Discover Vintage brings to you a brand new event for 2012 that is guaranteed to bring out the interior designer in you – The Vintage Home Show, opens its doors in Manchester for the first time on Sunday 10th June at the beautiful setting of the Victoria Baths and promises a fab day for the style conscious!
This event which was launch in London earlier in the year will fill your hearts and homes with household classics and iconic items that still feel modern 50 years on. A homemaker’s haven organisers are planning to offer a vintage feast that allows you to give a nod to the past with retro lighting, artwork and more.
Keeley Harris, event director, says, “We are really excited to introduce this new event to the market; and we know that Manchester is the right location. We want people to find that character piece for their home and going for vintage is a great option for quality and good design”
Focussing largely on mid-century, you will be able to see the decades before your eyes with items from the Art Deco Period to the Funky Sixties and the exhibitors who are coming from across the UK & Ireland have been carefully selected to ensure an impressive collection on the day.
Meet a selection of the exhibitors;
Local dealer Laura Gaither from Planet Vintage Girl stocks high quality and attractive vintage pieces to create distinctive interiors and express individual style. The shop and website specialize in 1940-1970s vintage and retro furniture, lighting, textiles and home accessories.
For more information about Planet Vintage Girl visit www.planetvintagegirl.com
Heather Smith from 20th Century Collector said “20th Century Collector is the result of a passion for design of the 20th Century. In particular, for retro/vintage home ware, artwork, ceramics and glass from the 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s”.
They are a family run predominantly web based business located on the edge of the Peak District in Derbyshire. For more information visit www.20thcenturycollector.com
Finally meet Geoff Kirk from Dublin based Kirk Modern
They specialise in Scandinavian and post-war British design, and stock a range of original mid-century decorative items and design, including furniture, ceramics, vintage glass, accessories and collectables and specializes in the work of Swedish designer Stig Lindberg. For more information visit www.kirkmodern.com
So if you are design conscious and love vintage the Vintage Home Show is right up your street. Doors open at 11am-4pm and entry is just £3, Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road, Manchester, M13 0FE. Take a look at http://www.vintagehomeshow.co.uk for more information.
This is an advertorial post for The Home Show.