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Gillard & May Welcome to the blog of Gillard & May. We sell vintage, antiques and collectables. This is very much in keeping with the current trend to re-use and recycle, as all of the items we sell have previously been pre-used and pre-loved! In our blog, we will try to keep you up to date with our attendances at antiques fairs as well as well any other interesting news we may have. We hope you enjoy reading our blog and why not visit one of our online shops - either here on our website, or on Etsy. Thank you for dropping in and we hope to do business with you soon!

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27th November 2016 Vintage Antique Fair at the National Coal Mining Museum, Wakefield

Posted by Linda May on Thursday, November 24, 2016,
We will be at our usual pitch in the foyer of the National Coal Mining Museum on Sunday 27th November 2016!

Martyn will have lots of lovely furniture (and I know he's bought some especially for the fair!) and I will have lots of jewellery and collectables.

So pop along and take a look and say hello to us.... we'd love to see you!



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25th September 2016 Vintage Antique Fair at the National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Posted by Linda May on Tuesday, August 23, 2016,
Ooo it looks like I haven't done any blogs for quite a while..... sorry!!

Anyway, Martyn and Linda will have our usual stalls in the foyer of the mining museum on Sunday 25th September 2016.

Martyn will have some furniture items and Linda will have her usual jewellery, accessories and collectables.

As a little taster, we will have wicker baskets, teddy bears, necklace, rings, lots of brooches, bracelets and bangles, various collectables, our usual 50p lucky dip box.... and so much more....
  
So w...
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Vintage Antique Fair at the National Coal Mining Museum, Wakefield on Sunday 29th November 2015

Posted by Linda May on Wednesday, November 25, 2015,

Martyn and Linda will have their usual stall at the Fox & Moon Vintage Antique Fair at the National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield on Sunday 29th November 2015.

We will have lots of lovely vintage and antique items for sale, so why not pop along and take a look - you never know what you might find.... and it's nearly Christmas!

Here's a list of the types of items we will have for sale..... Rocking Horse (this is loverly!!).... Dolls Pram (lovely vintage pram with teddy bear!).... Recorders (...


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York Racecourse Car Boot Saturday 4th April 2015

Posted by Linda May on Friday, April 3, 2015,
Martyn and I will be at York Car Boot tomorrow which is open from 7.00am until 1.00pm.

It will be an early start for us as we will be leaving home at 5.00am!!  Yawn.....!!!

Here is a link to the York Car Boot website: York Car Boot and their Facebook page is here: York Racecourse Car Boot

Martyn will have lots of furniture for sale and I will have lots of bits and pieces (linen, wool, collectables and other items...)....

We can take credit card and Paypal payments so if you do see a piece of furn...
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NCM Vintage Antique Fair, Sunday 22nd March 2015

Posted by Linda May on Thursday, March 19, 2015,
Well it's nearly here!  Martyn and I will be at the Vintage Antique Fair being held at the National Coal Mining Museum near Wakefield in West Yorkshire this coming Sunday.

We will have lots of vintage furniture, jewellery, accessories and collectables, so why not pop along and say hello!?  You never know what you might find!

You can find further details about the fair here: http://www.foxandmoon.co.uk/

We're looking forward to seeing you there!!
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Vintage Antique Fair at the National Coal Mining Museum, Wakefield 16th November 2014

Posted by Linda May on Friday, November 14, 2014,
Martyn and I will have a stall at the brand new Vintage Antique Fair to be held at the National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield, West Yorkshire on Sunday 16th November 2014.

So why not pop along and say hello to us and perhaps buy that little special something for Christmas?  Martyn will have lots of lovely furniture and I will have lots of vintage jewellery, accessories, linen items and collectables.

You'll be sure to find something you like and you can't miss us as our stall will be right th...
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The Yorkshire Antiques & Art Fair in Harrogate - Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th November 2013

Posted by Linda May on Tuesday, November 12, 2013,
We will be bringing a selection of furniture and antiques to the Yorkshire Antiques & Art Fair in Harrogate this weekend (16th & 17th November 2013).

Martyn will be at the fair with his furniture on Saturday and Linda will be joinging him on Sunday with a small selection of jewellery and other items

So why not come along and have a look at what's on offer.....we may just have something you have been looking for....

We look forward to seeing you there!


