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Dates for your Diaries!

Posted by on Jun 5, 2014 in blog, events, party time | Comments Off

Dates for your Diaries!

Well, well, well. June is turning out to be a very busy month for the VM. We are putting on, not one, but two events in the coming weeks, both different but both super fun. How will you choose?! Firstly, on Saturday the 21st June, we are hosting the Courtyard of the Royal Academy for Midsummer Night’s Fete, the RA’s most excellent Summer Late. In the courtyard, The Vintage Mafia will roll out the greens and unveil a village fête from a bygone era. With a free cocktail in hand (thanks Fever-Tree!), experience the The Candid Jug Orange Band, stalls, Mr Smith’s Letterpress workshop and a takeaway van manned by a crack team of poets who will write,...

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April aperçu

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in blog, events | Comments Off

April aperçu

“April is the cruellest month” – well Mr Eliot, I must beg to differ!  Today is the very first day I am wearing my Swedish Hasbeens, the stockings are on, but still I can see me toes! To take you back in time a few weeks, we had an absolutely ball working with the British Library on the after party at Puttin’ On the Glitz.  Everyone was fabulously attired as you can see below.  Thank you to all our contributors and most of all to all of you that made it to the party. In top secret news, we *may* be hosting another party within one of London’s finest buildings to welcome in Summer.  Keep your eyes peeled for the announcement coming...

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#BLSpring – Puttin’ on the Glitz

Posted by on Mar 17, 2014 in blog, events | Comments Off

#BLSpring – Puttin’ on the Glitz

Phew, this year has flown by so far! Sorry we haven’t posted in a while – but we have exciting news about a big event we are working on with the British Library! Very exciting… Puttin’ On The Glitz is an evening of talks and frivolity, and we are hosting the cocktail after-party! At time of writing, the talks are actually sold out, but luckily the party is not. ...

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Tweed Running

Posted by on Apr 13, 2013 in blog, tweed run | Comments Off

Tweed Running

Today was spent on one of our favourite annual outings – the Tweed Run, this year being even more special as it was their fifth birthday!  We battled wind, rain, wind and more rain to make it to the end of the run.  Our ride was punctuated with a refreshing tea stop outside John Soane’s House, where we revived ourselves with cake and gin.  We were also lucky enough to meet the lovely ladies from Penhaligon’s who spritzed us with the most fragrant scents, enough to mask damp tweed!  We had a super day and I won 3rd place most dashing dame.  Thank you to Jacqui and Ted from the Tweed Run - Happy Birthday and here’s to another five tweedy...

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Summer dates: Chap Olympiad

Posted by on Apr 3, 2013 in blog, chap olympiad | Comments Off

Summer dates: Chap Olympiad

Now, as you may or may not know, Miss Bethan is the Events Manager for the Chap Magazine and therefore organises the Chap Olympiad, an annual celebration of all things Chappist and a bit silly. This year, it features all new games and we’ll be posting lots more about it in the coming months, but the most important thing to think about is WHAT ON EARTH DO WE WEAR? Two years ago, we had matching outfits… And last year Fleur and Bethan did… Watch this space to see what’ll happen this...

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Help! A Zombie Ate My Girdle

Posted by on Nov 23, 2012 in blog, ric rac club | Comments Off

Help! A Zombie Ate My Girdle

We had our Halloween Ric Rac Club at the Blacksmith and the Toffeemaker in Islington – a slightly bigger place than our beloved previous venue The Fox in Shoreditch. We did encourage costumes, obviously, but even we were surprised and pleased by the effort that some of our guests went to! Take a look at a selection of photos from the night, and head over to our Facebook page to see the whole lot!      

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