Firle Vintage Fair
Firle Vintage Fair is a celebration of beauty and antiquesFri Aug 9th 2019 to Sun Aug 11th 2019
Brighton, Firle Park, LewesBrighton https://www.myguidebrighton.com/events/firle-vintage-fair BOOK NOW
A Vintage Festival is in the heart of the picturesque Sussex countryside.
The fair features vintage stall including county interiors and gardenias, croquet games and original 1880 Victoriana fair-rides.
What’s On at Firle Vintage Fair?
Boutique Vintage Shopping
Find the best bargain at the vintage shops, whether you’re a stylist, historian, collector or a design fanatic. You’ll find here around 150 stalls selling retro, vintage, handmade products, furniture, homeware, lighting and new design.
Vintage Fashion Show & Catwalk
Expect the best quality design and value from vintage fashion specialists.
Big Classic Car Show
Lots of amazing classic car shows will be on display on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Victorian Fair Ground Rides
Harris’s Old Tyme Funfair has always been a part of Firle Vintage Fair with their marvellous hand-painted Victoriana Fair-Rides.
Artisan Food & Drink
Food & Drink stalls will have a wide choice of Artisan Food and Drink from independent and local producers. You can choose from savouries, scone & cream tea, fresh farm produce, homemade cakes, Organic beverages, new farm produce, fudge & chocolate makers and a wide variety of award-winning street food.
Dancing & Performances
Charleston dance troupes, The Gatsby Girls, lively swing jazz bands, solo talent, are the performers on the bandstand, on the lawns in front of Firle Place. The Brighton Swing will also be performing Lindy-Hop dancing to the high notes of Harries Tricks. In the Dance stable, you can meet DJ Retro who will be playing the Tap and Tea-dance throughout the weekend.
Tinkers Steam Town
Tinker's miniature steam trains and vintage buses will be displayed at the show. Tinkers Park belongs to The Claude Jessett Trust – a registered charity dedicated to helping vintage farming and construction.
Enjoy Live Jazz Duos of The Aaron Lord a vocal and piano duo playing a blend of popular Jazz & Swing. Swing Dancing from Brighton Lindy Hoppers who will show their style and enjoyment of swing music. The Martin Revell (DJ Retro) Tea Dance will be located in the Riding School at Firle Place Gardens. Experience the most fabulous tea dance this summer.
If you would like to join any of the workshops underneath, there is no need to pre-book turn up on the day.
• Woodcraft – spoon making.
• Flower wreath making – fresh flower wreath designs.
• Charleston lindy-hop & tea dance workshops – both days.
• Traditional craft: hammer & hand forge on a real stove.
• Jewellery workshops – make silver rings + more.
• Children’s Art corner – paint glitter clay, create fairy tales wand & story telling.
• Organic Cosmetics making – time table and price list will be displayed by front gate on arrival.
A wide range of entertainment will be available for kids of all ages. They can choose from face painting to paper workshops including making shapes, painting and colouring.