When: 6th & 7th September 2014
Where: Morecambe, Lancashire
£: Tickets prices vary depending on the event. Some events are free
What is it?
The second annual Vintage by the Sea festival takes place on 6th and 7th September 2014 in Morecambe. The event will feature music, fashion, film, art, design and dance from the 1920s to the 1990s.
The weekend’s events will take place across Morecambe at the Promenade Gardens, The Midland Hotel, The Platform, The Hothouse and the Winter Gardens.
Visitors to Vintage by the Sea can learn dances, watch special live performances, enjoy fashion, food and cocktails, see beautiful vintage vehicles and get decade specific hair and beauty makeovers.
Over the weekend visitors can enjoy an afternoon champagne Vintage Tea by the Sea, a design and craft market, workshops and cabaret bingo at the Midland Hotel.
At The Platform there will be a vintage hair and beauty salon, a vintage marketplace and a pop-up vintage photo studio. Other events include a vintage food festival and a vintage fairground.
Evening events include The Torch Club at the Midland Hotel and DJs at the Winter Gardens on Saturday. On Sunday night owls can enjoy the Soul Casino at the Winter Gardens, and Let it Rock at The Platform with live music from The Hayriders and The Rhythm Kings.
The vintage-themed workshops taking place include Get Down & Decoupage, Pretty, Witty Cross Stitch, Floral Finger Knitted Corsages, Collars, Cuff n’ Ting: Up-style Top Ranking, the Hand Printed Headscarf Workshop and letter press workshop, Print for Love of Wood. The workshops cost from £2 to £5 to take part in.
There will be plenty of free events including the Routemaster bus bar and music stage, street entertainment, a vintage bike ride, a classic car show, a Lancaster Bomber flypast and a Breitling Wingwalkers display.
More info: www.vintagefestival.co.uk