VINTAGE FOR VICTORY

14th & 15th July 2018

Vintage Festival

This Boutique Vintage Festival is probably the best kept secret in the event calendar.

Inspired by the Romance and Glamour of Vintage Fashion & Nostalgia we are delighted to announce the return of the Vintage For Victory weekend to The Library Gardens in Whitchurch Village, a leafy suburb of Cardiff

Set in the past it celebrates all that was great from the 1940s 50s & 60s

We invite you to drift back in time, to those halcyon days and soak up the unique atmosphere in the period costume of your chosen era. It is an opportunity for you, friends and family to dress up to the nines in timeless style, amongst a crowd of people doing the same.

Vintage Festival

With a fantastic musical line up to cater for all ages, Jive & Lindy Hop lessons, get ready to dance the day away.

Saturday 14th July from 10:00 until 21:00
Live Music From 12.00 - 21.00

Saturday 14th July from 21:30 until 23:30
Campsite After Party*

Sunday 15th July from 10:00 until 21:00
Live Music From 13.00 - 19.00

 

MUSIC - PERFORMERS - DANCING - VINTAGE EMPORIUM - VINTAGE FUN FAIR - FOOD - FASHION

King Pleasure & the Biscuit Boys - The Jive Aces - Big Macs Wholly Soul Band - Mr.B The Gentleman Rhymer - My Favourite Things - The Candy Girls - The Class of '58 - Jackson Sloan & the Rhythmtones - The Daisy Chains - Elle & the Pocket Belles - The Victory Sisters - *Madassa Soul Band*

JIVE & LINDY HOP LESSONS - FULL SIZE REPLICA SPITFIRE & HURRICANE AIRCRAFT - PERIOD VEHICLES & RE-ENACTORS

Plus much more...................

There is something for all ages so please come along with family and friends and soak up this unique atmosphere

Help us to make this one of the best #Vintage events in #Cardiff this year.
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THE NAAFI BIG TENT

Music

The hub of Vintage for Victory centres around the NAAFI BIG TENT

Its all about the music...

Inside you will be able to see and hear some fantastic vintage inspired performers with plenty to get your feet tapping If you are feeling brave, get out there and dance the day away

Live Music From 12.00 - 21.00
  • Big Macs Wholly Soul Band
     
  • The Jive Aces
     
  • My Favourite Things
     
  • The Class of '58
     
  • Jackson Sloan & the Rhythmtones
     
  • The Daisy Chains
     
  • The Victory Sisters
     

Campsite After Party

Held at the Offsite Campsite
(Separate Tickets Required)
Live Music From 21:30 - 23.30
  • Madassa Soul Band
     
Live Music From 13.00 - 19.00
  • King Pleasure & the Biscuit Boys
     
  • Mr.B, The Gentleman Rhymer
     
  • The Candy Girls
     
  • The Class of '58
     
  • Jackson Sloan & the Rhythmtones
     
  • Elle & the Pocket Belles
     

Get ready to dance the day away.
Playing a great selection of music to suit everyone (Jive, Rock 'n' Roll, Lindy, Swing, Rockabilly and Walk) and Live Music from "The Class of 58".
It guarantees to be a real treat for those who want to dance the day away.
Hosted by the experienced Valley Jive Duo of Gwynfor and Mia with their special guest Jesse Brooks.
Beginners can learn to Jive & Lindy Hop with experienced instructors who will ensure you have fun learning
Lessons are held throughout the day, so be sure to drop into the Union Jack Club.

  • Guaranteed to be a real treat for those who want to dance the day away
  • Great selection of music to suit everyone (Jive, Rock 'n' Roll, Lindy, Swing, Rockabilly and Walk)
  • Beginners Jiving lessons from experienced instructors
  • Live Music

See you on the dance floor..............

WHAT TO WEAR

Fashion

We encourage everyone dresses for the occasion.

The good news is that you don't have to spend a fortune to join in with the fun.

The 40's, 50's and 60's were all key periods for fashion, much of which wouldn't look out of place on the high street today.

The 1940's look was very tailored and smart. Ladies generally would wear a dress with fascinator hats, fur shawls and little gloves. The dresses in this era are very much like you would see within an office today.

For 50's dress we recommend a dress with a swing skirt, or a top and swing skirt. In the 50's, bigger was better, so the bigger your skirt the more authentic it will look. These looks really look complete with red lipstick and stockings.

The swinging 60's was a revolution for fashion and was a decade which really broke traditions. This decade included the creation of the mini skirt, it was the period where women really stood up for what they believed in and it showed through their choice of clothes. Clothes were used as a means of expression.

And for the Chaps its easy, you have an array of choices from a Country Gentleman, Slick City Man, MP, Armed forces Officer, Race Car Mechanic / Driver, Teddy Boy, Greaser or Rocker, Hippy and so on

For the Kids its easy too, dresses for the girls and shorts for the boys, Evacuee, School Uniform, Mechanic Overalls, 60s Child, the kids will love it

So let your imagination go wild and lets bring some glitz and glamor to the village

STREET FOOD & DRINKS

Street Food

The best Artisan street food and drinks vendors are on offer to add to a great day out.

