Car Boot Sales
We weren't able to run the car boot sales at all in 2020. We don't yet know when we will be able to start them again. There are a number of issues highlighted in our risk assessments. We can't restrict entry to the square and it may be difficult to enforce social distancing. The car booters will have to provide signage and hand gel and remove from sale any items touched but not bought. We don't know when the toilets will open. And we want to see how other markets deal with them first. We will update you when there is news but for now we have pencilled in 18 April 2021 as the date we hope to restart.
Weather permitting, when they are on you can set up from 8am and sell between 9am and 1pm. There is no need to book unless there is a market or other event on in the square too.
We discourage people from selling food, but if you want to fundraise with home made jams, or cakes then you have to comply with Aberdeenshire Council guidelines, and complete our form to confirm this. Please contact us in advance.
If you are selling electrical items, remember that you are responsible for their safety. You need to be aware of the regulations:
Pitches cost £10 and the fee is collected on the day. Come along to sell or just to buy, and you can be sure to find trash and treasure in equal measure!
The sale is on every Sunday morning from mid April 'til October - but who runs it alternates between the SBA and local charities and not-for-profit groups. If your charity works locally and wants to take part then email email@example.com and we will add your group to the list to make sure you are invited. There are more worthy causes than weeks, however, so we can't guarantee to be able to help. But we will send out invites to all who ask - and then it is first come first served.
Check back here and on the facebook page for regular updates.