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BRD Flea Market brings in the bucks

Clothes, cakes and crafting were the order of the day for Bristol Roller Derby Flea Market, held at The Lanes on Sunday 26th June. Despite what appeared to be a mini heat wave, the crowds found the allure of fresh-baked cakes, pasties and the obligatory pint too much of a draw.

With mountains of clothes, books and handmade goodies on offer, the great Bristol public managed to bag a bargain or three. From jewellery and bric-a-brac to a fully-functioning tuba and sparkly dancing shoes, there was something for everyone.

Youngsters were kept amused by the Kiddies’ Craft and Baking area where they were able to decorate biscuits and sell them on the cake stall while the cut –price bowling attracted the more sporting attendees.

Flea market overview

Flea market overview

Glorious chocolate brownies

Glorious chocolate brownies

A happy punter overjoyed to find the perfect cupcake

A happy punter overjoyed to find the perfect cupcake

And let’s not forget the cakes. Having cemented our reputation as a number one cake-baking bunch of Roller girls, we certainly didn’t disappoint – scrummy cake-pops, pasties, Victoria sponge, and the now infamous Oreo cookie cupcakes were piled high, though not for long.Speaking in between bites of cake, BRD’s head of PR, Brookiller de’Vil said: “We’ve had a great day and most important of all, we have raised £410 for the League. I’ve got myself a dress and some killer heels, so I’m very happy! A big thank you to everyone who donated their items and time – it’s much appreciated!”BRD is planning on holding another Flea Market in July, so watch this space for further details of time and venues as well as how you can take part or donate.

One man's junk is another man's treasure!

One man’s junk is another man’s treasure!

Killer has had a bit too much sugar ;-)

Killer has had a bit too much sugar

Browsing the goodies

A bargain hunter browses the goodies

Fabulous handmade crafts were up for grabs

Fabulous handmade crafts were up for grabs

Clothes, clothes glorious clothes

Clothes, clothes glorious clothes

La Calavera samples the Cake-pops

La Calavera samples the Cake-pops

 

Written by Twisterella AKA, Verity Gough