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Discover Nambour’s vintage and retro trail

byLiz Tuckett-27 Mar 2017

The perfect place to discover original items and treasures from times past.

Nambour has a flourishing retro and vintage scene and has launched a trail of 22 of the curio and collectable stores, op shops and retro fashion. There are also unique cafes and quirky bars,  including a craft brewery to explore along the trail. It is the perfect place to discover original items and treasures from times past.
 

Vintage Nambour
Nambour is the perfect place to discover original items and treasures from times past.

Retro shops

Mr Beesley Vintage Clothing

Run by Vicki Lee, this shop has truly authentic vintage items including men’s and women’s clothing, shoes, handbags and jewellery.
The Old Ambulance Station, 80 Howard Street
Hours: M-F 9:30am – 5:00pm; Sat 9:00am – 3:00pm

Mr Beesley Vintage Clothing.
Mr Beesley Vintage Clothing.

Seek and Find

Everything old is cool again! Seek and Find offers a warm inviting mix of boutique, vintage and rustic decor with a wonderful range of clothing, accessories and bric-a-brac.
The Courtyard Level 1, Shop 52, C-Square, 52-64 Currie Street
Hours: M-F 10:00am – 4:00pm

Seek and Find.
Seek and Find.

Vintage Vinyl

Backbeat Records

Operating for 20 years on the Sunshine Coast, Backbeat Records sells retro vinyl records, t-shirts, block mounts, DVDs, cassette tapes, CDs and books.
29b Howard Street
Hours: M-F 9:30am – 5:00pm; Sat 9:30am – 3:30pm
 

Back Beat Records
Backbeat Records

The Time Machine

The Time Machine trades vinyl records, comics, vintage games, toys, collectibles and pop culture memorabilia.
101 Currie Street
Hours: M-F 10:00am – 5:00pm; Sat 10:00am – 2:30pm

Collectibles and curios

Arsenic & Love Letters

Led by a mother and daughter team, Arsenic & Love Letters continues a long tradition of more than 30 years spent scavenging undiscovered treasures, to onsell to collectors, admirers and even museums. The store features authentic antique and vintage furniture, children’s and women’s clothing, as well as bric-a-brac.
14 Queen Street
Hours: Monday to Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm
 

Arsenic & Love Letters
Arsenic & Love Letters.
Arsenic & Love Letters
Mim, owner of Arsenic & Love Letters.

Aladdin’s Eclectic Treasures

Energising Nambour with a unique vibe that includes psychic readings, Aladdin’s has furniture, homewares, retro, vintage and antique items. A truly eclectic mix of shiny treasures!
95 Currie Street
Hours: M-F 10:00am – 4:00pm; Sat 9:00am – 2:00pm

Vicki Lee Mr Beasley's
Amanda from Aladdin’s Electic Treasures

Books and games

Nambour Book Exchange

This business has been owned by the same family for over 30 years and contains a treasure trove of secondhand and vintage fiction, along with a large stock of non-fiction, service manuals, religious, alternative and sci-fi books.
Downstairs, cnr Currie Street & Howard Street
Hours: M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm; Sat 8:00am – noon
 

Nambour Book Exchange
Nambour Book Exchange.

Urban Fiction Comics

This is the Sunshine Coast’s only comic book shop! Urban Fiction Comics features new release comics shipped direct from the USA every Friday. They also stock board games, art supplies and pop culture merchandise. Come down and play board games on Thursday nights and Magic: the Gathering (card game) every Friday.
98 Currie Street
Hours: M-W 11:00am – 5:00pm; Th-F 11:00am – 9:00pm; Sat 11:00am – 4:00pm

Urban Fiction Comics
Urban Fiction Comics.

