Let's Get Ready to Jumble: Join Finsbury Park's Jumble Trail
Written by: Violet Myers
Nothing is more fun than a jumble sale.
Except for maybe go-karting. OK, well apart from go-karting, is there anything as fun as… trampoline shoes? They’re probably a bit more fun than a jumble sale. Right, well apart from go-karting and trampoline shoes. Oh yeah, Lazer Quest is pretty good too and so is paintballing. Well yeah, it goes without saying that any game where you get to shoot another person is more fun than a jumble sale.
Well, maybe boogie boarding and fairground rides, oh and going to the zoo, but jumble sales are definitely in the top 10. You could possibly combine all of these things… and then add gin. Oh wow, I’ve just made up the perfect day! Eat that Lou Reed.
So, back to the jumble sale! You get to have a good root around, discover old forgotten treasures and even brush up on some of those bartering skills – try doing that in ASDA: “you want how much for a tomato? You’re having a giraffe mate.”
On Sunday the 24th of April Finsbury Park will be taking part in the area’s second Jumble Trail. The neighbourhood streets will be transformed as members of the community put on stalls in their front gardens, selling a large enough quantity of bits, bobs and whatchamacallits to rival T K Maxx. Better yet it only costs a fiver to register a stall yourself, if you fancy accidentally selling that awful pink shirt your husband is so fond of. You can even sell new, upcycled or homemade items, just make that money honey!
The Jumble Trail is from 12 – 5pm on Sunday 24th April. For more information, or to register a stall go to: Jumble Trail
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