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Cheeki Monkeys South Shields (South Tyneside)

Sun 8th March 2020
10am – 12pm

Temple Park Leisure Centre, John Reid Road, South Shields, NE34 8QN
Tel: 0191 454 6007

BUYING: Discover a huge range of items at bargain prices, with quality, gently used baby and children’s toys, clothes and equipment. Rest and refreshment area.
Entry: £1 adults (children free)

SELLING: Set your own price and deal face to face with the buyer, keep 100% of your takings.
Stall: £12

Cheeki Monkeys SR3 and SR4 (Sunderland)

Sun 26th April 2020
1 – 3pm

Sandhill Sports Centre, Grindon Lane, City of Sunderland, SR3 4EN

BUYING: Quality used baby and children’s toys, clothes and equipment, plus family focused business stalls. Refreshments available and FREE baby food pouch to the first 50 visitors.
Entry: £1.50 adults (children free, inc juice & biscuit!)

SELLING: Set your own price and deal face to face with the buyer, keep 100% of what you earn.
Stall: £12.50


Little Nippers (Newcastle)

Sun 10th May 2020
Sun 13th Sep 2020
Sun 9th Nov 2020

2 – 3.30pm

St Aidans Community Centre, Princes Road, Brunton Park, Gosforth, Newcastle. NE35NJ
Tel: 07742 522 832

BUYING: Buy nearly new clothes, toys and equipment and more. Plus dedicated large items room, such as Jumperoo’s, Prams, Cots and High Chairs. FREE goody bag to the first 100 buyers.
Entry: £2 (kids free)

SELLING: You set the price and negotiate with the buyer directly and keep 100% of your takings.
Stall tariffs: £10 – £20

Mum2Mum Market North East (Gateshead & Durham)

Sun 8th March 2020, 1 – 3pm
North Durham Academy. High Street. Stanley, Durham, DH9 0TW
Sat 14th March 2020, 2 – 4pm
Whickham School & Sports College, Burnthouse Lane, Whickham, Gateshead, NE16 5AR
Sat 21st March, 1 – 3pm
Longfield Academy of Sport, Longfield Road, Darlington, Co Durham, DL3 OHT

Tel: 07986 706 266 / 07941 663 059

BUYING: Buy great condition preloved pushchairs, cots, maternity wear, clothes, toys, books and equipment, for babies and children up to age 6. ​Hot and cold refreshments available.
Admission: £2 (kids free). Free entry in last half hour. 2 for 1 entry voucher available to print.

SELLING: You set the price and negotiate with the buyer face to face, and get 100% of the sale price in your pocket straight away.
Table: £12 – £20

NCT Durham (Durham)

Sun 15th March 2020
1 – 2.30pm (1pm members, 1,15pm non-members)

St Leonards RC Comprehensive School, North End, Durham, DH1 4NG
Tel: 020 8752 2416

BUYING: A wide range of good quality used baby and children’s toys, clothing and equipment, plus a small number of local businesses and cafe serving homemade cakes. Raising vital funds for the National Childbirth Trust.
Entry: £1 (children free).

SELLING: You can drop off your goods and leave, or can volunteer to help at the sale to reduce the commission fee.
Sale tariff: £4 registration fee (Nov sale: £3), plus 22-30% commission.

Preloved Events (Gateshead)

Sun 29th March 2020
11am – 1pm

The Winlaton Centre, North Street, Winlaton, Blaydon, NE21 6BY

BUYING: Bumper event combining Maternity, Baby & Kids items with pre-loved Handbags & Gladrags, plus local business stalls. Refreshments available and kids activities. First 100 shopper’s receive a FREE goody bag!
Entry: £1 (kids free)

SELLING: Book a stall and recycle items you no longer use. Keep all the money you make!
Stall: from £12


Tiny Lives Nearly New (Newcastle)

Sat 14th March 2020
Sat 13th June 2020
Sat 12th Sep 2020
Sat 14th Nov 2020

10am – 1pm

Trinity Church, High Street, Gosforth, Newcastle, NE3 4AG
Tel: 07986 902 471

BUYING: Buy new and lightly used clothes, toys, equipment, cots and pushchairs covering pregnancy, babyhood and toddler/preschool. Raising money for the Tiny Lives Trust (special care baby unit at RVI).
Free entry.

SELLING: Sellers don’t have to stay during the sale, but must return to collect unsold items. There’s a waiting list for selling, also donations welcome.
Sales fee: a donation is required to the Tiny Lives Trust (minimum 25% of proceeds).