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The Vintage Village Toggery Fair

It's the Toppermost of the Poppermost . . .

The Vintage Village Toggery Fair!

When: Sunday 11th August 2013, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Where: Stockport Covered Market Hall SK1 1EU
How much: £1 entry, under 12s FREE

We're tipping our caps to Stockport's legendary 1960s purveyor of menswear to the stars, The Toggery for this month's fair.  Renowned as THE place to go for all the latest fab gear, The Toggery supplied quality ready-to-wear and bespoke suits in everything from mohair to leather (they specialised in custom leather outfits!)  Michael Cohen, the proprietor, became the first manager of The Hollies, as well as local nearly-made-its The Toggery Five, and we think he deserves a party in his honour.

Get Ready Steady Go for a 1960s-themed vintage extravaganza! 

Not only do we have the vast array of authentic vintage clothing and accessories for ladies and gents, jewellery, homeware, decorative items, furniture, textiles, toys, collectables and curiosities you have come to expect from The Vintage Village, but we also have:

★  The Stockport Ukelele Players, who will be assembling en masse to delight you with their renditions of 60s tunes.

★  We're hoping for a good turn-out from local scooter clubs including the Manchester Lyons and Salford Knights, so you'll have some covetable two-wheeled treasures to ogle!

★  Andy Lawton (Mr Dabberdecades) spinning vintage vinyl Northern Soul classics and obscurities.

★  Dabberdecades will be returning with their astonishing range of original designer 1960s clothing and homewares. 

★  Lady Kitschener's Vintage Emporium is having a clearout Summer Sale!

  All Our Yesterdays is having a £3 Sale, and 4 items for £10 on their shelves!

  RetroFunky is having a Trunk Sale!

Top quality all day refreshments available from Kandoo Mobile Coffee (best coffee in the North West!), the mighty, award-winning Lord of the Pies with their traditional and modern hand made gourmet pies, the welcome return of Honest Crust Pizza hand-crafting fresh sourdough pizzas to order, and our stalwart, award-winning Chef de sweet treats, Stuart Thornley Cake Design.  Menus will be added below as soon as we get them.

UPDATED UPDATE!  The outrageously fabulous mobile gourmet ice-cream vendor Ginger's Comfort Emporium IS coming along! 

Lord of the Pies Menu for The Toggery Fair


NEW!  British Beef & Blacksticks Blue Cheese.

Local reared Beef, roast Chestnut Mushrooms & Real Ale.

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

Stockport V - Vegetable & Mycoproteins stew, Lyonaise Potatoes & Robinson's Old Tom Ale.

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

Honest Crust Pizza menu for the Toggery Fair

Hand crafted sourdough pizzas made to order & baked in 90 seconds in a wood-fired oven


Tomato, Mozzarella, fresh Basil

Spicy N'Duja Sausage, Tomato, Mozzarella

Finest Chorizo Picante, Tomato, Mozzarella

Goat's Cheese and wood-roasted Onion
with fresh Basil Pesto

- Provisional menu subject to change - but it will all be good! -

Stuart Thornley Cake Design Menu for The Toggery Fair

Cupcakes including the Ice Cream Collection - 99 Flake, Twister Lolly, Fab Lolly, Screwball - and the Baker’s Dozen vote winner.

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

- By The Slice -
Carrot Walnut Cake * Chocolate Beetroot Cake * Jaffa Orange Cake

- Gluten Free -
Chocolate Flapjack * Coconut Cherry Choc Slice * Various flavours of Scones

Rocky Road * Black Forest Cookies
Raspberry Cookie Cream Blondie * Malteaser Brownie
Mini Simply Baked Selection Boxes

So who will be waiting for you inside Stockport's airy and elegant covered market hall?  Here's our not-finished-yet list of confirmed traders - the true stars of every show! - with more to come soon!

Agatha Blue - vintage furniture and homeware.

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.

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

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

Black Cat Vintage - vintage clothing and homeware.

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.

Cyprys Vintage - vintage clothing, kitchenalia and collectables.

Dabberdecades - your first port of call for incredible 1960s clothing, accessories, homeware and decor.

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

NEW!  FOUND Vintage Homewares - vintage homeware 1950s-70s.

Garbo Antiques - an overwhelming choice of vintage men's and women's clothing, accessories, costume jewellery and more.

Goody Gum Drops - vintage homeware, books and toys.

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

J'Adore Vintage - award-winners in the Best of Vintage Manchester Awards 2012, offering fashion-forward women's wear and accessories.

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.

Jean Blakeley - vintage jewellery.

Je Ne Sais Quoi - vintage homeware and decorative items.

Kitsch Republic - vintage, handmade and recycled homeware.

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

Lady Kitschener's Vintage Emporium
- vintage homeware, books and children's stuff.

Lola Cream's Vintage
- vintage clothes and accessories from the 1950s onwards; some homeware.

NEW!  Lucy Williams Antiques - a mixture of vintage and antique homeware, curios, and clothing.

Mabel on the Table
- homeware 1950s-70s.

Maggie Mae's Vintage
- vintage homeware, kitchenalia, textiles, luggage, haberdashery, furniture, clothing, accessories, 1920s-60s.

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.

Penelope Cat Vintage - children's books 1940s-80s; homeware 1930s-70s.

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

Pretty Nostalgic
- everyone's favourite brilliantly British vintage lifestyle magazine!

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

NEW!  Retro Queen Boutique - vintage women's clothing and accessories.

Rita Machin - an eclectic selection of jewellery, glass, stainless steel and ceramics.

Toggery jacket
A rare surviving Toggery jacket, which you can see on the day at TinTrunk's unit at Room at the Top (sorry, it's not for sale!)  Source.

Toggery ad
Advertisement for The Toggery, Stockport.  Source.

Toggery Five
Dressed by The Toggery - The Toggery Five.  Source.

Photo by Frankie Cooksey.
A visiting scooter at last August's Vintage Village Fab Gear Fair.  Photo by Frankie Cooksey.

Vintagexplorer Aug/Sept 2013
The new 'Boy's Own Issue' of Vintagexplorer will be available at the Toggery Fair.  Pick up your free copy at Room at the Top Vintage Goods.

Retrorags - vintage men's and women's clothing, accessories and bags.

retrospektiv studio - vintage goods.

Rita Black - vintage homeware and collectables.

NEW!  Rupert's Vintage Finds - vintage items, mostly homeware from the 1930s-80s.

Shabby Cheek - "wonderful things you never realised you wanted …"

Shady Lane Vintage - vintage women's clothing, accessories, homeware, fabric, pattern books and magazines 1940s-70s.

Show Us Your Threads - featuring Ophelia Button: vintage women's fashions and accessories, homewares 1950s-80s; handmade headbands, bow ties and vintagely-dressed peg dolls.

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

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

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

Suzylovesmilo - women's vintage clothing and accessories (and some men's too!), homeware 1950s-80s; handmade clothing accessories and homeware made from new and upcycled materials.

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

The Lost and the Found - quirky and unusual vintage items including homeware and costume jewellery.

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

The Sun Will Shine Vintage - vintage 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 Clutter - vintage needlework accessories, lace, fabric, fashion accessories, costume jewellery, homeware, collectables.

Vintage Emporium - women's vintage clothing 1930s-70s, ephemera, suitcases, ceramics.

NEW!  Vintage Glass Houses - vintage glassware including Murano, vintage and Art Deco costume jewellery.

Vintage Pair - vintage homeware, ceramics and furnishings 1930s-70s.

Wax Delerium - rare vinyl.