Look Twice Vintage Fair
  • A new diary date has been added ---->>>>

    25th November, Look Twice Vintage Fair down at the Business Centre, 10 - 4pm. £1 admission with half of this going towards Moving Image.

    It's a similar event to the successful fair that Charlotte and Celeste staged during the Regatta weekend.




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  • Jason hi! Do you have any idea how one might obtain a table? Thanks for posting
  • [edit to add: Charlotte is happy to take email enquiries about Look Twice - charlottebernays at yahoo dot co dot uk]
  • A quick update.. As well as Charlotte's fine vintage collection, stallholders confirmed for the LOOK TWICE Christmas shopping event include Mary Lu Vintage with Lucy Tiffney, Sue Finn, Haggle Baggle, Socially Advintageous, and Divine InterVintage.


  • Erm. What's Upcycling?
  • Upcycling is taking an item that is no longer needed or wanted and giving a new life as something useful or creative. Also for something to be considered upcycled there must be an increase in worth or quality. Upcycled items you are may find at Look Twice are clothes and lifestyle products made from vintage fabrics.
    Please comment is someone has a better definition!!


  • Ah, that makes sense. Someone once described the pointless demolition of useable housing stock at "downcycling" I seem to recall.
  • Don't forget the Look Twice for Christmas vintage/retro fair is happening tomorrow at the Wivenhoe Business Centre, 10am until 4pm. If the mood takes you, mosey on down for a browse, cuppa, and yummy food. 
  • A big thank you to all who attended today.  What a fabulous day it was!  Because of it's success due you the customer, the quality of fashion and lifestyle collectables for sale, and  Charlotte's tireless efforts in organising it all, £175 was donated to Wivenhoe Moving Image.
  • Fantastic! Look forward to the next one.

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Wivenhoe Diary
Many thanks to Wivenhoe News for helping to source these dates
1 - 30 April, James Dodds exhibiting at Over the Sofa Gallery, Wivenhoe Bookshop
11 April - 10 May, Jarman's Dungeness, an exhibition by Andy Brooke celebrating Jarman's vision 20 years on, Wivenhoe Library
11 April, Wivenhoe Watching Wildlife Springwatch, Sailing Club, 7:30 - 10pm
12 April, WTFC Vs Thetford Town, Broad Lane, 3pm
12 April, Wivenhoe Ferry Fundraiser, the Sailing Club, 7:30pm - late. Live music from Strings Attached, DJ and curry meal. Tickets £12 from the Bookshop.
13 April, WivGigs, Come and Try day
15 April, Moving Image, Enough Said, William Loveless Hall, 7:30pm
17 and 18 May, Wivenhoe Open Gardens, various locations around the town
17 - 20 April, Beer Festival at the Black Buoy pub; 20 plus guest beers and ciders, food, live music.
19 April, Farmer's Market, Congregational Hall, 9:30 - 12:30pm
19 April, Easter Workshop for children, age 5 - 12, St Mary’s, 2pm - 3:30pm
21 April, WTFC Vs Stanway Rovers, Broad Lane, 3pm
23 April, Italian Literature, start of a five week course with Giovanni Colacicchi, Wivenhoe Bookshop, 2:30 - 4:30pm
23 April, Wivenhoe Film Club, Bicycle Thieves, The Nottage, 7:30pm
24 April, poetrywivenhoe, Allison McVety, The Legion, 8pm
24 April, Funny Farm Comedy Club, Andrew O'Neill, Cricket Club, 8pm
25 April - start of Wild About Wivenhoe month. Various events centred around the Wildlife Garden. Full details to be published... when known!
25 April, Transition Town Wivenhoe Spring Event, open-air bicycle-powered cinema, bar, evening food, all at the Wildlife Garden
26 April, Watching Wivenhoe Wildlife Dawn Chorus Walk, meet at 5am in the train station car park
26 April, Transition Town Wivenhoe Spring Event, Art and Photography Exhibition themed around the Wildlife Garden, William Loveless Hall
26 April, Bird Walk with Richard Allen, Sailing Club, 10am
29 April, Moving Image, All is Lost, William Loveless Hall, 7:30pm
2nd May, Wivenhoe Society Talk, Richard Moulson, CBC Ranger: 'History and Management of Colne Nature Reserve, Wivenhoe Woods and Ferry Marsh, The Nottage, 7:30pm
3 May, WTFC Vs Diss, Broad Lane, 3pm
9 May, Watching Wivenhoe Wildlife, presentations about wildlife in gardens, and gardening for wildlife in Wivenhoe Library, presented by John Rowland, Glyn Evans & Chris Gibson
13 May, Moving Image, Nebraska, William Loveless Hall, 7:30pm
14 May, Wivenhoe Town Council Annual Meeting, William Loveless Hall, 7:30pm, all welcome.
16 May, Shipyard Studios, Inside Out, Keel House, 5 Walter Radcliffe Road, 3pm - 8pm www.shipyardstudios.co.uk
17 - 26 May, Shipyard Studios, Inside Out, Keel House, 5 Walter Radcliffe Road, 10am - 5pm www.shipyardstudios.co.uk
17 May, Watching Wivenhoe Wildlife, Moth Trapping and Bat Watching, Wildlife Garden
18 May, Watching Wivenhoe Wildlife, Moth Trapping - the reveal!
20 May, Moving Image, Saving Mr Banks, William Loveless Hall, 7:30pm
15 June, Watching Wivenhoe Wildlife, Wildflower Walk in the gravel pits behind the cricket club, 11am
29 June, Jazz on the Quay, 1pm