Get dressed up in favourite vintage attire and step back in time to revel in the glamour and allure of the past as the Festival of Vintage celebrates the sights and the sounds of the Thirties to the Sixties.

Taking place at York Racecourse on the weekend of 28th and 29th April 2012, visitors can enjoy a full festival of activity featuring music, dance, fashion and home deco.

From swing to rock’n’roll, the Festival of Vintage line-up includes music from Sincerely Yours, Madeline Brown & The Polka Dots Lola Lamour, Jump Jive & Wail, and Samantha Hughes & The Groovediggers and there will be exclusive Gramophone DJ sets.

Take advantage of the free dance lessons including Forties jive, triple time lindy hop, lindy Charleston, shim sham and jitterbug stroll. Watch fashion parades featuring timeless style throughout the decades or get pampered in the vintage beauty parlour.

Explore displays of classic vehicles or enjoy the vintage Cinema featuring a collection of quirky news items, fascinating public information films and 8mm home movies.

Or come and relive the glory days and discover more about vintage clubs and enthusiasts, browse 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 Thirties to the Sixties.

Finally, create your perfect vintage home with vintage styling advice, and take part in vintage crafts and make do and mend workshops.

We’re now giving away ten pairs of tickets for you to attend the Festival of Vintage. The tickets are valid for both days so you can attend the whole weekend or pop in on either day.

Email win@queensofvintage.com quoting “Festival of Vintage” in the subject line. The ten winners will be drawn at random at midday on Monday 16 April 2012. There is no cash alternative. Good luck!

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