Creative duo Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway are bringing their fun-filled Vintage festival back this year and here at ACHICA Living, we can’t wait. Inspired by the 1951 Festival of Britain, Vintage brings a wonderland of music, fashion, film, art, design and culture from the 1920s to the 1980s to 2011. And this year the festival is being held at London’s Southbank Centre.
Over three days, one of the world’s greatest pieces of mid-century architecture is being treated to a 60th birthday suit: Royal Festival Hall will be set-dressed like never before. Its six levels will be transformed into a multi-venue playground where, over 13 hours per day, pass holders can ‘learn the dances’, enjoy a makeover, take in the live performances, exclusive DJ sets, catwalk shows, view the cream of the crop vintage retailers and enjoy food, cocktails and surprises galore.
ACHICA Living has teamed up with design-led radiator brand Bisque to offer two Saturday passes worth £60 each to the Vintage festival at the Southbank Centre, which spans the weekend of July 29-31 2011.
Bisque was founded 30 years ago by a London plumber with a passionate commitment to design and old-fashioned high-end service. Since then, beautiful radiators have become an integral part of modern living and Bisque continues to bring innovation and excitement to its designs. From dramatic, statement pieces in etched copper, brass or wood, to sleek towel radiators and space-saving panels in bright colours, the award-winning range features looks to enhance both traditional and contemporary interiors. One of Bisque’s iconic designs is the Classic, an up-to-the-minute take on the traditional column radiator, available in a range of finishes including textured quartz, iridescent two-tone shades and over 2000 colours. For more on Bisque check out its site
TO ENTER OUR COMPETITION TO WIN 2 PASSES TO VINTAGE: Simply become a member of www.ACHICA.com (if you aren’t a member already), answer the following question and email your name and address to firstname.lastname@example.org *
How many colours does Bisque’s Classic radiator come in?
*Only members of ACHICA will be put into the draw. One entry per email address. We welcome email entries from friends, colleagues and relatives as long as they have separate email addresses. Winner will be chosen at random on July 20 2011 by ACHICA Living’s Editor – Emily Peck. Usual ACHICA terms & conditions apply.
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Emily Peck, Editor
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