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The Vintage Village Third Birthday Bash Fair

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The Vintage Village Third Birthday Bash Fair!

When: Sunday 8th September 2013, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm.
Where: Stockport Covered Market Hall SK1 1EU.
How much?: £1 entry, under 12s FREE.

Three years ago we started a little vintage fair, and, three years down the line . . . we still have a little vintage fair!

You're all invited to our birthday - we're not expecting presents, don't worry! - just come along and support our wonderful traders.  And speaking of traders …


It's high time we recognised the good people who present such a fantastic array of treasures every month.  As you browse around the fair, make a note of your favourite traders - the ones who have the best range of stock, attractively displayed, the ones who are friendly and helpful, and remember you and what you're interested in. 

We'll be giving out voting forms at the doors, and we'll also have a voting form online until the end of September.  The Vintage Village Visitors' Awards will be presented at our 13th October Super Plaza Fair.

Remember that not all our traders attend every month, so if you want to vote for someone who isn't at this event but you've seen at VV before, that's fine!

There's also:

★  Ace Tone Revival playing a special set of vintage pop hits from the 60s and 70s!
UPDATE: They'll be playing at 11.30, 12.30, and then a bit more if you want them to!

★  A special all-day matinée in our pop-up cinema of our all-time favourite wacky 1940s musical - featuring the best Lindy Hop dance sequence ever caught on film - the dizzifyingly surreal and hilarious Hellzapoppin'!

★  Kegs & Co will be serving cocktails from a vintage bar!

★  New traders!  Please give a warm welcome to Agent ShowcaseCherrie Pie's Vintage Buys, Eclectic Chair and Vintage Marilyn.

Top quality refreshments will be available all day from award-winning gourmet British pie creators Lord of the Pies, Kegs & Co, offering US themed burgers as well as tempting cocktails, award-winning master of the sweet treat Stuart Thornley Cake Design and Kandoo Mobile Coffee, the best in the North West!

Kegs & Co Menu for The Third Birthday Bash

- US State Themed Burgers -

Burger, bacon, cheese, red onion, lettuce, mayo

Burger, bacon, pineapple, cheese, lettuce

Burger, jalapeños, cheese, red onion, BBQ sauce

Two Burgers, bacon, egg, cheese, onion

Also regular Burger and Cheese Burger

- Barms -
Sausage * Bacon * Egg * Cheese & Tomato

- Special Birthday Cocktails -

Cosmopolitan * Manhattan * Tequila Sunrise
Shirley Temple (non alcoholic)

- Cold Drinks -
Cans * Sarsparilla * Budweiser

Lord of the Pies Menu for The Third Birthday Bash


British Beef & Blacksticks Blue Cheese.

Local reared Beef, roast Chestnut Mushrooms & Real Ale.

Cheshire Lamb, Red Wine Jus, hint of Mint & Broadbeans.

Best of British Mixed Cheese & White Wine Onions.

Cheshire smoke Chicken & Ham, soft Herb Velouté.

Stockport Pie- Cheshire ground beef, local grown veg and Robinson's Old Tom Ale.

- All served hot with a choice of Mash, Mushy Peas and Gravy -

We will also have a selection of cold pies available to take home

Stuart Thornley Cake Design Menu for The Third Birthday Bash

including our September specials The Chocolate Collection - Mint Aero * Bounty * Malteser * Snickers - and the Bakers Dozen vote winner

Mini Cupcake Selection Boxes * Simply Baked Selection Boxes

Cake Pops * Mini Cake Pop Selection Bags
Ice Cream Cake Pops * Cake Jars * Cake Push Ups
Cake Pork Pies * Cake Scotch Eggs

Carrot Walnut Cake * Caramelised Coffee Cake * Red Velvet Cake (Gluten Free)

Chocolate Flapjack * Choc Fudge Brownie * Raspberry Cookie Cream Blondie 
Paradise Slice * Apple Crumble Cookies * Lemon Poppy Seed Loaves (Gluten Free)

Suggested dress code for the day: vintage party!  Any era, pick your favourite!

Here's our almost-nearly-done list of the finest vintage traders you will find at Stockport's delightful Covered Market Hall this Sunday.  Don't forget to vote for your favourites! 

A Vintage Affair - vintage homeware, kitchenalia including glassware, linen, cutlery, small furniture.

Agatha Blue - vintage furniture and homeware.

NEW!  Agent Showcase - vintage homeware, collectables, clothes and accessories.

All Our Yesterdays - vintage homeware, furniture, luggage, collectables, toys, tins and much more.

Allsortz - vintage homeware, ceramics, glass.

Anne Langton - handmade jewellery using vintage beads; vintage items.

Aspidistra Vintage - vintage homeware, costume jewellery, mid century prints, fabric and more.

Attic Bazaar - women's wear from Victorian to 1930s, dolls and dolls house ephemera, costume jewellery, homeware, trinkets.

Baboushka's Silver - vintage silver jewellery from the 1880s to the 1980s.

Bathing Beauty - super natural skincare.

Bluecat Jewellery
- vintage jewellery, glassware and ceramics.

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.

Chapeau Carmine - vintage styled millinery, bags, purses and jewellery.

NEW!  Cherrie Pie's Vintage Buys - vintage women's clothing and accessories.

Cyprys Vintage - vintage clothing, kitchenalia and collectables.

Eclecta Books
- books, magazines, paper ephemera, photographs, vinyl.  Find them at Room at the Top Vintage Goods.

NEW!  Eclectic Chair - Manchester based designer and upholsterer; specially designed furniture featuring mid-century modern and antique pieces reupholstered with an eclectic and inspiring variety of textiles.

