Stuck out west of Shetland with the wind rattling round his lugholes wasn’t doing much for allatsea’s well being. Then the good old Thanet Gazette came to the rescue with the following.
MARGATE’S celebration of all things vintage takes place this weekend.
Organised by Old Town traders and supported by the town’s burgeoning retro business, the second edition of the summer spectacular promises the best in old-fashioned food, style, fashion and music.
Here’s the provisional schedule:
Both days 10am to 5pm:
– Food, craft, vintage and retro market stalls in Market Place
– Antique and Vintage Fair at Margate Media Centre, King St
– Thanet Classics Cars, King Street
– Deal Classic Bikes, Duke Street
11am Hotsy Totsy, Market Place
12pm-7pm Live music at Market Place: Lydia Crosher, John Doggerel and the Bad Poets, Nyle Holihan, Gabe and the Ottermen, Rough Comforts
7pm Vintage Soul Night, Morgan’s Dance Hall, 46 High St
Rebellious Jukebox, Westcoast Bar, King St
11am Solo Acoustic sets, Duke Street
12pm, 3pm Tiger Terry, The Rockahillys play rock n roll, Duke Street
1pm Adamski plays Neowaltz
1pm Paul Messenger’s Gerry Marsden tribute
3pm Electric Beatles, The Parade
3pm Kids’ Evacuee Tea Party, Market Square
7pm Vintage Quiz, Morgan’s, 46 High St
Well aware that the label ‘Grumpy bastard’ is going to be used, allatsea is quite glad to be where he is this weekend.