There’s no time like the past as The Festival of Vintage rolls up at
Epsom Racecourse this September
Get dressed up in favourite vintage attire and step back in time to revel in the glamour and allure of the magical golden era as Festival of Vintage celebrates the sights and the sounds of the 1930’s through to the 1960’s.
With a Menagerie of Vintage Displays, Performers and Entertainment in tow with a fleet of Classic vehicles, Lively Vintage Fashion Parades and a Chance to Dance this event is making its first outing to Epsom Racecourse in Surrey and tickets are priced at family friendly prices.
Taking place on Sunday 23rd September visitors can enjoy a full festival of activity with no need to worry about the weather as it’s mostly indoors! The event, which started out two years ago at York Recourse, North Yorkshire is heading south for the first time in 2012.
It offers a chance to revel in the past by celebrating Vintage Music, Dance, Fashion Lifestyles from 1930’s-1960’s whilst encouraging visitors to join in by dressing in Vintage attire for the day with prizes to be won.
From Swing to Rock & Roll the Festivals’ line-up includes Live Music from The Stylettes, playing 60’s cool, The Swinging Sweethearts with sounds from the 40’s and Swing Trio, The Bevin Boys plus exclusive DJ sets showcasing the sounds of these fabulous decades.
Take advantage of the free dance lessons including 1940s jive, lindy hop, lindy and jitterbug. Watch fashion parades featuring timeless style throughout the decades or get pampered in the vintage beauty parlour.
Explore displays of classic vehicles, vintage toys and Vintage Living Displays as well as The Vintage Cinema, featuring a collection of quirky news items and 8mm home movies to fill you with national pride!
Come and revive the glory days and discover more about vintage clubs and enthusiasts, see the collectors corner and meet with vintage experts.
A collectors dream, the Festival of Vintage will also bring together over 100 dealers from across the UK, the showcasing the best of vintage Fashion, Ceramics, Textiles, Music, Toys, Furniture, Books & Magazines from the nostalgic time capsule of the 30’s, 40’s 50’s and 60’s
Finally, create your perfect vintage home with vintage styling advice, and take part in vintage crafts and make do and mend workshops.
“The Festival of Vintage is a nostalgic look at the past and we want people of all ages to really love stepping back in time for the day”
Keeley Harris, founder, Discover Vintage
Tickets for the event are on sale now and are priced at just £7.50 per adult and children under 16 are FREE. The event runs from 10am-5pm, Sunday 23rd September and offers FREE Car Parking, for further information visit www.festivalofvintage.co.uk or call 0113 3458699
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