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Buyers forage for hidden gems at Beccles Antiques Street Market

PUBLISHED: 09:00 15 August 2018

The latest Beccles Antiques Street Market attracted hundreds of interested buyers. Picture: Christine Pinsent

The latest Beccles Antiques Street Market attracted hundreds of interested buyers. Picture: Christine Pinsent

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Hundreds flocked to Beccles for a popular market offering an extensive range of eye-catching antiques.

The latest Beccles Antiques Street Market attracted hundreds of interested buyers. Picture: Christine PinsentThe latest Beccles Antiques Street Market attracted hundreds of interested buyers. Picture: Christine Pinsent

Beccles Antiques Street Market returned to the town on Sunday, August 12, attracting a host of interested buyers looking to unearth a hidden gem or two.

Now in its ninth year, the event features a variety of general and specialist dealers selling collectables including silver, jewellery, furniture and vintage clothing.

The latest Beccles Antiques Street Market attracted hundreds of interested buyers. Picture: Christine PinsentThe latest Beccles Antiques Street Market attracted hundreds of interested buyers. Picture: Christine Pinsent

Christine Pinsent, who runs Saxons in Beccles and co-organises the bi-annual market alongside Kate Lee from Blyburgate Antiques, was delighted with the day’s proceedings.

“We’re very pleased with the turnout and it’s great that so many people came along,” she said. “We were blessed with the weather, thank goodness - if it’s bad there’s not much you can do about it!

The latest Beccles Antiques Street Market attracted hundreds of interested buyers. Picture: Christine PinsentThe latest Beccles Antiques Street Market attracted hundreds of interested buyers. Picture: Christine Pinsent

“This was our 18th market over the last nine years and there were a lot of new stalls this time around, so it was nice that people were able to see some different items.”

The latest Beccles Antiques Street Market attracted hundreds of interested buyers. Picture: Christine PinsentThe latest Beccles Antiques Street Market attracted hundreds of interested buyers. Picture: Christine Pinsent

The latest Beccles Antiques Street Market attracted hundreds of interested buyers. Picture: Christine PinsentThe latest Beccles Antiques Street Market attracted hundreds of interested buyers. Picture: Christine Pinsent

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