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Get ready we’re bring back ‘The Big Worcestershire Garage Sale’ this summer!

We’re thrilled to announce that our community event is returning for an even bigger and better experience in 2024. Save the date: Saturday 8th June!

Last year’s event was a massive success, with sellers and buyers participating across more than 45 streets in the county. Homeowners had the opportunity to declutter their homes and sell unwanted items while connecting with their neighbours.

This year, we are hoping to make the event even more remarkable. Our Managing Director, Matt Nicol, emphasises that ‘The Big Worcestershire Garage Sale’ is not just about selling items; it’s about fostering community connections and sustainability.

We’ve built on our approach from last year and have fine-tuned our approach. We will also be providing helpful hints and tips to assist sellers with their sorting and packaging process leading up to the event. Additionally, we’ll offer signage to promote streets, along with maps where homeowners are participating.

Matt Nicol shared his excitement, saying, “Our launch event last summer was fantastic, with overwhelming positive feedback from participants. This year, we’re aiming for an even bigger turnout, welcoming back last year’s participants and inviting new households to join in.”

The concept of ‘The Big Worcestershire Garage Sale’ is simple: encourage neighbours across Droitwich, Worcester, and Malvern to simultaneously hold garage sales. It’s an excellent opportunity for homeowners to declutter, make some extra money, and engage with their community.

Moreover, garage sales provide a sustainable solution by giving items a new lease on life and reducing waste. As Matt Nicol notes, “Hosting a garage sale is not only a chance to meet neighbours and connect with the community but also contributes positively to the environment.”

Whether you’re interested in hosting a sale or hunting for bargains, ‘The Big Worcestershire Garage Sale’ offers something for everyone. To get involved, reach out to us at community@nicolandco.co.uk or connect with us on our social media platforms:

Join us on Saturday 8 June for a day filled with community spirit, sustainability, and great finds!

The Ultimate Guide

Event Details:

Date: Saturday 8th June

Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Various participating homes across Worcestershire

What to Expect:

The Big Worcestershire Garage Sale is a community-wide event where residents set up garage sales at their homes on the same day. You can expect to find a diverse range of items for sale, from antiques and collectibles to gently-used clothing, household items, and more. It’s the perfect opportunity to find unique treasures, snag incredible deals, and support your local community.

How to Participate:

1. Sign up: If you’re a Worcestershire resident interested in hosting a garage sale, make sure to register your home by 29th May to be included on the official map. You can register by emailing community@nicolandco.co.uk or by DM’ing us on social  media.

2. Plan your route: A few days before the event, an official map featuring all participating homes will be available for download on our website. Use the map to plan your shopping route and maximise your time.

3. Shop till you drop: On the day of the event, head out with your friends, family, or neighbours to explore the many garage sales across Worcestershire. Don’t forget to bring cash, as most sellers won’t be able to accept card payments.

4. Share your finds: After the event, share your best bargains and memorable moments on social media using the hashtag #BigWorcestershireGarageSale. We love seeing your amazing discoveries!

Tips for a Successful Garage Sale Experience:

  • Bring small notes and change, as not all sellers may have enough to provide change for large notes.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothing, as you’ll be walking between different garage sales.
  • Bring a reusable shopping bag or a small trolley to carry your purchases.
  • Be prepared to haggle, but always be polite and respectful in your negotiations.
  • Arrive early to get the best selection, but also consider visiting sales later in the day for potential price reductions.

The Big Worcestershire Garage Sale is a fantastic event that promotes community spirit and helps residents declutter their homes. Whether you’re a seller or a shopper, this event promises a day of excitement, great deals, and wonderful memories. Mark your calendars, and we’ll see you at the Big Worcestershire Garage Sale!