- Wednesday, 28 May 2014 -

Newcastle Does Vintage!

Hello my lovelies! So, with it being a bank holiday weekend and the fact that I'm fortuitously off work of a Monday, what better way to spend it than at a lovely vintage fair? And I was in the best of company too as the wonderful Katie from Katie's World of Beauty was kind enough to come with me for a bit of a browse and a girly gossip! Poring over all the retro treasures and scanning the area for one-of-a-kind finds, my eyes were excited with all there was to see.







Held in the classically quaint Theatre Royal in Newcastle's city centre, the event was abuzz with budding fashionistas and colourful collectors alike, all scouring the scenes to find a hidden vintage gem. With stalls specialising in clothes, accessories, crockery, ornaments and everything else in between - there was always something to tickle your fancy! And with the event boasting a spectacular four floors of vintagey goodness, you were never short of something to do. 

Perhaps my favourite part of the vintage fair was meeting the whimsically wonderful Cat, a quirky designer who's doll house inspired pieces are just too cute! You'll notice that I actually haven't any photos of Cat's beautiful stock to show you, because Katie and myself were so busy chatting away to the bubbly designer, completely enthralled by her dainty dolls house pieces! However, if you like the sound of Cat's work, please have a gander at her lovely website Two Penny Lane, I promise you'll be in vintage heaven!




 
  1. This looks great fun!

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    1. It was absolutely brilliant! I was very good though and didn't buy anything but there was so much to see <3

      Claire xo

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  2. Awesome! I'm going to Retrorama this weekend in Brussels so a little vintage heaven for me too!

    I need that sign in my life!

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    1. Oh WOW, I'm soooooo jelly right now! Anything vintage just reels me in, gotta love finding retro wee bits and bobs :)

      Claire xo

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  3. Oh I love these places. What a great way to spend the afternoon, and scuse me for thinking with my stomach, but would you LOOK at those meringues?!

    Glad you had a fab time xx

    Gemma
    Faded Windmills

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    1. I am always on the prowl for a good vintage fair! Oh my gawwwwd, there was carrot cake, victoria sponge, brownies and lashings of tea - was phenomenal!

      Claire xo

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  4. I need to find a market like this soon, everything is so gorgeous.


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    1. I usually discover them through Facebook doll, just have a browse and see if there's any upcoming events near you! :)

      Claire xo

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  5. Gotta love a chance to get hands on some vintage goodies!

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    1. Rachael, I couldn't sit still. There was just so much to see, do and explore! Was the perfect bank holiday Monday :)

      Claire xo

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  6. I've always wanted to delve into vinage markets but they meet seem to pop up near me (or in my price range!) looks like you had a lovely time! Lauryn x

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    1. I'm quite fortunate as I'm not originally from Newcastle, and back home they're SUCH a rarity so I feel your pain doll! Thank you very much for your sweet comment <3

      Claire xo

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  7. Hey :) just found your blog and I'm now following!

    Love vintage fares. I went to one back in March and it was amazing. I saw the coolest vintage type writer but didn't have any money at that point. Now on the hunt for a similar one.

    Anway, great post and pictures :)

    Hailes<3
    Hailes Hearts Fashion.

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    1. Eeeekkk thank you so much pretty lady! Your kind words mean the absolute word to me :) And I know what you mean, sometimes the prices can be quite extortionate but it's always lovely to just browse :)

      Claire xo

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  8. Ive not really been interested in vintage items but some of the things they have displayed in your photos look rather cool! Thank you for sharing :) x
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    1. I never used to be interested, but I think that there's something for everyone at the fairs as there was tea and cake stalls, a hair and makeup stall, singers and giveaways. It makes for a lovely day out :)

      Claire xo

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  9. Loved reading this, I have a feeling it was Lou Lou's vintage fair that comes to Sheffield too :) My sister and I love vintage shopping, especially going to the fair because you do get to meet so many unique people :) I might be getting an Alice in Wonderland necklace from the website now :o hehe xx

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    1. Thank you so much my dear! And I LOVE Lou Lou's vintage fair! Fair's make for such wonderful day's out and there's sure to be something that'll tickle your fancy! And oh wow, you definitely should, I bought a cheeky little teapot necklace from there too ;)

      Claire xo

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