Janet and Jim Race initiate the first Heacham Yard Sale
Organised in just seven days after a pleasant trip to the Snettisham Yard Sale, Janet and Jim Race’s Heacham event had over 75 stalls open for business on Sunday 30 August.
Janet said: “ After we’d been to the Snettisham event I posted the idea of a community yard sale in Heacham on the village Facebook page and by Wednesday fifty-five households had signed up for it.
“We started marking-up a map with all the different venues and had to keep updating it as the numbers grew – by Saturday there were over seventy-five households with stalls!
The event ran from 10am to 1pm and attracted lots of villagers to take to the streets.
Janice Curtis & (R) Jeannie Tooley
“People felt safe coming out, some of them for the first time since lockdown, and everyone had a really good day.
“There were charity stalls as well as household sales by people who had used their time at home to have a good clear out,” she added.
Asked if she would be willing to organise another day Janet said that if enough people were interested a Spring Sale could be on the cards.
The Cameron Close family
Sam Pishorn and Belle
Dominic (7), Nikita Nobes and Michael Ben
Sisters, Jacqui & (R) Nicky Scott.
Photos by Ian Burt.