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VINTAGE EMPORIUM

Vintage Emporium

A great selection of vintage inspired retailers to tempt you; come prepared to shop.

THE UNION JACK CLUB

Dance Tent

Guaranteed to be a real treat for those who want to dance the day away Great selection of music to suit everyone (Jive, Rock n Roll, Lindy, Swing, Rockabilly and Walk) Beginners Jiving lessons from experienced instructors Live Music

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VINTAGE CARNIVAL

Vintage Carnival

Traditional vintage side shows for all the family to enjoy.

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BATTLE OF BRITAIN PLANES

Battle of Britain War Planes

Iconic full sized replica Spitfire and Hurricane along with re enactment RAF flight crew to tell you all about the Battle of Britain, the people and planes.

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VINTAGE VEHICLES

Vintage Vehicles

An array of vintage military vehicles,cars and bikes,from the 40s 50s and 60s.
Please get in touch if you would like to join them.

RAF FLY BY

Dakota Fly By

RAF Dakota fly-by on Sunday.
Time TBA

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CAMPSITE & AFTER PARTY

Camping and Caravan Site photo from pixabay_com

Bring your own tent, caravan or camper to the camp site located less than 1 mile away.
(Separate tickets needed for the Campsite After Party featuring Madassa*)

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2017 Photos & Videos
View some photos and videos from the 2017 Vintage For Victory weekend.
 

LIVE MUSIC


Elle & The Pocket Belles

Elle & The Pocket Belles

Delve into the New age of Old...
These sassy and stylish ladies quite simply sizzle on stage and will transport you back in time.

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Mr B Gentleman Rhymer

Mr B Gentleman Rhymer

Mr. B began his Chap-Hop career in the summer of 2007 when he decided to bring elements of his previous incarnations (UK rapper, jump-up breaks producer, banjolele maverick and dandy) together and create a genre.

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The Daisy Chains

The Daisy Chains

Live vocals from six petticoated girls, as they each perform solos and beautiful harmonies throughout the set. Not to mention the incredible instrumental solos!

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The Victory Sisters

The Victory Sisters

The Victory Sisters are a breath of fresh air on the retro / vintage music circuit. With stellar vocals and an authentic look, these girls are turning heads rapidly!.
 

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Jackson Sloan & The Rhythmtones

Jackson Sloan & The Rhythmtones

Veteran swing and jazz singer Jackson Sloan has assembled a sterling cast of crack musicians.

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Big Macís Wholly Soul Band

Big Mac's Wholly Soul Band

They've played in Cairo, Tenerife, Germany and Dublin. Such far reaching appeal is witness to the band's adaptability and versatility.

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King Pleasure & the Biscuit Boys

King Pleasure & the Biscuit Boys

Dazzling musicianship, riveting stage performances, more than 50 TV appearances and 75 radio broadcasts have established them as the Kings of Swing.

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The Jive Aces

The Jive Aces

Renowned for their high-energy spectacular showmanship and for being the first live band to reach the final rounds of "Britain's Got Talent", The Jive Aces have firmly established themselves the UK's No.1 Jive & Swing band.

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My Favourite Things

My Favourite Things

Aiming to spread a bit of happiness to all. Combining authentic dance moves and classic hits from the 1930's-1950's, will they be your favourite thing?

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The Candy Girls

The Candy Girls

Sharing a love of all things vintage and harmonious; their wonderful "vocal blend", combined with their tight choreography and natural stage personalities, really sets them apart from other three-part harmony trios.

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The Class of '58

The Class of '58

Performing all types of 50's Rock & Roll from Classics to Doowop, Jive, Boogie Woogie to Rockabilly.

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Madassa Soul Band

Madassa Soul Band*

Exclusive to the Campsite After Party*
Wales' Premier Soul Band since 1983! Specialising in 60s Soul from Stax and Motown.

