Custard Factory Flea Market – Birmingham, England

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This summer when I received an email from Katie at the tory.co.uk/” target=”_blank”>Custard Factory in Birmingham, England telling me about her local flea market, I knew that I needed to share the Custard Factory Flea Market details with all my readers. Sadly for Katie, she emailed me while I was half-way through my 20 day Mediterranean Cruise and all thoughts of the real world sailed from my mind while I coasted from one exotic locale to another. It was only months after returning from vacation that I realized with a start… “OH NO, I Forgot to share with Diva Readers all the divalicious details of this flea market!” Better late than never –

Custard Factory Flea Market Q & A:

Where is the Custard Factory Flea Market?
At tory.co.uk/” target=”_blank”>The Custard Factory! Okay, seriously it’s at Gibb Square in Birmingham, England.

Maybe I should back up. I don’t know Birmingham very well – what is The Custard Factory?
The Custard Factory is Birmingham’s revolutionary new arts and media quarter. Built 100 years ago it is now home to a hive of young creative companies, galleries, fine artists, independent shops and terrific restaurants. One of Birmingham’s biggest nightclubs and a number of renowned live music venues are located here. All are part of a vigorous working community that knows how to party too! The bohemian Custard Factory Flea Market is dedicated to bringing Birmingham shoppers truly rare, wonderful special items.
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When is it held?
Every Saturday and Sunday 11am – 5pm

What types of items are for sale?
The Custard Factory Flea Market specializes in vintage, art and the previously unobtainable. With a fascinating range of clothes, jewellery, literature, collectables and cuisines, The Custard Factory Flea Market is a new opportunity to shop for those rare and magical items that will never be found on a High Street.
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Stalls range from the bizarre to the truly wonderful. Japanese baby clothes, vintage and handmade garments, rare records, original photography and art, crepe suzettes, pottery, kitsch collectables and homemade fudge are a small taste of what’s available.

Would out of town visitors be interested in coming?
Absolutely! Area hotels such as The Best Western even offer special packages for market goers!

Sounds great! Anything else we should know?
Yes – Come! It’s a great day for the whole family! Check out this You Tube Video to get a feel for the market.