Eclectique Chic - women's vintage clothing, accessories and jewellery 1950s-80s.

Funky Orange Vintage - ladies' and gents' vintage clothing and accessories, 1940s-80s.

Garbo Antiques - men's and women's vintage and antique clothing, accessories and jewellery.  Tons of new stock this month!

Goody Gum Drops - vintage homeware, books and toys.

Heirloom Rose - classic vintage clothing and accessories, 1940s-80s.

Jackal Threads - men's clothing 1960s-80s.

James Wilson - along with sidekick Keith, these two gentlemen always have a curious array of objects; everything from wind-up gramophones, miniature steam engines and steamer trunks to enamel badges and hatpins.

JK Vintage - women's vintage clothing, costume jewellery, homeware.

Jodi Jo Retro - handmade goodies including cushions, animals softies, badges, magnets and greetings cards, using vintage fabrics and wallpaper sourced from around the world.

Lace and Liquor Vintage
- women's vintage clothing, homeware, kitchenalia, collectables 40s-70s.

Lonsdale Avenue - vintage homeware, kitchenalia, furniture and ceramics.

Lost But Never Forgotten
- featuring Ophelia Button: vintage women's fashions and accessories, homewares 1950s-80s; handmade headbands, bow ties and vintagely-dressed peg dolls.

Mint Vintage - vintage women's clothing and accessories from 1950s-80s; mid century homeware and collectables.

Make Do and Mend - small furniture, homeware, collectables, ornaments, and a few clothes.

Moor Vintage - vintage jewellery and collectables.

Parrot in the Pantry
- vintage homeware, clothing and jewellery.

Pearlie Queen Collectables - vintage homeware, ceramics, glassware, costume jewellery 1920s-50s.

Plot 61a - bargainous vintage kitchenalia, homeware and all sorts of knick-knackery from yesteryear!

Populuxe - vintage homeware, jewellery, collectables.  Waiting to welcome you at Room at the Top Vintage Goods.

Retrodec - vintage coats, hats and other accessories, homeware, decorative items.

RetroFunky - vintage homeware, decor, small furniture, lighting, luggage, clothing, record players, clocks, cameras, books, toys, games.

Rita Black - vintage homeware and collectables.

Shabby Cheek
- interesting collectables.

Sheila's Store
- lots of vintage costume jewellery.

Snygg - only the finest mid-century ceramics, glassware, homeware, decor, textiles, and various interestingly-shaped bits and pieces.

Step Back in Time - vintage homeware, collectables and memorabilia; antique china, ornaments, glassware, pottery, clocks; some vintage women's clothing.

Stuart Thornley Cake Design - cake supremo, artiste of icing sugar.  Details of this month's specials above.

Sue Booth's Sparkly Things
- vintage jewellery, bric a brac, textiles.

From ronijjj on Flickr
We thought that might catch your eye!  Source.

Hellzapoppin' - Whitey's Lindy Hoppers.
A still from the incredible Lindy Hop routine in the 1941 classic film Hellzapoppin', on show at our Third Birthday Bash.  Source.

By Frankie Cooksey, 14th July 2013.
Highlights of the past year: a magical dancing moment from our Yanks in Stockport fair in July, beautifully captured by Frankie Cooksey.

Sabrina! 14 Oct 2012, by Frankie Cooksey.
Highlights of the past year: we Love Sabrina!  From our Sabrina Fair, back in October 2012.  Photo by Frankie Cooksey.

12 May 2013, by Deanna Birch.
You're never too young to start vintage-ing!  Photo by Deanna Birch at our Hand in Glove fair, May 2013.

Stuart Thornley Cake Design
A new treat from Stuart Thornley Cake Design for this fair - the Malteser cupcake.

Cottonopolis Coglective, 14 Apr 2013, by Deanna Birch.
Highlights of the past year: the Cottonopolis Coglective - Manchester's steampunk elite! - came to visit our Westwood Ho! Fair in April.  Photo by Deanna Birch.

Michelle and Bill, 9 Sept 2012, by Stephen McGonigle.
Highlights of the past year: Michelle and Bill Bridges beside this magnificent 1949 Riley RMB 2.5 litre, at our Second Birthday Bash.  Photo by the proud owner, Stephen McGonigle.

Suzylovesmilo - handmade clothing and accessories using new and upcycled materials; women's vintage clothing and accessories, homeware 1950s-80s.

T.E.A. - mid-century kitchenalia, homeware, collectables; women's and men's clothing 1960s-80s.

The Crinoline Lady - vintage costume jewellery and accessories, homeware.

The Lost and The Found - 20th century homeware, photographs and jewellery.

The Side Room - vintage table and bed linen, costume jewellery, clothing, homeware.

TinTrunk - an expanding range of vintage luggage plus apparel for ladies and gents, jewellery, homeware, textiles, collectables.  Find TinTrunk at Room at the Top Vintage Goods.

Village Vintage Clothing - men's and women's vintage clothing, accessories and jewellery.  Up at Room at the Top Vintage Goods.

Vintage Belle - women's vintage clothing and accessories.

Vintage Clutter - vintage needlework accessories, lace, fabric, fashion accessories, costume jewellery, homeware, collectables.

Vintage Emporium - vintage clothing, accessories, homeware.

Vintage Pair - Vintage homeware, decorative items and clothing.

NEW!  Vintage Marilyn - vintage clothing, handbags, china and novelty items, 1930s-70s.

Walthew House - vintage and upcycled vintage jewellery, all proceeds going to Walthew House.

Watch the Flowers Grow - flowers like they used to be - but better! Local, eco flowers sustainably grown and 'just picked' by my own dirty hands!

Wax Delerium
- rare vinyl.