#SheInspiresMe Car Boot Sale 2022

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#SheInspiresMe Car Boot Sale 2022 FAQS

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Q. Are there any refunds or exchanges?

No. We operate a no exchanges, returns or refunds policy. All items are sold as seen and no negotiation will be entered into. All the sellers for the event have given their time for free to curate a selection of items from their wardrobes or collections in order to raise vital funds for women survivors of war, so there is no option for refunding or exchanging items. The purpose of this event is to raise vital funds to support women survivors of war, and we are not able to bear the cost of refunds or returns. We are so grateful for your donation to Women for Women International.

Q. How do I pay for items at the event?

You will be able to pay either by card or by cash.

Q. Will there be food and drink available to purchase at the event?

Yes, there will be snacks and drinks available at the events, generously hosted by Selfridges. We recommend bringing your own bottle of water with you to the event too. 

Q. Where will the event take place?

The event will be held on the 6th floor of Selfridges car park and entrance is from Edwards Mews behind the store (walk past the entrance to Selfridges cinema on Duke Street and it is the next road on the left). The entrance will be clearly signposted on Edwards Mews. The full address is Selfridges Car Park (at the rear of the Selfridges store), Edwards Mews, London, W1U 1QZ.

Q. What is the accessibility of the venue?

There is a lift available at the ground floor entrance of the event to take you to and from the event floor on the 6th level of the car park.  

Q. Can I drive to the event?

We would encourage you to travel to the event on public transport. The closest tube station to Selfridges is Bond Street, but the store is also short walk from Oxford Circus and Marble Arch. The car park is open to event guests, but there is a day parking rate of £50 set by Selfridges. You will be unable to park on the 6th floor as tis is closed to cars for the event.

Q. Can I bring my dog to the event?

If your dog is small enough to carry, then you are able to bring them along to the event.

Q. Can children attend the event for free?

Children under 12 can attend for free. Please purchase a free child’s ticket.

Q. Can carers attend the event for free?

Yes, carers can attend for free. Please purchase a free carer’s ticket.

Q. I’m a student, can I access a discounted ticket?

Yes, student tickets are available for a discounted rate of £10. Please note that you will need to show a valid student ID upon entry to the event.

Q. Can I change my ticket to a different entry timeslot?

Due to venue capacity restrictions at the event, we are unfortunately unable to change tickets to a different time slot. This is to ensure that everyone is safe at the event.

Q. Can I buy a ticket on the door?

There will be a very limited number of tickets on the day for entry at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm, sold on a first come first served basis. We highly recommend purchasing a ticket in advance to avoid disappointment.  

Q. Will I have to queue?

We are expecting a large number of guests to visit us on Saturday and anticipate some queuing. Please bear with our front of house team if you have to queue as we manage everyone’s safe entry into the car park. You are very welcome to use the stairs and skip the lift queues – this has the added benefit of getting your pre-shopping steps up!

Q. Where does the money raised go?

100% of the proceeds from ticket purchases and purchases made at the event will be used by Women for Women International to support our work for women survivors of war wherever the need is greatest.

Q. Are the items for sale good quality?

The sale will be a mix of past-season, sample and pre-loved fashion and accessories. All pre-loved items sold will be clean and of a good quality, however, please bear in mind that pre-loved items will not be in mint condition. All beauty items will be new and unused.

Q. What is the price range of the items on sale?

We have over 5,000 pieces on sale and a range of starting prices from £10 for beauty treats. All pieces have been discounted, some by up to as much as 75%. The objective of the #SheInspiresMe Car Boot Sale event is to raise as much as possible for our vital work with women survivors of war, and we are so grateful for your support.

Q. Where can I find the list of sellers

You can find the list of sellers at www.womenforwomen.org.uk/carbootsale

Q. How does the 4pm ‘Last Chance to Buy’ session work?

At 4pm all remaining items in the sale with be discounted further – so this is a great time to nab yourself an extra special bargain! Pricing is set at the sellers’ discretion.

Q. Will there be any official photography present at the event?

Please note there will be a photographer and videographer present at this event and images and/or videos may be used by Women for Women International and Selfridges for publicity and promotional purposes, including but not limited to our website, publications and social media channels.

Q. Can I leave the venue and come back?

Re-entry into the event will not be permitted.

Q. Will there be any leftover stock, and will this be available for purchase?

Any leftover stock is being donated to other local charities.

COVID-19 Precautions

Q. Is it safe for people to shop at the Women for Women International #SheInspriresMe Car Boot Sale?

Yes, the event is organised in-line with all Government regulations relating to COVID-19. We are asking all staff and ticket buyers not to attend the event if they feel at all unwell or are displaying any symptoms of COVID-19/have a positive lateral flow test. Hand sanitiser will be available upon entry to the event and at each boot. Shoppers can wear masks if they wish.