If you want to rock back the clock in a set of cool retro clothes, give your home a mid-century make-over or even pick up a classic car put September 20 and 21 in your diary.
That’s when London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford will be hosting the Vintage Festival’s Classic Car Boot Sale, alongside the Park's very first free mobile art fair, Portability: Art on the Move.
The event is expected to see more than 200 classic cars, with over 100 opening their boots for shoppers.
The weekend will also host a second event celebrating ingenious and extraordinary mobile art vehicles from across the country. From the smallest portable theatre, to a giant travelling seagull, a poetry potting shed and a fully functioning artist's studio on wheels - art vehicles on land, sea or air will come together to explore how artists have been taking their art out and about.
Dennis Hone, Chief Executive, London Legacy Development Corporation, said: “With a cornucopia of vintage clothes, cars and bargains, and our fascinating celebration of mobile art vehicles, this looks set to be a great weekend of art and culture on the Park.”
Launched last year at London's Southbank Centre, the Vintage Classic Car Boot Sale has proved incredibly popular, attracting around 8000 visitors a day from across the UK. This festival-feel shopping event will host more visitors and classic car eye candy including vintage fashion, accessories, homewares, crafted products from independent designers, pop culture memorabilia and vinyl record traders offered amidst street theatre, impromptu musical performances, vinyl only DJs, an impressive display of classic cars, buses, vans and bikes and a gathering of the finest mobile eateries serving street food, coffee, cocktails and craft beer from vintage wagons.
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