Roaring’20s, rocking ’50s and more at Letchworth’s Vintage Festival

PUBLISHED: 17:31 30 July 2018 | UPDATED: 17:31 30 July 2018

It was dancing gallore as visitors joined in the festivies. Picture: Love Letchworth

It was dancing gallore as visitors joined in the festivies. Picture: Love Letchworth

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Letchworth town centre welcomed its first ever Vintage Festival over the weekend.

Visitors came out to enjoy the first Letchworth Vintage Festival over the weekend. Picture: Love LetchworthVisitors came out to enjoy the first Letchworth Vintage Festival over the weekend. Picture: Love Letchworth

Letchworth town centre welcomed its first ever Vintage Festival over the weekend.

Saturday and Sunday brought a variety of entertaining events to celebrate the roaring ’20s, the rocking ’50s and everything in between.

Just For Me boutique put on a vintage fashion show as part of the festivities at the weekend. Picture: Ray CordellJust For Me boutique put on a vintage fashion show as part of the festivities at the weekend. Picture: Ray Cordell

The retro-themed weekend included live music, a vintage and retro-style fashion show and a display of classic cars.

While car enthusiasts enjoyed the vintage vehicles, hair and makeup fanatics had the chance to get some top tips at the retro hair and makeup sessions.

A classic red bus was just one of the attractions at the festival. Picture: Love LetchworthA classic red bus was just one of the attractions at the festival. Picture: Love Letchworth

There were free dance lessons with JiveSwing in Leys Square, accompanied by live music from The Jive Aces.

Festivalgoers didn’t allow anything to rain on their parade – as the heavens opened, the dancing was moved to within The Arcade.

Ladies enjoyed their moment on the catwalk at the Vintage Festival at the weekend. Picture: Ray CordellLadies enjoyed their moment on the catwalk at the Vintage Festival at the weekend. Picture: Ray Cordell

Welcoming young and old, the weekend had plenty in store for the children as well – including a fun fair, a free kids’ show, a train ride through the streets and plenty of food and drink stalls to suit all tastes.

To find out about future Love Letchworth events, have a look at loveletchworth.com.

A classic car display was a crowd pleaser at the Letchworth Vintage Festival. Picture: Love LetchworthA classic car display was a crowd pleaser at the Letchworth Vintage Festival. Picture: Love Letchworth

Just For Me boutique in Leys Avenue arranged a vintage fashion for the weekend's festival. Picture: Ray CordellJust For Me boutique in Leys Avenue arranged a vintage fashion for the weekend's festival. Picture: Ray Cordell

Live music and dancing took place in the Arcade in Letchworth. Picture:  Love LetchworthLive music and dancing took place in the Arcade in Letchworth. Picture: Love Letchworth

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