Monthly Archives: April 2012

WE WAS BRUNG UP PROPER – Kids of the 40s 50s, 60s and 70s

CONGRATULATIONS TO THOSE WHO WERE BORN IN THE 1940s, 50s, 60s and 70s. We survived being born to mothers who smoked and/or drank Sherry while they carried us, breastfed us, and we lived in houses made of asbestos. They took … Continue reading

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Huge Cupcake Display at Highcross, Leicester

If you are passing through Highcross, Leicester in the next few days pop in and take a look down onto this fabulous cupcake display. Laura Hadland, currator at Jewry Wall museum, was commissioned by Japanese TV executives to create a … Continue reading

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St George – Patron Saint of….. | The Vintage Party Company

St George – Patron Saint of….. | The Vintage Party Company.  

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Rose Tipped Cigarettes – 1959

Regardless of what your opnion of smoking is in the past the industry in the UK employed many people who hand produced cigarettes. This fabulous reel of footage from pathe is about Rose Petal tipped cigarettes for ladies with sensitive … Continue reading

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Derby Vintage

Founded just last year we don’t just provide vintage for those in Derby, oh no: we ship worldwide supplying a unique range of vintage and retro clothing for all shapes and sizes. Our handpicked collection hosts all kinds of delights. … Continue reading

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Sipping Pretty Crockery Hire Herefordshire

Sipping Pretty, a vintage crockery hire business, started from my penchant for collecting beautiful bone china tea sets, is now very quickly becoming a prop hire business to boot. We are able to offer all the vintage crockery you could … Continue reading

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Domestic life in 1950s Britain

Are you in Liverpool or visiting this year and love the 1950s? Then you need to add this property to your “to do” list. This stunning house is unchanged since the 50s and once the home of Liverpool’s most celebrated … Continue reading

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