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Mini Market at Langfords Patisserie

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by Neil Follett (subscribe)
I'm a retired photographer living in Lilydale mainly researching and writing on Australian aviation history. Now writing more on general subjects.
No cake, but candles
Every Sunday in July is market day at Langfords Patisserie.

shop front
The location.

You can't buy a coffee or a cake, but you can buy a candle or a bag.

Some of the candles.

You can't buy a sandwich, but you can buy a sandal. For example, a size 8 Avon Patricia sandal that normally sells for $30.00 is only $10.00.

Read all about it.

On every Sunday in July, Joy and Gilbert Langford turn their patisserie into a mini-market. It's not huge, but a surprising number of items are offered for sale.

drink bottles.
For when the thirsties come.

The next market will be held on July 12th, then 19th & 26th.

Checking out the birthday candles.

Joy explained " ... many of our items are leftover stock from previous businesses and discontinued stock."

Display of items.
Display of some of the items.

What seemed a popular item, judging by the number available, were made up craft boxes with start-up materials for many different handicrafts.

craft boxes
Some of the many craft boxes.

Every market day will see new merchandise available, so every Sunday could be a bargain day.

market menu
The menu on opening day.

I visited soon after opening and one happy customer was already leaving with an armful of bargains.

happy customer
A happy customer about to leave with her bargains.

If you are wondering what all the goodies behind the market goods are, read my article on them. What you see will make you want to return on a non-market day.

market goods
A general view of the merchandise.

The market is mainly for the benefit of local residents, but if you're passing by, drop in and see what you can find.
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Why? To look for a bargain
When: Every Sunday in July 2020
Phone: 9727 0022
Where: 48 Manchester Road, Mooroolbark. Melway map: 37. F.12.
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