This event is on Hayling Island at Mill Rythe Holiday Park between 4th and 7th October 2019.
Hayling Island is on the Solent across from the Isle of Wight on the South coast near Portsmouth.
Dawn Gracie has been running this successful event for 3 years now. Dawn is a vintage entertainer who is a singer at events and is involved in Burlesque. She has her own website, Facebook page and Instagram.
The Vintage weekender has a 50 and 60s night with a feature era this year it’s the 1980s. Its 3 days and nights at Mill Rythe which provides Chalet accommodation starting price £185pp which includes half board,breakfast and dinner. Book on 01442 508850 for your chalet.There is also cafe on the site for the daytime if you dont want your dinner in your own chalet.
There are plenty of activities over the weekend,dance lessons,cheeky chalet,parties,vintage market,themed activities,live bands,Beauty salon, competitions and much more.
There are the Yellowcoats David and Amy who help Dawn run the weekend with her. Yes your very own Yellow coats…Hi de hi!
There are guest bands the line up is on Facebook and Dawn’s site Dawn Gracie -Dawns Vintage Do . Check the site for bookings and information.
Colin and Sue from Brighton Jive are running loads of dance workshops over the weekend which proove very popular.
There is the crafty corner where you can learn to crochet if you wish.
Let’s not forget the Cheeky Chalet where you can have your own boudoir photo experience too.Book on arrival day for Ash Black Photography .
Travel down in the car or public travel train and bus stations not far from the Holiday site. More information on the Mill Rythe website on how to get there.
Visit Dawn’s site and Facebook Dawn Gracie-Dawns Vintage Do for more details on various events on the weekend.There are plenty of links on the Facebook pages of the groups participating with Dawn on this event such as Brighton Jive.
Also look at the Mill Rythe Holiday park website to get more information on the facilities like accommodation,food/drink and the swimming pool there.
Hope you find this post useful for those of you who fancy a weekend vintage break. It been popular and Dawn works all year to organise this event.
Bye for now💋oxo
Disclaimer I have not been paid for discussing this event.
6 thoughts on “Dawn’s Vintage Do – Vintage Weekender”
That looks like a fun event! I love the costumes and the make-up and the shoes. The ’80s are a fun time to remember back to in my life!
I remember too the 80s with the big hair,dynasty shoulder pads and power dressing . I love the 50s too which when watching Grease started it all off
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Yes! We had it all! And then GREASE hit – loved that movie, still do!
I loved the fashion and the music in Grease.
I LOVE THEM!!! the hairstyles too.. wow..
Yeah at thesevintage events the majority of people dress up in the various eras. And you can have your hair done at these events too. I had mine done and it’s on a post on my blog. Also a lot of 1940s are a lot of people wear military uniform due to World War 2 .😊
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