Central - The Vintage Guide To London
Ultra Vanities – Bejewelled Make-Up Boxes from the Age of Glamour celebrates a unique, private collection of exquisite, finely wrought, jewelled and enamelled boxes that were all the rage from the Twenties to the Seventies.
Step back to the Belle Epoque with the London Vintage Kitchen. Working in collaboration with Pernod Absinthe, you’ll be whisked away by the Green Fairy to Paris one hundred years ago, to a time where the Belle-Epoque and the Avant Garde flirted with a passion, and where struggling artistés and well-heeled socialites dined, drank and danced together without a care in the world.
Direct from critically acclaimed seasons in New York and Toronto, the award-winning ‘Blind Date’ makes its West End debut in London’s Charing Cross Theatre for a limited 7 week season from 28 May.
Ever wanted to know why George ‘Beau’ Brummell became so famous? Or where Mr Fish popularised the kipper tie? Or the sartorial connection between Jan 30th 1969 and Feb 14 1969? Or why St James’s became associated with gentlemen’s outfitters in the first place? Or how the election of a Labour Government in 1945 lead to Teddy Boys? Or how the Marshall Street baths played a significant role in how today’s high street looks?
The Crawdaddy Sixties club night takes place on the first Friday of each month and is free to get in.
Resident DJs Gary, John and Lucienne play floorfillers from the like of Jackie Wilson, The Four Tops, The Marvelettes, Edwin …