Picture gallery: Norwich goes back in time with vintage fair

Norwich went back in time to the thirties and forties at the weekend when the Vintage Lover Fair arrive at Dragon Hall in King Street.

Nearly 30 exhibitors gathered in the hall and sold vintage homeware, clothing, accessories and food.

Hundereds of people flocked to the hall on Saturday dressed in vintage clothes

Founder Zoe Durrant, who lives near Reepham, said: 'I have been doing it for three years now and we have about 800 people attend. It lovely organising these events and seeing everyone dressed up.

'It's a great location to hold the fair. I started doing vintage fairs in 2008 when I had an accident and was on my back for six week and I thought about what I wanted to do. I took inspiration from my mum who had a stall and loved antiques and, as I got older, I found some amazing old things and started to get interested in fashion.'

Since then, the fair has grown and Miss Durrant has organised for her first overseas event in Stockholm, which will take place next weekend.

Mel Raven and Siofra Connor who make and sell vintage inspired accessories under the name Sugar and Hatter exhibited at the vintage fair for the first time this year.

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Miss Raven said: 'It's lovely and it was so busy. There is definitely an increase in people wanting vintage in Norwich over the last few years and there has been an increase in burlesque nights.'

The event also included music from DJ Earl Harlem and a pop-up library.

Cat Graves from Old Catton, who runs a vintage clothing stall, said: 'My stall sells vintage dresses, hats, coats and jewellery. There's definitely a growing interest in vintage in Norwich.'

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