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Pretty eccentric

10/04/2018

We ‘Speakeasy’ to the fabulous MyCharleston

  This Spring Summer we are again teaming up with the brilliant MyCharleston dance company and their Speakeasy event as part of the Brighton fringe. The company was launched in January 2014 and have expanded into 5 cities that not only teach classes, workshops and hen parties but also take part in festivals, Charleston World Record Attempts as well as sell out events. About the MyCharleston Speakeasy Now in its third year, the MyCharleston Speakeasy will have you dancing the iconic steps of the 1920s. With a twist of Jazz... Read More

05/04/2018

SEE OUR LIVE CHARLESTON PERFORMANCE THIS SATURDAY 7TH APRIL AT 12NOON

DATE: SATURDAY 7TH APRIL 2018 TIME: 12 NOON (be prompt) ADDRESS: PRETTY ECCENTRIC, 10 BOND STREET, BRIGHTON, BN1 1RD __________________________________________________________________________________________ COME ALONG AND GET YOUR KICKS THIS WEEKEND AT OUR BRIGHTON STORE. PERFORMING LIVE IN THE WINDOW WILL BE THE FABULOUS MYCHARLESTON GIRLS WHO WILL BE INVITING CUSTOMERS AND PASSERS BY TO JOIN IN THE FUN AND FRIVOLITY THAT IS CHARLESTON. PLUS WE WILL BE GIVING OUT SPECIAL DISCOUNT CARDS TO SPEND IN-STORE OR ONLINE.   MYCHARLESTON WILL BE PERFORMING AT THE BRIGHTON FRINGE ON 5th MAY 2018 TAKE A... Read More

22/02/2018

SPEAK EASY AT BRIGHTON FRINGE – 4TH MAY-3RD JUNE

SPEAK EASY AT THE BRIGHTON FRINGE DATES: 4th May – 3rd June LOCATION: BRIGHON WEBSITE & TICKET INFO: click here _______________________________________________________________________________________________________    From May to June, Brighton’s creative soul is showcased in a variety of venues across the city. The weird and wonderful spills out onto the streets throughout Brighton Fringe in a way that just couldn’t happen anywhere else. One of the big events the Mycharleston speak easy. Pull on your spats and tassels and learn to Charleston like it’s 1929. Now in its third year, the ‘MyCharleston Speakeasy’... Read More

13/02/2018

CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW – 22ND-26TH MAY

CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW DATES: 22nd-26th May LOCATION: Chelsea Gardens, Chelsea, London WEBSITE & TICKETS: click here _______________________________________________________________________________________________________   The first sense and scent of the Summer to come with colour and blooms in abundance. The best day to go is the last day where you can pick up fabulous flora and fauna for a snip! This year, the first ‘Chelsea Late’ takes place on Friday 25 May.  Following an afternoon at the show, visitors are invited into Ranelagh Gardens between 8pm and 10pm for an exclusive evening of music, entertainment,... Read More

13/02/2018

GLYNDEBOURNE – May to August

GLYNDEBOURNE Dates: May to August Location: Gylndebourne, Lewes, East Sussex Website: click here ______________________________________________________________________________________   Glyndebourne is an opera house in the Sussex countryside. In the world of opera, Glyndebourne is unique. It is recognised globally as one of the great opera houses. Its productions travel worldwide, are performed live in other opera houses and screened in cinemas from New York to Tokyo. Yet it remains a very English institution. The opera house stands next to the country home of John Christie, who founded it in 1934. Now run by... Read More

13/02/2018

CHAP OLYMPIAD – JULY

CHAP OLYMPIAD GAMES DATES: Saturday 14th July LOCATION: BEDFORD SQUARE GARDENS, LONDON WEBSITE & TICKET INFO: click here _______________________________________________________________________________________________________   This year sees the nation’s most eccentric sporting event undergo a few radical improvements to its format, to ensure that dandies, flappers and dandizettes enjoy flaunting their well-chosen outfits in an even more conducive environment. Instead of all ten events taking place at a given hour on our raised Olympic track, six events will now take place simultaneously around the splendidly verdant grounds of Bedford Square Gardens. So competitors will... Read More

13/02/2018

TWINWOOD FESTIVAL 24TH-27TH AUGUST

 DATES: 24th – 27th August LOCATION: BEDFORD, UK WEBSITE & TICKET INFO: click here _______________________________________________________________________________________________________   Twinwood is a Summer celebration of vintage style and music. Take in the sites and sounds of the the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. Polish up your dance moves with lessons that encompass swing, jive and rock and roll; enjoy tea and cake or a traditional Sunday lunch at The Colonial Club; there is so much to see and do. The best dressed will be there with an annual Mr and Miss Vintage... Read More

13/02/2018

GOODWOOD REVIVAL 7TH – 9TH SEPTEMBER

DATES: 7th – 9th September LOCATION: Goodwood, Sussex WEBSITE & TICKET INFO: click here _______________________________________________________________________________________________________   Be transported literally to a magical time when speed was stylish and seductive. Get dressed up in ‘fast fashions’ from eras gone by and watch classic cars race to the chequered flag. Dance away to swing on the Richmond Lawn and take a tipple at the Veuve Clicquot Bar. Goodwood Revival has become one of the worlds most celebrated historic motor racing events with people coming from all over the globe to get dressed... Read More

19/10/2017

40 Winks

Read on for your chance to stay at the eccentric and unique 40 Winks Hotel, the lavish location for our stunning new photoshoot. It was a rather warm and balmy mid-October morning when we all met outside the inconspicuous and intriguing front door to The 40 Winks Hotel. From the outside it looks very much like a grand townhouse and doesn’t give away the secrets on the inside which would blow the mind of even the most artistic and creative minds. We were greeted by the eccentric, dandy owner and designer David... Read More

15/09/2017

Meet Rosy – our Twinwood winner

Meet Rosy Apples the winner of our Twinwood competition                                        A highly talented lady who is a vintage-style burlesque dancer, actor, model and DJ.                                                 We talk to her about this years event, her loves and her tips. Twinwood is one of my favourite social events in the vintage calendar.... Read More