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VINTAGE EMPORIUM


Penny's

Pennys

Cerys' Closet

Cerys Closet
Check for stock

House Of Young

House Of Young

Minimum Mouse

Minimum Mouse

Rockabella's

Rockabellas

Mrs Lovibonds VTP

Mrs Lovibonds Vintage Tea Party

Maggie Ann Vintage

Maggie Ann Vintage

Just Jules Vintage

Just Jules Vintage

Atomic Pinup

Atomic Pinup

Vintage Soul

Vintage Soul

Peggy's Pots

Peggys Pots

Lilly - Mo's Attic

Lilly - Mos Attic

Vintage Serendipity

Vintage Serendipity

Ty Bach Twt

Ty Bach Twt

Reinkarnation

Reinkarnation

Printhaus

Printhaus

Land Girl Vintage

Land Girl Vintage

Pin-Up Parade

Pin-Up Parade

Family Lavisse

Family Lavisse

Patchwork Atik

Patchwork Atik

Mojo King

Mojo King

Purple Flamingo Vintage

Purple Flamingo Vintage

Marine's Vintage

Marine's Vintage

Bodlon

Bodlon

Royal British Legion

Royal British Legion

Cancer Research Wales

Cancer Research Wales


STREET FOOD


Pipes Brewery

Pipes Brewery

Artisan Crepes

Artisan Crepes

The Little Tipple Van

The Little Tipple Van

Little Red Bus Bar

Little Red Bus Bar

Celtic Pride

Celtic Pride

Goodfillas

Goodfillas

Winnies

Winnies

The Beared Taco

The Beared Taco

Bwydiful

Bwydiful

The Traveling Tea Pot

The Traveling Tea Pot

Black Tie Bartenders

Black Tie Bartenders

Tin Can Filly

Tin Can Filly

FESTIVAL TIMES

Friday 13th July 2018

V4V Campsite Opens at 12:00

Saturday 14th July 2018

V4V Main Site Open from 10:00 until 21:00
Live Music from 12.00 until 21.00

V4V Campsite After Party*
(Separate Ticket Required)
Live Music from 21.30 - 23.00

Sunday 15th July 2018

V4V Main Site Open from 10:00 until 21:00
Live Music from 13.00 until 19.00

Monday 16th July 2018

V4V Campsite Closes at 12:00

TICKETS

Tickets will be released in 3 phases:
Very Early Bird Discount - until 31st May
Early Bird Discount - until 30th June
Full Price - from 1st July.

Tickets will be on sale via Eventbrite
(all subject to a booking fee)

Tickets On Sale Now via EventBrite

Discount for SAT/SUN "Weekender Tickets"

Main Event - Adult Ticket
Adult Saturday Sunday Weekend
Very Early Bird £15 £15 £25
Early Bird £20 £20 £30
Full Price £25 £25 £40
Main Event - Youth U16 Ticket
Youth Saturday Sunday Weekend
Very Early Bird £10 £10 £15
Early Bird £15 £15 £20
Full Price £20 £20 £30
Main Event - Child U12 Ticket
Child Saturday Sunday Weekend
Very Early Bird Free Free Free
Early Bird Free Free Free
Full Price Free Free Free

Campsite After Party - Tickets
Per Person Saturday Night
Very Early Bird £10
Early Bird £12
Full Price £15

Campsite Pitch per Tent or Caravan
Pitch Up to 3 nights
Weekend Pitch £20

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All Under 16s MUST be accompanied by a paying adult!

Daily Pass Outs will be issued to allow you to exit and re-enter the site throughout the day.

Sorry, NO refunds once tickets have been purchased.

MAIN EVENTS LOCATION

Whitchurch Library Gardens
Park Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 7XA

 
 

PARKING

We are delighted Cardiff & Vale University Health Board - CVUHB have kindly agreed to allow those who are attending Vintage for Victory to park in the hospital grounds

Whitchurch Hospital
Park Road, Whitchurch
Cardiff, CF14 7XB

Cancer Research Wales volunteers will be on duty at the entrance with donation buckets so please give generously as 100% of donations will go to Cancer Research Wales

Limited car parking will also be available at the Diamond Ground, Forest Farm Rd, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 7JN

 
 

DISABLED ACCESS

The site is wheelchair friendly with disabled toilet facilities easily accessible.

CAMPSITE & AFTER PARTY LOCATION

Cardiff Harlequins RFC
Diamond Ground, Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 7JN

 
 

CAMPING

Situated close to the main event site within easy walking distance On site facilities have running water, toilets, showers and use of the on site club house.

Available Fri / Sat / Sun - As space is limited this must be pre booked to secure your pitch

+++ CAMPERS VERY IMPORTANT +++

You will also need to buy admission tickets in order to attend ANY of the festival events

 
 

AFTER PARTY

V4V Campsite After Party on SATURDAY Night
Madassa Soul Band will be playing in the club house between 21.30 and 23.00 (*Separate Tickets Required).

 
 

GENERAL INFORMATION

FAQs

What can or can't I bring into the event ?

NO ALCOHOL (this is available on site) otherwise please feel free to bring all you need to enjoy a family picnic, including hampers, blankets etc

NO BBQs - NO GLASS BOTTLES or GLASSES

DOGS will be allowed at V4V. They must be on leads and all waste must be picked up and disposed of properly

What's the refund policy? = Sorry NO Refunds.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Telephone : 029 2031 2611 - Email : events@KMEvents.co.uk

TRANSPORT

BY BUS

Easily accessible from Cardiff City Centre Bus Stops and surrounding stops on numerous routes. Destination Whitchurch Village / Whitchurch Library - Bus stops directly outside entrance
www.cardiffbus.com

BY TRAIN

Easily accessible from Cardiff Central Station and surrounding stations. Destination Coryton Station or Llandaff Station - its just a short walk to the festival site
www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk

DISABLED ACCESS

The festival site is wheelchair friendly with disabled toilet facilities easily accessible.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ALL ON THE WEEKEND


 

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10% of ticket sales will be donated to Cancer Research Wales.
They will be there with their trailer and lots of vintage goodies, so please come and say hello!

CancerResearchWales.co.uk
Donate to Cancer Research Wales
 


 

SUPPORTING PARTNERS
Vintage for Victory is proudly supported by a number of local businesses.
We would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to them all for their generous support