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Barnsley To Host Its First Vintage Festival

Friday July 18 2014

The Arcade The Arcade

BARNSLEY town centre will hold its first ever vintage festival on Saturday.

The day-long event, which runs from 10am until 9pm, will be hosted in The Arcade.

A street already known for its array of independent and unique stores, its Victorian roof and cobbled streets make it the perfect place for a vintage-themed festival.

Acorn Brewery will be giving away samples of their award-winning ales and Aroma will have some food offers available on their specials board, along with jugs of sangria and a tapas evening starting at 5pm.

Elsewhere, the town's new gourmet burger joint, The 8oz Burger Co, will be debuting its creations throughout the day.

Vintage vinyl will be available at Debut Records and there’s an opportunity to take part in a workshop to make period hair pieces at Arcadia. 

Coun Roy Miller, cabinet spokesperson for place, said: "Visitors can expect to see vintage fashion, traditional ice cream carts, cut-throat barbers, plus a few other surprises during the day."

Will you be heading down?

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Reply Posted by Oliver CromwelI on Friday July 18 2014 at 11:02
I wonder if its going to be vintage prices of course I and the family will be heading down sounds good well done Barnsley

Reply Posted by rainbow on Friday July 18 2014 at 11:44
Great idea, just hope the pigeons in the arcade don't spoil events.???

Reply Posted by sid on Friday July 18 2014 at 12:03
Why rainbow, do they cause bother? Put The Flying Squad on alert!
Made me laugh anyways.

Reply Posted by mr g on Friday July 18 2014 at 21:38
biggest vintage attraction will probaly be miller and his crew lol

Reply Posted by sarah on Saturday July 19 2014 at 16:13
Just got home from this fabulous market!!!! Can someone get into trouble under the trade descriptions act as all i saw were 2 second hand stalls from the tuesday market and a soap stall. The food smelled lovely though.