Vintage events in and around Lancashire

Make up artist, Helen Noye, creating a 1940's look for Lisa Wallace of Blackburn... Preston Vintage

Make up artist, Helen Noye, creating a 1940's look for Lisa Wallace of Blackburn... Preston Vintage Guild weekend - Credit: Archant

From the 1920’s right up to the late 1990’s here is your complete guide to vintage events in and around Lancashire.

Linda Smalley, Blanca Callen and Jonnet Middleton, promoting Morecambe to be the mending Mecca of th

Linda Smalley, Blanca Callen and Jonnet Middleton, promoting Morecambe to be the mending Mecca of the North - Vintage by the Sea Festival held at the Midland Hotel, Morecambe - Credit: Archant

Last Sunday of Every Month Retro Sundays – Vintage Fair Upstairs at Leaf on Bold St is transformed into a delight of vintage stalls selling clothing, accessories, jewellery and more. Expect to find lots of treasures from the North West and beyond on the last Sunday of every month at Leaf on Bold Street. Free Entry Leaf on Bold Street, 65-67 Bold St, Liverpool, L14EZ, United Kingdom www.pillboxvintage.com/home.html

21st May Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair – Kilo Sale Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair has been providing Vintage fans with Affordable Vintage clothing, homewares and accessories since 2005. The Vintage Kilo Sale returns to Manchester Metropolitan Student Union, where you can choose between hundreds of different styles and pay by weight. Pay just £15 per kilo, which is approximately 4-5 items. Price: Private Trade Hour 10-11am, Earlybird Entry 11am-12pm £3, General Entry 12-4pm £1.50 Manchester Metropolitan Student Union, 21 Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester, M15 6AD www.judysvintagefair.co.uk/events/manchester-vintage-clothing-kilo-sale-3

12th June Classic Car and Motorshow Classic Shows are proud to present the 34th Classic Car and Motorcycle Show at Hoghton Tower. Enjoy a day filled with classic cars and fun for all the family. There will be a concours competition taking place throughout the day in the arena where your MC for the day will be Peter Hunter of the Toyota Enthusiasts Club and your judge will be Peter Burke. Admission: adults £7, children £3 (7-14), Under 7 free. Free parking www.hoghtontower.co.uk/event/classic-car

26th June The Vintage Home Show Discover Vintage will host The Vintage Home Show at the Victoria Baths in Manchester, presenting mid 20th century vintage furniture, ceramics, textiles and lighting and art. Alert your neighbourhood interior buffs as items on sale will be from the early 1940’s and 1950’s all the way to 1970’s. Price: Adults: £3 Pay on the door (£5 trade entry at 10.30am) Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road, Manchester, United Kingdom, M13 0FE www.victoriabaths.org.uk/visit/2016/the-vintage-home-show/

25th and 26th June Crafty Vintage Weekender The venue for the Crafty Vintage Weekender perfectly sets the scene for all things vintage. Stop by historic Hoghton Tower for a chance to visit over 50 retailers of handmade wares, collectables and many goodies. The courtyards will be filled with an array of artisan and street food where you can enjoy a crafty vintage cabaret, complete with a saxophonist and vintage vocalist. Price: £2 entry, under 16s free Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, NR Preston PR5 0SH; 01254 852986 www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Preston/Hoghton-Tower/Crafty-Vintage--Hoghton-Tower/12676745/

3rd and 4th September Vintage by the Sea Festival Visit the vintage festival by the sea, which attracted over 40,000 visitors last year. Enjoy specially curated live performances, catwalk shows, exclusive DJ sets and much more set along the beautiful coast in Morecambe. Marine Rd W, Morecambe, Lancashire LA4 4BU; www.vintagefestival.co.uk/

19th September Vintage Transport Gathering Enthusiasts from around the country journey to the East Lancashire Railway to show off their petrol powered prides and joys. This vehicle exhibition takes place outside the evocative Bury Transport Museum and boasts a fantastic display of vehicles from a more elegant age. East Lancashire Railway, Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0EY, United Kingdom www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk/events-activities/2016/9/vintage-transport-gathering.aspx

2nd October Open Day & Vintage Fair Victoria Baths will be hosting an Open Day to remember, take the opportunity to explore the baths and browse 30 stalls at their Vintage Fair showcasing vintage fashion, homeware and furniture some dating as far back as the 1920’s. Price: Adults, £4* / £3, Admission & Guided Tour £7* / £6 (*Gift Aid Price) FREE for under 16s and Friends of VB Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road, Manchester, United Kingdom, M13 0FE www.victoriabaths.org.uk/visit/2016/vintage