Bring unwanted items (no electricals). Swap garden shears for a floral dress, or a rucksack for a headscarf. The ever popular swapshop returns for another year of thrifty swaps. Teesside University Fashion department will be on hand to advise on upcycling your swaps


  • Our swop bank holds a range of thrifty goods of all types to the value of £1, £5, £10, &£20 .
  • Bring an item that you can carryand want to swap.
  • Take it to the swap area
  • We will ‘value’ the item and give it a value and a coloured ticket (up to £1 – blue, up to £5 green up to £10 yellow , up to £20 red)
  • You can swap straight away or come back later.
  • You can “top up” their ticket with cash if something catches you eye.


SWAP SHOP is managed and delivered by St Oswald’s vintage shop.

St Oswald’s boasts a huge array of stylish clothing, accessories, bric-a-brac, books, homeware & more! Our retro mens & ladies clothing range features styles from the 60s through to the 90s, and our range is home to the highest quality handpicked items which are full of character and flare that you will struggle to find on the high street. Why not peruse our range of affordably priced treasures, perfect for those who love to seek out rare finds and give one-of-a-kind purchases a whole new lease of life.

St Oswald’s Hospice, based in Newcastle upon Tyne, provides high quality care to North East people living with life-limiting conditions and their families. In order to continue to provide the breadth of services available, St Oswald’s needs to raise in the region of £7.5 million each year. For more information, head to: www.stoswaldsuk.org. “

Time: 10am-5pm

Day: Saturday & Sunday

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