As expected, most of the stalls were selling vintage/retro fabric, clothes, hats, bags, etc. It really made me wish that I could find the time/inclination/inspiration to drag out my sewing machine and turn the gorgeous fabrics into something practical or frivilous, but instead I managed to pick up a little something rather lovely that needs no sewing by me in order for it to be a fabulous addition to the house.
I thought this patriotic quilt was rather fab. Must try my hand at quilting one day...
Near the top of the hill is this wonderful-looking ironmongers, brimming with all sorts of home-based items like candles, mops, brushes, tools, nails, and all those bits and bobs you don't realise you need until you take a look around.
Back over the other side of the hill, there's Poot and Make and Mend, to name just two of the many and varied retro/vintage/antique shops dotted around these parts.
After all that shopping and window shopping, it was time to rest my weary feet in Stardust, at the bottom of the hill
Cappuccino and a chocolate brownie? Oh, go on then!
Just enough time to wander up the sweet little street (Cheap Street) with the water course running through the middle,