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Vintage and Handmade Festival

11 - 12 August 2018

New for 2018! 

Vintage and Handmade Festival Cosford

Saturday 11 - Sunday 12 August 2018

If you love all things retro vintage and one off handcrafted pieces, then make sure you check out the Vintage and Handmade Festival. 

New for 2018, this event will showcase local creators with a passion for their handmade, handcrafted products and carefully selected vintage wares.  Held in the spacious grounds at the RAF Museum Cosford, the exhibitor marquees will be nestled amongst the VC10 and Hercules aircraft and will be packed with all things retro including live music, a vintage photo booth and even a beauty parlour!  Plus, a highlight for visitors both days will be a spectacular flypast from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfire! 

Festival Line-Up

  • Local creators showcasing their handmade and handcrafted products and carefully selected vintage wares
  • The finest local artisan food and drink in the Street Food area
  • Vintage tea room
  • Live music from across the eras
  • Vintage Pop-up Beauty Parlour  
  • Mini Makers Craft tent
  • Vintage Photobooth
  • Battle of Britain memorial flight Spitfire fly past (weather dependant)

For families with little crafters, head to the ‘Mini Makers’ tent and take part in workshops including pom pom pilots and planes, or a make-do-and-mend session where youngsters can decorate their very own bag to take home using recycled fabrics.  These drop-in 30 minute sessions are suitable for children aged 7-14 and cost £3 per person.  Places are limited to 30 children per session


11.00 – 11.30Mini Makers Workshop - Pom Pom Pilot
11.45 – 12.15Mini Makers Workshop - Pom Pom Planes
12.30 – 1.00Mini Makers Workshop - Make do and Mend Bags
2.00 – 2.30Mini Makers Workshop - Pom Pom Pilots
2.45 – 3.15Mini Makers Workshop - Pom Pom Planes
3.30 – 4.00Mini Makers Workshop - Make do and Mend Bags

Ticket Info

(Online ticket price includes a 50p booking fee):

Adult £  5.00
Child (5-15 years)£  2.00
Family (2 adults and up to 4 children)£14.00
Children under 5  Free

  • Opening hours - 10.00am to 5.00pm (last admission 4.00pm)
  • How to find us - Centrally located with good motorway access from the M54 and M6.  Click here for details and directions.
  • Parking - Limited parking available at the museum including disabled parking.  Charges apply of £3.00 for up to 3 hours or £4.00 for the day.  Further parking is available at Cosford train station where there will be a free shuttle bus operating to the festival.
  • Dogs - visitors with Assistance Dogs are welcome in the festival

Exhibitor Enquiries:

Applications for the 2018 event are open now, please contact us to find out more.

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