After the sell-out debut of Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway's Vintage Festival at Merchant City Festival we're delighted to announce that it returns on 26-27 July, the first weekend of the XX Commonwealth Games.
This year's Vintage Glasgow celebrates being part of Festival 2014 with music, arts and culture from across the Commonwealth as well as bringing together British music, fashion, film, art, dance, food and design from the decades of cool, the 1920’s to the 1980’s.
Find out more about all the events taking place below and book your tickets now!
Enjoy an evocative 1920s brunch whilst gramophone DJ Lord Holyrude provides the music and expert dance teachers from the Fly Right Dance Co. teach the moves. This is the only place to experience elegant and authentic 20s and 30s culture. There will be concealed cocktails, cabaret and good time boys and gals!
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The finest 50s Rock n Roll, bopping Rockabilly and shuffling Rhythm and Blues and 50s makeovers. Dance tutors Ray & Nicky show you the moves then put them into practice with music from Miss Mary and The Mr Rights and The FretTones and vinyl collectors DJ Tojo, Keb Darge and Snowboy.
The sounds and style of the classic 70s soul club and 80s disco scenes with DJs Eddie Piller, Wayne & Jack Hemingway and more.
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A once in a lifetime opportunity to learn and dance the evolution of the exciting Swing dance, Jitterbug. with expert dance teachers and historian, Fly Right Dance Company. Perfect if you want to shine on the dance floor of The Torch Club on Sunday evening!
From raucous rockabilly, to northern soul stompers, to real R & B, disco and wild surf and vintage garage, The Devils Music presents seven inch gems that inspired the late night delinquents who frequented the true underground scenes in Britain. Not for the faint hearted!
A glamorous evening of 1940s entertainment, themed dining and period cocktails. Get your hair and make-up done and dance into the small hours in a truly immersive environment.
Get the Vintage look from 1940s finger waves to 80s New
Romantic curls and high volume waves by the team from The Make Up
School in the historic Merchant Square.
Appointments will be on sale in advance this year so do book to avoid disappointment!
Calling all music lovers! Be a World Record Holder this Summer. Charity Shop DJ has travelled the world collecting the stories behind the music, and he is delighted to be in Glasgow to host Vintage Spins the Commonwealth at Vintage 2014. We are inviting everyone from Glasgow and visitors to the city to join our celebration and add their musical memories to our World Map of Music.
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The emphasis throughout Vintage is glamour and head turning style. The festival celebrates the very best of British fashion creativity across the decades. Style hunters will roam the Vintage site to snap the most fashion-savvy festival goers. Watch out for our special ‘flash-mob’ catwalks, where our chosen ‘style hunted’ gather for a one-off event.
Stuck for something vintage to wear to complete the look? Enter the Scotland's finest Vintage Marketplace Curated by ‘The Vintage Vendors'. This year's Vintage Marketplace brings together around 50 hand-picked vintage sellers featuring vintage clothing from the 20s to the 80s, eyewear, jewellery, accessories, mid-century homewares, ceramics, collectables, kitchenalia and furniture. Plus a mini classic car boot sale!