Enthusiastic Response to Livorno's First Car Boot Sale

Co-organiser Cristina Rosa takes a break from her car boot (centre)Co-organiser Cristina Rosa takes a break from her car boot (centre) Livorno's first Car Boot Sale, held last Sunday 25th October 2009 at the Laghetto La Bua in Livorno, was a great success!

About twenty cars and vans took part, filling the small field available at the Laghetto La Bua fishing lake, and the assortment of second-hand items on sale ranged from clothes to books, toys, comic books, furniture and golf clubs, to name just a few.

One of the participating cars at Livorno's Car Boot Sale on Sunday 25 OctoberOne of the participating cars at Livorno's Car Boot Sale on Sunday 25 October Visitors to the market were enthusiastic about the event, many expressing a wish to take part in any future car boot sales, and the warm October sunshine contributed to making the day a success.

The idea for the car boot sale came from Cristina Rosa - one of the sellers on Sunday - who had been looking for a venue for such an event for some time.

Car Boot Sale 25 October 2009, Laghetto La Bua, LivornoCar Boot Sale 25 October 2009, Laghetto La Bua, Livorno Laghetto La Bua is an ACSI association and is run by Claudio and Jonathon, both of whom were present on Sunday. They helped to coordinate the arriving cars, and provided sandwiches, lasagne and home-made cakes to those present from their well-equipped bar.

For details of future car boot sales in Livorno, keep an eye on the Livorno Now What's On pages.

To see more images from Sunday's Car Boot Sale, click here