Some nearby independent vintage and vintage-related establishments we think are well worth a visit if you find yourself in the Stockport area. We've even given you the distances from Stockport Market!
We've also included several organisations, services and event information portals we think will be of interest to the Vintage Village visitor. All come highly recommended!
For links and details about the stall holders at our fairs, please peruse Our Traders section. For nearby attractions, hop over to our Local Attractions page.
Vintage and antiques shops
6 Market Place, Stockport SK1 1EW
Only a few steps away, map
Acorn Treatment and Housing, which is a non-profit making drug and alcohol treatment centre in Stockport - surplus funds go to Acorn to support people becoming entirely free of their substance dependencies, and helps provide residential and day care therapy, group work and counselling.
Donations of furniture are welcomed, and can be collected locally.
1 Market Place, Stockport SK1 1EW
Only a few steps away, map
22 Little Underbank, Stockport SK1 1JT
Only a few steps away, map
77 Wellington Street, Stockport, SK1 1FE
528 yards away, map
A treasure trove of interestingly diverse and truly remarkable artefacts offers an eclectic collection of products, ranging from fine furnishings, statuary, decorative ornaments, pine antiques, reclaimed bricks and tiles, and historic toys, to collectors items, elaborate fireplaces, stained glass, and quality hardwood antique doors.
The Old Town Hall, 965 Stockport Road, Levenshulme, Manchester M19 3NP
3.3 miles, map
Architectural salvage and architectural antiques.
In Situ Manchester, 252 Chester Road, Cornbrook, Manchester M15 4EX
7.7 miles, map
Insitu (see above) Monday - Saturday, and Empire House Antiques Warehouse on Sundays (or by appointment).
Empire House Antiques Warehouse, Oldham Road and Wrigley Head, Failsworth M35 9BL
10.6 miles (via the M60), map
Best of Vintage Manchester 2012 award winners - Best Vintage Clothes Shop.
Fashion-led vintage apparel for stylish young ladies. Now opening a bricks'n'mortar retail outlet in Prestwich.
441 Bury New Rd, Prestwich M25
11.1 miles (or 17 miles via the M60), map
Donald & Miss June Vintage
Formerly Vintage Village regulars, and then tenants at Room at the Top Vintage Goods, Donald & Miss June have now opened their own shop in the picturesque, cobbly heart of Macclesfield. Go and visit!
33 Church Street, Macclesfield SK11 6LB
12.5 miles, map
Rose & Lee Vintage Living
Best of Vintage Manchester 2012 award winners - Best Vintage Furniture/Home Shop.
The Old School, Walker Street, Radcliffe, Manchester M26 1FH
18.3 miles (via M60), map [please check before calling, they may be only selling online now!]
Heskin Hall, Wood Lane, Heskin, Chorley, Lancashire PR7 5PA
41.7 miles, map
Vintage retailers online
Kalandra Jane Designs
Best of Vintage Manchester 2012 award winners - Best Vintage Inspired Designer.
The website is currently being reconstructed, so I've linked to her blog for the latest news.
Vintage eateries and drinkeries
Best of Vintage Manchester 2012 award winners - Best Vintage Venue.
60 Tib Street, Manchester M4 1LG
7.1 miles, map
352 yards, map
One of the last independent cinemas still in operation in Stockport, built in 1923. Big, comfy seats with plenty of legroom, and there's even a bar - most civilised! A great place to enjoy mainstream film releases, it deserves your support.
Heaton Moor Road, Stockport SK4 4HY
2.6 miles, map
The Whim Wham Club
Best of Vintage Manchester 2012 award winners - Best Vintage Night Out.
Every first Friday in the month, Charlie's Nightclub, 1 Harter St, Manchester, Greater Manchester M1 6HY
6.8 miles, map
What's on in our areaStockport Old Town
Taste of Manchester
Vintage events UK
"Friends of the 40s is ready to serve as your online news source for all thing 1940s. As well as keeping you well informed of all the latest events and happenings on the 40s scene, we provide a resource for enthusiasts, listing all the best in 1940s entertainment, re-enactment groups and period traders. We also provide community facilities for all online 40s fanatics."
Military Vehicle Trust look after and restore the whole range of ex military vehicles with both UK and overseas origins, including the well known Jeep through to tanks, transporters, lorries, Landrovers, motor bikes and even the humble folding bicycle.
Find the North West contingent of M.V.T. on Facebook here.
"We are a group of re-enactors who portray the homefront during Britain's finest hour. We do not do this to glorify war but to remember those who lived through this terrible time."
Yanks weekend in Saddleworth, and many other 1940s wartime-themed events in the region, this website is a fantastic resource for re-enactors and wartime history enthusiasts. Part of the Northern Military Vehicle and Vintage Club.
Best of Vintage Manchester 2012 award winners - Best Vintage Beauty/Hair.
"From smouldering 1920’s starlets, 1930’s Hollywood screen goddesses, 1940’s sweethearts, perfect 1950’s pin-ups and 1960’s sirens, Bethany Jane Davies creates them all."
For the Love of Vintage
Best of Vintage Manchester 2012 award winners - Best Vintage Event Supplier.
A stunning collection of vintage china available to hire alongside up-cycled cake stands & handmade eco-soy candles. Organisers of Afternoon Tea Parties.
Preston: Preston Masonic Hall, Saul Street, Preston PR1 2QU
43 miles, map
Manchester: Methodist Central Buildings, Oldham Street, Manchester M1 1JQ
7.2 miles, map
Simon Hunt: Alt Studio
Best of Vintage Manchester 2012 award winners - Best Vintage Photographer.
Vintage 78 DJs
Best of Vintage Manchester 2012 award winners - Best Vintage DJs.
We've had the pleasure of hosting shellac-fiends Matt and Annabel on too few occasions!
Dormouse and The Teapot
Best of Vintage Manchester 2012 award winner - Best Vintage Blog.
A "most eccentric" lifestyle blog "promoting everything to do with the uniquely British tradition of taking tea and our vintage-country lifestyle."
Follow Old Fashioned Susie's adventures as she navigates through a vintage-filled life in Manchester.