Op shops

Neighbours Aid

This is a large store that sells preloved goods including furniture, hardware, clothing, bric-a-brac, electrical goods, toys, books, collectibles music and games. It is also a social enterprise with a percentage of income supporting approximately 1000 children in Malawi, Kenya, India, Fiji and Israel.
99 Howard Street
Hours: M-F 8:30am – 4:00pm; Sat 8:30am – noon

Vinnies Nambour

Affordable pre-loved items, good quality clothing, accessories, books, shoes and bric-a-brac.
Vinnies services inspire change in the local community for children, families, emergency and disaster relief, education services, emergency housing and homelessness.
22 Howard Street
Hours: M-F 9:00am – 4:00pm; Sat 9:00am – 1:00pm

Helping Children Smile

This op shop has preloved clothing, accessories and books and raises funds to send missions to the Philippines to provide reconstructive facial surgery for Filipino children.
33 Howard Street
Hours: M-F 9:00am – 4:00pm; Sat 9:00am – noon

Lifeline Shop

Lifeline specialises in quality street wear, manchester, accessories and women’s labels and the shop supports support services, including the 131 114 crisis line.
23 Lowe Street
Hours: M-F 9:00am – 4:30pm; Sat 9:00am – 2:00pm

Endeavour Foundation Recycled Clothing Store

Endeavour has an amazing range of recycled clothing, shoes, jewellery, bric-a-brac and more. All proceeds go towards supporting people with a disability.
91 Currie Street
Hours: M-F 9:00am – 4:00pm; Sat 9:00am – noon

Endeavour Nambour
Endeavour has an amazing range of recycled clothing, shoes, jewellery, bric-a-brac and more.

Marjies Place

Visit Marjies Place for collectibles and curios, repurposed cane furniture and household items both new and pre-loved. This is a shop with a sense of sentimentality as Marjie was the current owner’s mother.
2 Price Street
Hours: Tu-W 10:30am – 4:00pm; F 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Sunshine Hospice

Good clean furniture, men’s women’s and children’s clothing, fashion accessories, household items, toys, bric-a-brac, linen and books. You can fill-a-bag with clothes for $5 and there are also 50 cent bargain books. Funds from Sunshine Hospice support nursing staff to provide palliative and cancer care.
28 Currie Street
Hours: M-F 9:00am – 4:00pm

Red Shield Family Store

The Salvation Army’s outlet sells preloved clothing, accessories and books, and features a special vintage and collectibles area.
163 Currie Street
Hours: M-F 9:00am – 4:30pm; Sat 9:00am – 1:00pm

Bloomhill Op Shop

A throwback of times past, the Bloomhill Op Shop has preloved clothing, accessories, books and bric-a-brac. Bloomhill supports people of all ages on the Sunshine Coast to live well with cancer.
46 Hospital Road
Hours: M-Tues 9:00am – 4:00pm; W-F 9:00am – 4:30pm

Repurposed

Nambour Pawnbroker and Secondhand

Musical instruments, jewellery, TVs, stereos, CDs, DVDs, tools, sport and fitness equipment, phones, laptops, boats, bicycles, motor bikes, electronic equipment, collectibles, mowers and chainsaws.
29 Short Street
Hours: M-F 9:00am – 5:00pm; Sat 9:00am – noon

Nambour Book Exchange
Nambour Pawnbroker and Secondhand

GPAI Creative

GPAI Creative features soft furnishings, ottomans, bags from preloved high grade remnant fabrics, vintage and quirky furniture, plus gifts. Charity golf pro shop with cheapest preloved golf balls and agents for Golf Gurus. Funds raised go to create and deliver specialty golf programs for the disadvantaged in the local community.
89 Currie Street
Hours: M-F 9:00am – 5:00pm; Sat 9:00am – noon

Elza’s Interactive Gallery

Elza’s began with a vision of creating a place where people could interact with their creative surroundings. This space brings art to life where you can connect with artists and buy what you see, including custommade repurposed pallet furniture, boho clothing and unique art.
36-38 Price Street
Hours: M-F 7:00am – 4:00pm; Sat 8:00am – 1:00pm

Furniture

Nambour Trading Post

Nambour Trading Post is a family based business that buys and sells mostly preloved furniture but also books and household goods.
60 National Park Road
Hours: M-F 8:30am – 4:30pm; Sat 8:30am – noon

Sunshine Coast Demolition and Salvage

Sunshine Coast Demolition and Salvage is another family business operating since 1964, that buys and sells pre-loved doors, windows, timbers and furniture. This is a great place for artists or the home renovator looking for that special piece.
Shed 3/8 Colless Lane
Hours: M-F 8.00am to 4.00pm; Sat 8.30-noon

Download the trail map or visit nambour.com for more information.

 


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