Sunday, 27 February 2011

Remembering the Vintage Goodwood Festival of 2010

Goodwood Vintage Festival – 13th 14th 15th August 2010
This summer sees the Vintage festival taking place at Goodwood. The 3 day concert party features music by Bob Marley’s band The Wailers, songstress Sandy Shaw and punk legends The Damned. Ronnie Wood (of Rolling Stones fame) will be debuting his new band Faces in their first festival performance. Vintage festival also sees a plethora of British Djs providing a vivifying soundtrack to the retro event. Also expect to see a lot of mesmerizing fashion (on and off the catwalk) and great musical acts performing on five curated and uniquely themed on site clubs.

Vintage at Goodwood is the annual music and fashion led celebration of creative British cool from the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s & 80s, featuring the leading DJs, bands, collectors, purveyors of vintage clothing and vintage vinyl from each decade, as well as contemporary bands and brands inspired by Britain’s rich creative and cultural heritage.

The New Festival of Britain
Vintage explores the musical, design and cultural lineages and explores where they are taking us. Think of Vintage at Goodwood as the new annual Festival of Britain. Whether your thing is Swing, Rockabilly, Mod, Soul, Funk, Disco, Ska, Electro, Burlesque, Film, Art & Design, or you just want to dress up and get an authentic ‘flat top’ and make-over for a day, Vintage at Goodwood is a visual, responsible, aural and sensual, a big family dressing up box, a collectors dream and a joyous creative feast for all ages.

On a truly breathtaking site, nestling into the South Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (and soon to be National Park) with access to the wonderful beaches and harbours of coastal West Sussex – Vintage at Goodwood brings together lovers of the music, fashions, food and lifestyles of the decades that gave Britain its creative heritage. And then there’s the accommodation. From onsite luxury of the Goodwood Hotel, camping with views to die for, Vintage at Goodwood will give you a unique opportunity to holiday in the most beautiful area of Southern England.

Vintage Curators
Vintage at Goodwood is the brainchild of designers Gerardine Hemingway MBE|, Wayne Hemingway MBE| – who started their business selling and customising second hand clothes and are now co-owners of Britain’s premier collection of cultural artefacts, The Land of Lost Content Museum|, and Lord March – mastermind behind the internationally acclaimed Goodwood Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival, and proprietor of one of the largest organic farms in the south of England.

With the proven and award winning Goodwood and Hemingway Design teams backed up by a stellar collection of Vintage Curators, we promise an unparallel attention to design and organisational detail that will ensure that Vintage at Goodwood is an event to remember, the worlds annual holiday for lovers of cool popular culture.

There has never been anything like Vintage at Goodwood, come and join us and see why the world marvels at Britain’s contribution to 20th century culture.

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