Gloucester Quays transformed into Alladin's Cave
HUNDREDS of antiques enthusiasts flocked to Gloucester Quays on a bargain hunt this weekend.
An antiques fair was held on Saturday and Sunday at the Quays, transforming the Upper Deck into an Aladdin's Cave of trinkets.
Paintings, jewellery, glass, china, watches, and even an old police uniform attracted more than 1,000 visitors to the event.
Fair organiser Brian Ashbee said: ""It has gone very well indeed, we are really pleased.
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"We had traders from all over. They came from Bath, Somerset, Wiltshire, London and locally too, there was a really good mix.
"I'm pleased with what was on offer. There was a wide variety of stalls selling a wide variety of antiques of all different prices."
It was the second event of its kind and from next year it is hoped there will be two every year, in April and October.
Candice Horley, who was selling signed costume jewellery, said: "I've done really well, it has been a fantastic fair."
Brian Hanks, from Bristol, was visiting the fair looking for new watches.
He said: "I collect watches and I go to as many fairs and flea markets as I can.
"The Gloucester event is really good and I'm sure it will get bigger and better in the future. These things usually grow as word of mouth spreads around."
There were more than a dozen stall holders in total.