The Festival of Vintage is this weekend!

There’s No Time Like the Past at York Racecourse this weekend-Celebrating 4 decades of Vintage Style! Alas we won’t be there this year as we are running the London National Vintage Wedding Fair which is a real shame – it looks like being the best one yet!

Festival of Vintage Poster 2015 via Kate BeavisThe Festival of Vintage is back for the 5th year in York at York Racecourse this weekend (25th & 26th April). A fun and nostalgic weekend attracting thousands of visitors, giving a feeling of being transported back in time!

Classic Cars at the Festical of Vintage as seen on kate Beavis blog

Enjoy a packed programme including vintage dance lessons, make do & mend craft workshops, fashion parades, classic vehicles & displays. One of the main features of the weekender is a line-up of the top vintage talent. A great mixture of foot tapping songs will features on the live music stages that includes; The Jive Aces, The Bevin Boys, Brandyn Shaw & Doug Perkins and the Spectaculars

Jive Aces performing at the Festival of Vintage 2015 as featured on Kate Beavis HomeDoug Perkins and the spectaculars performing at the Festival of Vintage 2015 as featured on Kate Beavis Home

New for 2015 the Festival of Vintage have teamed up with Beamish Museum in the North East to bring a 1950’s living room display as well as Marks & Spencer’s company archive in Leeds who are bringing a nostalgic display of fashion & foods from the 1930’s-1960’s.

1941 vintage cotton housecoat by Marks and Spencer as seen on Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

Festival organiser Keeley Harris said “For me the best part about the event is all the dancing, when I get a chance, I love to watch everybody jiving & swinging on the dancefloor to some brilliant bands”

Dancing at the Festival of Vintage as seen on kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

With over 200 hand-picked vintage dealers from across the UK selling items from 1930’s-1960’s as well as 50 top quality Repro Brand and Vintage Craft Specialist, this event is a honey pot for vintage collectors & enthusiasts.

Beauty Parlour at the Festival of Vintage as seen on kate Beavis Home blog

Get into the spirit of things by dressing in your favourite era making it a truly nostalgic day out for the whole family. Enter the Best Dressed contest and strut your stuff down the catwalk to wow the judges and win cash prizes.

Vintage Fashion at the Festival of Vintage as senn on kate Beavis blog

Tickets are on-sale on the door priced at £10 per adult per day & accompanied children under 16 years are FREE.

Doors open from 10am-5pm Both Days. York Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX for more information visit or call 0113 3458699


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