Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is pleased to announce a new event for this year that will celebrate the Diamond Jubilee – Victorious Vintage is the superb collaboration of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Love Southsea, The Boutique Market and Little Johnny Russells.
2012 is going to be an amazing year for Britain. Not only is the country hosting the Olympics, but the Queen is celebrating her Diamond Jubilee – an incredible sixty year reign! To celebrate, the government has declared two extra bank holidays this year and Portsmouth is going to be making the most of them!
After a very successful collaboration with Portsmouth Historic Dockyard for the hugely popular Victorian Festival of Christmas, Louise Whitmore owner of Love Southsea and Abigail Pallant-Sidaway owner of The Boutique Market are joining forces once again for this brand new event – Victorious Vintage at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
Together with Ben Mills, James Ralls and Andy Marsh, owners of Little Johnny Russells, this vintage festival will take place over the Jubilee Weekend on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of June 2012. This is the perfect time to have a wonderful celebratory fun-filled festival as there will be two bank holidays on the Monday and Tuesday straight afterwards. Not only that, but it is also half term for schools that week.
Entry onto the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard site will be FREE from 10am-10pm (standard ticketing to attractions will still apply).
During this time the public will have access to an array of beautiful vintage stalls throughout the Historic Dockyard, colourful characters from different eras, live bands on the main stage in Victory Arena, a secondary stage with acoustic acts throughout the day. On both evenings there will be a main headline act – names TBC but already include Dodgy, The Lightning Seeds, The Bog Rolling Stones, The Silver Beatles and Mark Morris from The Bluetones, plus other well-known bands from the region all compered by Nick Courtney.
More details will follow shortly but for now you can read the write up from today’s news HERE