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We stopped the car last weekend at a few car boot sales in the west of the country, and you couldn’t move for all the Val Doonican LPs and flashing pictures of Jesus. Still, always stop. One of our own recently picked up a Euro ’88 jersey for €1.60 , less than my bus fare. Like the eBay of old, if you’re willing to rummage and have a proper look, you can come out with something ace.

One for the young ‘uns mainly I suppose is the excellent car boot sale out the back of the Bernard Shaw pub. It returns next Saturday, running from midday onwards.

It is an odds ‘n’ ends market, with car boots and stalls, food, drink, bands, DJs and a few hundred people in great humour. Starts at 1pm, runs til 7pm, with after party til the wee hours inside and is Free In.

Probably won’t turn up a Euro ’88 jersey granted, but maybe Val is back in fashion.

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