Categories / Events

Vintage Festival returns in 2012 – in Northamptonshire


It had good feedback in its first year in Goodwood, but rather more mixed reports in 2011, when the event headed to London's Southbank. So it will be interesting to see how the Vintage Festival will do at yet another new home in 2012 – Boughton House in Kettering, Northamptonshire.

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Categories / Design and Interior Design, Food and Drink

Mini Moderns Festival espresso set


We mentioned these were coming, way back here, but now the Mini Moderns new porcelain sets are available to pre-order, including this Festival espresso set

Using the patterns from their popular design inspired by the Festival of Britain, the set contains four mix and match set of espresso cups. The cups feature some of the famous visual elements of the festival such as the Skylon and the Dome of Discovery. A similar set is also available featuring another 50s-inspired design, Whitby. The designs are also available on tea plates and tea sets. 

The espresso set costs £19.95 while individual mugs are available for £7.50 each. 

Order them online now for shipping in the first week of September. 

Categories / Competitions, Events

Win Vintage By Hemingway tickets


Whether you want to call it Vintage in London or Vintage By Hemingway, we have some tickets to give away for the event right now. But we quick, the competition only runs for just under a week.

It's the follow-on event from last year's Vintage at Goodwood, this time taking place around the Southbank Centre in London, but offering the same mix of art, design, movies, music, vintage-style clubbing, food and much much more. See the Facebook page for the lowdown.

As you can see from the image above, it takes place from 29th – 31st July, with tickets priced at £60 for each day. We have a pair of tickets to give away for the Sunday, giving access to pretty much everything on the site. Want them? Just enter your details at the competition page over at our Modculture site and you're in the draw.

Vintage tickets competition at Modculture

Categories / Events, Junkshop Gems

Andrews of Arcadia at the Port Eliot Festival

Andrews of Arcadia, purveyor of angling paraphenalia and curios, will be hosting a Tented Installation of Vintage Fishing Tackle for the Soul at this years Port Eliot Festival in Cornwall.

Angling aficionado, John Andrews sells his collection of vintage fishing tackle each Thursday at Spitalfields Market in London and via his website. His tented installation at the Port Eliot Festival promises all kinds of aquatic treats; browse angling curiosities of the past, borrow a book from "The Lost Angling Library of Arcadia", watch silent angling films or hire a rod and reel to simply go and fish.

Find out more here.

Categories / Women's Fashion

Loop halterneck jersey dress

Dress Get into festival mood with this loop halterneck jersey dress.

It's perfect for lazy summer days, bbqs and picnics in the park when all you want to do is enjoy the great outdoors and the rare moments of sunshine we get in good old Blighty. This dress has echoes of 1970s styles and wearing it you can almost feel yourself stepping into a time machine and being back at a festival at the time.

It's also a massive bargain for this time of year when maxi dresses are flooding out of every high street shop. Get yours from New Look for only £24.99 in a range of colours.