One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An occasion when participants sell unwanted possessions from tables, especially one where at least some of the proceeds go to charity.
- ‘They are holding a tabletop sale on December 13, at Bradley's Methodist Chapel and they are doing a sponsored swim, in January.’
- ‘On Saturday seven mums held a chocolate tombola at a tabletop sale in the Neeld Hall in Chippenham and raised £235.’
- ‘I should at least get marks for effort: I have gone to coffee mornings, decorated boxes with gold paint and plastic jewels and operated the tea-urn at a tabletop sale.’
- ‘I have a table booked at the Tabletop sale in the village on Sunday, so that will be another test to see if there's a market for my kind of thing.’
- ‘People who want to have a stall at the tabletop sale should arrive at 11am and it will cost £1 per table.’
- ‘The raffle will be taking place as part of the tabletop sale on Saturday, from 1pm until 3pm.’
- ‘The group also plans to start making better use of the grassed area around the pool with evening yoga and Tai Chi classes, tabletop sales and other events.’
- ‘The association has already netted more than 600 from a tabletop sale and a Body Shop party.’
- ‘A childbirth charity is raising its profile in Warminster after holding its first tabletop sale on Saturday.’
- ‘In the last four weeks alone there has been a New Year party, a Christmas quiz night, Boxing Day skittles, bingo and grand raffle, tabletop sale, country and western party and a family fancy dress disco.’
- ‘And anyone who has anything to donate to the tabletop sale can contact me before the fête, or can take it along on the day.’
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