Samantha Buckle with some commemoratives from Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation.

Image: Arthur Swallow Fairs


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The event included May 6, the big day itself. “It was a very busy fair despite the coronation”, said organiser Richard Burgoin.

Pictured below is Dave Talbot’s stand decked in Union Jack flags, while above is Samantha Buckle of Rosie Meadows Vintage, wearing a red, white and blue scarf, displayed some commemorative ware from Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation.


Dave Talbot’s stand at the Ripley Castle fair.

Image: Arthur Swallow Fairs

Not shown was a bottle of unopened Moet Chandon champagne dated 1953, the year of the queen’s coronation on the stand of Rosie Blue Vintage.