feted the world over as the most famous pin-up of her time. You can find out much more about her on the comprehensive fan website at nylon.net.
We’re throwing a birthday party for Sabrina and you’re ALL invited!
As well as the stupendous plethora of vintage goodies for ladies, gentlemen and the home you have every right to demand from our fair, you will also find:
★ The 3 Graces Northwest Classic Car Club bringing their fabulous shiny motors.
★ Girls Gone Rockin DJs playing the best of rock’n’roll tunes.
★ Free Movie Matinée showing Sabrina’s 1962 cult film Satan in High Heels (please note that although this film is fairly tame by modern standards, it deals with adult themes and retains its 18 certificate).
★ We're thrilled to welcome FIVE new traders this month. Say hello to Henhouse, Jennifer Cox, Radical Chic, Shiny Shilling and Victoria's Wardrobe. Find out what delights they're offering in the traders list below.
On hand to refresh you is the magnificent and multi-award-winning Lord of the Pies offering gourmet British pies served hot with mushy peas and/or gravy, The Green Griddle’s ethical, locally sourced, home made food and Kandoo Mobile Coffee for all your espresso-based beverage needs (plus teas too). And of course, we have the equally-multi-award-winning Stuart Thornley Cake Design (I think we’d have a riot on our hands if he didn’t turn up!)
LATE UPDATE! Ginger's Comfort Emporium - purveying the best and most decadent ice-creams for grown-ups in the known world - is coming along! Look out for their van on Sunday, and be prepared to queue (it's worth it).
And finally, here's our nearly-but-not-quite-finalised list of the fantastic traders who are excitedly anticipating your visit this Sunday. Don't let them down!
A Vintage Affair - vintage homeware, kitchenalia including glassware, linen, cutlery, small furniture.
All Our Yesterdays - vintage homeware, furniture, luggage, collectables, toys, tins and much more.
Anne Langton - handmade jewellery using vintage beads; vintage items.
Aspidistra Vintage - mid-century homeware, fashion and jewellery.
Barvolo Antique, Vintage & Retro - from Victorian to vintage; quirky, different and affordable pieces.
Big on Retro - mid-century modern ceramics, homeware and small furniture.
Black Rose Vintage Co. - women's and men's vintage and reworked clothing and accessories, 1920s-80s.
Blue Cat Jewellery - vintage jewellery, glassware and ceramics.
Boomerang Vintage & Retro - only the best 1950s-60s homeware and furniture.
BRG Collectables - collectables, militaria, vintage men's and ladies' wear.
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.
Cyprys Vintage - vintage clothing, kitchenalia and collectables.
Decoland - mid 20th century interior design and collectable items including furniture, ceramics, glass, lighting and metalware.
Eclecta Books - books, magazines, paper ephemera, photographs, vinyl. Find them at Room at the Top Vintage Goods.
Essentially Eagle Vintage - clothing, shoes, homeware and more, 1930s-80s.
Garbo Antiques - a vast selection of men’s and women’s clothing, accessories and jewellery, 19th century to 1980s.
Gem's Bits n Bobs - men's and women's apparel, handbags, costume jewellery 1940s-80s; mid-century homeware, toys, ornaments, vinyl, decor, popular culture annuals.
Heirloom Rose - classic vintage clothing and accessories, 1940s-80s.
NEW! Henhouse - vintage homeware, clothing and curiosities.
H.R. Collectables - vintage glassware, mirrors, books, records, collectables.
James Wilson - collectables and curiosities.
Je Ne Sais Quoi - vintage homeware, decorative items.
NEW! Jennifer Cox - vintage utilitarian homeware, enamelware, lighting, furniture; collectable vintage accessories, handbags, hats, jewellery.
Jean Blakeley - vintage jewellery.
Kinky Melon’s Retro Boutique - fabulous fashions for men and women, carefully selected by vintage blogstar Vintage Vixen.
Lime Street Trading - vintage furniture and effects.
Make Do and Mend - small furniture, homeware, collectables, ornaments, and a few clothes.
Maureen Woodman - vintage pottery, glass, ornaments, pyrex, cutlery, books, Victorian linen, clothes.
Mickyghanga - weird and wonderful things in homeware, textiles and collectables, 1900s-70s.
Ophelia Button’s Emporium - vintage women's fashions and accessories, homewares 1950s-80s; handmade headbands, bow ties and vintagely-dressed peg dolls.
Parrot in the Pantry - vintage homeware, clothing and jewellery.
Pearlie Queen Collectables - vintage homeware, glassware and ceramics, mainly 1920s-50s.
Populuxe - vintage homeware, jewellery, collectables. Waiting to welcome you at Room at the Top Vintage Goods.
NEW! Radical Chic - quality women’s vintage clothing and accessories, 1950s-80s.
Retrodec - vintage coats, hats and other accessories, homeware, decorative items.
The beautiful birthday girl!
The Three Graces Northwest Classic Car Club will be bringing some of their beautiful motors! Photo by Frankie Cooksey.
Sabrina's cult movie Satan in High Heels will be on show in our free movie matinée. Source.
Sneak preview of some of the fresh stock All Our Yesterdays will be bringing along this Sunday!
Happy Birthday Sabrina!
RetroFunky - vintage homeware, decor, small furniture, lighting, luggage, clothing, record players, clocks, cameras, books, toys, games.
Retrorags 106 - vintage women's and men's clothes, bags, accessories, homeware.
Sarah’s Second Chance - vintage homeware and accessories.
Serendipity - kitchenalia, tea sets, fabrics.
Sheila’s Store - vintage costume jewellery.
NEW! Shiny Shilling - mid-century homeware, toys, luggage, costume jewellery.
Snygg - "Stockport's funky pot royalty" bring their selection of stylish mid-century ceramics, glass and decor, including furniture and a bespoke lampshade service.
Sue Booth’s Sparkle - vintage jewellery and bric a brad.
Suzylovesmilo - women’s vintage clothing, accessories, homeware; up cycled garments, accessories and homeware.
T.E.A. - mid-century kitchenalia, homeware, collectables; women's and men's clothing 1960s-80s.
The Side Room - vintage table and bed linen, costume jewellery, clothing, homeware.
TinTrunk - a growing range of 20th century luggage plus apparel for ladies and gents, jewellery, homeware, textiles, collectables. Find TinTrunk at Room at the Top Vintage Goods.
Top Notch - vintage clothing, accessories, homeware, stuff.
Village Vintage Clothing - men's and women's vintage clothing, accessories and jewellery. Up at Room at the Top Vintage Goods.
NEW! Victoria’s Wardrobe - women’s vintage clothing and accessories, with some high-end designer pieces too!
Vintage Belle - on-trend vintage clothing, accessories and jewellery for women.
Vintage Gift Shop - vintage homeware, jewellery, clothing and accessories, decor, toys, sewing patterns, postcards, furniture.
Walthew House - vintage costume jewellery sold to raise money for Walthew House charity for the blind and deaf.
Wax Delerium - vinyl, books, homeware.
We Used To Have One Of Those - vintage cameras, photographic and audio-visual equipment, toys, games, novelties, books, prints, housewares and ephemera.