Ruby’s Vintage & Retro Fair…. by Royal Appointment

Lyn and Alison are honoured to announce that Ruby’s Vintage & Retro Fair is now By Royal Appointment.  Her Majesty Queen Victoria took time from her busy schedule of widowhood to honour Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park with her august presence.

On being introduced, we performed our best curtsey and murmured a few words of welcome.  She seemed impressed with our industry and artistry and graciously bestowed some royal largesse on a couple of stalls.

Seriously….  this was great fun and it added a certain something to an otherwise quiet day.  The weather was absolutely atrocious and our stalls full of vintage manned by our wonderful stallholders in period dress could not attract enough people from their fireside to keep us busy all day.  Nevertheless we all had a good time and enjoyed ourselves back at this wonderful Palladian house set in Capability Brown grounds.









If you visited us, we hope you had a good time and found some vintage beauties as presents or perhaps something for yourself like the pictures below.   We hope to be back in the summer





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Lyn is co-founder of Ruby's Vintage & Retro Fair. She also sells vintage costume jewellery, clothes and accessories at various vintage fairs. She spends some of the year in sunny Arizona which is a prime spot for sourcing great vintage - the English accent goes down a treat! Lyn runs the Fair with Yvonne who took early retirement from an international career in the perfume industry.