Stody Lodge Gardens is teaming up with national event organisers, Britain Does Vintage, to host a brand new, exciting boutique festival in the heart of North Norfolk.
Set within Stody’s brightly coloured gardens and surrounding parkland, the festival will be the home to Norfolk’s finest artisans, delicious food stalls, brilliant live music, demonstrations and tastings, classic cars, children’s activities including farm yard animals and treasure hunt, relaxation zone, prosecco bar – and of course vintage stalls.
There is a fantastic music line-up with Katrina from the grammy-nominated band, Katrina & the Waves, performing on the terrace of Stody Lodge at 4pm. Katrina’s ‘Walking on Sunshine’ was a top ten hit around the globe in 1985 and in 1997 her song ‘Love Shine A Light’ won the Eurovision Song Contest with the largest ever margin.
There will also be live music from the brilliant Norfolk folk band Rattlebox and the most perfect vintage DJ, Major Swing and Kitty, will also keep toes tapping with his excellent selection of music from the 20s through to the late 40s and his troupe of professional vintage dance instructors. If you can’t resist having a singalong yourself, then you can let rip with 60s and 70s karaoke inside Songstream Studio’s mobile American Airstream. We also have blacksmith and log carving demonstrations throughout the day alongside crafty workshops for all ages and Junk In Love’s fabulous vintage style Photo Booth with lots of fancy dress.
Hungry visitors will not be disappointed. Expect the most fabulous afternoon teas with Melonberry Vintage, the best fish and chips you’ve ever tasted served from a retro red bus by Red Bus Food, handcrafted pizzas by The Woodfired Feast and ice cream by The Tricicle. If the sound of a rustic Norfolk craft ale and local cider bar takes your fancy then join East Coast Bars throughout the day. If cocktails and prosecco are more your thing then we have Coot & Moorhen serving up unusual and delicious tipples.
And if you need a break from all the fun you can steal away to Penny Groom’s holistic bell tent for a restorative massage or enjoy a peaceful wander through Stody Lodge’s beautiful 14 acre gardens. The rhododendrons and azaleas are now fully out providing a sensational technicolour backdrop for the festival.
Entrance to the festival and gardens is £9, children under 12 free. Tickets available at the entrance to the festival, payable by cash only.
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