Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Jumble Fever

Just a quick reminder that The Vintage & Handmade Jumble Sale is on THIS Saturday.. March 24th at Rangeworthy Village Hall. 10 .30 a.m. - 2.00 p.m Free Admission and scrumptious cakes by the lovely W.I ladies!

Be there.. or be very disappointed that you didn't come and join in the scrum for some of the South West's finest vintage bargains!!

Thursday, 1 March 2012


With all good intentions I should have posted this days ago and I fear I may be the last out of the blocks to tell you about the splendid day that took place last Saturday in the pretty town of Chipping Sodbury Gloucestershire.

The Town Hall of Chipping Sodbury was simply a buzz of activity from the moment our ladies rolled up in their wagons at 8.00 a.m until we closed the doors at 3.00 p.m with weary feet and happy hearts. The Vintage & Handmade Textile Fair was blessed with a beautiful Spring day when the sun brought visitors from all over the land to bustle and browse, chatter and shop amongst the fine collection of stalls. As always our ladies and gentlemen provided a stunning display of vintage and hand crafted wares... and here is proof of that below..
My photos were the usual snatched affair as I raced around before the doors opened and the stampede began..

Louise Taylor Bowen

Gertie - Treutmade

Donna Flower Haberdashery

Hen's Teeth

Homes & Antiques Magazine

Daisy Darling Millinery

Niki ~ Nostalgia at the Stonehouse

We welcomed several exciting new additions to this fair .. the first being the new tea room team 'Billy's Buns' who kept the thirsty folk fed and watered with lovely cakes and gallons of tea...

Billy's Buns Tea Stall

Nicole and Sarah from Pretty Nostalgic were launching their fresh off the press book.. Pretty Nostalgic Home .. a gorgeous publication which would appeal to any lover of vintage lifestyle...

Lastly .. it was good to have Mr Custard at the fair who manned the door and acted as a bouncer.. not that we needed one for the genteel folk who visit our fairs.

I also had the pleasure of meeting a dear and very talented lady, Fi of Chipper Nelly .. a fellow blogger and tortoise owner along with her lovely friend Cuckoo, another fellow blogger. It was a real treat to meet Fi after discovering her delightful blog last year and loving her style and zest for life!

The icing on the cake was to discover that we had well over 850 visitors on the day which is quite a gathering and just as well they didn't all arrive at once!