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Updated:July 1st 2016

BOOTSALE: Founded May 1991
WEBSITE: Founded Feb 2000

THE BALDOCK
CAR
BOOT
SALE
IS
HELD

EVERY
SATURDAY
GATES
OPEN
7am

SELLERS 'ANY-SIZE' PITCH £10
BUYERS PARK FREE
BUYERS ENTER FREE

Please note SATURDAYS
Not Sundays or Bank Holidays!
Sorry, but you can have too much
of a good thing!

SHOCK! HORROR!
Site Attacked by Drone!
A drone was reported to be taking a sneak-peak over the hedge at a recent car boot sale. The alarm was raised when it appeared to hover just the other side of the far hedge. However all was well when it was discovered that Farmer Giles (a CAA licenced drone operator) was at the controls, and that no rules had been broken...




Bootphone (are-you-open and enquiry line!)
(manned from 0530 on Saturday mornings
and other random times)
07852 70 70 74


Bootsale E-mail enquires:
farmergiles (at) u-boot.co.uk
(please replace (at) with @ when sending!)

Why is Mrs Meerkat so sad?

Is it from tiredness as a result of her seventeen children demanding food the minute they return from school?
Is it because her husband just sits around all day farting, watching TV and demanding beer?
Is it because she's been relaxing and two bottles of Chardonnay have mysteriously evaporated from her glass?
Has she hit the gatepost with the car again and is attempting to blame the neighbours/kids/cat/husband?

I think it's because her favourite bootsale is no longer buying European weather and she's afraid that old-fashioned British weather may not be as good!

Perhaps we ought to remind her that the last seven days have seen an improvement!


Boot Video
(Drone footage to be added soon!)
Video from bootsale on 17/5/14
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbIERPYokho

To see video of the bootsale on 3/5/14 please click here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guUCu82CcxU

WARNING: This is the ONLY official website for the Baldock Boot Sale.
Listing sites do sometimes publish false information (as do some of our competitors!)
BALDOCK BOOT SALE


WHAT CAN YOU DO AT THE BOOT SALE?


SELLERS
As a seller you can benefit from our STANDARD ONE PRICE MENU*
(served every Saturday from 7am - 12.00pm):
This gives entry to the selling arena, one of our unique Anysize-pitches* (you choose how much room you'd like!) along with FREE fresh countryside air! Also the use of our compliment-winning CLEAN LOOS!
*excludes fries and a fizzy drink but includes fresh air!

AN APOLOGY We apologise to all those car boot sale operators who restrict the space that a seller is allowed before being shouted at. We will do our best to even up the competition for you by publicising your micro-pitches on our very popular website free of charge.

*Anysize-pitch: This is suitable for: small cars, medium cars, large cars, cars with trailers, small vans, large vans, articulated lorrys but excludes aircraft due to flight restrictions.


Yes! Your eyes didn't deceive you, we said "You choose the size of pitch you need!"
We believe that as we all endure hassle in our daily lives throughout the week, the last thing we need is some little jobs-worth telling us what to do and how to do it at the weekend!

and...
WE GIVE DISCOUNTS!
Look for the discount in our weekly newsletter - BOOTNEWS

BUYERS

It is well known that buyers park and enter the Baldock Car Boot Sale
FREE!

Yes, your eyes didn't deceive you.

Buyers park and enter
FREE

Our buyers are the friendliest in the land. I'm not just saying that because they have paid me to say it (did I mention that they pay NOTHING TO ENTER?), but they are just born that way.
Everyone says:
"This is the friendliest boot sale we've ever been to!"
I'm not joking!
Ask any one of my customers!
WARNING! You'd be better not ask about the bloke who runs the boot sale, because they may give you the truth about how he is slightly crazy and lives in a cave in the hills outside Baldock. They may also say how his family dispair and have tried to catch him in a net in order to have him looked at by men in white coats!

AN APOLOGY
We apologise again to all those car boot sale operators who charge their buyers up to £3 to enter their boot sales. We will do our best to even up the competition for you by publicising your entry fees on our very popular website free of charge.


OUR LOOS!

Before you wonder if we have taken leave of our senses and need stonger tablets to retain a hold onto reality, we are very proud of our loos.



We keep them clean, they are checked through the course of the morning and they are clean!

Last season a visitor discovered Farmer Giles mending a pipe in one of the toilets. He remarked: "It's not often that you see a bootsale operator in his loos, let alone with his hands inside the gubbbins doing a mending job!"
p.s. I was wearing thick gloves and a clothes peg on my nose! - A farmer's gotta do what a farmer's gotta do!

(Did we mention that they are clean?)

After the boot sale they are taken away to a secret laboratory deep in the hills where white-coated scientists give them a thorough cleaning so they are ready for the following week.
Others may say they indulge in 'Deep
Cleaning', we just do it!



AT OUR BOOT SALE...

We welcome Dogs, Children, Grandchildren, Cowboys and Princesses!

We also treat our customers like adults!
(obviously we also treat children like children, dogs like dogs, princesses like princesses and cowboys like cowboys...)

Now where were we?

Oh yes!

We want you to have fun at our
car boot sales...

...we do!


and...
Buyers STILL FREE!

and...
Still no restrictions on pitch size!
(How are you keeping up so far?)

and...
Our loos are clean!

Tell your partner
Tell your friends
Tell your workmates
Tell the dog!

The Baldock Boot Sale
is open every Saturday morning at 7am.


(Did we tell you that you can choose the size of pitch and that we have clean loos?)




In the meantime, enjoy this morning's verse at http://www.u-boot.co.uk/baldockbardblog/
It's fresh from the oven and still warm!



HAVE FUN
&
ENJOY LIFE

Best wishes from Farmer Giles and the team.



Click Here for Baldock Bard

WE LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU!

Ring the Bootphone (not the BAT-PHONE)
on

07852 70 70 74
Sorry: No Vacancies for Catering Units!

Bootsale E-mail enquires:
farmergiles (at) u-boot.co.uk
(please replace (at) with @ when sending!)

We try our very best to answer all E-mails within the shortest possible time. However at certain times in the year we are very busy on the farm so would ask you to be patient.
Thank-you.