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VINTAGE HOME SHOW SUNDAY 27TH OCTOBER 2013

Posted by Linda May on Saturday, October 26, 2013,
Don't forget to pop along and see us at the Vintage Home Show tomorrow (Sunday 27th October 2013). Storm permitting (if we don't get blown away on the M62!), we'll be there bright and early with lots and lots of lovely vintage furniture and other bits and pieces.....so come along to see us (and hopefully buy from us!!).....come rain....come wind....come shine.....!!!
Look forward to seeing you there!!  ;-)

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VINTAGE HOME SHOW 27th OCTOBER 2013

Posted by Linda May on Monday, October 14, 2013,
We will be selling lots of lovely vintage and retro furniture and other items at the Vintage Home Show at Victoria Baths in Manchester on Sunday 27th October 2013.

Please come and visit us - you never know what you might find!



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Holden Wood

Posted by Linda May on Friday, April 26, 2013,
Please note that we no longer have a unit at Holden Wood Antiques Centre in Lancashire as Martyn has decided to sell his furniture more locally.


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York Carboot Fair - Monday 27th August 2012

Posted by Gillard & May on Friday, August 24, 2012,
Unfortunately we will be unable to attend the York Carboot this Monday.

But we will be at the Reebok Antiques & Collectables Fair on Sunday 2nd September 2012 so we hope to see you there!!
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Reebok Antiques & Collectables Fair (Sunday 2nd September 2012)

Posted by Gillard & May on Monday, August 20, 2012,
Preparations are well under way for our visit to the next Reebok Antiques & Collectables Fair which will be held at the Reebok Stadium in Bolton of Sunday 2nd September 2012.

This time I will have less jewellery than I usually do as Martyn has decided to 'take over' the stall with his furniture. 

So please do come along and take a look at the furniture we will have on sale at the Reebok and don't be put off if it's jewellery or other vintage and collectable items that you are interested in as ...
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Reebok & Horbury Bridge Fairs

Posted by Gillard & May on Tuesday, May 15, 2012,
Well Reebok Antiques & Collectors Fair has been and gone!!  It was very busy at the Reebok on Bank Holiday Monday - absolutely loads of people wandering around (and buying!!)!!  Next Reebok isn't until September followed by Event City in October!! 

But that doesn't mean we don't have fairs to attend - in fact I did a local fair on my own at Horbury Bridge on Saturday.  The sun was shining and all the stallholders were wondering whether we'd have any custom as we thought people would take the ...
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Reebok Antiques & Collectables Fair Monday 7th May 2012

Posted by Gillard & May on Tuesday, May 1, 2012,
Preparations are now under way for the Reebok Fair on May Day Bank Holiday Monday!  Linda has purchased more stock and will have lots of nice jewellery and collectables for sale.  Martyn will be taking some small items of furniture to the Reebok as we only have a limited amount of room to display furniture. 

The entrance fee is £3.00 for adults so it's good value for a day out especially if it is still raining by the Bank Holiday as the fair is completely under cover!!  The Reebok is situate...
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Event City Antiques & Collectibles Fair 15/4/12

Posted by Gillard & May on Friday, April 20, 2012,
Well the fair went well and was very busy indeed.  Martyn was very pleased at selling lots of furniture and Linda was busy selling lots of jewellery!  Linda has now bought some more lovely stock at auction, so keep an eye open in our eBay shop for these items which will be appearing in the shop soon!!
Our next fair will be at the Reebok Stadium in Bolton on May Day Bank Holiday Monday, 7th May 2012 so why not come and visit us there?  However, as we have much less room at Reebok, we will only ...
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Reebok Antiques & Collectables Fair Sunday 1st April 2012

Posted by Gillard & May on Monday, March 26, 2012,
Preparations are under way for the Reebok Antiques & Collectables Fair this coming Sunday, 1st April 2012.  Come along and take a look - you never know what you might find.  Martyn and I both look forward to seeing you there!
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Reebok Antiques & Collectors Fair - Sun 26/02/12

Posted by Gillard & May on Wednesday, February 22, 2012,
Preparations are under way for our appearance at the Reebok Antiques fair on Sunday.... Martyn will be busy polishing and preparing some nice pieces of furniture and I have a nice selection of vintage jewellery and collectables.
Come and see us at our stall at the Reebok Stadium on Sunday - you never know what you might find!!
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