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Vintage Festival moves to new home

By | Published on Thursday 15 December 2011

Vintage Festival

Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway’s Vintage Festival will move to a new site next year, as part of a new joint venture with HMV’s MAMA Group.

Vintage launched in 2010 at the Goodwood Estate near Chichester, bringing together 40s, 50s and 60s music, art, design and fashion. A second event ran this year at London’s Southbank Centre, but the 2012 event will see it relocate to a new home at the Boughton Estate in Northamptonshire.

Wayne Hemingway told CMU: “Vintage has been a great success over the past two years and has become an event that the public have really connected with. We’re now going into our third year and are looking to establish and grow Vintage into one of the UK’s best-loved and favourite festivals. Vintage is a different type of festival – it’s not about getting muddy and messed-up in a field, it’s about having a glamorous, fun and celebratory civilised time in stunning surroundings. We believe that we have found that in Boughton”.

MAMA CEO Dean James said of his company’s new deal with the Hemingways: “Our collaboration with Vintage is about bringing together the best of both worlds in terms of creativity and festival production to truly develop this unique and fully immersive experience for years to come. The Vintage experience offers a richness of creative content and programming which is unrivalled by any other festival around and we are delighted to marry up one of the most creative festival companies in the UK with two of the most iconic designers it has ever produced. We’re hoping now that we have moved to a more accessible part of the UK, that more people will come and experience a glamorous weekend of British culture and the most cutting edge content in all its forms”.

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